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  1. South Korea Reservoir Recognized As Heritage Structure

    24 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report GIMJE Yonhap News Agency An international non-governmental organization on water management technology has decided to recognize the Byeokgol Reservoir, the oldest and largest reservoir on the Korean Peninsula ...

    Local Press Report - 10/24/2016 - 08:21

  2. South Korea Reports: North Korea Officials Arrested For Flood Negligence

    17 Oct 2016- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea South Korean media, quoting North Korean defector and activist Kim Yong-hwa is reporting that North Korea has arrested about 20 land ministry officials to hold them accountable for extensive ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/17/2016 - 07:18

  3. Two UN Agencies Assist in North Korea Floods

    5 Oct 2016- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea North Korea’s state media (KCNA) has reported that the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) and the United Nations International Children's Fund ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/05/2016 - 11:25

  4. Chinese Firm Le Eco Starts Importing Lake Baikal Water into China

    4 Oct 2016- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Chinese technology firm Leshi Internet Information and Technology (LeEco) plans to start importing water from Lake Baikal for sale in China, according to Xu Xinquan, president of LeEco Russia ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/04/2016 - 11:56

  5. Australia is the Latest Water Cooperation Partner for Iran

    29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN The Islamic Republic of Iran and Australia this week signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation around water management. Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian said the two countries have held ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/29/2016 - 07:14

  6. UN Scales Up Aid to North Korea, While Seoul Continues to Refuse Assistance

    26 Sep 2016- 08:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, Korea The United Nations is beginning full-scale aid efforts to North Hamgyong Province in North Korea after historic flooding. The office of the UN Special Rapporteur on the North Korean human rights ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/26/2016 - 08:12

  7. Coway Replaces CEO over Faulty Water Purifiers

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report SEOUL The Korea Times Coway, South Korea's leading water purifier maker, said on Tuesday its chief executive offered to step down to take responsibility for selling defective products that caused a series of ...

    Local Press Report - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  8. North Korea Calls for Help After Severe Floods

    14 Sep 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea The North Korean government’s Central News Agency (KCNA) has reported this week that the northeast of the country has experienced the country’s heaviest rainfall since 1945, with tens of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/14/2016 - 10:56

  9. Government to Replace Outdated Pipelines

    8 Sep 2016- 08:41 by Local Press Report SEOUL Korea Times The South Korean government will invest a total of 1.8 trillion won ($1.6 billion) to improve the worn out local water supply system over the coming 12 years, the finance ministry said on Monday. ...

    Local Press Report - 09/08/2016 - 08:41

  10. Fourth Cholera Patient in South Korea

    7 Sep 2016- 05:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea A fourth South Korean cholera patient appears to have been infected with the waterborne virus during a recent trip to the Philippines, health authorities said on Monday. South Korea's ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2016 - 05:53

  11. OOSKAnews Talks: Benedito Braga of World Water Council

    31 Aug 2016- 17:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockhholm’s annual World Water Week gave OOSKAnews an opportunity to catch up with Benedito Braga, President of the World Water Council. OOSKAnews: Ben, very nice to meet you again; please ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/31/2016 - 17:31

  12. Second Case of Cholera in South Korea

    26 Aug 2016- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea The (South) Korea Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) yesterday confirmed the country’s second case of cholera in Geoje, South Gyeongsang province, two days after the discovery ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/26/2016 - 10:03

  13. South Korea Confirms First Cholera Case in 15 Years

    24 Aug 2016- 10:41 by Local Press Report SEOUL Yonhap News Agency On Tuesday, South Korea confirmed its first case of cholera in 15 years. The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said the man doesn't have any records of overseas ...

    Local Press Report - 08/24/2016 - 10:41

  14. South Korea Signs Cooperation Agreement for Thai Water Project

    8 Aug 2016- 10:44 by Local Press Report SEOUL Korea Herald South Korea and Thailand agreed Monday to jointly check the feasibility of Thailand's planned water management project, a move that could also lead to Seoul's participation in the ...

    Local Press Report - 08/08/2016 - 10:44

  15. 8th World Water Forum Will Tackle Climate Change, Water Security, Trans-Boundary Water Management

    4 Aug 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil The 8th World Water Forum, which will be held in Brazil in 2018, will take on climate change and other key issues including trans-boundary river basin management; dams and reservoirs; financing ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/04/2016 - 10:31

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