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  • 14 Oct 2020- 09:12 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Business Times Beleagured Hyflux has received a formal expression of interest from an American fund manager to invest at least S$204.78 million. The water treatment company said this in a regulatory filing two days before the High Court hears the
  • 13 Oct 2020- 08:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States In a post-hospitalisation interview with right-wing media outlet Fox News, US President Donald Trump has ridiculed California Democrats for conservation policies that protect the endangered Delta smelt. This old campaign
  • 12 Oct 2020- 09:16 by Local Press Report LILONGWE Nyasa Times European Investment Bank (EIB) which is financing a new water treatment plant for Lilongwe Water Board (LWB) has written the Ministry of Finance querying the recruitment of Godfrey Itaye as the board chief executive officer (CEO) despite
  • 12 Oct 2020- 09:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, United Kingdom The Water Industry Commission for Scotland (WICS) has published a draft plan for 2021-2027, designed to enable Scottish Water to meet the challenges of maintaining high-quality customer services while tackling the impacts of
  • 7 Oct 2020- 09:39 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Republic World An anti-corruption court on Monday charged former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari in two graft cases, a week after he was indicted in a major money laundering case. In the Thatta water supply case, a private contractor was
  • 7 Oct 2020- 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Juba, South Sudan The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is seeking to raise $58 Million USD in additional aid to meet the crisis brought on in South Sudan due to crop infestation by locusts, the COVID-19 health crisis, and loss of crops and
  • 6 Oct 2020- 07:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Geneva, Switzerland With climate change worsening the world’s water crises, new forward-looking scenarios produced by international conservation and environmental organization WWF estimate that almost half of global GDP could come from areas facing high
  • 8 Oct 2020- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the United States mishandled distribution of aid, including water, in Puerto Rico after two devastating 2017 hurricanes, the country's Department of Homeland Security’s
  • 1 Oct 2020- 09:24 by Staff- Water Diplomat THE HAGUE, Netherlands The latest in a series of guest columns written for OOSKAnews and The Water Diplomat by participants in different parts of the international water community.  In this article, Tobias Schmitz discusses human rights, water security and
  • 29 Sep 2020- 07:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has announced the launch of data observatories to collect and disseminate crucial, timely information that will advance the development of infrastructure projects in Latin America and
  • 23 Sep 2020- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHICAGO IL, United States Nasdaq and derivatives marketplace CME Group have announced plans for a new futures contract on the Nasdaq Veles California Water Index. Futures markets help create forward curves so water users can hedge future price risk. The
  • 23 Sep 2020- 05:19 by Local Press Report WELLINGTON Green New Zealand will be the first country in the world to require the financial sector to report on climate risks, the Minister for Climate Change James Shaw announced today. The changes build on the huge progress this Government has made to
  • 23 Sep 2020- 07:42 by Staff- Water Diplomat MONTREAL, Canada The United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has launched a new “report card” which is an authoritative overview of the state of nature, marking progress made against 20 global biodiversity targets that were agreed in 2010.
  • 12 Sep 2020- 10:19 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR Channel News Asia The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has begun investigations into the Sungai Gong pollution which led to over 1.2 million users in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor facing water cuts from last Thursday (Sep 3). In a
  • 9 Sep 2020- 07:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat BOGOTA, Colombia “Without substantial investments in new and existing water infrastructure and an overhaul of the current institutional framework, the huge potential of Colombia’s water capital will continue to be wasted,” according to a new World Bank

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