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  • 8 Oct 2018- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent INCHEON, South Korea On October 6, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued its “Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 degrees C”. The report   to assess the differences between allowing temperatures to rise towards 2 degrees C above
  • 22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report SEOUL The Korea Times Coway, South Korea's leading water purifier maker, said on Tuesday its chief executive offered to step down to take responsibility for selling defective products that caused a series of class action lawsuits.  Corporate Risk Health
  • 31 Aug 2016- 17:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockhholm’s annual World Water Week gave OOSKAnews an opportunity to catch up with Benedito Braga, President of the World Water Council. OOSKAnews: Ben, very nice to meet you again; please share with OOSKAnews readers how your week
  • 4 Aug 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil The 8th World Water Forum, which will be held in Brazil in 2018, will take on climate change and other key issues including trans-boundary river basin management; dams and reservoirs; financing; universal access to safe drinking water
  • 27 Aug 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru It will cost $1 billion USD over the next five years to clean up and restore the Rimac River, according to the head of Peru’s National Water Authority (ANA). The Rimac, one of three major river basins that provide water supply to the capital,
  • 21 May 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Korea Water Resources Corp. (K-Water) and the Philippines’ San Miguel Corp. (SMC) will sign a joint venture agreement this month to operate and maintain the 218-megawatt Angat hydropower plant in Bulacan. The sale of the facility
  • 16 Apr 2015- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GYEONGJU, South Korea Legislators from 30 countries on April 15th agreed to cooperate to resolve water problems throughout the world. The agreement was reached at the Conference of Parliamentarians for Water, held as part of the 7th World Water Forum,
  • 13 Apr 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAEGU, South Korea The 7th World Water Forum opened in the South Korean cities of Daegu and Gyeongju on April 12th with a call by Korean President Park Geun-hye to "move forward to an era of peace and cooperation by settling water-connected
  • 6 Apr 2015- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Korea Water Resources Corp (K-Water) will begin rehabilitation work on the Philippines' Angat Dam in June, the Philippine Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) said this week. The dam supplies nearly all the
  • 20 Jan 2015- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea Oriental Brewery, South Korea’s largest beer company, has been using water for free for more than 35 years at one of its facilities due to accounting errors made by the Gyeonggi Provincial Office and the Yeoju City Office, according
  • 3 Nov 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Philippines’ Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp (PSALM) last week finalized the sale of the 218-megawatt Angat Hydroelectric Power plan in Bulacan to the Korea Water Resources Corp. (K-Water). With completion of
  • 20 Oct 2014- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom The XVth World Water Congress of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) will meet in Edinburgh, Scotland, on May 25-29, 2015. OOSKAnews caught up last week with IWRA President Prof. Dogan Altinbilek to
  • 12 Jun 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand South Korea’s state-controlled Korea Water Resources Corp. (K-water) this week expressed concern about the fate of its $6.1 billion USD worth of water management projects in Thailand, after the new National Council for Peace and Order
  • 20 Jan 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG The US government is considering partnering with the Chinese state companies that are expected to win the contracts to construct the controversial $12 billion USD Inga III dam project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, according to a
  • 14 Jan 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao this week urged China to learn from Japan’s efforts to clean up its once heavily polluted environment. “The area of environment is a good area of cooperation between these two countries,”

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