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  • 1 Nov 2016 - 07:27 - HANOI, Vietnam - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Company has fixed 45 of the 53 problems at its facility in Vietnam’s Ha Tinh province, but concerns remain about its coke-quenching technology and the undersea wastewater discharge system.

  • 1 Nov 2016 - 07:27 - KADUNA, Nigeria - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    State and local governments in Nigeria must not shirk their responsibility to provide access to potable water for their citizens, federal Minister of Water Resources Suleiman H. Adamu has said.

  • 1 Nov 2016 - 07:27 - SIMFEROPOL, Crimea - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Fish vendors demonstrated last week against water cuts that led to the closure of the central market in the Crimean city of Simferopol and put their livelihoods at risk.

  • 1 Nov 2016 - 07:27 - KATHMANDU, Nepal - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Following completion of the 6 month project to drain Nepal’s Lake Imja, Top Khatri, the project's manager with the country’s Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has said that the process will n

  • 31 Oct 2016 - 09:21 - AMMAN, Jordan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The winning bid for the first phase of the $400 million USD Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project will be announced in early November, a Jordanian government official said last week.

  • 31 Oct 2016 - 09:21 - DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Tajikistan on October 29th started construction of the controversial $3.9 billion USD Rogun hydropower dam on the Vakhsh River.

  • 31 Oct 2016 - 09:21 - BUCHAREST Romania - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Romania faces up to $38 billion USD in potential fines from the European Commission due to multiple delays in implementing water and sewage projects, according to parliament deputy Attila Cseke.

  • 31 Oct 2016 - 09:21 - WINDHOEK, Namibia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Namibian government has secured $21.6 million USD to provide food and water supplies to drought-hit communities in the country -- only half the amount needed to mitigate the severe drought’s effects, Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila said last week.

  • 31 Oct 2016 - 09:21 - ABUJA, NIGERIA - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Nigeria National Assembly committee on Water Resources has stressed the need for quick passage of the national water resource bill currently before the assembl

  • 27 Oct 2016 - 10:53 - WINDHOEK, Namibia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Residents in the Namibian capital, Windhoek, did not do enough to curb water use in October, city officials warned last week.

  • 27 Oct 2016 - 10:53 - BEIJING, China - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    China aims to create its "strictest environmental protection system" by 2030 to oversee construction, noise and atmospheric pollution, soil and water quality and the rural environment, the country's State Council said this week.

  • 27 Oct 2016 - 10:53 - DNIPROPETROVSK, Ukraine - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Dnipropetrovsk regional administration in eastern Ukraine expects to receive $46.3 million USD in European Investment Bank (EIB) funds for reconstruction of 50 infrastructure facilities.

  • 27 Oct 2016 - 10:53 - SEVASTOPOL, Crimea - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Planned construction of a reservoir in the Sevastopol area could cause serious environmental damage in Crimea, Crimean Deputy Prime Minister Oleg Kazurin said during a recent working meeting.

  • 27 Oct 2016 - 10:53 - TOKYO, Japan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The cost of cleaning up the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant could increase from $766 million USD annually to several billion dollars a year, Japan's industry ministry said this week.

  • 25 Oct 2016 - 12:29 - HARARE, Zimbabwe - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Zimbabwe government said this week that erratic water supply poses serious problems with water borne disease outbreaks.

  • 25 Oct 2016 - 12:29 - AMMAN, Jordan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Jordan and the United States on October 23rd signed four grant agreements totaling $786.8 million USD to support the Red-Dead Canal project and to help the kingdom deal with the Syrian refugee crisis.

  • 25 Oct 2016 - 12:29 - PLOIEȘTI, Romania - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The commune of Ariceştii Rahtivani, in Romania’s Prahova County, has spent almost $100,000 USD to rehabilitate 20 public fountains whose water is known to be undrinkable.

  • 25 Oct 2016 - 12:29 - KABUL, Afghanistan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A new United Nations (UN) report has called for more effective and transparent means of resolving agriculture-related water disputes in Afghanistan.

  • 25 Oct 2016 - 11:41 - Edinburgh, Scotland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) has convened the first AWS Global Water Stewardship Forum, bringing together water stewardship practitioners and promoters from around the world.

  • 24 Oct 2016 - 07:03 - SANA'A, Yemen - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The government of Yemen announced October 23rd that nine people have died of cholera in Aden, and ten others in the city have been diagnosed with the disease.


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