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  • 25 Feb 2020- 07:25 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Jakarta Globe The Public Works and Housing Ministry will complete construction on eight major water dams in 2020 as part of the National Strategic Program. Public Works and Housing Minister Basuki Hadimuljono said in a press release on Thursday
  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan In what might be considered a completion of “Phase 1”, the first of six turbines of Tajikistan’s controversial Rogun hydroelectric dam went online on November 16. The $3.9 Billion USD 3600 megawatt project will double the country’s
  • 1 Oct 2018- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan The Asian Development Bank is to fund a grant that will rehabilitate and expand water supply and sanitation infrastructure in the southeast of Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The $41.18 Million USD grant is ADB’s first urban sector project in
  • 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
  • 23 Mar 2018- 05:49 by Local Press Report JAKARTA The Jakarta Post Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has said he is committed to respecting the Supreme Court’s ruling that ordered a stop to the privatization of pipe water supply in the city. Policy Reputational Risk Jakarta Asia Indonesia Anies
  • 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,
  • 6 Feb 2018- 13:09 by Local Press Report JAKARTA The Straits Times Torrential rain has caused floods and landslides in satellite cities around the Indonesian capital, with the authorities warning that floods could hit Jakarta late yesterday after being forced to open sluice gates on a major upstream
  • 3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The government of Uzbekistan still opposes Tajikistan’s construction of the Rogun hydropower plant, a Russian expert said this week. Leonid Gusev, a senior research fellow at the Analytical Center of the International Studies Institute at
  • 31 Oct 2016- 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajikistan on October 29th started construction of the controversial $3.9 billion USD Rogun hydropower dam on the Vakhsh River. Following a ceremony attended by Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon, workers used explosives to divert the
  • 14 Sep 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAKARTA, Indonesia Indonesia is likely allow work to continue on a key phase of capital Jakarta’s "Giant Sea Wall" project, which is intended to protect the nation’s capital from seawater incursion when tides are high. Jakarta is bolstering
  • 12 Aug 2016- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DENVER, CO, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and individuals
  • 19 Jul 2016- 10:15 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Jakarta Post Jakarta Water Management Agency head Teguh Hendrawan has played down claims of sabotage over damage to four water pumps at the pump house at Pluit Dam in North Jakarta as suspected by Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama.
  • 1 Jul 2016- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Italian industrial group Salini Impregilo has won a $3.9 billion USD contract to build the dam for Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The deal for the project was signed following a meeting between Tajik President Imomali Rajhmon
  • 3 Feb 2016- 08:41 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Jakarta Post The US government, through its development aid agency USAID, has partnered with the Indonesia Urban Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (IUWASH) program to provide clean water to Jakarta’s low-income communities. Through the project, 250 North
  • 6 Nov 2015- 08:49 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Asia One Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama has revealed a plan to buy water springs in Purwakarta, West Java, and to construct a pipeline from Jatiluhur Dam in West Java to Jakarta to channel water. The governor said the plan to

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