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APWF Water News 268

Green Climate Fund grant for Fiji
Energy Bangla, 7 November, 2015

Political challenges loom over Myanmar's controversial Salween dam projects
Channel News Asia, 8 November, 2015

Brahmaptura dams hold back silt, not water
Eco-Business, 9 November, 2015

Winter Blackout Fears in Kyrgyzstan
Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 10 November, 2015

Holiday Epidemics: The El Niño Warning
Huffington Post, 10 November, 2015

Tajikistan Still Hopeful About CASA-1000
The Diplomat, 11 November, 2015

S Korea sets aside 245m for drought response
AsiaOne, 12 November, 2015

Results-based aid for Vietnam’s sanitation and water supply
Public Finance International, 13 November, 2015

Drinking Water Shortages Plague Pakistan Region
Inter Press Service, 15 November, 2015

Second-crop farmers in Thailand given govt warnings
AsiaOne, 16 November, 2015

Peak Water Looms in Central Asia
GlacierHub, 17 November, 2015

JB downpour fails to raise reservoir level
AsiaOne, 18 November, 2015

Breathing under water: How rains paralysed India's Chennai
BBC News, 19 November 2015

Special UN event stresses key role of water management in tackling challenges of climate change
UN News Center, 18 November, 2015

Japan crown prince calls for efforts to reduce water disasters
Mainichi Daily News, 19 November 2015

APWF Water News 265

In Cambodia, pushback ahead of Paris talks
Nikkei Asian Review, 9 October, 2015

Danish firm to launch smart water dispensing system in India
The Economic Times, 8 October, 2015

Indonesia to get Russian water-bombing aircraft
The Straits Times, 8 October, 2015

The water risk to your business
Eco-Business, 7 October, 2015

Philippine group's water arm boosts investment in Vietnam
Nikkei Asian Review, 6 October, 2015

Keeping the Yellow River flowing
Eco-Business, 6 October, 2015

The 'water mafias' that suck Karachi dry
Bangkok Post, 4 October, 2015

Conservation key to tide over water crisis
The Time of India, 4 October, 2015

Water scarcity calls for nationwide change
Bangkok Post, 3 October, 2015

China's sponge cities: soaking up water to reduce flood risks
The Guardian, 1 October, 2015

World Bank OK’s finance for hydro development project in Nepal
International Water Power and Dam Construction, 1 October, 2015

Farmers Driven From Homes 'Like Pests' by Dam Projects
Bloomberg, 30 September, 2015

Scientists find evidence of recent water flows on Mars: study
Nikkei Asian Review, 29 September, 2015

Coca-Cola supports flood relief and rebuilding in Myanmar
Mizzima, 29 September, 2015

Reviving Central Asia's dead sea
Nikkei Asian Review, 29 September, 2015

Water resources, eroding land need saving
Viet Nam News, 28 September, 2015

Pacific Ministers Endorse Major Water Agenda
The Jet Newspaper, 28 September, 2015

Singapore to launch new sustainable development programme
Channel NewsAsia, 28 Septermber, 2015

Modi's river project clears major hurdle
The Straits Times, 28 September, 2015

Thailand’s Flood Victims on Track to Recovery and Resilience
The World Bank, 25 September, 2015

APWF Water News 264

Sustainability of water resources under threat from pollution
News Straits Times, 25 September, 2015

Drought in Thailand tipped to drag on till mid-2016
The Nation, 23 September, 2015

Japan's JFE Engineering targets Yangon's water quality woes
Nikkei Asian Review, 21 September, 2015

Drought exposes cracks in Australia's acclaimed water market
The Straits Times, 20 September, 2015

How much water is in your shirt?
Eco Business, 17 September, 2015

Enormous risk in a bottle of water
Bangkok Post, 17 September, 2015

Toshiba buys majority stake in Indian water treatment company
Nikkei Asian Review, 17 September, 2015

Flooding From Dam Washes Out Homes, Rice Fields in Southern Cambodia
Radio Free Asia, 16 September, 2016

In Pakistan, solar water heaters help a town move away from wood

Gulf News, 16 September, 2016

Linking up water issues and climate change
SciDev.Net, 15 September, 2015

Company fined S$9,000 for tainting Changi Airport T3 water supply
Channel NewsAsia, 15 September, 2015

4.1 Million Pacific Islanders at Risk of Disease From Floods, Drought
The Epoch Times, 14 September, 2015

Public to have more say on pollution
Eco Business, 14 September, 2015

Central Asia’s Melting Glaciers Prompt Water Crisis
Silk Road Reporters, 14 September, 2015

ADB Loan Supports Improved Water, Flood Protection in Hubei Prefecture
The Financial, 14 September, 2015

Poor water management hits Delta
Viet Nam News, 14 September, 2015

APWF Water News 263

Japan floods: City of Joso hit by 'unprecedented' rain
BBC, 10 September, 2015

Deputy PM Sagintayev Outlines Kazakh Proposals to Address Water Challenges in Central Asia
The Astana Times, 10 September, 2015

Uzbekistan respects cooperation in using transboundary water resources
Trend News Agency, 10 September, 2015

Guide to corruption-free water stewardship launched
Eco Business, 10 September, 2015

Snake found in India water bottle in Chhattisgarh
BBC, 10 September, 2015

Smart water meters: the hottest prospects in Asia-Pacific
Metering and Smart Energy International, 9 September, 2015

Water deal between Malaysia's Selangor, Putrajaya concluded
The Straits Times, 8 September, 2015

Demo plant for PUB to test used water treatment methods
AsiaOne, 8 September, 2015

The sustainable use of scarce water resources in Mongolia
Phys.org, 7 September, 2015

Central Asia to experience water crisis in 35 years
AzerNews, 7 September, 2015

Australia's inaction on climate change set to dominate Pacific Island talks
The Guardian, 6 September, 2015

Philippines braces for worst El Nino phenomenon
Channel NewsAsia, 5 Septermber, 2015

Do you know the true cost of water?
Eco Business, 1 September, 2015

China to tighten controls on industrial production
Eco Business, 1 September, 2015

Water-table depth can reveal soil carbon loss
Environmental Research Web, 1 September, 2015

NASA, USAID Open Environmental Information Hub for Southeast Asia
PR Newswire, 31 August, 2015

Floating ideas to home in on rising water levels
The Straits Times, 30 August, 2015

Glaciers in Central Asia shrinking fast: study
Japan Times, 29 August, 2015

S'pore 'most at risk of facing high water stress'
AsiaOne, 29 August, 2015

$140m water loan
Fiji Times, 29 August, 2015

APWF Water News 262

China faces grave water pollution challenges
Eco business, 28 August, 2015

Water Nobel winner seeks water rights for people
Eco business, 27 August, 2015

Japanese toilet giant flipping open lid on new museum
Channel NewsAsia, 27 August, 2015

Sydney dam spills as flood clean-up continues
BBC, 27 August, 2015

Thirsty West Asia faces worsening water stress
The Asian Age, 27 August, 2015

Fiji government prepares for worst as El Niño takes hold
Radio New Zealand International, 26 August, 2015

Central Asia Must Unite to Revive the Aral Sea
The Diplomat, 25 August, 2015

Singapore increases potable water supply to Johor amid dry spell
Channel NewsAsia, 22 August, 2015

Cyanide in waters near China blast site 277 times acceptable level - government report
Channel NewsAsia, 20 August, 2015

Central Asian glaciers thaw fast with warming in threat to hydro power, farms
Sydney Morning Herald, 18 August, 2015

Price of water, unchanged since 2000, not due for an adjustment: MEWR
Channel NewsAsia, 18 August, 2015

El Niño: Why now is the time to act
CNN, 17 August, 2015

India faces confluence of water management issues
Asia Times, 17 August, 2015

Vietnamese plea to Thailand: Don't divert the Mekong
AsiaOne, 17 August, 2015

Taipei city govt to blame for dirty tap water
AsiaOne, 13 August, 2015

Tajikistan’s sectoral reform must prioritize sanitation and drinking water for most vulnerable – UN expert
UN News Centre, 12 August, 2015

Mekong Delta's largest waste water facility opens
Eco business, 11 August, 2015

Desperate Java residents rely on water deliveries as lifeline
AsiaOne, 9 August, 2015

Flood water recedes back in disaster-hit areas in Myanmar
AsiaOne, 8 August, 2015

APWF Water News 261

'A starting point' for Māori water rights
Radio New Zealand, 7 August, 2015

Developing Asian nations warned on water access
Public Finance International, 6 August, 2015

Myanmar appeals for international assistance for flood relief
The Sydney Morning Herald, 6 August, 2015

Myanmar villagers face floods with just sandbags for protection
The Japan Times, 6 August, 2015

Several Pacific countries warned of drought threat
Radio New Zealand International, 6 August, 2015

Hong Kong on alert as more homes find excessive lead in water
The Straits Times, 6 August, 2015

PM Lee watching Singapore's water stocks closely
Channel NewsAsia, 5 August, 2015

Indonesia to increase water distribution in drought-hit areas
Channel NewsAsia, 5 August, 2015

Shanmugam discusses “issue relating to water” with Malaysian counterpart
Channel NewsAsia, 4 August, 2015

'Unprecedented' low levels of water at key Johor reservoir: Vivian Balakrishnan
Channel NewsAsia, 4 August, 2015

ADB environment expert predicts heat waves next summer
The Hindu, 4 August, 2015

Pahang residents see red over bauxite mining
The Straits Times, 4 August, 2015

Deadly floods leave trail of destruction across southern Asia
The Guardian, 3 August, 2015

EBRD invests in Tajikistan’s energy sector
International Water Power & Dam Construction, 3 August, 2015

Uzbeks Slam Tajikistan's Misleading Dam Claims
EurasiaNet, 3 August, 2015

Jakarta gears up for fight against forest blazes
AsiaOne, 2 August, 2015

Rio pledges cleaner waters for Olympics next year
Channel NewsAsia, 1 August, 2015

Rains bring relief to farmers at Chao Phraya River
AsiaOne, 1 August, 2015

20 students awarded National Environment and Water Scholarship
Channel NewsAsia, 31 July, 2015

APWF Water News 260

Water: A social good
Eco-Business, 30 July, 2015

Mudslides Make a Mess in Central Asia
The Diplomat, 30 July, 2015

Vietnam Floods Kill 17 and Threaten to Pollute Ha Long Bay
The New York Times, 30 July, 2015

Knowledge platform on Brahmaputra river basin
SciDev.Net, 29 July, 2015

Hai River Basin Project Gives Priority to Ecosystem’s Need for Water
The World Bank, 29 July, 2015

Water mafia: Why Delhi is buying water on the black market
BBC, 28 July, 2015

India plans to overhaul rivers for shipping
Eco-Business, 28 July, 2015

High school students biking 1000 miles for clean water in Southeast Asia
Fox 17, 26 July, 2015

South Asia monsoon: Analysing fresh water could be key to forecast
BBC, 24 July, 2015

Water, energy supply among challenges in Singapore's future: Chan Chun Sing
Channel NewsAsia, 24 July, 2015

At the mercy of the clouds
Nikkei Asian Review, 23 July, 2015

Grappling with a bigger, badder El Nino
Nikkei Asian Review, 23 July, 2015

Interview: Climate Change in Central Asia
The Diplomat, 23 July, 2015

Bishan Park water quality normal despite mass fish deaths: PUB
Channel NewsAsia, 22 July, 2015

Thai government water projects set in motion
AsiaOne, 22 July, 2015

Taiwan, China sign landmark water agreement
Channel NewsAsia, 20 July, 2015

Water’s vital role in business success
Eco-Business, 20 July, 2015

Wartime fuel fouls water in Vietnam commune
AsiaOne, 19 July, 2015

No lead contamination found in water supply: PUB
Channel NewsAsia, 18 July, 2015

HK government sets up COI to look into water contamination scare
Channel NewsAsia, 17 July, 2015

Oily Water Patches Sighted Near Australia’s Great Barrier Reef
Bloomberg, 17 July, 2015