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  • 24 Sep 2019- 01:58 by Staff- Water Diplomat KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia The Malaysian government is finalizing a revised raw water selling price and expects to be propose this to Singapore in the near future. Changes to the 1962 Johor River Water Agreement which governs water supply essential to
  • 14 Aug 2019- 09:24 by Staff- Water Diplomat KYIV, Ukraine Efforts by leadership of the Russia-occupied Crimea region of Ukraine to access waters of the Dnieper River have been met with short shrift by the government of Ukraine. Deputy Chairman of the Crimean Council of Ministers Georgy Muradov said
  • 1 May 2019- 07:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States After five years of conflict over 3.5 million people in eastern Ukraine are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance and protection, the United Nations Security Council was told last week.  UN Assistant Secretary-General for
  • 4 Apr 2019- 12:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Malaysia has commissioned a study, to be completed within 30 days, to examine withdrawing from the 1962 Malaysia-Singapore water sharing agreement. Together with the state government, Malaysia's National Water Services
  • 12 Mar 2019- 08:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia The Johor branch of the Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM, Malaysia United Indigenous Party), has appealed to Singaporeans to urge their government to review the existing water agreement between Malaysia and Singapore. "I
  • 15 Jan 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Three water workers in Donetsk, Ukraine, were injured by gunfire January 10, bringing the total to eleven in the past nine months. The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Ukraine, Osnat Lubrani condemned the attack on workers of
  • 19 Aug 2018- 08:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Malaysia Deputy Prime Minister Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has downplayed recent remarks by the country's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad which indicated an escalation of tensions with neighbouuring Singapore over a lonstanding
  • 23 Jul 2018- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Concern is mounting in Ukraine about radioactive contamination of fresh water caused by flooding of mines in the Russia-occupied east of the country. Ambassador Ihor Prokopchuk, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the International
  • 10 Nov 2016- 13:14 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR The Rakyat Post A water management department specially for Kuala Lumpur to manage water supply for the consumption of households and industries will be set up under the Water Bill which is expected to be tabled in Parliament in March 2017
  • 11 Jul 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ongoing shelling in the Horlivka region of eastern Ukraine has seriously damaged water infrastructure, impacting more than 2 million people in both Ukrainian government-controlled and breakaway areas, the International Committee of the Red
  • 17 Jun 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Security, water supply, and railway issues were the main topics addressed during the latest round of subgroup-level talks in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, involving representatives of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in
  • 1 Jun 2016- 08:23 by Local Press Report KYIV Interfax Ukraine The Supreme Court of Ukraine has argued that the formation of the National Commission for Energy, Housing and Utilities Services Regulation by the Ukrainian president is unconstitutional. The court filed relevant application to the
  • 18 May 2016- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia The Malaysian federal government is seeking to play a greater role in water management, as many parts of the country struggle with dwindling supply due to the El Niño weather phenomenon, Energy, Green Technology, and Water
  • 14 Apr 2016- 11:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The European Union and the German government this week announced that they are providing a long-term concessional loan to municipal water utility Chernivtsivodokanal for a project to renovate the drinking water system in Chernivtsi,
  • 14 Apr 2016- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Worsening violence in eastern Ukraine has left many people living close to the front line of the conflict dependent on humanitarian aid, relief group the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said this week. "Many people in

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