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  • 19 Jul 2017- 12:53 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Eco-Business At least 200 people were murdered last year for taking peaceful action to protect their lands from mining, logging and agricultural companies, and this trend is on the rise globally, a new report from non-profit organisation Global
  • 21 Apr 2016- 11:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan Releasing water containing diluted tritium into the Pacific Ocean is the most feasible option for dealing with the wastewater at the crippled Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant, according to Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and
  • 31 Mar 2016- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FUKUSHIMA, Japan The Fukushima District Public Prosecutor’s Office said on March 29th that it had not found insufficient evidence to indict Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) President Naomi Hirose and 31 other current and former executives over leaks of
  • 14 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Cities in the Asia-Pacific region may not be equipped to handle the disasters that are projected to occur more often and be more intense in the coming years, according to a new report by the United Nations Economic and Social
  • 21 Aug 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANKARA, Turkey Turkish companies have shown interest in investing in water management, hydropower and mining projects in Pakistan’s Punjab province, Turkish Minister for Forestry and Water Management Veysel Eroglu told a visiting Pakistani delegation
  • 19 Aug 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Due to the overwhelming response, the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) Water Convention is extending the deadline for submissions to August 31, 2015. Submit your papers today and your works could be published in the International
  • 7 Aug 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE The Water Convention 2016 is officially calling for papers to be shared during next year’s Singapore International Water Week (SIWW). The Water Convention, co-organized by the International Water Association (IWA) and PUB, Singapore’s National
  • 22 Jul 2015- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FUKUSHIMA, Japan The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, still has some 7,000 tons of radioactive water that has to be removed from 16 locations, including underground tunnels, at the
  • 23 Jun 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The World Bank last week approved $188 million USD for repair and rehabilitation of the Guddu Barrage on the Indus River in Pakistan’s Sindh province. The funds will be used to improve the safety and reliability of the barrage,
  • 22 Jun 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE A high-level panel at last week's Singapore International Water Wweek (SIWW) Technology and Innovation Summit (STIS) in Singapore, moderated by Black & Veatch Water Business President Cindy Wallis-Lage, looked at wastewater solutions
  • 12 Jun 2015- 11:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Water is increasingly being recognized as one of the world’s most important challenges, and innovative solutions and technologies are vital to overcoming these challenges. Water innovation is needed now more than ever to leverage opportunities
  • 23 Feb 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan A new leak of highly radioactive water has been detected at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, according to the plant’s operator, the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO). The leak was detected on February 22nd by sensors
  • 11 Feb 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FUKUSHIMA, Japan Toxic water build-up remains a major challenge at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, according to Juan Carlos Lentijo, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team that is in Japan to review the progress of the
  • 22 Jan 2015- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority on January 21st approved a plan to allow the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station, to discharge wastewater from the facility containing some
  • 20 Jan 2015- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Global food and beverage giant Nestle aims to create “shared value” for both consumers and shareholders by reducing water use at its facilities around the world, according to Dr. Herbert Oberhänsli, the company’s vice president for Economics