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  1. Lower Mekong Countries Launch New Initiative for Security, Sustainability

    11 Aug 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar During a meeting in Myanmar on August 9th, foreign ministers of the Lower Mekong Iitiative (LMI) countries-- Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam-- announced the formation of a ne ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/11/2014 - 10:24

  2. More Laws Needed to Reduce Risks From Natural Disasters: Report

    30 Jun 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland A new joint report from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Societies (IFRC) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has underlined the need for more legislation to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/30/2014 - 10:05

  3. Lower Mekong Ministers Endorse Development Pillars, Projects

    3 Jul 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei Foreign ministers from the Lower Mekong nations endorsed six development and policy pillars, as well as new plans and project, during the 6th Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial meet ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/03/2013 - 10:04

  4. Asia-Pacific Region Lacks Water Security: ADB

    A new joint study by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Asia-Pacific Water Forum (APWF) warns that over 75 percent of the countries in the Asia-Pacific region have a serious lack of water security, with many facing an imminent crisis unless steps ar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13

  5. $38 Million Pledged to UNICEF

    8 Feb 2013- 08:48 by Local Press Report new yorK UNICEF UNICEF welcomed core contributions from Member States at the annual pledging event held on the third day of the first regular session of the Executive Board. Some $38 million USD was pledged during t ...

    Local Press Report - 02/08/2013 - 10:31

  6. Philippines Tenders Angat Dam Rehab to Manage Earthquake Threat

    The Philippines’ Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS), the government agency that oversees the water system for the capital and surrounding areas, is preparing to hold a competitive tender for the $130 million USD contract to rehabilitate An ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:36

  7. Concord Enviro Systems to Raise $100 Million USD Through Equity Stake Sale

    Mumbai-based wastewater treatment company Concord Enviro Systems plans to raise $100 million USD through divestment of a significant equity stake to overseas investors. The divestment deal would be one of the largest in the Indian wastewater sector in rec ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 11:16