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  • 16 Jul 2019- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Lima, Peru A strike by farmers in Peru’s Islay Province continued into a second day July 16, as protests continue against Southern Copper’s $1.4 Billion USD Tia Maria mining project. Hundreds of farmers have blocked the Panamerican Highway, and local
  • 13 Jul 2019- 07:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore The June 27 deadline for financially stressed Singapore environmental services company Hyflux Ltd and its “white knight” Utico FZC (UAE) to reach an investment deal has passed, but a joint update filed with the Singapore Exchange
  • 12 Jul 2019- 10:59 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO Yahoo News Shares of Sabesp rallied to a record high after Sao Paulo State Governor Joao Doria said privatizing the water utility is still the “best option” if Brazilian lawmakers approve a bill that facilitates investment in sanitation. Doria’s
  • 12 Jul 2019- 10:57 by Local Press Report ANKARA Hurryiyet Daily News Veysel Eroğlu, Turkey's special envoy to Iraq, on July 11 chaired a meeting to discuss an action plan to solve water related issues in Iraq. "Our President wants to improve relations with Iraq. He has personally looked
  • 10 Jul 2019- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Info MONTREAL, Canada The International Secretariat for Water, in partnership with the Geneva Water Hub and the World Youth Parliament for Water, has released a call for submissions for the Youth for Water and Peace Platform. The Platform, which is a part of the Blue
  • 3 Jul 2019- 12:02 by Local Press Report CHENNAI Tamil Guardian Tamil Nadu’s High Court has ordered Chennai Commissioner of Police to permit Arappor Iyakkam, a non-profit charity, to hold protests in the city of Chennai and near Valluvarkottam June 30. Justice N Anand Venkatesh has supported the
  • 3 Jul 2019- 12:08 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI NDTV Megastar-politician Rajinikanth's younger daughter Soundarya Rajinikanth deleted a former tweet and issued a clarification after she found herself in the midst of a social media controversy as a photo of hers (now deleted) appeared to irk
  • 26 Jun 2019- 08:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore United Arab Emirates utility Utico FZC has extended its deadline to reach a binding agreement for investment to June 27, two days before the next update on restructuring of troubled Singapore water company Hyflux Ltd is due to be
  • 24 Jun 2019- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OAKLAND CA, United States A second testing within three months confirms that bottled water sold by US retail giants Whole Foods and Target contains “high levels” of arsenic according to environmental campaign group, Center for Environmental Health (CEH)
  • 23 Jun 2019- 07:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Diana Philip, Senior Research Manager for international think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) "Water Dipolmacy Talks" audio interview. This OOSKAnewscast was
  • 19 Jun 2019- 14:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Dr Danilo Turk, Chair of the Global High-Level Panel for Water and Peace (GHPLP) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” audio interview. The Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace
  • 17 Jun 2019- 09:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China’s top legislator has placed emphasis on the need for high-quality, green development in the Yangtze River Economic Belt. At a symposium dedicated to accelerating legislation to protect the Yangtze River, Li Zhanshu, chairman of the
  • 23 Jun 2019- 08:06 by Local Press Report JACKSON MS Clarion Ledger The city of Jackson has filed a lawsuit against the company hired to overhaul its water billing system. The lawsuit seeks to "recover" more than $225 Million USD from Siemens and several subcontractors. Siemens was hired
  • 11 Jun 2019- 13:15 by Local Press Report RACINE WI Journal Sentinel A state administrative law judge has ruled that the City of Racine’s plans are proper to divert millions of gallons of water from Lake Michigan for Foxconn Technology Group. The ruling by Brian K. Hayes on Friday found that Racine
  • 11 Jun 2019- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina The Supreme Court of Argentina has upheld the constitutionality of an environmental law that bans mining in glacial areas. A challenge to the law had been brought by Canada’s Barrick Gold which operates the Veladero gold mine in

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