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  1. Flooding Throughout Sichuan Province; Three Gorges Dam Reaches Record Inflow Levels; Massive Economic Losses

    25 Aug 2020- 00:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHONGQING, China A new surge in heavy rain and upstream flooding on the Yangtze River has caused many riverside businesses to shut down, whle shipments along the river were halted on 18 August, affecting deliv ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/25/2020 - 00:26

  2. China Response To Disastrous Flood Season

    20 Jul 2020- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China President Xi Jinping has urged local governments and communist party members to take responsibility in flood-triggered disaster prevention and relief work as large parts of China struggle ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/20/2020 - 09:00

  3. China Releases Water From Three Gorges Dam To Alleviate Flooding As Torrential Rains Persist

    6 Jul 2020- 09:50 by Staff- Water Diplomat BEIJING, China China's Ministry of Water Resources upgraded its emergency response for flood control from Level Four to Level Three on 4 July, as incessant rains continue across the country. Level One is the ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:54

  4. Tailings Dam Overflow Contained By Chinese Authorities

    4 Apr 2020- 09:09 by Staff- Water Diplomat HARBIN, China The 28 March overflow of a Molybdenum mine tailings dam in China's north east Heilongjiang Province has been curtailed, after the second highest level of environmental emergency response in Chi ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 07:02

  5. Vietnam Drought: State Of Emergency Declared In Five Mekong Delta Provinces

    15 Mar 2020- 07:28 by Staff- Water Diplomat HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam The government of Vietnam declared a state of emergency last week in five Mekong Delta provinces in response to prolonged drought which has led to a build-up of salinity, threatening yi ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:55

  6. Hong Kong Investigates Whether Coronavirus Can Spread Through Wastewater Pipes

    13 Feb 2020- 08:51 by Local Press Report HONG KONG CNN Early Tuesday morning, health officials in Hong Kong partially evacuated residents from an apartment block over fears the coronavirus may have been transmitted via the building's pipes. Two resid ...

    Local Press Report - 02/13/2020 - 08:51

  7. Haiti Has Been Free Of Cholera For A Year

    26 Jan 2020- 11:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States Haiti reached the milestone this week of an entire year free from any new cases of deadly waterborne disease cholera following a nine-year long outbreak in the country that affected ov ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:19

  8. Thailand: Government Establishes National Command Centre To Address Forty-Year Drought

    11 Jan 2020- 08:39 by Staff- Water Diplomat Bangkok, Thailand Water shortages in Thailand have become increasingly acute even in advance of the hottest season of the year which typically begins in March. The country’s Meteorological Department has warned ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:17

  9. Emissions Gap Report: Targets Won't Be Met

    2 Dec 2019- 08:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIROBI, Kenya The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has released its annual Emissions Gap Report, in advance of the annual United Nations climate conference in Madrid. According to scientific models, p ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:23

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. AIIB Commits To First Investment In Nepal

    11 Jun 2019- 12:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has announced approval of $90 Million USD loan participation in the $650 Million USD Upper Trishuli-1 Hydropower Project. The commitment is AIIB’s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/11/2019 - 12:31

  15. China Food And Land Grab Alleged After 2018 Laos Dam Collapse

    3 Jun 2019- 15:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENTIANE, Laos A compensation plan following a 2018 dam collapse in southern Laos is causing local concern, with some making assusations of a China food-land grab. Last July a dam at the Xe Pian Xe Namnoy (PNP ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/03/2019 - 15:51

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