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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
  • 2 Oct 2014- 08:25 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE International Water, Power & Dam Construction Engineering and construction company Black and Veatch has opened a Hydropower Centre of Excellence in Singapore in a bid to help countries in the region look at new ways to harness their hydro
  • 25 Jun 2014- 10:25 by Local Press Report TOKYO Bloomberg Marubeni Corp. (8002), a Japanese trading house that offers water services to more than 6 million people globally, said it agreed with a partner to buy a Portuguese utility that also owns Brazilian assets. The trader and the Innovation
  • 8 Apr 2014- 10:09 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Bloomberg Businessweek Murray & Roberts Holdings Ltd. (MUR), South Africa’s biggest construction company by market value, agreed to a deal with Singapore’s Hyflux Ltd. (HYF) to seek water treatment projects in sub-Saharan Africa. The two
  • 20 Feb 2014- 10:02 by Local Press Report FUKUSHIMA BBC Around 100 tonnes of highly radioactive water have leaked from a storage tank at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, operator Tokyo Electric (Tepco) says. The toxic water may have overflowed after a valve was left open by mistake, Tepco said.
  • 14 Feb 2014- 10:11 by Local Press Report FUKUSHIMA Japan News Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Thursday that 130,000 becquerels of radioactive cesium per liter were detected in groundwater sampled the same day from an observation well at its stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant. The level was the
  • 24 Jan 2014- 09:57 by Local Press Report OSAKA Japan Times A powerful earthquake originating in what seismologists call the Nankai Trough off the Pacific coast could cut off tap water to roughly 8.32 million people in Osaka, or 94 percent of the prefecture’s residents, the Osaka Prefectural