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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. Manila Water Secures $168 Million USD Loan For Acquisition Of Thailand Utility

    2 Mar 2019- 11:19 by Local Press Report MANILA PhilStar Ayala-led Manila Water Co. Inc. has secured an P8.7 billion loan to finance its acquisition of 18.7 percent stake in Eastern Water Resources Development and Management Public Co. Ltd. Eastern Water i ...

    Local Press Report - 03/02/2019 - 11:19

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Manila Water and Mitsubishi to Undertake Major Yangon Project

    27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report MANILA Inquirer.net Manila Water Company Inc. and partner Mitsubishi Corp. are eyeing a large-scale project that would help reduce non-revenue water in Yangon, Myanmar. In a statement, Manila Water said it was expe ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2017 - 09:52

  6. Government Scouts for New Sources as Shortage Threatens

    15 Nov 2016- 07:57 by Local Press Report MANILA Business Mirror The government is now identifying possible raw-water sources for Metro Manila, after the University of the Philippines National Engineering Center warned of a water shortage starting next yea ...

    Local Press Report - 11/15/2016 - 07:57

  7. Two-year Delay Seen in Kaliwa Dam Project

    7 Nov 2016- 03:19 by Local Press Report MANILA Business World Metro Manila’s new water source will be ready two years later than scheduled after the change in leadership altered key details of the project, including the implementing government agency. Inn ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2016 - 03:19

  8. Water Crisis Looms in Metro Manila

    1 Nov 2016- 10:10 by Local Press Report MANILA Inquirer.net According to Maynilad Water Services Inc. president and CEO Romancito Fernandez, disaster risks—the 49-year-old Angat reservoir system sits on the West Valley Fault in Bulacan province—and climat ...

    Local Press Report - 11/01/2016 - 10:10

  9. Philippines Shuts Down Nickel Mines for Environmental Violations

    20 Jul 2016- 09:33 by Local Press Report MANILA Bloomberg The Philippines suspended the operations of Berong Nickel Corp., adding to the list of miners that the government has shuttered for failing to meet environmental and welfare standards. Mining in th ...

    Local Press Report - 07/20/2016 - 09:35

  10. Philippines' MWSS Questioned Over Water Bills

    10 Jun 2016- 08:51 by Local Press Report MANILA Philippine Star The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS), the agency that ensures uninterrupted and adequate supply and distribution of potable water in the country at just and equitable rates, ...

    Local Press Report - 06/10/2016 - 08:51

  11. Philippine Legal Case Seeks to Hold Oil Giants Responsible for Climate-Related Disasters

    9 May 2016- 09:37 by Local Press Report MANILA The Guardian Can Chevron, ExxonMobil and BP be held accountable for the vulnerable communities most affected by climate change? It’s a question a legal case in the Philippines could answer. Climate Corporate ...

    Local Press Report - 05/09/2016 - 09:37

  12. ECCP Warns of Looming Shortages in Major Philippine Cities

    6 May 2016- 09:06 by Local Press Report MANILA Philippine Star Metro Manila and other key cities in the Philippines are in danger of experiencing drought in water supply in a decade’s time unless immediate measures in improving water security are put in p ...

    Local Press Report - 05/06/2016 - 09:06

  13. Philippine Rights Group Seeks UN Investigation Into Kidapawan Farmers’ Protest

    20 Apr 2016- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Philippine human rights group Karapatan: Alliance for Advancement for People’s Rights, has asked the United Nations Human Rights Council to investigate the government’s actions in violently ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/20/2016 - 11:01

  14. US Lawmaker Critical of IFC Stake in Manila Water

    13 Apr 2016- 08:27 by Local Press Report MANILA Associated Press The International Finance Corp.'s stake in Manila Water Co. is "leading to warped incentives that negatively influence the institution's ability to focus on expanding water ac ...

    Local Press Report - 04/13/2016 - 08:27

  15. Two Killed During Drought Protest in Philippines

    4 Apr 2016- 08:42 by Local Press Report MANILA AFP Two people were killed in the southern Philippines after clashes between police and thousands of drought-hit farmers protesting over a lack of food. Access Climate Food Security Policy Reputational Risk S ...

    Local Press Report - 04/04/2016 - 08:42

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