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  • 30 Jul 2019- 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAKARTA, Indonesia Indonesia President Joko Widodo has put his weight behind plans to build a giant $42 Billion USD sea wall to protect the nation's capital Jakarta from sinking even further into the sea. Facing predictions that Jakarta (population
  • 4 Dec 2018- 07:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States Cities in emerging markets have the potential to attract more than $29.4 Trillion USD in cumulative climate-related investments by 2030 according to a new report from the International Finance Corporation (IFC). The  report,
  • 29 Jul 2018- 08:02 by OOSKAnews Info JAKARTA, Indonesia Jakarta municipal authorities must do more to clean the Sentiong River ahead of August's Asian Games, an expert says. Firdaus Ali of Indonesia's Public Works and Housing Ministry said that the city has yet to make maximum efforts to
  • 23 Mar 2018- 05:49 by Local Press Report JAKARTA The Jakarta Post Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has said he is committed to respecting the Supreme Court’s ruling that ordered a stop to the privatization of pipe water supply in the city. Policy Reputational Risk Jakarta Asia Indonesia Anies
  • 20 Mar 2018- 11:23 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Scholars describe the piped network as the physical manifestation of the social relations of power structuring access. They argue that piped infrastructure "fragments" the city, hardwiring its spatial inequality. Access Innovation,
  • 6 Feb 2018- 13:09 by Local Press Report JAKARTA The Straits Times Torrential rain has caused floods and landslides in satellite cities around the Indonesian capital, with the authorities warning that floods could hit Jakarta late yesterday after being forced to open sluice gates on a major upstream
  • 14 Sep 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAKARTA, Indonesia Indonesia is likely allow work to continue on a key phase of capital Jakarta’s "Giant Sea Wall" project, which is intended to protect the nation’s capital from seawater incursion when tides are high. Jakarta is bolstering
  • 12 Aug 2016- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DENVER, CO, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and individuals
  • 19 Jul 2016- 10:15 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Jakarta Post Jakarta Water Management Agency head Teguh Hendrawan has played down claims of sabotage over damage to four water pumps at the pump house at Pluit Dam in North Jakarta as suspected by Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama.
  • 26 May 2016- 08:44 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Jakarta Post The Jakarta administration will cooperate with Singaporean company Memiontec Ltd., through its affiliated company PT Memiontec Indonesia, to develop a water treatment plant to convert water from the West Flood Canal into clean water.
  • 20 May 2016- 08:44 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Daily Mail Online China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) could announce as early as next month a plan to co-finance a national slum upgrading project in Indonesia, in what could be the bank's first foray into the country,
  • 24 Mar 2016- 08:23 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Jakarta Post In cooperation with, the IKEA Foundation will enable 300,000 people to access clean water and sanitation over the next four years through a micro-finance loan program, foundation CEO Per Heggenes said during a discussion in
  • 11 Feb 2016- 09:21 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Jakarta Globe The Indonesian government has identified 30 infrastructure projects as top priority projects, raising the prospect of a number of incentives as well as promises of government assistance within the next four years, as part of a strategy
  • 5 Feb 2016- 09:25 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Jakarta Globe On Tuesday, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and Nestlé Indonesia announced the launch of joint programs focusing on improving water sanitation for Indonesians. Development Aid Health Sanitation, Hygiene & Disease
  • 3 Feb 2016- 08:41 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Jakarta Post The US government, through its development aid agency USAID, has partnered with the Indonesia Urban Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (IUWASH) program to provide clean water to Jakarta’s low-income communities. Through the project, 250 North