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  • 14 Apr 2008- 23:52 by Local Press Report BAKU, Azerbaijan Trend News (Azerbaijan)- Destruction of natural resources in the disputed territory ofNagorno Karabakh has had an effect on the environment in neighboring countries, according to UN Resident Coordinator in Azerbaijan Bruno Pueza. "As a
  • 14 Apr 2008- 21:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India, BANGALORE- Rising seas and water shortages due to global warming could displace 125 million people living along the coasts of India and Bangladesh by the end of the century, according to an international environmental group. The
  • 14 Apr 2008- 21:37 by Local Press Report TOKYO, Japan Tech On! (Japan) — The ballast water treatment developed by Hitachi Plant Technologies, Ltd. and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. has secured basic approval from the International Maritime Organization, the companies announced. They aim to get
  • 7 Apr 2008- 21:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent India, BANGALORE — The Tamil Nadu government has shelved the controversial Hogenakkal drinking water project in anticipation of the upcoming senate elections in Karnataka state next month. The opposition in Karnataka has called off its planned state-wide
  • 7 Apr 2008- 21:37 by Local Press Report Malaysia, KUALA LUMPUR New Straits Times Online (Malaysia) — Malaysians should not take their country's water resources for granted, Regent of Perak Raja Dr. Nazrin Shah cautioned. "We take it for granted that when we turn on the tap, water will
  • 7 Apr 2008- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YEMEN, SANAA- Poor water resources management, particularly with regard to irrigation practices, is hampering Yemen's ability to resolve its water shortages, according to Water and Environment Minister Abdul-Rahman Al-Eryani In an interview with the
  • 7 Apr 2008- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABIDJAN, Cote d'lvoire — A new water tower under construction in the Ivoirian economic capital Abidjan will become operational in June this year to solve the continuous problems of water scarcity in that city, Ivoirian Minister of Economic
  • 7 Apr 2008- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia — Liberia has inaugurated its first water quality testing center since the start of the country's 14-year civil conflict that ended in 2003. The water quality testing center is being operated by the government's Environmental
  • 31 Mar 2008- 23:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania- More than half of the total 1,300 water treatment facilities Water in Macedonia by the Numbers 93% of the population in Macedonia has access to safe water. 63% have indoor plumbing. 96.7% of the urban population has access to safe
  • 31 Mar 2008- 23:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states — The World Bank last week announced an additional $15 million USD financing credit for Azerbaijan's Rural Investment Project, which aims to improve living standards and infrastructure services for rural communities.
  • 31 Mar 2008- 23:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania — State-owned Hidroelectrica, the commercial company in charge of generating and selling hydropower, raw water supply and water management services, posted $51.5 million USD in net profits in 2007, twice what it made in 2006. &quot
  • 31 Mar 2008- 21:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India — India plans to pump more funds into the country's irrigation sector, a move that will be crucial for sustaining the agro-economy, which provides direct livelihood to two-thirds of the population. The country's annual budget
  • 31 Mar 2008- 21:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PETALING JAYA, Malaysia — Recent developments in the water industry in Selangor indicate increased regulatory risk that could put a dent in the previously strong cash-flow generation capacity for water concession holders, the Malaysian Rating
  • 31 Mar 2008- 21:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Construction of India's new dams, especially the Baglihar, Kishan, Ganga and Wullar projects around the Indus river system, are creating potential water shortages for Pakistan, according to Indus Water Commissioner Syed Jamait
  • 31 Mar 2008- 21:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent vientiane, laos — The prime ministers of China, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar, as well as representatives of the Asian Development Bank, gathered in the Laotian capital Monday for the third Greater Mekong Subregion Summit. The summit

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