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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
  • 6 Apr 2019- 05:18 by Local Press Report JOHOR BAHRU Free Malaysia Today About 17,000 account holders under the Ranhill SAJ water company in Kulai faced water supply disruption which began on Wednesday morning due to ammonia contamination at Sungai Sayong. Johor International Trade, Investment and
  • 1 Apr 2019- 09:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRA, Mozambique THIS ARTICLE WAS UPDATED APRIL 1 The port city of Beira, Mozambique, has confirmed its first death from cholera, as the number of cases of the disease has jumped to 517 since Cyclone Idai hit March 14 severely damaging water systems.
  • 1 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report MASVINGO The Zimbabwe Daily Masvingo City Council is struggling to raise R400 000 to pay a South African consultancy firm for a financial feasibility report that would help it secure loans to upgrade its water supplies to nearly 60 megalitres daily and end
  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:12 by Local Press Report HARARE Newsdze Zimbabwe Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, could run out of water by 2045 as the city's main water reservoir a serious situation threat, said a professor of environmental studies at the University of Zimbabwe Christopher Magadza. With
  • 21 Nov 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR Star 2 The International Water Grid (IWG) is an under-ocean grid system constructed primarily of plastic pipes that will link rivers around the world to desert coastlines. From there, land distribution pipes and storage reservoirs will provide
  • 29 Oct 2018- 13:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa A new report from the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and South Africa's Pegasys Institute assesses the history ofcolonial-era “water grabbing” policies in sub-Saharan Africa and argues for a “de-colonizing”
  • 20 Oct 2018- 09:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe’s urban local authorities require almost $2.5 Billion USD investment to ease water woes, according to the country’s Town Clerks Forum chairperson and Chitungwiza Municipality town clerk Mr George Makunde. Aging water and sewer
  • 27 Sep 2018- 06:53 by Local Press Report PUTRAJAYA The Straits Times Singapore's Ministry of Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) has requested that a study on factors affecting the Johor River is completed to ensure a "resilient water supply for Singapore and Johor". "The
  • 11 Sep 2018- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe has declared a cholera emergency in the country’s capital Harare. The death toll from the disease has risen to 20 and another 2,000 people are infected, Health Minister Obadiah Moyo said September 11. A previous cholera
  • 8 Aug 2018- 08:34 by OOSKAnews Info Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia The Malaysian state of Selangor has concluded purchase of all the water assets, treatment plants and pipes of Syarikat Pengeluar Air Sungai Selangor Sdn Bhd (SPLASH) through state-owned water company Pengurusan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Air
  • 2 Jul 2018- 08:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Malaysia-based trading conglomerate, Sime Darby, announced June 2 plans to sell its China-based water management business, Weifang Sime Darby Water Management Co. for $68 Million USD. Sime Darby is seeking to rebalance its
  • 2 Jul 2018- 09:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Kazahkstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev last week ratified an agreement between Kazahkstan and China on cooperation in construction of a landslide prevention dam on the cross-border Khorgos River.  An initial construction agreement
  • 2 Jul 2018- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TARAZ, Kazakhstan Delegates from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan discussed water sharing in the Chu and Talas River Basins at a June 27 conference in Taraz which was dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the first protocol on water sharing of the Talas River
  • 11 Jun 2018- 08:45 by Local Press Report HARARE The Sunday Mail Zimbabwe requires about US$8 billion to construct 37 major water infrastructure facilities, including dams and water purification structures to meet the increasing demands of the growing urban population. Apart from household

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