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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.