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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

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'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

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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

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Thirsty yet? Central Asia’s coming water crisis
The Diplomat, 18 June, 2015

Water reveals two sides of Myanmar’s economic boom
The Bangkok Post, 17 June, 2015

PUB launches study on underground water reservoir and drainage system
Channel News Asia, 16 June, 2015

Singapore’s PUB signs MOUs to boost global partnership on water-related R&D
The Business Times, 16 June, 2015

Pay attention to WASH sector, activists urge government
The Financial Express, 13 June, 2015

$5.5 billion water project launched for Telangana
Gulf News, 11 June, 2015

Three months on from Cyclone Pam, every drop of water counts for island communities
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 11 June, 2015

Rapid groundwater depletion threatens Pakistan food security: officials
Reuters, 10 June, 2015

New system streamlines water leakage management
Phys Org, 10 June, 2015

A new future for the Himalayan rivers
The Daily Star, 10 June, 2015

In Tajikistan, Ban highlights importance of safe water, sanitation and human rights
UN News Centre, 9 June, 2015

Tap water aiming to replace groundwater
News Asia One, 8 June, 2015

Philippine town suffers water outage
World Bulletin, 8 June, 2015

Expert proposes resolution for Central Asia’s enduring water problems
Azernews, 3 June, 2015

Climate change Himalayas: Everest glaciers could disappear by 2100, scientists say
International Business Times, 2 June, 2015

Beyond Teesta: Why water-sharing pacts remain complex
Hindustan Times, 2 June, 2015

Report: Water, Sanitation Integral to ending World Hunger
Circle of blue, 29 May, 2015

Drink tap water? ‘No way’, says Koreans
News Asia One, 27 May, 2015

Looming conflicts over water
The Daily Star, 26 May, 2015

Solution needed to manage water resources in Southeast Asia
The Jakarta Post, 23 May, 2015

Peace pipe
The Economist, 23 May, 2015

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Pharma’s thirst for pure, clean water
Eco-Business, 21 May, 2015

Don’t put irrigation above drinking water
SciDev, 20 May, 2015

New Singapore summit to develop global blueprint for water solutions
Channel News Asia, 20 May, 2015

More water for western Jakarta: Palyja
The Jakarta Post, 19 May, 2015

Time to wake up and resolve serious water crisis
The News International, 19 May, 2015

Farmers now trading water on their mobiles in South Australia
Food navigator Asia, 18 May, 2015

Selangor set to face water shortage
Asia One, 18 May, 2015

Bringing clean water to millions
Eco-Business, 15 May, 2015

Kaohsiung faces 400,000-ton water shortage: Taiwan ministry
Asia One, 15 May, 2015

After Nepal quakes, monsoon poses risk of more landslides, floods
Channel News Asia, 13 May, 2015

Taiwan lifts water rationing as drought eases
Bangkok Post, 12 May, 2015

Truckloads of water bring relief to villagers
The Star Online, 12 May, 2015

Solving Asia’s water crisis
Eco-Business, 12 May, 2015

Inner Mongolia: Toxic wastewater and reduced groundwater near Ordos
Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organizations, 11 May, 2015

Wular Lake turns into garbage dumping site
Greater Kashmir, 11 May, 2015

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First Central Asia Water Museum opens in Bishkek
The Times of Central Asia, 23 April, 2015

Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize: The journey to water sustainability
Eco-Business, 22 April, 2015

Are India’s smart cities too ambitious?
CNBC, 19 April, 2015

Indonesia considering public-private partnerships to reach water supply goals
Channel News Asia, 17 April, 2015

Village women run safe water franchises in arsenic-hit India, Bangladesh
Channel News Asia, 17 April, 2015

India village gets ‘world cheapest bottled water’
The Straits Times, 16 April, 2015

China to ban water-polluting paper mills, oil refineries
Reuters, 16 April, 2015

‘Blue Gold Industry’ to tackle water shortage problems
Arirang, 15 April, 2015

Water scarcity will threaten food security by 2050
Telesur, 14 April, 2015

Turkmenistan president proposes developing UN Water Strategy
The Times of Central Asia, 14 April, 2015

Central Asia’s longest river pollution dangerously high
World Bulletin, 14 April, 2015

PUB, Korea’s K-water sign MOU on water solutions
Channel News Asia, 14 April, 2015

The 7th World Water Forum kicks off in Daegu
Business Korea, 13 April, 2015

China turns to the sea for fresh water
Eco-Business, 10 April, 2015

K-water to share water management knowhow at Water Forum
Korea Times, 9 April, 2015

Dust-covered ice glaciers found on Mars
Channel News Asia, 9 April, 2015

Taiwan rations water amid drought
BBC News, 8 April, 2015

India’s resource management ‘should be streamlined’
DW, 7 April, 2015

Foreign workers do their part in water-saving drive
Asia One, 6 April, 2015

Migrant workers trained to be water conservation ambassadors
Channel News Asia, 5 April, 2015

The Observer view on water as a global political issue
The Guardian, 5 April, 2015

Balochistan facing water scarcity, World Bank official informed
DAWN, 4 April, 2015

Khawaja Asif for promoting culture of water conservation to prevent scarcity
Daily Times, 31 March, 2015

Ray of light in Pakistan’s drought-hit Thar desert
BBC News, 31 March, 2015