Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • 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 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
  • 9 Apr 2015- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Manila Water Company Inc., the drinking water concessionaire for Manila’s East Zone, is looking to expand beyond its usual area of operations with projects throughout the Philippines as well as in other Asian countries, Manila Water
  • 10 Feb 2015- 10:42 by Local Press Report MANILA ABS CBN News Maynilad Water Services Inc. (Maynilad) will be spending nearly P3.2 billion ($72 million USD) this year to reduce water losses in the West Zone of the Greater Manila Area. Maynilad's Non-Revenue Water (NRW) budget for 2015 is a 45
  • 9 Dec 2014- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said it has stashed drinking water supplies, including water kits, hygiene kits, water pumps, generators, and water storage and treatment facilities, in warehouses in the cities of Tacloban
  • 11 Nov 2014- 08:51 by Local Press Report CEBU Business World Online Cebu Manila Water Development, Inc. (CMWD) is in the final stages of pipe-laying activity for the project that will provide for the water needs of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD). “I am looking at the first water