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  • 23 Jan 2020 - 06:49 - KAMPALA - Local Press Report

    Water samples collected from three separate locations around the lake show it contains high levels of lead, arsenic, aluminum, and phosphorus, which are not good for human life when consumed in cer

  • 22 Jan 2020 - 10:30 - N'DJAMENA, Chad - Staff - Water Diplomat

    The government of Chad and European Union partners have signed an agreement for a water improvement project with an estimated value of $60 Million USD for the capital city of N’Djamena.

  • 22 Jan 2020 - 10:44 - GENEVA, Switzerland - Staff - Water Diplomat

    The year 2019 was the second warmest on record and the average temperatures for the past 5 years and the past 10 years have been the highest on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Each decade since 1980 has been warmer than the previous one and this trend is expected to continue given record levels of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Effects include unexpected weather patterns including severe droughts and outbreaks of waterborne disease.

  • 22 Jan 2020 - 06:41 - SINGAPORE, Singapore - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Over 400 investors in troubled Singapore environmental services company Hyflux attended "town hall meetings" 20 January to hear from "white knight" investor Utico about proposed company restructure.

    Further OOSKAnews coverage of Hyflux (approx 100 articles)

  • 22 Jan 2020 - 06:19 - GORELOVKA - Local Press Report

    Residents of Gorelovka village of Georgia’s Ninotsminda region have closed the interstate border leading to the border with Armenia as a sign of protest.

  • 22 Jan 2020 - 06:22 - BERLIN - Local Press Report

    Around 250 Germans on Saturday protested on the outskirts of Berlin where U.S. electric automaker Tesla is planning to build a gigafactory, saying its construction will endanger water supply and wildlife in the area.

  • 22 Jan 2020 - 06:23 - HOBART - Local Press Report

    Water restrictions in Tasmania have been extended to include most of the state for the first time, after three years of dry conditions and low rainfall.

  • 22 Jan 2020 - 06:23 - HONG KONG - Local Press Report

    China Water Environment Group Ltd., backed by the nation’s state-owned investment holding company, is considering an initial public offering in Hong Kong that could raise more than $500 million, ac

  • 22 Jan 2020 - 06:18 - BELGRADE - Local Press Report

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure, Zorana Mihajlovic, the Director of Representative Office of China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) in Serbi

  • 22 Jan 2020 - 06:21 - KYIV - Local Press Report

    The Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO) will provide Ukrainian municipalities with loan financing of EUR 12 million to modernize water supply facilities, increase their energy efficiency

  • 21 Jan 2020 - 08:24 - BRASILIA, Brazil - Staff - Water Diplomat

    This article was updated 22 January.

    Sixteen executives were charged with homicide and environmental crimes 21 January by Brazilian prosecutors a year after the Brumadinho dam disaster that killed up to 300 people. They include Fabio Schvartsman, former head of mine operator Vale SA, ten others from Vale and five from the company’s German safety auditor TUV Sud. The companies themselves also will face charges of environmental crimes.

    Further OOSKAnews coverage of the Brumadinho disaster (14 Articles)

  • 21 Jan 2020 - 07:34 - HANOVER NH - Local Press Report

    Climate projections suggest that, by the end of the century, the amount of rain in the Upper Nile basin could increase by up to 20%.

  • 21 Jan 2020 - 07:35 - DELFT - Local Press Report

    The independence of Central Asian republics in 1991 had many consequences for water arrangements at transboundary, national and local levels.

  • 21 Jan 2020 - 07:35 - Beijing - Local Press Report

    The water quality of the Yangtze River, China's longest waterway, continued to improve last year, official sources said Friday.

  • 21 Jan 2020 - 07:36 - BEIJING - Local Press Report

    China will impose more curbs on agriculture and widen restrictions on industrial development in the next five years in a bid to protect scarce, already contaminated water supplies from further poll

  • 21 Jan 2020 - 07:31 - AUCKLAND - Local Press Report

    Ioane Teitiota had claimed his right to life was infringed by New Zealand authorities deporting him.

  • 21 Jan 2020 - 07:32 - SOUTH BEND IN - Local Press Report

    Climate chaos is a threat multiplier: as drought becomes more common, so will war. But a new study shows that may not be quite right.

  • 21 Jan 2020 - 07:58 - BRUSSELS, Belgium - Staff - Water Diplomat

    The European Commission has announced a $25 Million USD aid package for southern Africa to support Zimbabwe, Zambia, Madagascar, Lesotho and Eswatini in the wake of the harshest drought in decades.

  • 18 Jan 2020 - 09:35 - RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Rio de Janeiro's State Water and Sewerage Company (CEDAE) has issued a statement that “all tests conducted show that the water is within the parameters required by the Ministry of Health, and proper for the consumption", following complaints about water quality and a run on bottled-water.

  • 18 Jan 2020 - 08:46 - SINGAPORE, Singapore - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Utico FZC has announced stakeholder meetings for Hyflux’s unsecured creditors and preference shareholders to take place in Singapore 20 January. UAE utility Utico is the "white-knight" investor which has long been seen as being in pole position to rescue troubled Singapore environmental services company Hyflux. 

    The meetings have been scheduled to answer stakeholder concerns that have arisen as the consequence of some late interest in Hyflux coming from SIngapore-registerd company Aqua Munda in December. Aqua Munda has made an offer of a discount of 85 percent on the face value of the debt that expires at 5 PM (local time) 23 January.

    Further OOSKAnews coverage of Hyflux (100-plus articles)


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