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  • 6 Mar 2018- 09:00 by Local Press Report TAIPEI Taipei Times Formosa Plastics Group’s plan to build a seawater desalination plant yesterday obtained initial approval from an environmental impact assessment (EIA) committee after its second review, but Formosa is waiting for the next review to request
  • 29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taipei on September 27th halted water withdrawals from reservoirs supplying the city after heavy rains and mudslides brought by Typhoon Megi caused high turbidity levels. The storm has killed four people and injured 329 others. According
  • 27 Sep 2016- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan The Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC) on September 26th once again urged residents of the island to start storing water as a precautionary measure in case the approaching Typhoon Megi causes water supply disruptions due to power outages or
  • 22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan The Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC) announced this week that it has restored water service to 720,000 households in southern Taiwan that lost supply ias a result of Super Typhoon Meranti. As of September 16th, all pipeline reconnections
  • 10 Apr 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taiwan’s Drought Central Emergency Operation Center on April 10th announced another 10 percent water cut for industrial water users in Tainan and Kaohsiung. The latest water restrictions for "big users" will take effect on April
  • 20 Nov 2014- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) this week announced draft amendments to its Water Pollution Control Act. The amendments include a tax on wastewater discharges from science parks and industrial complexes. They also
  • 10 Jun 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taiwan’s Executive Yuan last week passed an amendment to the Water Pollution Control Act that will allow any person or corporation illegally dumping toxic wastewater that consequently leads to any deaths to be sentenced to a prison term
  • 18 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taiwanese environmentalists this week staged a rally at the Environmental Protection Administration in Taipei to protest a planned industrial park in Changhua County’s Dacheng township. The protesters said the park would damage high
  • 14 Mar 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taiwan’s Water Resources Agency (WRA) announced this week that it is considering requiring industries that use a large amount of water to pay higher rates during the dry season to further encourage conservation. It is planning to draft
  • 16 Dec 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Lin Hsien-tang, vice president of Taiwanese company Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), was released on bail over the weekend after being questioned by authorities for six hours. Lin had been detained after investogators discovered
  • 30 Oct 2013- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Construction of a $29 million USD African Development Bank-funded water project was stopped last week by locals demanding a larger share of the water supply. Locals in Machakos County attacked attacked workers at the Masinga-Kitui Water
  • 23 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Economic and political reforms in many African countries have bolstered investor confidence and attracted private sector interest in the water sector, according to industry executives who spoke to OOSKAnews on the sidelines of the