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  • 30 Jul 2019- 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAKARTA, Indonesia Indonesia President Joko Widodo has put his weight behind plans to build a giant $42 Billion USD sea wall to protect the nation's capital Jakarta from sinking even further into the sea. Facing predictions that Jakarta (population
  • 8 Jul 2019- 10:55 by Local Press Report CIBINONG The Jakarta Post The Bogor regency administration (West Java) has taken measures for the possibility of crop failures during this year's dry season. According to Bogor Regent Ade Yasin, most droughts happened in the east of Bogor regency, such
  • 5 May 2019- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEWARK DE, United States Tapping into water found in the continental shelf beneath oceans for oil recovery could lead to adverse impacts onshore, according to new research. The research by scientists from the University of Delaware, US and Sun-Yat Sen
  • 20 Feb 2019- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A new $180 Million USD Global Environment Facility (GEF) program, supported by United Nations (UN) agencies is designed to cut harmful mercury emissions, associated with gold mining, to water and the environment, and improve
  • 19 Feb 2019- 06:44 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Tempo Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan voiced his concern and fear of the Meikarta housing project and its effect on the quality of Jakarta’s main water supply, Citarum River. According to Anies, the position of the housing project is within close
  • 18 Feb 2019- 08:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Singapore environmental solutions company Hyflux has filed a proposed reorganization plan with the the country's High Court, following the posting of significant net losses in fiscal year 2017 and subsequent suspension of share
  • 28 Aug 2018- 11:33 by Local Press Report JAKARTA The Asean Post While coastal and delta cities are vulnerable to land subsidence by natural causes, the main culprit for the sinking of Jakarta is man-made. Decades of living dangerously in terms of water resource management, urban planning, waste and
  • 29 Jul 2018- 08:02 by OOSKAnews Info JAKARTA, Indonesia Jakarta municipal authorities must do more to clean the Sentiong River ahead of August's Asian Games, an expert says. Firdaus Ali of Indonesia's Public Works and Housing Ministry said that the city has yet to make maximum efforts to
  • 4 Jun 2018- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The President of Manila Water last week announced the company's intention to grow its portfolio in Southeast Asia to 10 Percent of total revenue from the current 5 to 6 Percent (ABS-CBN) Manila Water is currently active in
  • 20 Mar 2018- 11:23 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Phys.org Scholars describe the piped network as the physical manifestation of the social relations of power structuring access. They argue that piped infrastructure "fragments" the city, hardwiring its spatial inequality. Access Innovation,
  • 23 Feb 2018- 14:26 by Local Press Report BANDUNG Antara News President Joko Widodo will routinely monitor the upstream section of the Citarum river in an attempt to settle all problems in the Citarum River basin area (DAS). "I will visit the upstream section of the Citarum river every three
  • 4 Dec 2017- 11:36 by Local Press Report JAKARTA The Jakarta Post As the government steps up efforts to boost tourism and promote Lake Toba as a prime tourist destination, the iconic North Sumatra lake continues to be marred by water pollution. The finding was made recently by a team of researchers
  • 16 Nov 2017- 14:15 by OOSKAnews Info Washington, DC The aid agency of the USA has released a strategy document regarding the country’s vision of a “more water-secure world…where people and nations have the water they need to be healthy, prosperous, and resilient”. Full text of the Global Water
  • 6 Nov 2017- 08:04 by Local Press Report BALI South China Morning Post Every year, millions of tourists flock to Bali to soak up the replenishing natural charms which have made the Indonesian idyll a top global holiday destination. But concerns are mounting that unless something is done to reverse
  • 22 May 2017- 11:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YOKOHAMA, Japan Emphasis was placed on regional water security at this month’s fiftieth annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Japan. ADB President Takehiko Nakao told the gathering that investment in infrastructure would remain a

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