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  • 5 Aug 2020- 09:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia The government of Malaysia has announced an allocation of $2.3 Billion USD for improvements to the nation's water supply network. Environment and Water Minister Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man made the announcement 3 August at the
  • 5 Aug 2020- 06:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States On 30 July, the Environmental Justice for All Act was introduced in the US Senate. It is companion legislation to that introduced earlier in the year in the US House of Representatives. If passed, the bill would authorize
  • 5 Aug 2020- 04:56 by Local Press Report SEOUL The Korea Herald North Korea has recently released water from a border dam three times without notifying Seoul, in defiance of an inter-Korean agreement, authorities here confirmed on Tuesday. Pyongyang partially opened the floodgates at Hwanggang Dam,
  • 5 Aug 2020- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Mining giant BHP Billiton, operator of the world’s largest copper mine, Escondida, in Chile was charged 31 July with exceeding water extraction thresholds over the past 15 years. “The company, despite committing to reduce its extraction
  • 5 Aug 2020- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom New research commissioned by WaterAid and End Water Poverty, released at the end of July, shows that the economic effects of COVID-19 means that low- and middle-income countries will have almost $400 Billion USD less than projected
  • 5 Aug 2020- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Approximately 1 in 3 children globally have lead levels in their blood exceeding the “safe level” of 5 micrograms per decilitre, according to a new report launched 30 July by UNICEF and Pure Earth. Of the approximately 800
  • 30 Jul 2020- 10:50 by Local Press Report HANOI Vietnam Plus In the framework of ASOSAI cooperation in the 2012-2013 period, an audit on water issues in the river basin was successfully carried out with the participation of five Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) of Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar
  • 29 Jul 2020- 12:37 by Local Press Report BRIGHTON Science Daily Naturally occurring lithium in public drinking water may have an anti-suicidal effect-- according to a new study from Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology Neuroscience at King's
  • 29 Jul 2020- 08:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tel Aviv, Israel Israel’s planned annexation of parts of the West Bank threatens to block possible cooperative regional approaches to solving water and energy issues while endangering the food security of Palestinians and halting cross-border
  • 29 Jul 2020- 07:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, United States “The climate emergency is a danger to peace”, Miroslav Jenca, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Europe, Central Asia and the Americas told the Security Council 18 July, as he called on peace and security actors to play their
  • 29 Jul 2020- 06:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom New  research from three universities in London reveals that microplastics are present in high quantities across the tidal Thames River in London and are being ingested by the river’s wildlife. While pollution from trace metals
  • 22 Jul 2020- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has described progress in talks with Egypt and Sudan on the contentious Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Blue Nile, declaring a new “major common understanding which paves the way for
  • 20 Jul 2020- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China President Xi Jinping has urged local governments and communist party members to take responsibility in flood-triggered disaster prevention and relief work as large parts of China struggle with disastrous seasonal flooding. Xi made
  • 20 Jul 2020- 08:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico This news article was updated 22 July The head of the United States section of the International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) issued a formal statement, 9 July, that Mexico is in violation of the 1944 Water Treaty between
  • 9 Jul 2020- 07:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS OR, United States A new partnership between the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA) and The Resilience Shift aims to boost global efforts to accelerate a shift to more resilient infrastructure. The alliance will build on the partners’

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