Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

Displaying 1 - 8 of 8
  • 3 Nov 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent URGENCH, Uzbekistan International donors last week pledged $2.9 billion USD to help save the Aral Sea, which was once the world’s fourth-largest inland lake but is now almost completely dry. The funding-- announced by Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister Rustam
  • 11 Jul 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan On July 8th, the government of Kyrgyzstan announced a $23 million USD project to upgrade the fresh and wastewater infrastructure in the capital city, Bishkek. The project is being carried out in cooperation with the Swiss Agency for
  • 20 Jun 2014- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank this week published its draft assessments of Tajikistan’s controversial Rogun Hydropower Dam, for discussion at the fifth information-sharing and consultation meeting with riparian countries Afghanistan,
  • 5 May 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), part of the World Bank Group, will lend Kazakhstan $102 million USD to upgrade agricultural water infrastructureunder an agreement signed in Astana on April 30. The loan
  • 7 Jan 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Bishkekvodokanal, the water utility operating in the Kyrgyz capital, last week denied accusations that it violated public procurement rules during the $15.6 million USD, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)-funded
  • 25 Nov 2013- 10:11 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR The Malay Mail The government has allocated RM1.2 billion for 68 water supply projects nationwide, including 18 new ones, under the 2014 Budget. Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili said the government was
  • 17 Oct 2013- 10:05 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR Herald Online Demand for water supply and sanitation is increasing rapidly as the 4.3 billion people and economies in Asia continue to grow. According to the Asian Water Development Outlook 2013 published by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the
  • 7 Jun 2013- 09:45 by Local Press Report KUCHING The Borneo Post A total of $5.2 million USD has been set aside by 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) Foundation for desalination projects across the state. According to 1MDB Foundation’s head of public and media relations Major (Rtd) Datuk Zahari