water weblog; Water News: 8. 2010

APWF Water News 147

Beijing to open Asia' s largest indoor water park at the Water Cube
English.xinhuanet.com-Beijing, China, August 8, 2010

South Asia’s water equation by Syed Iqbal Hasnain
Khaleej Time-Dubai, UAE, August 8, 2010

1,100 missing in China as flooding continues in Asia 
CTV.ca-Ontario, Canada, August 9, 2010

Eco-Business.com exclusive: Jakarta’s Water Woes by Sara Schonhardt
Eco-Business.com-Jakarta, Indonesia, August 10, 2010

Frozen jet stream links Pakistan floods, Russian fires by Michael Marshall
New Scientist
-U.K., August 10, 2010

As Pakistan Flood Waters Rise, A Second Wave of Death from Disease is Feared by Mark Leon Goldberg
UN DISPATCH-Pakistan, August 12, 2010

Mekong Dams Could Destabilize Region by Simon Roughneen
THE IRRAWADDY-Bangkok, Thailand, August 12, 2010

U.S. State Department Releases Annual Report on Water Aid
Circle of Blue-USA, August 12, 2010

Adapting agriculture to climate change
Helium-USA, August 12, 2010

Minister: Don’t tie Langat 2 project with water issue by Yap Leng Kuen
The Star-Putrajaya, Malaysia, August 13, 2010

APWF Water News 146

Clean drinking water at a low price in Chennai by Sam Daniel
NDTV-Chennai, India, 1 August, 2010

Water filters saving time and lives in Cambodia
Thomson Reuters Foundation-U.K., 2 August, 2010

Mitsui Signs Joint Venture Agreement with Hyflux to Enter Water Infrastructure Business in China
Asahi.com-Tokyo, Japan, 2 August, 2010

Water, Sanitation And Shelter Priority As Caritas Launches South Asia Floods, Pakistan Appeal Voxy.co.nz-Australia, 3 August, 2010

As New Rains Threaten, Flooded Pakistan's Anger Grows by Omar Waraich
Time-Islamabad, Pakistan, 3 August, 2010

Malaysia: EXIM Bank to Support Water Treatment Plants in Syria by H. Said
Global Arab Network-Damascus, Syria, 3 August, 2010

ASIA: Water is a good servant but a bad master  
IRIN-Johannesburg, South Africa, 4 August, 2010

Potential Disappearance of Bangkok Under Water
Pattayadailynews.com-Thailand, 4 August, 2010

China says waters on North Korean border surge by Ben Blanchard
Reuters-U.S., 4 August, 2010

Pollution affects China water
Straits Times-Beijing, China, 4 August, 2010