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  1. ADB Prioritizes Water In Philippines Lending Program Plans

    26 Apr 2019- 10:03 by Local Press Report MANILA Phil Star Global Improving water supply in the country is among the priorities of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) as it ramps up lending to the Philippines under its current country operations business plan ...

    Local Press Report - 04/26/2019 - 10:03

  2. International Labor Organization And Japan Will Fund Community-based Philippines Water Supply Project

    6 Mar 2019- 10:14 by Local Press Report MANILA PTV News More households in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao will soon have access to safe and potable water through a USD2.6 million-worth project that will build a community-based water supply in th ...

    Local Press Report - 03/06/2019 - 10:14

  3. Philippines Government Urged To Secure Water Resources Ahead of El Nino

    21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report MANILA Rappler An alliance of business groups and civil society organizations called on the government to immediately ensure water security, after the state weather bureau warned that a "full-blown" El Ni ...

    Local Press Report - 02/21/2019 - 09:06

  4. GEF Funding Seeks To Address The Hidden Mercury Cost Of Gold

    20 Feb 2019- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A new $180 Million USD Global Environment Facility (GEF) program, supported by United Nations (UN) agencies is designed to cut harmful mercury emissions, associated with gold mining, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2019 - 07:30

  5. World Bank Supports Manila Water Management Projects

    6 Nov 2018- 13:17 by Local Press Report MANILA Business World The World Bank and the government are preparing a $17.3 Million USD project seeking to improve the latter’s capacity to implement water management projects. The national government will provide ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2018 - 13:17

  6. ADB Willing To Fund More Water Projects In Member Countries

    7 Oct 2018- 11:03 by Local Press Report Manila The Manila Times The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said it was willing to finance more water projects to provide safe water supplies to member-countries, similar to the Jaffna water project. Huang cited the Sr ...

    Local Press Report - 10/07/2018 - 11:03

  7. Innovations And New Technologies Will Help ADB Support Water Management In Asia

    3 Oct 2018- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines "About 300 million people in the Asia and Pacific region do not have improved access to water and 1.7 billion lack access to basic sanitation," ADB president Takehiko Nakao said Oc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/03/2018 - 10:03

  8. Manila Faces Water Shortage By 2021

    18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report MANILA PhilStar The government’s non-approval of a P13-billion water treatment plant in Laguna Lake may result in water shortage in Metro Manila by 2021. Manila Water chief operating officer Geodino Carpio said the ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2018 - 08:08

  9. ADB Approves $300 Million USD For Philippine PPPs

    20 Aug 2018- 08:50 by Local Press Report MANILA Enquirer The Asian Development Bank will extend to the Philippines a $300 million USD loan aimed at boosting private sector participation in the Duterte administration’s ambitious “Build, Build, Build” infra ...

    Local Press Report - 08/20/2018 - 08:50

  10. Philippines' Boracay Resort Island No Longer "A Cesspool"

    11 Jul 2018- 12:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Philippines' Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said last week that Boracay Island is slowly recovering, two months after its closure to tourists at the end of April as part of intensifi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/11/2018 - 12:26

  11. South Korea Wants To Cooperate With Philippines In Wastewater Treatment, Water Quality Systems

    11 Jul 2018- 13:19 by Local Press Report MANILA Water and Waste Digest Daegu City, South Korea has submitted a proposal of co-operation to the Philippines to explore advanced technology for wastewater treatment and water quality systems. The proposal invo ...

    Local Press Report - 07/11/2018 - 13:19

  12. Boracay Wetlands Residents Will Not Be Evicted Until Relocation Site Identified

    29 May 2018- 16:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Island residents in wetlands in Boracay will not be evicted unless they are provided a "decent relocation site", according to the Philippines Department of Environment and Natural ...

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

  13. Metro Manila Not at Risk of Becoming Another Boracay

    23 Apr 2018- 10:04 by Local Press Report MANILA Manila Bulletin News Even if it’s facing way bigger sewerage problem than any other place in the Philippines, it is fortunate that the government may never have to find any reason to close down Metro Manila, ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2018 - 10:04

  14. Philippines Closes Top Vacation Destination to Tourists For 6 Months For Water and Environmental Rehab. Duterte Had Described Boracay Island As “A Cesspool”

    6 Apr 2018- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Philippines will close the island of Boracay, the country’s top holiday destination to tourism, for 6 months commencing April 26 to allow environmental and water rehabilitation. The move, a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/06/2018 - 08:05

  15. Philippines: NGOs Highlight Need For Clean Water For Marawi Refugees And Returnees

    23 Mar 2018- 05:50 by Local Press Report MANILA International Committee of the Red Cross Five months after the end of the clashes in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur province, humanitarian organizations working on the ground estimate that 81,000 evacuees and re ...

    Local Press Report - 03/23/2018 - 06:17

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