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  • 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
  • 2 Mar 2019- 11:19 by Local Press Report MANILA PhilStar Ayala-led Manila Water Co. Inc. has secured an P8.7 billion loan to finance its acquisition of 18.7 percent stake in Eastern Water Resources Development and Management Public Co. Ltd. Eastern Water is a publicly-listed water supply and
  • 21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report MANILA Rappler An alliance of business groups and civil society organizations called on the government to immediately ensure water security, after the state weather bureau warned that a "full-blown" El Niño will be hitting the Philippines this year
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:17 by Local Press Report MANILA Business World The World Bank and the government are preparing a $17.3 Million USD project seeking to improve the latter’s capacity to implement water management projects. The national government will provide $9.90 million, while $7.40 million will
  • 7 Oct 2018- 11:03 by Local Press Report Manila The Manila Times The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said it was willing to finance more water projects to provide safe water supplies to member-countries, similar to the Jaffna water project. Huang cited the Sri Lankan province as one of the projects
  • 3 Oct 2018- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines "About 300 million people in the Asia and Pacific region do not have improved access to water and 1.7 billion lack access to basic sanitation," ADB president Takehiko Nakao said October 2 at the Asia Water 2018 forum in
  • 30 Sep 2018- 10:13 by Local Press Report MANILA Philippine News Agency The Philippines and China are firming up financing agreements for infrastructure projects under the government’s “Build, Build, Build” program in time for Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Manila by the end of the year,

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