water weblog; Water News: 1. 2011

APWF Water News 166

Precision irrigation can help manage water resources
The Times of India-January 15, 2011

Over 2 mln people short of drinking water in China amid drought
English.xinhuanet.com-January 17, 2011

Sri Lanka Flood Victims Protest over Slow Food Aid by Ethan Cole
The Christian Post-January 18, 2011

Factbox: 2010 hit by weather extremes: Pakistan to Russia
Reuters-January 19, 2011

Plant, Add Water and Eat: Starting a Food Revolution in Indonesia’s Backyards by Magfirah Dahlan-Taylor
JakartaGlobe-January 19, 2011

Pakistan, A ‘water-stressed’ country
The Express Tribune-January 19, 2011

Queensland floods highlight water-based data loss
Cryptzone-January 20, 2011

China to invest 2 trillion yuan in water projects in next 5 years
English.xinhuanet.com-January 20, 2011

Vietnam's drinking water has excessive arsenic
Toronto Sun-January 21, 2011

APWF Water News 163

Competition over Central Asia's water supplies intensifying by Konstantin Parshin
TEHRAN TIMES-Tehran, Iran, December 11, 2010

South Korea to Set Up Water Quality Institute at PCRWR
ONLINE-Islamabad, Pakistan, December 12, 2010

ADB query bares water deal mess by Paolo Romero
The Philippines Star-Manila, Philippines, December 14, 2010

Thirsty Energy, Scarce Water: Interdependent Security Challenges by Steven Solomon
Journal of Energy Security-December 14, 2010

Clean water proves success of aid
Viet Nam News-Ha Noi, Vietnam, December 14, 2010

Post-tsunami, water filters help save lives by Mark Kelly
Baptist Press-Jakarta, Indonesia, December 15, 2010

Indian Farmers Turn to New Crops as Climate Gets Drier by Akash Kapur
The New York Times-Elvalapakkam, India, December 16, 2010

China extends cooperation in water, power sector 
Daily Times-Lahore, Pakistan, December 16, 2010

Finnish Red Cross tsunami programme is almost done
ReliefWeb-December 16, 2010

Water Insecurity In Himalayas: Emerging Tensions And Lessons For ASEAN
by Yang Razali Kassim
Eurasia Review-December 17, 2010

APWF Water News 162

Nepal emphasises precautions to avoid disasters
The Himalayan-December 3, 2010

World Bank support for energy and water in Central Asia
Turkish Weekly-December 4, 2010

$90 m ADB project to boost water, sanitation issues in North
Daily Mirror-Manila, Philippines, December 4, 2010

Legislation needed for water conservation by Ben R. Rosario
mb.com.ph-Manila, Philippines, December 5, 2010

Iran’s vanishing lake unleashes flow of protest by Najimeh Bozorgmehr
Middle East-December 6, 2010

Sumitomo Partners India's Wabag on Water Solutions
JCNNetwork-Tokyo, Japan, December 7, 2010

The Global Bottled Water Report - 2010 - Asia - new market report published
LIVE-PR-December 8, 2010

UN calls for global water strategy to counter glacier shrinkage
Click Green-December 8, 2010

Competition Over Central Asia's Water Supplies Intensifying by Konstantin Parshin
Oil Price.com-December 9, 2010

New Laos Dam Test for Hydropower Projects
WSJ.com-Nakai Tai, Laos, December 9, 2010

APWF Water News 161

China to tighten water resources management by Nie Peng
China daily-November 19, 2010


ASIA: ADB announces first water infrastructure private equity fund by Lis Stedman
Water 21 publishing- November 23, 2010

India: ‘We need a sanitation revolution here’, says adviser to Urban Affairs minister
The Hindu- November 26, 2010

Asia needs to spend more to cut disaster risk – U.N. by Reuters,
Eco Seed-Manila Philippines, November 26, 2010

Local flood panels don't hold water
The Bangkok Post-November 28, 2010

Studies find Philippines a disaster waiting to happen
Asian journal- Manila, Philippines, November 29, 2010

Inadequate water puts agriculture at risk
Sun.Star Baguio newspaper-November 29, 2010

Solon off to Seoul for water summit by Jester Manalastas
Journal Online-November 30, 2010

$90M project to address water, sanitation issues in Sri Lanka's conflict-affected areas
Eco-business.com-Manila, Philippines, December 1, 2010

UN humanitarian chief begins second visit to flood-hit Pakistan
Spero News-December 2, 2010

COP16 from a disaster risk reduction perspective: Asian region
PreventionWeb-Geneva, December 2, 2010

APWF Water News 160

Water shortage looms large, say experts by Van Nam and Kinh Luan
The Saigon Times- Hanoi, November 11, 2010

Asia's growing thirst by Luke Hunt
The Bangkok post-November 14, 2010

Beijing to melt snow to address water shortage
AFP news, Channel news Asia-Beijing, November 12, 2010

Southeast Asia coral deaths 'the worst since 1998' by Nicolette Craig
Practical Fishkeeping- November 15, 2010

Flood resistant rice variety developed by CRRI
msn News-New Delhi, November 16, 2010

Singapore water agency, Japan's NEDO team up for water projects
Japan Today- Singapore, November 16, 2010

Govt, private groups sign P60-B PPP water project
GMANews.TV- November 16, 2010

Indian Water Crisis Forecast
Water link international-November 17, 2010

ADB Establishes Water Fund for China and Southeast Asia
2point6billion.com-November 18, 2010

Coca-Cola tries to turn tide of water risk by Jeremiah McWilliams
ajc.com. -November 18, 2010