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  1. China-Taiwan Water Transfer Commences Amid Continuing Political Tensions

    8 Aug 2018- 06:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Kinmen Island, Taiwan, has started importing water from Fujian province in mainland China. Ceremonies marking the development were conducted both in Kinmen and Fujian. Longhu Lake, Jinjiang, Fuji ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/08/2018 - 06:56

  2. Taiwan Government Says China Water Transfer Dedication Ceremony Should Be Postponed

    29 Jul 2018- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Info KINMEN, Taiwan The Mainland Affairs Council of Taiwan (MAC) has urged postponement of a ceremony to recognize the start of water transfer to Kinmen Island from China’s Fujian Province. While Kinmenis considered part of ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/29/2018 - 07:49

  3. Greenpeace Includes Taiwan in a Map of China

    10 Jul 2017- 11:49 by Local Press Report TAIPEI Taiwan News In a move likely to infuriate Taiwanese who donated an estimated total of more than NT$100 million (US$3.2 million) to Greenpeace, the environmental action group included Taiwan in a map of China ...

    Local Press Report - 07/10/2017 - 11:49

  4. Vietnamese Steel Mill’s Wastewater Discharges Now Meet Standards: Environment Ministry

    14 Nov 2016- 12:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam Wastewater discharges from the Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Company now meet environmental standards, the Vietnamese environment ministry said last week. The ministry built two automatic mo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/14/2016 - 12:33

  5. Vietnam Government Distributes Compensation to Fishermen Affected by Steel Pollution Discharges

    3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam Vietnamese authorities have distributed compensation to fishermen in the country’s Thua Thien-Hue and Ha Tinh provinces who were affected by last April’s fish death incident. The massive fish dea ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/03/2016 - 13:14

  6. Formosa Steel Plant Fixes Most Problems; Concerns About Wastewater Discharges Remain

    1 Nov 2016- 07:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam The Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Company has fixed 45 of the 53 problems at its facility in Vietnam’s Ha Tinh province, but concerns remain about its coke-quenching technology and the unders ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/01/2016 - 07:27

  7. Supply to 25,000 Households Cut Off After Typhoon Megi Hits Taiwan

    29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taipei on September 27th halted water withdrawals from reservoirs supplying the city after heavy rains and mudslides brought by Typhoon Megi caused high turbidity levels. The storm has killed fo ...

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

  8. Taiwan Residents Again Urged to Store Water Ahead of Latest Typhoon

    27 Sep 2016- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan The Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC) on September 26th once again urged residents of the island to start storing water as a precautionary measure in case the approaching Typhoon Megi causes water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/27/2016 - 10:56

  9. Taiwan Water Company Says 'drier-than normal' Season to Come

    26 Sep 2016- 07:29 by Local Press Report TAIPEI The China Post Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC) released its latest quarterly drinking water report, forecasting "drier-than-normal" water supply conditions island wide. The firm said as that Taiwan ...

    Local Press Report - 09/26/2016 - 07:29

  10. Water Service Restored in Typhoon-Hit Taiwan

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan The Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC) announced this week that it has restored water service to 720,000 households in southern Taiwan that lost supply ias a result of Super Typhoon Meranti. As of S ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  11. Typhoon Meranti Kills 28, Cuts Off Water and Power in Xiamen

    19 Sep 2016- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent XIAMEN, China At least 28 people were killed last week when Typhoon Meranti made landfall in southeastern China. Heavy rains brought by the storm hit Fujian and Zhejiang provinces hard; the city of Xiamen, in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/19/2016 - 13:29

  12. Super Typhoon Meranti Leaves 750,000 People Without Water in Taiwan

    15 Sep 2016- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Super Typhoon Meranti hit Taiwan on September 14th, leaving 650,000 households without power and 750,000 without water. Most of the outages were in Pingtung, Taitung and Hualien counties. Some 3 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/15/2016 - 08:26

  13. OOSKAnews Voices: Transferring Bulk Water across Borders

    13 Sep 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GLASGOW, United Kingdom OOSKAnews Voices  is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global p ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/13/2016 - 10:43

  14. Vietnam Fines Second Taiwanese Company for Wastewater Discharges

    12 Sep 2016- 07:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam The government of Vietnam’s Dong Nai Province has fined Taiwanese screw manufacturer Header Plan Co. over $9,000 USD for illegally discharging wastewater into a canal that flows into the Dong Na ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/12/2016 - 07:12

  15. Formosa Plastics Completes Pollution Compensation Payout to Vietnam

    1 Sep 2016- 04:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam Taiwan-based Formosa Plastics Group this week completed its $500 million USD compensation payment to the Vietnamese government for a water pollution incident that killed 70 tons of wild and farm- ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/01/2016 - 04:47

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