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Water, sanitation innovations to transform urban slums
Eco-Business, 2 February, 2017.

Australian funded water program launched
The Nation, 1 February, 2017.

Uzbekistan OKs state program on development of Aral Sea Basin
AzerNews, 31 January, 2017.

River systems a challenge for China
China Daily, 28 January, 2017.

Number of people evacuated in Johor flooding continues to fall
Channel NewsAsia, 28 January, 2017.

26,235 benefit from water scheme
The Fiji Times, 27 January, 2017.

Is warming behind India’s depleting groundwater?
Eco-Business, 26 January, 2017.

Mekong River clearance plan raises fears
The Straits Times, 25 January, 2017.

Water treatment fees plan for Thais, tourists
Bangkok Post, 25 January, 2017.

European Investment Bank to provide EUR 50 million for Colombo water network

Asian Tribune, 23 January, 2017.

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Singapore's S$134m bottled water addiction
Channel NewsAsia, 16 December, 2016.

Water supply disruption in Klang Valley on Dec 19
Free Malaysia Today. 15 December, 2016.

Leaders agree to ensure adequate water from Johor River
The Strait Times, 13 December, 2016.

Climate change likely caused deadly avalanche in Tibet, researchers say
CBC News, 12 December, 2016.

China appoints officials as ‘river chiefs’ to tackle water pollution, shortage
Global Times, 12 December, 2016.

India plans to make most of its share of water under Indus pact with Pakistan
Times of India, 11 December, 2016.

Drinking water, relief supplies rushed to Aceh
The Straits Times, 10 December, 2016.

Arakawa River: In search of a bygone ‘water city’
The Japan Times, 10 December, 2016.

Half surface water in some countries has been lost since 1980s
New Scientist, 7 December, 2016.

Toxic water destroys Pakistan's largest lake
Bangkok Post, 6 December, 2016.

Heavy flooding in Thailand kills 14, inundates tourist isles
Channel News Asia, 6 December, 2016.

A water war in Asia?
Bangkok Post, 5 December, 2016.

Drought and doubt in rural India
Nikkei Asian Review, 4 December, 2016.

Ashgabat to discuss water management issues in Central Asia
Trend News Agency, 4 December, 2016.

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Will Asia’s water crisis trigger water wars?
Myanmar Times, 29 November, 2016.

China vows to cap water consumption and crack down on polluters
Business Insider, 29 November, 2016.

Thrust on proper industrial wastewater management in economic zones
Financial Express Bangladesh, 28 November, 2016.

Pakistan pre-empts Indian water threats
The News International, 26 November, 2016.

Conference on water, energy and food security concludes
The News International, 26 November, 2016.

Changing Mekong Currents Compound Dam Anxieties in Southeast Asia
The Diplomat, 22 November, 2016.

In Water-Scarce Regions Desalination Plants Are Risky Investments
Circle of Blue Water News, 22 November, 2016.

$40bn to save Jakarta: the story of the Great Garuda
The Guardian, 22 November, 2016.

Flood warning for 5 NE provinces
Bangkok Post, 21 November, 2016.

Flush and prosper
Asia Times, 19 November, 2016.

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EBRD provides loan for water upgrade in Kyrgyzstan
Trend News Agency, 17 November, 2016.

Climate change fuels insurgency in Afghanistan
The National, 15 November, 2016.

ADB allocates $120M to improve water supply in Uzbekistan
Trend News Agency, 14 November, 2016.

Tajikistan's Rogun: Building the world's tallest dam
BBC, 13 November, 2016.

Is Myanmar ready for climate change?
Myanmar Times, 11 November, 2016.

Region needs innovative water plan
Bangkok Post, 10 November, 2016.

International water pollution workshop staged in Taipei
Taiwan Today, 9 November, 2016.

Giant Japanese sinkhole blamed on tunnel work
Nikkei Asian Review, 9 November, 2016.

Two contractors fined for damaging PUB water mains
Channel NewsAsia, 9 November, 2016.

Groundwater near 3 RAAF bases exceeds safe contaminant levels, Defence report shows
ABC, 8 November, 2016.

Laos moves ahead with plan for third contentious Mekong dam
The Jakarta Post, 8 November, 2016.

Water pollution in India is more deadly: Jairam Ramesh
The Indian Express, 8 November, 2016.

Floods kill 15 in central Vietnam
Worldbulletin, 7 November, 2016.

Climate change challenges authoritarian China: experts
Bangkok Post, 7 November, 2016.

Nepal drains dangerous glacial lake near Mount Everest
The Indian Panorama, 5 November, 2016.