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  • 25 Jun 2020- 07:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $126 Million USD loan to the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) of Philippines capital Manila to support construction of a 15-kilometer (km) water transmission pipeline
  • 24 Mar 2020- 10:16 by Local Press Report MANILA Manila Bulletin The water consumption of Metro Manila and its nearby provinces is expected to spike during the community quarantine ordered by President Rodrigo Duterte as a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). But
  • 10 Feb 2020- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Less than a week after announcing acquisition of 25 percent of Manila Water Company, Philippines billionaire Enrique Razon’s company, Trident Water has increased its holding in Manila Water and will acquire additional voting rights,
  • 6 Feb 2020- 06:25 by Local Press Report MANILA Manila Standard House leaders said Sunday the entry of the Asian Development Bank in crafting a new concession agreement with the two water concessionaires―Maynilad Water Services Inc. and Manila Water Co. Inc.―would ensure a better deal for their
  • 16 Dec 2019- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has claimed he will suspend concession agreements with Manila Water Co (Manila Water) and Maynilad Water Services (Maylinad) if the water companies do not show willingness to amend existing
  • 20 Aug 2019- 11:42 by Local Press Report MANILA The Commission on Audit (COA) questioned the selection of the contractor for the New Centennial Water Source-Kaliwa Dam Project which would be funded through an Official Development Assistance loan. According to the COA report released on Sunday, the
  • 23 Jun 2019- 08:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines A new Economics Working Paper from the Asian Development Bank examines the effect of climate change and a Phillippines island community’s adaptation strategies in the aftermath of a 7.2 earthquake and subsequent typhoons and drought.
  • 23 Jun 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report MANILA ABS CBN News Regulators and water concessionaires are preparing for the possibility that Angat Dam's water may fall further and cause more supply interruptions. Water at Angat Dam already fell below the reservoir's 180-meter critical level
  • 1 Jun 2019- 09:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) have signed a new Cooperation Agreement to support development investment in emerging economies. The three-year agreement, signed May 30,
  • 8 May 2019- 07:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has confirmed its commitment to completing the Melamchi Drinking Water Project in the Kathmandu valley in central Nepal, extending the completion deadline date if necessary. This was the first such
  • 26 Apr 2019- 10:03 by Local Press Report MANILA Phil Star Global Improving water supply in the country is among the priorities of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) as it ramps up lending to the Philippines under its current country operations business plan (COBP). For this year alone, ADB’s lending
  • 1 Apr 2019- 11:07 by Local Press Report MANILA Inquirer When bombs began to rain on her Marawi City neighborhood in 2017, Subaida Mangutara was left with no choice but to flee. Her new dwelling was amid heaps of garbage and human waste thrown into Estero Tripa de Gallina. The entire family, however
  • 18 Mar 2019- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Manila, Phillippines Metropolitan Manila, Phillippines, continues to experience its worst water shortage in years, with water taps dry for long periods, and residents of the Philippines capital (pop. 12 Million) scrambling, and sometimes fighting, for
  • 14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report MANILA ABS CBN News The construction of China-funded Kaliwa Dam in Infanta, Quezon could provide another source of water amid the shortage in parts of Metro Manila, the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) said Wednesday. MWSS Administrator
  • 6 Mar 2019- 10:14 by Local Press Report MANILA PTV News More households in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao will soon have access to safe and potable water through a USD2.6 million-worth project that will build a community-based water supply in the region. On Wednesday, the Japanese

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