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  • 11 Oct 2019- 09:10 by Local Press Report CAIRO Zawya The Egyptian government has started implementing a plan for water conservation at a value of EGP 900 million, according to  the country’s prime minister Mostafa Madbouly. The plan includes shifting to modern irrigation systems, treating
  • 11 Oct 2019- 09:04 by Local Press Report MANILA ABS-CBN News Manila Water and Maynilad are prohibited from passing on to consumers any financial penalties imposed by courts as stipulated in their concession agreements, a regulator said Friday. The Supreme Court earlier imposed a P921.5 million fine
  • 10 Oct 2019- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Mara Tignino of Geneva Water Hubspeaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” video interview. The subject is the "Geneva List" of legal principles on protection of water
  • 9 Oct 2019- 10:34 by Local Press Report KOTA KINABALU Malay Mail The High Court here has declared the political appointment of Datuk Amarjit Singh as Sabah Water Department director in August last year to be unlawful. High Court judge Ravinthran Paramaguru said the appointment contravened Section 3
  • 9 Oct 2019- 08:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal   OOSKAnews' Special Youth Correspondent in Nepal, 19 year-old Warren Sangay, has contribute this article with accompanying photography on young peoples' climate change protests in Kathmandu. On 20 September, young Nepalese
  • 9 Oct 2019- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG, China New analysis of China's Yangtze River basin indicates that six of the eleven provinces on the Yangtze River economic belt are water stressed. Representing about one-third of all the water flowing through Chinese rivers, the Yangtze
  • 6 Oct 2019- 08:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN FRANCISCO CA, United States In an apparent distraction ploy to increase political pressure on the water-stressed state of California, the US Environment Protection Agency (USEPA) has issued a formal notice accusing the city of San Francisco of a
  • 6 Oct 2019- 09:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States UNEP (the United Nations Environment Program) has released a report “ Safe Climate ” which concludes that climate change and its impacts threaten a broad range of human rights and, as a result, states and private actors have
  • 3 Oct 2019- 05:04 by TWD Staff Kathmandu, Nepal Sundeep Waslekar, President of Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” video interview. Strategic Foresight Group is a think-tank based in India that advises governments and
  • 2 Oct 2019- 11:01 by Local Press Report JIANGSU South China Morning Post A Jiangsu chemical plant has been fined 20 million yuan (US$2.88 million) for dumping almost 2,700 tonnes of liquid acid waste into the Grand Canal, causing environmental damage “beyond measure”, according to a local court
  • 29 Sep 2019- 05:30 by OOSKAnews Info ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates UAE utility Utico has indicated that it would support an extension of the current court-ordered debt moratorium on financially-stressed environment sevices company Hyflux Ltd (Singapore). “We remain committed to Hyflux along with
  • 29 Sep 2019- 05:09 by TWD Staff BANGALORE, India A coalition of environmental actvists in India has sent an open letter to actor Leonardo DiCaprio describing his support for the Isha Foundation’s “Cauvery Calling” tree-planting campaign as poorly advised. The letter outlines negative impacts on
  • 28 Sep 2019- 04:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States A 26 September letter  from the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to the Governor of California cites the agency’s concerns with the state’s slack enforcement of the US's Clean Water Act and appears to blame
  • 28 Sep 2019- 03:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest columns written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, May East describes a free online education program that offers participants a
  • 25 Sep 2019- 06:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Contamination of tap water in the United States caused by arsenic, byproducts of water disinfectants, and traces of uranium and radium could result in over 100,000 cancer cases in the course of a lifetime, researchers claim.

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