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  1. China Announces Water Use Efficiency Improvements

    9 Sep 2019- 05:36 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhuanet China's total annual water use is around 600 billion cubic meters, and water use efficiency has been improving, said an official. Wei Shanzhong, vice minister of the Ministry of Water Resource ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2019 - 05:36

  2. New China Fund Will Support Repair Of Water Conservancy Facilities

    9 Sep 2019- 05:41 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhuanet China has allocated 2.31 billion yuan (325.99 million U.S. dollars) so far this year to help repair water conservancy facilities damaged by floods and earthquakes, the Ministry of Water Resources ( ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2019 - 05:44

  3. Hong Kong Protests: Did China Really Just Promote The Idea Of Cutting Off Water Resources?

    7 Sep 2019- 05:39 by Local Press Report HONG KONG China Digital Times In an interview with the People’s Daily’s Xiakedao program last week, Zheng Yongnian, former director of the East Asian Institute at the National University of Singapore, joked about cu ...

    Local Press Report - 09/07/2019 - 05:39

  4. Still No Japan Plan For Fukushima Water Disposal

    7 Sep 2019- 08:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The government of Japan has told diplomats that it is still considering options for handling contaminated toxic radioactive water stored as part of contamination management measures following damag ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2019 - 08:36

  5. China Rare Earth Extractor Continues To Breach Environment Regulations

    20 Aug 2019- 04:14 by OOSKAnews Info SHANGHAI, China Ganxian Hongjin Rare Earth, a subsidiary of China's state-owned Minmetals continues to violate environmental protection laws and has not corrected a number of pollution offenses, despite several wa ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/20/2019 - 04:14

  6. MWSS Board Member Claims No Knowledge Of Controversial Kaliwa Dam

    13 Aug 2019- 07:21 by OOSKAnews Info MANILA, Philippines A newly appointed member of the Manila, Philipines, Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS), has claimed that he has no personal knowledge of the high-profile and controversial Kaliwa Dam ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/13/2019 - 07:21

  7. Typhoon Lekima Causes Multiple Deaths, Human Displacement In China

    13 Aug 2019- 07:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The death tool attributed to Typhoon Lekima in Eastern China has risen to 49 with 21 reported missing as of August 12. More than a million residents have been displaced, and 2 million suffered p ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/13/2019 - 07:07

  8. US Secretary Of State Wades Into Mekong

    4 Aug 2019- 09:59 by TWD Staff PHNOM PENH, Cambodia US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has criticized China's dam-building programme on the Mekong River, saying that construction has left the crucial waterway at its lowest level in a decade in Southea ...

    TWD Staff - 08/27/2019 - 09:06

  9. China: Party Chief Urges Enforcement Of Water Pollution Controls

    30 Jul 2019- 11:02 by Local Press Report BEIJING XinhuaNet Wang Chen, vice chairman of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, on Monday called for thorough law enforcement to protect water resources. Through the inspection, relevant ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2019 - 11:02

  10. Thailand Authorities Address Historically Low Mekong Water Levels

    22 Jul 2019- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand's Office of National Water Resources (ONWR) has admitted that the Thai government can not directly mitigate the recent drop in Mekong River water levels, but looked to the resum ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2019 - 07:19

  11. China Golf's A Bogie

    16 Jul 2019- 15:23 by OOSKAnews Info BEIJING, China China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has declared its 8-year moratorium on new golf courses a success. The NDRC adopted a “zero tolerance” approach in banning new golf courses in 201 ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/16/2019 - 15:23

  12. UNFAO: Conflict And Climate Conditions Continue To Exacerbate Food Insecurity

    13 Jul 2019- 07:46 by TWD Staff ROME, Italy Variable climate conditions and persistent conflicts contine to cause high levels of food insecurity in 41 countries, with 31 of these in Africa, UNFAO has reported. The Crop Prospects and Food Situation report ...

    TWD Staff - 08/26/2019 - 10:36

  13. Robust Mussels Bust Rust

    12 Jul 2019- 10:56 by Local Press Report GUANGZHOU XINHUANET Mussels, maritime creatures adhering to rocks and boat hulls, can inspire engineering innovations that help ensure blood transfusion safety, purify water and clean up oil spills, according to re ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2019 - 10:56

  14. South China Authorities Tackle Heavy Rains

    12 Jul 2019- 10:51 by Local Press Report BEIJING China.org About 1.63 million residents have been affected by heavy downpours and floods in South China, with about 77,000 resettled after the latest rainfalls, according to the Ministry of Emergency Managem ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2019 - 10:51

  15. 50-year Mapping Project Charts China Surface Water Use

    9 Jul 2019- 08:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Chinese researchers have tracked water use over a 50 year period, mapping water scarcity; the ratio of water use to availability (WTA) and per capita water availability. Results indicate a rapid ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/09/2019 - 08:29

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