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  • 2 Aug 2019- 09:53 by TWD Staff LONDON, United Kingdom Human rights watch-dog Global Witness has launched its 2018 annual investigative report on attacks on "defenders" of land and environmental rights.  According to "Enemies of the State? How governments and business silence land and
  • 23 Jun 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report MANILA ABS CBN News Regulators and water concessionaires are preparing for the possibility that Angat Dam's water may fall further and cause more supply interruptions. Water at Angat Dam already fell below the reservoir's 180-meter critical level
  • 29 Apr 2019- 10:29 by Local Press Report PADAS The New York Times While neither guided bomb nor armored vehicle, a gray oblong water pump sticking out from the brush along a remote dirt road is intended to be just as clear a sign of the United States’ efforts to stop the spread of the Islamic State
  • 26 Apr 2019- 10:03 by Local Press Report MANILA Phil Star Global Improving water supply in the country is among the priorities of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) as it ramps up lending to the Philippines under its current country operations business plan (COBP). For this year alone, ADB’s lending
  • 3 Oct 2018- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines "About 300 million people in the Asia and Pacific region do not have improved access to water and 1.7 billion lack access to basic sanitation," ADB president Takehiko Nakao said October 2 at the Asia Water 2018 forum in
  • 18 Jul 2018- 08:53 by Local Press Report MANILA Xinhuanet News Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez said on Tuesday that there will be no dangers of so-called debt trap from the China-funded infrastructure projects, adding all the programs are "economically viable" and positive
  • 11 Jul 2018- 13:19 by Local Press Report MANILA Water and Waste Digest Daegu City, South Korea has submitted a proposal of co-operation to the Philippines to explore advanced technology for wastewater treatment and water quality systems. The proposal involves a government-to-government agreement to
  • 14 May 2018- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Phillipines Philippines Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez has denied claims that China may be asking the country for natural resources as collateral for loans and other financing support related to water projects. “There’s no collateral here,
  • 12 Mar 2018- 08:14 by Local Press Report MANILA Manila Bulletin The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) and China CAMC Engineering Co. Ltd. yesterday announced the signing of the P4.37 billion Chico River Pump Irrigation Project (Chico River PIP), one of the priorities identified by the
  • 22 May 2017- 11:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YOKOHAMA, Japan Emphasis was placed on regional water security at this month’s fiftieth annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Japan. ADB President Takehiko Nakao told the gathering that investment in infrastructure would remain a
  • 1 Nov 2016- 10:10 by Local Press Report MANILA Inquirer.net According to Maynilad Water Services Inc. president and CEO Romancito Fernandez, disaster risks—the 49-year-old Angat reservoir system sits on the West Valley Fault in Bulacan province—and climate change have made Metro Manila doubly
  • 5 Oct 2016- 11:25 by Local Press Report MANILA Clean Technology Business Review The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing a $200m loan for the installation of energy efficient LED lights and water pumps across India. The aim is to install about 1.5 million LED street lamps, 42 million LED
  • 22 Jun 2016- 08:59 by Local Press Report BAGUIO CITY InterAksyon Farmers in the Cordillera welcomed the plan of Agriculture Secretary-designate Emmanuel Piñol to provide free irrigation, something they said they have been asking for since 2014. Access Food Security Innovation, Infrastructure &
  • 19 Oct 2015- 08:52 by Local Press Report MANILA Philippine Star The consortium of Manila Water Co. Inc. and iWater Inc. has signed a joint venture agreement with the Tagum City Water District for the operation of a bulk water supply project. The project involves the construction of a water
  • 4 Sep 2015- 09:52 by Local Press Report MANILA CNN Philippines Manila Water canceled its scheduled service interruption on Thursday next week (September 10), as rainfall over Ipo and La Mesa dams helped increase water level at the reservoirs. The company, which provides water and wastewater

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