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  • 12 Oct 2018- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea South Korea has announced the reopening of water treatment plants to service a new Inter-Korean Joint Liaison Office in Kaesong; tap water will also be provided to North Korean residents in the greater Kaesong region. The Seoul
  • 24 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report GIMJE Yonhap News Agency An international non-governmental organization on water management technology has decided to recognize the Byeokgol Reservoir, the oldest and largest reservoir on the Korean Peninsula located in the southwestern city of Gimje, as a
  • 17 Oct 2016- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea South Korean media, quoting North Korean defector and activist Kim Yong-hwa is reporting that North Korea has arrested about 20 land ministry officials to hold them accountable for extensive damage caused by floods in late August. The
  • 4 Oct 2016- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Chinese technology firm Leshi Internet Information and Technology (LeEco) plans to start importing water from Lake Baikal for sale in China, according to Xu Xinquan, president of LeEco Russia and Eastern Europe. Xu said the exports were
  • 31 Aug 2016- 17:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockhholm’s annual World Water Week gave OOSKAnews an opportunity to catch up with Benedito Braga, President of the World Water Council. OOSKAnews: Ben, very nice to meet you again; please share with OOSKAnews readers how your week
  • 4 Aug 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil The 8th World Water Forum, which will be held in Brazil in 2018, will take on climate change and other key issues including trans-boundary river basin management; dams and reservoirs; financing; universal access to safe drinking water
  • 19 Jul 2016- 11:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE This year’s Singapore International Water Week (SIWW), which concluded on July 14th, saw some $11.3 billion USD worth of projects, tenders, and investments announced and agreements signed. Among these were: The call for tenders for design and
  • 18 Jul 2016- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Chinese technology firm LeEco is holding talks with the government of Russia’s Irkutsk region on a plan to export drinking water from Lake Baikal to China. LeEco officials and Irkutsk Governor Sergei Levchenko have not yet signed a
  • 28 Jun 2016- 09:06 by Local Press Report CHANGWON Korea Times Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction, South Korea's top power equipment maker, announced on Monday that it had clinched a 220 billion won deal to construct a desalination plant. Under the deal with Sazeh Sazan, Doosan Heavy
  • 1 Jun 2016- 08:34 by Local Press Report SEOUL Korea Times South Korea and the United Arab Emirates reached an agreement on Tuesday to carry out a joint study on developing desalination plants for the Middle Eastern country. Access Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology Investment Water
  • 12 Nov 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea The South Korean government and ruling Saenuri Party this week agreed to add another $176 million USD to the budget during the first half of 2016 to deal with the effects of ongoing drought. Most of the funds will be used to build
  • 29 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea As a year-long dry spell drags on, South Korean officials are looking to the contentious four-rivers restoration project, completed in 2013, as a potential source of irrigation water in the country’s drought-stricken central areas.
  • 12 Oct 2015- 10:03 by Local Press Report SEOUL Yonhap News Agency Daelim Industrial Co., South Korea's fourth-largest builder, announced on Sunday that it has won a deal valued at US$231.9 million to build a hydroelectric power plant in Indonesia. Daelim Industrial joined hands with Italian
  • 9 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea South Korea’s central areas are facing a severe drought that has left water supplies at a record low, according to officials. Eight cities and counties are reducing supplies by 20 percent, in a move that will affect some 480,000 people
  • 7 Oct 2015- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea South Korea’s Unification Ministry on October 7th acknowledged that drought in North Korea had led to water shortages at the inter-Korean Kaesong Industrial Park, but denied that production had been affected. "It is a fact that