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  • A new joint study by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Asia-Pacific Water Forum (APWF) warns that over 75 percent of the countries in the Asia-Pacific region have a serious lack of water security, with many facing an imminent crisis unless steps are taken urgently to improve water resource management.
  • The Philippine’ House committee on Natural Resources is launcing an investigation into the Philex Mining Corp.'s mine tailing spills last August. Rep. Neri Javier Colmenares filed a House Resolution on the matter on December 1.