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  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Asian Development Bank announced November 16 approval of a $300 Million USD loan to assist China’s Yangtze River Economic Development Plan (2016-2020). The project specifically promotes sustainable agriculture systems and protection
  • 24 Jul 2015- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHENYANG, China Some 248,500 people are facing drinking water shortages in drought-stricken Liaoning Province in northeastern China, the provincial flood control and drought relief headquarters warned on July 24th. In addition, some 25,700 head of large
  • 29 Oct 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Chinese officials said this week that the next phase of the massive South-to-North Water Diversion Project, which is expected to start operations next month, will offer relief form drought conditions in major grain-producing areas of the
  • 8 Jul 2014- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLLEGE PARK, MD, United States Many of China’s wealthier provinces are not only using up most of the water resources within their borders, but are also drawing resources from other regions of the country through “virtual water” imports of goods,
  • 13 Jun 2014- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent THE HAGUE, Netherlands Glacier melt in the Himalayan Mountains has the potential to increase tensions between China, India and Pakistan-- all of which receive a significant portion of their freshwater from rivers that originate in the Himalayas,
  • 23 May 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Chinese government announced this week that it would accelerate construction of water conservation projects throughout the country, including work on the multi-billion-dollar South-to-North Water Diversion Project and projects to
  • 11 Sep 2013- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States If lack of access to safe drinking water becomes more prevalent, due primarily to population growth and climate change, conflict over the limited resource will likely also increase, according to a one-day summit held in