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  • 25 Jun 2019- 10:52 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Financial Tribune A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) and Farassan Industrial Group to expedite the water supply project from the Persian
  • 6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by Local Press Report SIRJAN Kuwait Times Pistachios are Iran’s biggest export after crude oil, with 250,000 tonnes of the nut produced last year. But time is running out for the industry as unconstrained farming and climate change take a devastating toll. Access Climate Food
  • 20 Jul 2016- 09:33 by Local Press Report MANILA Bloomberg The Philippines suspended the operations of Berong Nickel Corp., adding to the list of miners that the government has shuttered for failing to meet environmental and welfare standards. Mining in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao in
  • 21 Sep 2015- 08:28 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Trend News Agency Iran has prepared a plan, based on which the country will import water from Georgia and Armenia to revive the dying Lake Urmia, in turn for exporting oil and gas to the mentioned countries. Access Energy Security Environment Policy
  • 24 Aug 2015- 08:42 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Oil Price Though economic promise is on the horizon for Iran, the crippling effects of international sanctions still handicap the water-poor nation of 78 million. What’s worse, the current drought, which stretches back more than two decades, shows no
  • 23 Jul 2015- 08:55 by Local Press Report MANILA InterAksyon Heeding a recently reiterated warning that Angat Dam-- the main source of water for Metro Manila and irrigation for Central Luzon-- is a ticking time bomb that could collapse in a killer earthquake, President Benigno Aquino III Wednesday
  • 7 Jul 2015- 09:50 by Local Press Report MANILA Business Mirror The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) has ordered three mining companies operating in Zambales to fast-track the rehabilitation of polluted water bodies, as well as farms and fishponds affected by their operations. In addition, lNL
  • 11 Jun 2015- 09:08 by Local Press Report TACLOBAN CITY Cebu Daily News As part of the US government’s continuing commitment to help the people of Leyte recover from the destruction caused by typhoon Yolanda, the United States Embassy Manila turned over to Tacloban City the Rapid Feasibility Study
  • 28 Apr 2015- 09:52 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times “We have afflicted water with the plague of oil,” according to Isa Kalantari, the former agriculture minister and current head of Urmia Lake Revival Committee. By that, he means that political interests have overpowered environmental
  • 8 Dec 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report MANILA GMA News The Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Sunday called for food, water and family kits for Filipinos affected by Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit). ASEAN, a grouping of 10 Southeast Asian nations where the Philippines is a founding member, also said
  • 26 Nov 2014- 10:38 by Local Press Report POOLE Water World Wärtsilä Water Systems Ltd of Poole, a provider of products and solutions for offshore facilities used in oil and gas exploration, development and production, has officially selected NOV Mono, a progressing cavity pump manufacturer, to
  • 13 Aug 2014- 09:38 by Local Press Report MANILA InterAksyon Brace for weak water pressure and possibly service interruptions in the fourth quarter of the year, as Maynilad Water Services Inc will draw down less from the Angat dam if El Nino strikes to ensure ample supply during summer next year. In
  • 22 Jul 2014- 10:22 by Local Press Report MANILA Angmalaya Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Toshinao Urabe turned over to Secretary of Public Works and Highways Rogelio L. Singson, on Wednesday, July 9, eight new mobile drainage pumps from the Government of Japan through the Grant Aid Program
  • 17 Jul 2014- 10:26 by Local Press Report MANILA Dredging Today Five experts from the ‘Dutch Risk Reduction Team’, which includes Deltares, are visiting the Philippines right now. They are looking at what is needed to make the country more resilient so it can cope with the forces of nature in the
  • 28 May 2014- 10:14 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Zawya A deputy head of Iran's Environment Department blamed three Central Asian countries for causing pollution through their oil and gas production activities. Parvin Farshchi said Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan account for the bulk of

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