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  • 9 Jun 2019- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has launched its Third Environmental Performance Report (EPR) for Kazakhstan, assessing the country’s achievements in strengthening its environmental policy since 2008 and
  • 1 Jun 2019- 08:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHANGHAI, China New research from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the China University of Petroleum could create more eco-friendly hydraulic fracking. In addition, it might also serve as a means for storing captured CO2. Fracking is a widely-used
  • 18 May 2019- 06:56 by OOSKAnews Info SINGAPORE, Singapore A new assessmsnt of the Asia-Pacific Water and Wastewater Services sector to 2022 covers services delivered to municipal (government) and industrial (private) sectors and includes treatment, supply, management, and use of water and
  • 17 May 2019- 07:53 by Local Press Report HONG KONG South China Morning Post Hong Kong lawmakers have unanimously endorsed a HK$7.7 billion (US$987 million) plan for the government to build a desalination plant that will meet 5 per cent of the city’s demand for drinking water. At a meeting of the
  • 4 Apr 2019- 11:19 by Local Press Report BEIJING China.org The South-to-North Water Diversion Project brought Beijing 4.2 billion cubic meters of water from Danjiangkou Reservoir as of the end of 2018, benefiting more than 12 million people, according to Yang Jinhuai, deputy director of the Beijing
  • 24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report HONG KONG Black & Veatch The Water Supplies Department (WSD) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is considering to relocate the Diamond Hill Fresh Water and Salt Water Service Reservoirs (DHSRs) to caverns. WSD has appointed
  • 25 Jan 2019- 07:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China authorities are set to strengthen the supervision and examination of the country's "lake chiefs" program in an effort to combat pollution. China started a "river chief" program in December 2016, when the
  • 18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report BEIJING Asia Times China is considering digging two mega canal systems to link the Yangtze River, which runs through central and eastern China, to the Pearl River in southern Guangdong and Guangxi provinces. Shipping, tourism, irrigation, water transfer and
  • 8 Nov 2018- 12:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Reinvented Toilet Expo in Beijing was the occasion chosen for the African Development Bank’s November 6 announcement of a new sanitation project for sub-Saharan Africa’s urban inhabitants. The Gates Foundation, in partnership with the
  • 11 Sep 2018- 07:19 by Local Press Report BEIJING BD News24 The China-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) plans to invest $270 million in a Bangladesh clean water infrastructure project. The project aims to improve access to piped water and sanitation to municipalities with poor water
  • 31 Aug 2018- 07:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Chinese authorities announced August 29 that its efforts to create a national database for water networks has been completed. The database includes every river of more that 500 meters in length and each standing body of water larger than
  • 13 Aug 2018- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHENYANG, China More than 1 million hectares of crops have been affected and about 11,000 residents face a shortage of drinking water in China's Liaoning Province, according to the provincial flood control and drought relief headquarters. Water
  • 8 Aug 2018- 06:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Kinmen Island, Taiwan, has started importing water from Fujian province in mainland China. Ceremonies marking the development were conducted both in Kinmen and Fujian. Longhu Lake, Jinjiang, Fujian, the second largest in the province, will
  • 29 Jul 2018- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Info KINMEN, Taiwan The Mainland Affairs Council of Taiwan (MAC) has urged postponement of a ceremony to recognize the start of water transfer to Kinmen Island from China’s Fujian Province. While Kinmenis considered part of China’s Fujian Province by both the People
  • 27 Jul 2018- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Info BEIJING, China China's Ministry of Ecology and Environment has said that the country needs more than $148 Billion USD to reduce heavy pollution in urban rivers. Chinese cities are under pressure to cut what authorities call “black and stinky water” to less

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