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  • 16 May 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE In a forum at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore earlier this month, Kwanten Polytechnic University Professor Ross Pink offered his insights on key water issues in India and China, as well as other countries in Asia, and
  • 12 Jan 2015- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Tibetan Plateau, where temperatures have increased twice as fast as most other places on earth over the past 50 years, will continue to feel the effects of global warming, and could see another 30 percent loss in glacier mass over the
  • 15 Dec 2008- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China T he specter of a serious stand-off is looming between India and China over a Chinese proposal to divert the waters of Brahmaputra, a river which originates in Tibet, to its water-scarce Experts warn that China's ambitious diversion
  • 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