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  • 27 Aug 2012- 09:59 by Local Press Report BEIJING Manila Bulletin China begun building sewage and waste disposal facilities on a disputed South China Sea (West Philippines Sea) island, state media said Monday, a move likely to stoke a growing territorial row with its neighbors. The report in the
  • A Chinese environment official last week sounded the alarm about pollution in China's rivers, lakes and seas, saying the problem in the near-shore waters of major coastal economic zones is particularly serious.
  • 8 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Vietnam, HANOI Vietnam may soon face a water crisis due to poor management of its resources, according to a new report released this week by Vietnamese not-for-profit environmental organization PanNature. PanNature notes that the country has a great
  • Environmental conservation groups, including WWF and International Rivers, have come out in the last week with criticism over a new Laotian government report that claims a redesigned Xayaburi Dam will address all the environmental problems associated with its construction.
  • 1 May 2012- 14:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan Japan will commit some $7.5 billion USD in official development assistance to countries in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region in 2013-2015 to support their efforts to meet the UN Millennium Development Goals, Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda
  • 14 Dec 2009- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam Participants at the development cooperation forum Mekong 2009 highlighted future cooperation in enhancing the use of water and land resources, tapping the potential of hydropower, increasing waterway transportation, improving
  • 26 Oct 2009- 20:58 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH, Cambodia Xinhua (China) China will continue to provide Cambodia with financial assistance to develop infrastructure projects, Cambodian Foreign Minister Hor Namhong said on October 17. He said Beijing had offered this assurance during talks
  • 26 Feb 2008- 01:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China, Southern & Eastern Asia- In mid-February, 100,000 residents of Foshan, a city in the Hong Kong border province of Guangdong, had their water supply stopped for several hours following an oil pollution scare in the Xijiang River. City