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  • 29 Oct 2018- 12:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PASIGHAT, India Students in India's northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh held a protest rally October 24 to demand a water treaty with China in response to recent geological river disasters in China which threatened flooding of downstream
  • 29 Oct 2018- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam A project of the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) and WWF, with support from HSBC, will support improvement of water and energy sustainability within the country's textile sector to reduce environmental impacts. The
  • 29 Oct 2018- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Info LILONGWE, Malawi The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has confirmed approval of a $15 Million USD grant from the African Development Fund for the Nkhata Bay Town Water Supply Project in Malawi. Nkhata Bay is a fast growing port town on Lake Malawi and is a
  • 29 Oct 2018- 10:29 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW The Conversation Bill Shorten is flagging that Labor would set up a government-backed infrastructure investment bank to promote concessional financing for nation-building projects in the Pacific. In a speech to the Lowy Institute on Monday – part
  • 29 Oct 2018- 10:29 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD BBC News Cash-poor Pakistan is crowdfunding a drive to collect almost $17bn from its citizens, officials, businesses and stars in order to build two massive dams to help counter a future water crisis. One of the dams would be among the biggest in
  • 29 Oct 2018- 10:29 by Local Press Report TRASHIGANG Kuensel Online In an effort to deliver uninterrupted, clean and safe drinking water to the town residents, works to substitute the existing water distribution network is going on in Trashigang. The dzongkhag’s four-decade-old water distribution
  • 28 Oct 2018- 06:45 by Local Press Report RAWABI Business Insider UK Palestinian-American billionaire developer Bashar al-Masri is the brains behind Rawabi, a $1.4 billion planned city of 40,000 in the West Bank, the territory home to 2.6 million Palestinians. It is the first planned city in the
  • 28 Oct 2018- 06:45 by Local Press Report TEHRAN The Guardian Five environmentalists have been charged in Iran with national security crimes punishable by death, in a development the UN environment head said was deeply troubling. The activists from the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation were
  • 28 Oct 2018- 06:45 by Local Press Report GOZO The Malta Independent The Water Services Corporation is delighted to announce that it has awarded the tender for the development of a state-of-the-art reverse osmosis in Gozo and that it has also issued another plus €10m tender to distribute new water
  • 28 Oct 2018- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced the launch of a new urban water and sanitation "activity" aimed at providing 500,000 Nigerian families in six states access to reliable supply of clean, piped
  • 28 Oct 2018- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland A Nestle facility producing Da Shan bottled water in China's Yunnan Province has achieved Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) gold-level Standard certification, the 12th of 30 such certifications the company has targeted to be
  • 25 Oct 2018- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Info Cape Town, South Africa A master’s student at South Africa’s University of Cape Town has created the world’s first bio-bricks made from human urine, deploying a process which is carbon-friendly and produces fertilizer as a by-product. In what is being described
  • 24 Oct 2018- 07:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WashINGTON, DC, United States Two weeks before the US mid-term elections, President Donald Trump's administration has taken a stand on a sensitive issue in the State of California: water allocation in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Trump went on
  • 24 Oct 2018- 06:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, UK US retail giant Target, and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, have officially joined a multi-stakeholder initiative to help food and beverage companies advance
  • 1 Nov 2018- 12:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden On the first anniversary of publication of the Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace Report “A Matter of Survival”, OOSKAnews caught up with François Munger, Director of the Geneva Water Hub, which acts as Secretariat to the Panel.

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