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  • 11 Aug 2020- 09:16 by Local Press Report LIMA Explica Three indigenous people died Sunday after clashes with police while protesting in front of an oil lot run by a Canadian company, Peruvian authorities said. The Interior Ministry indicated that during the confrontation outside of Lot 95,
  • 4 Jun 2020- 05:08 by Local Press Report JAKARTA The Jakarta Post The government aims to provide additional clean water access for 3.9 million residents in the dense Greater Jakarta region by 2023 by developing the Ir. H. Djuanda drinking water system (SPAM) in Purwakarta, West Java. The water
  • 22 Apr 2020- 12:56 by Staff- Water Diplomat EDINBURGH, Scotland OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest columns written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, Adrian Sym, Chief Executive of the pioneering  Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS)
  • 20 Apr 2020- 10:59 by Local Press Report AYACUCHO Science Rather than trying to seize the fertile valley floor, where people already lived, Wari colonists occupied high, dry land that no one else had figured out how to use. They constructed their government and religious buildings on top of a high
  • 12 Mar 2020- 14:42 by Staff- Water Diplomat Jakarta, Indonesia The President of Indonesia confirmed this week that the country’s new capital will be located on high ground in East Kalimantan Province, Borneo. The current coastal capital, Jakarta (pop. 30 million) is unsustainable due to increasing
  • 28 Feb 2020- 09:50 by Local Press Report JAKARTA New Straits Times Clean toilets and adequate water supply are key to ensuring Indonesia meets the proper standards to support the tourism sector. The country needs to raise health and hygiene standards, particularly at tourist attractions, where
  • 28 Jan 2020- 08:48 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by 2030 is a challenge but represents huge investment opportunity for the private sector through 2030, according to a new report from Standard Chartered Bank. The
  • 14 Jan 2020- 08:35 by Staff- Water Diplomat JAKARTA, Indonesia The combination of the heaviest rainfall in years, and being the fastest sinking city in the world, has proven a deadly combination for Indonesia’s capital Jakarta, as flooding has claimed at least 67 victims since 31 December. 173,000
  • 20 Oct 2019- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAKARTA, Indonesia The government of Indonesia has appointed international management consultancy McKinsey & Company to prepare a feasibility study regarding the country's plan to relocate the capital from currently-sinking Jakarta to Borneo.
  • 29 Sep 2019- 04:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States New analysis from credit rating agency Moody's outlining key risks for mining companies suggests that the combined effect of stricter environmental regulations and tighter controls over water resources will contribute to
  • 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
  • 21 Jul 2019- 12:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Over 400 police have been sent to the Tambo River Valley in Peru in order to contain the continuation of protests against the Tia Maria copper mine. Farmers in Peru’s Islay Province have declared strikes and initiated protests against US
  • 16 Jul 2019- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Lima, Peru A strike by farmers in Peru’s Islay Province continued into a second day July 16, as protests continue against Southern Copper’s $1.4 Billion USD Tia Maria mining project. Hundreds of farmers have blocked the Panamerican Highway, and local
  • 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
  • 8 Jul 2019- 07:39 by Local Press Report LIMA Physics World A group of scientists has found that reviving systems developed 1,400 years ago by local people before the Inca empire existed could harvest water from the winter rainy season in the mountains to ensure Lima’s summer supplies. Researchers

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