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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 18 Sep 2018- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Info MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to provide additional financing of $30.5 Million USD in grant funding to help the Laos government improve water supply and sanitation. The additional financing will make it possible for the government to
  • 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
  • 18 Jul 2018- 08:53 by Local Press Report MANILA Xinhuanet News Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez said on Tuesday that there will be no dangers of so-called debt trap from the China-funded infrastructure projects, adding all the programs are "economically viable" and positive
  • 11 Jul 2018- 13:19 by Local Press Report MANILA Water and Waste Digest Daegu City, South Korea has submitted a proposal of co-operation to the Philippines to explore advanced technology for wastewater treatment and water quality systems. The proposal involves a government-to-government agreement to
  • 14 May 2018- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Phillipines Philippines Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez has denied claims that China may be asking the country for natural resources as collateral for loans and other financing support related to water projects. “There’s no collateral here,
  • 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,
  • 12 Mar 2018- 08:14 by Local Press Report MANILA Manila Bulletin The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) and China CAMC Engineering Co. Ltd. yesterday announced the signing of the P4.37 billion Chico River Pump Irrigation Project (Chico River PIP), one of the priorities identified by the
  • 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
  • 1 Nov 2016- 10:10 by Local Press Report MANILA Inquirer.net According to Maynilad Water Services Inc. president and CEO Romancito Fernandez, disaster risks—the 49-year-old Angat reservoir system sits on the West Valley Fault in Bulacan province—and climate change have made Metro Manila doubly

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