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  • 8 Mar 2019- 11:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore In the latest development in the saga of Singapore’s troubled Hyflux Ltd, the country's national water agency, PUB, has issued a notice of default regarding Hyflux’s inability to keep the corporation's flagship Tuaspring
  • 13 Feb 2019- 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The leaders of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt have confirmed commitment to reach consensus on outstanding technical issues surrounding the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). At the annual African Union conference hosted
  • 7 Jan 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New analysis of water in the world's largest fossil water aquifer system has revealed elevated levels of radium. Research into the Nubian aquifer at the eastern end of the Sahara desert, follows on from research in a
  • 10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report SHARM EL-SHEIKH Ahram Online Egypt and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development signed two agreements on Saturday to establish an EGP 1.4 billion water system in Bahr Al-Bakr and to finance four desalination plants in South Sinai governorate for EGP 880
  • 21 Oct 2018- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Troubled Singapore environmental solutions company Hyflux has reached a deal with Indonesian conglomerates Salim Group and Medco Group for a capital injection of up to $384 Million USD in return fo a 60 percent stake in the company.
  • 15 Oct 2018- 08:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi told leaders of states participating in the inaugural Cairo Water Week (CWW) October 14 that water issues should not be politicized. “President Sisi stressed that Egypt strongly believes in cross-border
  • 7 Oct 2018- 09:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Singapore, Singapore This article was updated by OOSKAnews 9 October, 2018. At an October 8 court status update, lawyers for insolvent Singapore environmental solutions provider Hyflux Corporation reported that the company is in talks with at least two
  • 8 Aug 2018- 07:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Singapore corporations Sembcorp and Keppel, and Malaysia's YTL, are understood to be among those interested in acquiring Hyflux's flagship Tuaspring desalination facility in Singapore. The plant is the largest in Southeast
  • 6 Aug 2018- 06:26 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Mizzima Water that is lost before it reaches consumers, most commonly attributed to leaking pipes, theft and inaccurate metering is known as non-revenue water (NRW). It is especially prevalent in places with decaying infrastructure serving a
  • 1 Jul 2018- 09:46 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Straits Times Singapore's third desalination plant opened officially on Thursday 28 June, with the promise of turning sea water into drinking water more productively and cheaply. With the new plant, 30 per cent of Singapore's water needs
  • 2 May 2018- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Info CAIRO, Egypt Egypt Today The Egyptian Government is planning to expand water desalination plants, as well as address villages’ sewage problems, according to Mamdouh Raslan, chairman of the country's Holding Company for Water & Wastewater (HCWW). Raslan
  • 11 Apr 2018- 12:04 by Local Press Report CAIRO Daily News Egypt The Islamic Development Bank is set to pump $3bn in the period between 2018 and 2020 to support a number of developmental projects in Egypt, Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr revealed. Nasr has agreed with
  • 14 Mar 2018- 09:17 by Local Press Report CAIRO Ahram Online The ministers of irrigation, foreign affairs and the heads of the intelligence services in Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia are going to meet next 4 and 5 April in Khartoum to discuss the latest developments concerning the Grand Ethiopian
  • 4 Mar 2018- 11:02 by Local Press Report CAIRO Egypt Independent Egypt did not receive any notification from Ethiopia about filling the reservoir of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), an official source familiar with GERD negotiations said on Saturday. The source, who spoke on condition of
  • 14 Feb 2018- 10:19 by Local Press Report CAIRO Al Arabiya There is growing concern in Egypt over an impending water crisis as construction of Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam progresses and negotiations between the two countries have not so far resolved any of the technical disputes. While the biggest

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