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  • 18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report BEIJING Asia Times China is considering digging two mega canal systems to link the Yangtze River, which runs through central and eastern China, to the Pearl River in southern Guangdong and Guangxi provinces. Shipping, tourism, irrigation, water transfer and
  • 8 Nov 2018- 12:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Reinvented Toilet Expo in Beijing was the occasion chosen for the African Development Bank’s November 6 announcement of a new sanitation project for sub-Saharan Africa’s urban inhabitants. The Gates Foundation, in partnership with the
  • 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”
  • 10 Oct 2018- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya's Council of Governors and Ministry of Water and Sanitation have intervened in the dispute between the city of Nairobi and the county of Murang'a over benefits to be derived from Ndakaini Dam (also known as Thika Dam)
  • 3 Oct 2018- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Following a protracted procurement dispute, the UK GBM Engineering Consortium has been confirmed as building contractor to Kenya's $2 Billion USD High Grand Falls Dam project on the country's Tana River. After months’ long
  • 30 Sep 2018- 09:50 by Local Press Report MOMBASA Daily Nation Mombasa County’s reliance on its neighbours for fresh drinking water has exposed the soft underbelly of the tourist haven. And its leadership has now appealed to the national government to intervene and address the water supply shortfall
  • 11 Sep 2018- 07:19 by Local Press Report BEIJING BD News24 The China-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) plans to invest $270 million in a Bangladesh clean water infrastructure project. The project aims to improve access to piped water and sanitation to municipalities with poor water
  • 31 Aug 2018- 07:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Chinese authorities announced August 29 that its efforts to create a national database for water networks has been completed. The database includes every river of more that 500 meters in length and each standing body of water larger than
  • 13 Aug 2018- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHENYANG, China More than 1 million hectares of crops have been affected and about 11,000 residents face a shortage of drinking water in China's Liaoning Province, according to the provincial flood control and drought relief headquarters. Water
  • 8 Aug 2018- 06:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Kinmen Island, Taiwan, has started importing water from Fujian province in mainland China. Ceremonies marking the development were conducted both in Kinmen and Fujian. Longhu Lake, Jinjiang, Fujian, the second largest in the province, will
  • 29 Jul 2018- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Info KINMEN, Taiwan The Mainland Affairs Council of Taiwan (MAC) has urged postponement of a ceremony to recognize the start of water transfer to Kinmen Island from China’s Fujian Province. While Kinmenis considered part of China’s Fujian Province by both the People
  • 27 Jul 2018- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Info BEIJING, China China's Ministry of Ecology and Environment has said that the country needs more than $148 Billion USD to reduce heavy pollution in urban rivers. Chinese cities are under pressure to cut what authorities call “black and stinky water” to less
  • 31 May 2018- 10:32 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Standard Digital The national and county governments have entered into a deal with Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) for supply of clean water to locals. The agreement will be expanded with time. Mr Irungu said the water project would be
  • 29 May 2018- 15:33 by OOSKAnews Info Sao Paulo, Brazil China Gezhouba Group Co (CGGC) announced May 29 that its subsidiary in Brazil has purchased a 100 percent stake of a water supply company in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in a latest move to improve the Chinese state-owned construction giant's
  • 18 May 2018- 09:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Quetta, Pakistan China's Ambassador to Pakistan, Yao Jing, has assured Pakistan lawmakers of his intention "to take up the issue of lowering underground water level in Balochistan with his authorities" during a visit to Quetta next week.

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