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  • 18 Mar 2019- 08:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Two separate incidents of pollution affecting water bodies in Malaysia this month have prompted authorities to begin investigations. Malaysia's Selangor Water Management Authority (LUAS) was notified March 14 of some visible
  • 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
  • 21 Sep 2016- 07:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke to the United Nations General Assembly on September 21st, and took the opportunity of his farewell address to urge world leaders to end the war in Syria and bring 2015’s Paris climate
  • 15 Jul 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE “We have to thinking about sustainable solutions,” Lee Kuan Yew School for Public Policy Professor Asit Biswas said as he introduced panelists at the first session at the Industrial Water Solutions Forum at Singapore International Water Week.
  • 19 Aug 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Due to the overwhelming response, the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) Water Convention is extending the deadline for submissions to August 31, 2015. Submit your papers today and your works could be published in the International
  • 7 Aug 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE The Water Convention 2016 is officially calling for papers to be shared during next year’s Singapore International Water Week (SIWW). The Water Convention, co-organized by the International Water Association (IWA) and PUB, Singapore’s National
  • 22 Jun 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE A high-level panel at last week's Singapore International Water Wweek (SIWW) Technology and Innovation Summit (STIS) in Singapore, moderated by Black & Veatch Water Business President Cindy Wallis-Lage, looked at wastewater solutions
  • 12 Jun 2015- 11:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Water is increasingly being recognized as one of the world’s most important challenges, and innovative solutions and technologies are vital to overcoming these challenges. Water innovation is needed now more than ever to leverage opportunities
  • 20 Jan 2015- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Global food and beverage giant Nestle aims to create “shared value” for both consumers and shareholders by reducing water use at its facilities around the world, according to Dr. Herbert Oberhänsli, the company’s vice president for Economics
  • 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
  • 23 Jun 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHAH ALAM, Malaysia Malaysia’s Selangor state announced this week that it would turn to experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) and from neighboring Singapore to help it monitor water quality, particularly water being supplied to treatment
  • 5 Jun 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE One of the key issues for water utilities is asset management, according to participants in a session held as part of Singapore International Water Week (SIWW). Mark Bannister of South Africa’s Department of Water Affairs in South Africa said
  • 2 Jun 2014- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE The Netherlands government has announced a new global initiative to help countries with water-related issues. The announcement came during the United Nations Secretary General Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation meeting, held on the
  • 9 Apr 2014- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Thirteenth in a series, “Conversations With Water Leaders,” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with  Singapore International Water Week. In this edition, Peter Brabeck, Chairman of the Board, Nestlé S.A., shares the concept of Creating
  • 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

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