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  • 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
  • 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
  • 7 Oct 2014- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ministers from Nile riparian countries on October 6 th pledged to reactivate dialogue aimed at fostering sustainable use of shared water resources. During the 4 th Nile Basin Development Forum, which opened in Nairobi this week, the
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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