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  1. Vietnamese Premier Orders Investigation Into Cause of Fish Deaths

    5 May 2016- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc this week ordered an investigation into the recent mass fish deaths off the country’s coast, which he called “the most serious environmental incident Vi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2016 - 10:36

  2. China, Japan, South Korea Agree to Work Together on Environmental Issues

    2 May 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAEGU, South Korea Environment ministers from China, Japan and South Korea this week agreed to work together to combat a range of environmental problems, including water and air pollution, climate change and lo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/02/2014 - 10:00

  3. ADB Will Not Finance Pakistan's Diamer Bhasha Dam If China Financing Compromises Environment

    4 Sep 2012- 09:33 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has told Pakistan that it will not finance Diamer Bhasha Dam if Islamabad compromises on safeguard measures and competitive bidding process while seekin ...

    Local Press Report - 05/22/2013 - 08:47

  4. China Looks to Increase Efficiency of Large-Scale Conservation, Irrigation Projects

    Agricultural projects in China that involve water conservancy measures and energy saving may see more government approvals in the second half of the year. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/20/2012 - 10:10

  5. Japan to Provide Funds for Water Project in Vietnam

    2 Aug 2011- 09:12 by Local Press Report TOKYO VNS (Vietnam) The Japanese government, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), will provide $128.9-$193.3 million USD for a water project in Vietnam. JICA will either loan or invest the fund ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:49

  6. Australia Gives ADB $23 Million USD for Water, Clean Energy

    10 May 2011- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Australian government last week approved a $23.2 million USD grant for the Asian Development Bank (ADB)-administered trust funds for water and clean energy investment initiatives in Asi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:35

  7. Mekong River Basin Could Face Shortages in Next Decade

    29 Mar 2011- 13:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Vietnam, HANOI Southeast Asia should expect greater challenges and reduced water resource quality, including water shortages along the Mekong River Basin, within the next decade, according to experts participa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 15:07

  8. Cadmium Pollution Extensive in China Rice Paddies

    22 Feb 2011- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent China, GUANGXI At least 10 percent of China’s rice may be tainted by poisonous cadmium, according to research by a team of Chinese scientists.  Passed through mine and industrial sewage, the heavy metal infilt ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 15:11

  9. Japan to Provide Financial Assistance to Vietnam for Supply Project

    10 Jan 2011- 19:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan TOKYO, Japan (OOSKAnews)-- The Japanese government announced at the end of December that it plans on providing financial assistance to Vietnam for a water supply project in Hanoi. The funds will b ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 15:17

  10. Japan to Help Vietnam With Water and Sewerage Projects

    8 Nov 2010- 19:59 by Local Press Report Vietnam, HANOI VOVNews (Vietnam) Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan confirmed that Japan will maintain its overseas development aid to Vietnam to help upgrade infrastructure and technologies, during a meeting with Vi ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 11:01

  11. Japan to Fund More Small Projects

    30 Jun 2008- 20:58 by Local Press Report Japan, HANOI Thanh Men News (Vietnam) Japan plans to fund more small-scale projects in Vietnam, including a water purification station in Ha Hoa District in Bac Giang Province, Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Mitsuo ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 09:00

  12. China: Hu Discusses Environment, Sanitation Cooperation With Japan

    12 May 2008- 22:20 by Local Press Report BEIJING, China Xinhua (China) — Chinese President Hu Jintao discussed cooperation in the fields of environmental protection and sewage disposal with his Japanese counterpart during his visit to Japan last week, acc ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 14:00

  13. China's Pollution Problems Spill Over to Fishing Industry

    17 Mar 2008- 20:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China — China's water pollution problems are posing a threat to another major sector of the country's economy, its fisheries. It is estimated that 70 percent of fisheries in the world come f ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 13:00

  14. Asia-Pacific Water Forum to Hold First Summit

    15 Oct 2007- 20:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, TOKYO, China, Japan — The first Asia-Pacific Water Summit will bring together high-level political officials to discuss water supply, sanitation, water-related disaster prevention and pollution- issue ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 13:00

  15. Factories in Bangladesh Scramble to Build Treatment Plants

    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 su ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:35