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  1. Myanmar: Jade Mining Slag Heap Collapse Kills More Than 160

    9 Jul 2020- 08:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar At least 162 people died 2 July after heavy rains caused a landslide at a jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar, close to the Chinese border. About 30 meters of waste soil collapsed into a lake ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/09/2020 - 08:13

  2. Myanmar Province Plans Privatization Of Water Distribution

    7 Sep 2019- 05:29 by Local Press Report YANGON Xinhuanet Myanmar's Yangon municipal authorities have planned to privatize water distribution as part of its efforts to deal with water pipe leakage, water losses and staff shortage, according to the Yan ...

    Local Press Report - 09/07/2019 - 05:29

  3. Further Manila Water Expansion in Southeast Asia

    4 Jun 2018- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The President of Manila Water last week announced the company's intention to grow its portfolio in Southeast Asia to 10 Percent of total revenue from the current 5 to 6 Percent (ABS-CBN ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  4. Myanmar Targets Toxic Bottled Water

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report YANGON Bangkok Post The Food and Drug Administration is once again taking aim at toxic drinking water, attempting to stop bacteria-laden and unregistered bottles from proliferating in the markets. Corporate Risk Po ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  5. Myanmar Suspends Two Tin Mines

    22 Jul 2016- 09:38 by Local Press Report TANINTHARYI Myanmar Times State-run No 2 Mining Enterprise ordered Thailand’s Myanmar Pongpipat Company, which operates Heinda tin ore mining project, and Eastern Mining Company, which runs Bawapin mine, have been ...

    Local Press Report - 07/22/2016 - 09:38

  6. Drought, Saline Intrusion Threaten Vietnam’s Economy

    29 Mar 2016- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam Vietnam’s economy has been hard hit by drought and saline intrusion, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat told a cabinet meeting on March 26th. The country’s economic growt ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/29/2016 - 10:19

  7. China Seeks to Revive Myitsone Dam Project: Ambassador

    7 Mar 2016- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YANGON, Myanmar China plans to hold negotiations with the new government in Myanmar in order to rescue the controversial $3.6 billion USD Myitsone Dam project, located at the confluence of the Mali and N’mai ri ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/07/2016 - 11:16

  8. Civil Society Groups Want US, ASEAN to Take Up Issue of Laos’ Don Sahong Dam

    9 Feb 2016- 11:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia Environmental and civil society groups in the lower Mekong region are calling on the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to address Laos’ Don Sahong hydropower project ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/09/2016 - 11:51

  9. Thailand to Divert Water From Border Rivers to Combat Drought

    13 Jan 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand The Thai government is considering diverting water from rivers located along the country’s borders as part of its effort to combat the effects of ongoing drought. Speaking after a meeting of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2016 - 10:01

  10. COP21’s “Resilience Day” Sees Launch of Paris Pact, #ClimateIsWater Initiative

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The third day of the COP21 climate talks in Paris on December 2nd, designated “Resilience Day,” saw a number of initiatives launched under the Lima to Paris Action Agenda (LPAA). The LPAA seeks to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:15

  11. Report Finds Those Displaced by Myanmar’s Upper Paunglaung Dam Face Increased Poverty, Food and Water Insecurity

    8 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YANGON, Myanmar The people displaced to make way for Myanmar’s 140-megawatt Upper Paunglaung Dam on the Paunglaung River have experienced an increase in poverty, as well as food security issues, water shortages ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/08/2015 - 10:02

  12. Australian Firm Criticized Over Myanmar Dam

    28 Jul 2015- 09:42 by Local Press Report YANGON Daily Telegraph Australia's Snowy Mountains Engineering Corp (SMEC) is facing mounting criticism over its role in a 7000 megawatt hydropower project in Myanmar. SMEC is undertaking environmental and soc ...

    Local Press Report - 07/28/2015 - 09:42

  13. Manila Water Looking to Expand Its Business

    9 Apr 2015- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Manila Water Company Inc., the drinking water concessionaire for Manila’s East Zone, is looking to expand beyond its usual area of operations with projects throughout the Philippines as well ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/09/2015 - 10:12

  14. WRI Launches Global Flood Risk Assessment Tool

    10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Washington-based global research organization the World Resources Institute (WRI), in partnership with four Dutch research organizations, last week launched a new global water ris ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2015 - 11:03

  15. 40 Percent of Mekong Delta Could Be Lost to Rising Sea Levels, Dams

    4 Feb 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam Some 40 percent of the Mekong Delta could be lost over the next 100 years because of rising sea levels, and those losses could be even higher if riparian countries continue to build da ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/04/2015 - 10:05