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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

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In this Philippine town, an ATM discharges water not cash
Asia One, 24 March, 2015

Lack of clean water kills 55 people in Philippines daily
Channel News Asia, 22 March, 2015

South Asia running out of groundwater
Science and Development Network, 21 March, 2015

India’s Water Man Rajendra Singh wins prestigious 2015 Stockholm Water Prize
First Post, 20 March 2015

Water access improvements will improve global productivity
Forbes, 20 March, 2015

Taiwan to further tighten water supply amid drought
Channel News Asia, 20 March, 2015

UN warns world could have 40 percent water shortfall
The New York Times, 20 March, 2015

Winning ways to save water
News Asia One, 19 March, 2015

South Korea reduces water supply to the North
Sputnik International, 17 March, 2015

Most of China’s coastal waters heavily polluted
Eco-business, 17 March 2015

One in five newborn deaths could be prevented with safe water: experts
Reuters, 17 March, 2015

Irrigation water rationed in Isabela
The Manila Times, 16 March, 2015

China’s water crisis opens giant market for business
Eco-Business, 16 March, 2015

Malaysians going outdoors warned of ‘rat urine disease’
Your Health Asia One, 16 March, 2015

Fertilisers help toxic algae thrive in warming world
Eco-Business, 16 March, 2015

New water treatment plant construction by year-end
Macau Business Daily, 16 March, 2015

Water conservation plays a leading role in Chingay celebrations at Bukit Panjang
Channel News Asia, 15 March, 2015

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Singapore’s 3rd desalination plant will be built at Tuas: MEWR
Channel News Asia, 12 March, 2015

Kashmir’s water bodies dying fast
The Kashmir Monitor, 11 March, 2015

Taiwan mulls stricter water rationing as drought persists
Channel News Asia, 10 March, 2015

How to deal with flooding? Build floating houses, obviously
Takepart, 10 March, 2015

Andrew Forrest calls for harvesting of rivers, underground aquifers to droughtproof agricultural areas
Yahoo News, 9 March, 2015

More than 7,000 race to raise awareness for those who lack safe drinking water
Channel News Asia, 8 March, 2015

What kills more women than AIDS and breast cancer? Dirty water
Reuters, 7 March, 2015

Water level in Shimen Reservoir reaches new low amid drought
Focus Taiwan News Channel, 7 March, 2015

Floods projected to cost South Asia over $215 billion per year
DW, 6 March, 2015

UH professor helps South-Asian countries manage water resources
Phys Org, 6 March, 2015

Record 400,000 will take part in Singapore’s World Water Day celebrations
Channel News Asia, 4 March, 2015

Hong Kong water rates could double
Asia One, 4 March, 2015

Supply of treated water in Negri and Johor under threat
Asia One, 4 March, 2015

Indonesia’s government to draft rules to fill void in water management
Asia One, 2 March, 2015

30 schools take part in eco-challenge
Channel News Asia, 28 February, 2015

Nepal seeks India’s help in water management
Web India, 28 February, 2015

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Anxious China quietly opens 1st canal of massive waterworks project
The Asahi Shimbun, 13 February, 2015

In world’s poorest slums, landfills and polluted rivers become a child’s playground
PBS, 12 February, 2015

China is lead contributor to plastic trash in oceans, study says
LA Times, 12 February, 2015

City expands wastewater treatment plant
News Asia One, 12 February, 2015

6,000 evacuated in Jakarta after floods
The Straits Time, 11 February, 2015

Wanted clean air and water for Delhi
Eco-Business, 11 February, 2015

Papuan mountains key to Australia’s fresh water supply
SciDevNet, 10 February, 2015

Environmental CSR must make business sense: Vivian Balakrishnan
Channel NewsAsia, 10 February, 2015

Disaster-prone communities should help plan infrastructure to weather storms
Reuters, 10 February, 2015

India on way to developing more drought-resistant variety of rice
Food navigator-asia, 10 February, 2015

Study reveals scale of water crisis in areas of Pakistan
Phys Org, 9 February, 2015

The current of discord on the Mekong
East Asia Forum, 7 February, 2015

West Bengal village sells safe drinking water
AsiaOne, 6 February, 2015

Water pipe busts near Commonwealth MRT station
Channel NewsAsia, 6 February, 2015

Thai crops suffer worst drought in 15 years
The Straits Times, 5 February, 2015

Happy Toilets at Preschools programme aims to make restrooms safer, cleaner
Channel NewsAsia, 4 February, 2015

Drought-hit Pakistan turns to solar water treatment
News24, 2 February, 2015

China turns fecal sludge to ‘black gold’
Bangkok Post, 2 February, 2015

Open defecation free India: Behavior change is the key
India.com, 1 February, 2015

Water Philippines 2015 to welcome over 7000 industry professionals
eTN, 1 February, 2015

Red Cross continues recovery efforts in Kelantan
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 1 February, 2015

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Aquaculture Improvement Projects Launched in Indonesia, China and Thailand
The Fish Site, 29 January, 2015

Efficient rice farming to curb emissions
Eco-Business, 28 January, 2015

Republic of Korea steps in with support for Malaysia floods response
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 28 January 2015

Overwhelming interest in sustainable hydropower practices
Eco-Business, 26 January, 2015

Climate Forecast: More Southwest Droughts and Australian Floods
National Geographic, 26 January, 2015

Why linking rivers will not solve India’s water crisis
Scroll.in, 25 January, 2015

Japanese technology to boost flood warnings in South Asia
Gulfnews, 25 January, 2015

Australia bans waste dumping on Great Barrier Reef
Channel NewsAsia, 24 January, 2015

Most contaminated tap water at Marine Drive, Worli is best
Times of India ,22 January, 2015

How to turn human waste into drinking water- and more
The Guardian, 20 January, 2015

Tibet’s mineral water to be new regional growth pillar
English.eastday.com, 20 January, 2015

Surgeons remove rare tapeworm from man’s brain 4 years after infestation
Fox News, 20 January, 2015

Current flood measure may not be enough due to climate change: Dr Balakrishnan
Channel NewsAsia, 20 January, 2015

Aid for monsoon struck villages arrives in green crates from Cornwall
Western Morning News, 19 January, 2015

India’s river-cleaning project facing stagnation
Channel NewsAsia, 19 January, 2015

Global Green Growth Institute appoints country program lead
Eco-Business, 19 January, 2015

ADB to increase assistance to Tajikistan
Azernews, 16 January, 2015