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  • 30 Oct 2015- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHAH ALAM, Malaysia The recently completed water industry restructuring in Malaysia’s Selangor state means an end to water rationing, Selangor Menteri Besar (Chief Minister) Mohamed Azmin Ali announced this week. "With this success, I promise …
  • 13 Oct 2014- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHAH ALAM, Malaysia Three water treatment plants in Malaysia's Selangor state that were shut down over the weekend due to pollution from an oil spill are operational again, the Selangor Water Management Board (Luas) announced on October 12th.
  • 4 Aug 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report SHAH ALAM Malay Mail Online The water pumping station at the Kampung Hang Tuah, Bestari Jaya mining pool has been sabotaged again, according to youth, sports, infrastructure and public amenities committee chairman Dr Ahmad Yunus Hairi. He said the incident
  • 23 Jun 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHAH ALAM, Malaysia Malaysia’s Selangor state announced this week that it would turn to experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) and from neighboring Singapore to help it monitor water quality, particularly water being supplied to treatment
  • 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,
  • 1 May 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Water rationing for nearly 7 million residents of Malaysia’s Klang Valley came to an end at the end of April, according to the Selangor state government. “The state government had informed [Selangor water works] Syabas to abide by
  • 27 Jun 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Severe air pollution in Malaysia, which covered the country in a thick haze last week, has increased demand for treated water, as people are drinking and bathing more frequently, Selangor state water utility Syarikat Bekalan Air
  • 14 May 2013- 10:01 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Sabahi The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) on Sunday (May 12th) agreed to loan Djibouti $35 million USD (6.3 billion francs) for further improvements in the provision of drinking water, Djibouti's La Nation reported.
  • 23 Jan 2013- 09:32 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Sabahi Djiboutian Finance Minister Ilyas Moussa Dawaleh on Sunday (January 20th) signed an agreement with his Ethiopian counterpart Sufian Ahmed for the construction of a water pipeline linking the two countries, Djibouti's La Nation
  • Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor (Syabas), the water utility operating in Malaysia’s Selangor state, has placed full-page advertisements in several major newspapers to refute the Selangor government’s claims over the ongoing Klang Valley water crisis.
  • 29 May 2012- 21:07 by Local Press Report SHAH ALAM The Sun Daily Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim said plans to supply water from Kenyir Lake in Terengganu is much better in terms of cost and value to the state and people compared to the proposed buildup of Sungai Langat 2 treatment plant
  • 29 May 2012- 08:13 by Local Press Report SHAH ALAM Bernama.com Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid has once again defended the state government's stand that the issue of raw water supply was more important than treated water in solving the water suppy problem in Selangor in future.
  • 25 Jul 2011- 14:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya An estimated 10 million people in the Horn of Africa risk starvation as massive crop failure accompanied by severe water scarcity engulf Somalia, Ethiopia and northern parts of Kenya. The volatile region is experiencing the worst drought