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  • 17 Oct 2019- 07:49 by Local Press Report HANOI Vn Express International Days after many Hanoians had their tap water turn smelly, the culprit’s been identified- used oil dumped into a water source. The reason for a burned and pungent smell detected in the tap water in different parts of Hanoi since
  • 15 Oct 2015- 09:41 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Ethiopian Herald The Ethiopian government has announced the allocation of USD $190 million to assist areas severely hit by rain shortage. A National Disaster Prevention and Preparedness Committee led by Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen has
  • 31 Oct 2014- 10:49 by Local Press Report HANOI Thanh Nien News At least 115 households were evacuated and a town submerged after a dam collapsed early Thursday in the northern province of Quang Ninh; no casualties have been reported. The secondary dam of the Dam Ha Dong irrigation dam broke at 5:30
  • 28 Aug 2014- 09:37 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Oman Tribune The Islamic Development Bank has approved $176 million assistance to Oman’s Wadi Daiqah water supply project. This is part of the $987 million approved for new development projects by the bank’s board of executive directors at its 299th
  • 21 Jul 2014- 10:25 by Local Press Report HANOI Wall Street Journal Typhoon Rammasun's total death toll climbed to at least 119 Monday, with its latest casualties reported in northern Vietnam and southern China after fierce winds and heavy rains claimed at least 95 lives in the Philippines. In
  • 8 Jul 2014- 09:55 by Local Press Report HANOI Thanhnien News The area around a major hydropower plant in central Vietnam, which was plagued by earthquakes, is rumbling again after a year's reprieve. Seven earthquakes have been reported around the Song Tranh 2 Dam in Bac Tra My District, Quang
  • 19 Aug 2013- 10:14 by Local Press Report JEDDAH MENAFN.com Environmental pollution on the Red Sea shore has caused the loss of up to 70 percent of its fishing wealth, said an official for fishing affairs in Saudi Arabia. Despite government efforts, fish stock has depleted. "Fish production in
  • 14 Dec 2012- 10:27 by Local Press Report HANOI Vietnam Net Bridge A report by the Ministry of Industry and Trade showed that Vietnam has had 1114 hydropower projects nationwide, including 217 projects now under the construction and 309 other projects being planned. “Vietnam should have been taken
  • 8 Oct 2012- 08:59 by Local Press Report RIYADH Steel Guru Abdul Rahman Al Ibrahim governor of the Saline Water Conversion Corporation said that company will establish three new solar powered desalination plants. We are reducing dependence on oil and using alternative energy sources to run our
  • 16 May 2011- 13:26 by Local Press Report JEDDAH AECOM (Press Release) AECOM Technology Corporation won a $171 million USD contract for project management services in Jeddah, including a consultancy, engineering and construction services contract for a stormwater, flood control and wastewater
  • 27 Sep 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA Saudi Gazette Jeddah will set up new "mega-tanks" for water storage at four locations across the city, according to National Water Company (NWC) CEO Luay Al-Musallam. The tanks will be used to provide water to residents in case
  • 20 Sep 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA Arab News (Saudi Arabia) New water-storage tanks will be set up in four locations in Jeddah to provide water to residents, in case water supply is disrupted by glitches in desalination plants or by natural disasters, according to CEO of
  • 28 Jun 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report HANOI Cavico Corp. Cavico Mining, the majorityowned subsidiary of Cavico Corp., signed a contract for construction of Portal No. 2 at Ngan Truoi reservoir at Ngan Truoi Irrigation Dam in Ha Tinh province. The contract is valued at $3.3 million USD, but
  • 17 May 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report Vietnam, HANOI Cavico Corp. Cavico Mining, a majorityowned subsidiary of Cavico Corp., signed a contract with Investment & Development Management No. 4 to construct a diversion canal for Ban Mong Reservoir. Revenue for the contract is estimated at $4.3
  • 4 Nov 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report Kazakhstan, JEDDAH Zawya The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) approved $552 million USD for new development projects in Albania, Jordan, Indonesia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Burkina Faso and Benin. Seven are grants from the Waqf Fund for projects in

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