Social Issues

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  • 17 Sep 2007- 23:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent dhaka, Bangladesh, Vietnam, HANOI — Bangladesh has emerged as a lucrative market for manufacturers and service providers of effluent treatment systems, as several hundred factories are now scrambling to add such systems to reduce the adverse effects of
  • 10 Sep 2007- 23:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent dhaka, Bangladesh — The Indian government is preparing to seek international funds for a river-linking project to divert vast quantities of water from three major transboundary river systems, despite widespread concern over the effects on the ecology
  • 13 Aug 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, LIBYA- In Libya, where water is almost as valuable a commodity as oil, the announcement that France will sell Libya a nuclear reactor to provide drinking water from desalinated seawater has been welcomed. The agreement, with an undisclosed