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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.

APWF Water News 294

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.

APWF Water News 293

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.

APWF Water News 291

No more water problem
The Fiji Times, 4 November, 2016.

Nepal drains dangerous Everest lake
BBC, 31 October, 2016.

Hundreds of houses flooded as lake overflows in Papua
The Jakarta Post, 30 October, 2016.

Hydropower commission tipped to advise nixing Myitsone: members
Myanmar Times, 28 October, 2016.

Management of water a challenge in urban India, says Arun Jaitley
The Indian Express, 27 October, 2016.

Industrial waste: Here’s what govt must do to stop water pollution
The Financial Express, 27 October, 2016.

Climate change fight
The Fiji Times, 26 October, 2016.

India-Pakistan tensions: Would India really abrogate the Indus Waters Treaty?
Global Risk Insights, 25 October, 2016.

Will Central Asia fight over water?
BBC, 25 October, 2016.

APWF Water News 270

Toxins in Kuantan's treated water
NEW STRAITS TIMES, 18 December, 2015

Pilot programme improves students' awareness on water conservation
Viet Nam News, 17 December, 2015

Next time by water
Economist, 12 December, 2015

India joins climate water coalition in Paris
Eco Business, 10 December, 2015

Asian powerhouses ignoring climate change risks?
CBS News, 10 December, 2015

Urgent need for law to control water pollution
Viet Nam News, 9 December, 2015

Kiribati's climate change Catch-22
BBC News, 10 December, 2015

Chinese Glacier’s Retreat Signals Trouble for Asian Water Supply
The New York Times, 8 December, 2015

Businesses urged to help communities adapt to climate change
Manila Bulletin, 8 December, 2015

Water Resources Highlighted in Climate Adaptation Plans
Circle of Blue, 7 December, 2015

Man-made Issues Exacerbate Iran's Water Crisis
Voice of America, 5 December, 2015

APWF Water News 269

Community celebrates new water system
Fiji Times, 4 December, 2015

Chennai drowns in deluge of water, flight services suspended
The Indian Express, 1 December, 2015

Toray expands global business with filtration membranes
Nikkei Asian Review, 1 December, 2015

Dhaka needs more flood funding
Dhaka Tribune, 30 November, 2015

Chinese Report on Climate Change Depicts Somber Scenarios
New York Times, 29 November, 2015

Da Nang to provide free water to tourists
Viet Nam News, 27 November, 2015

Azerbaijan to address water supply issue
AZERNEWS, 27 November, 2015

Marshall Islands face threats from global warming in 2015, hottest year ever recorded
Daily Sabah, 26 November, 2015

As dams empty, Thailand is facing a severe water crisis
Asian Correspondent, 26 November, 2015

The arc of climate justice
Eco-Business, 26 November, 2015

Urban water supply sector to improve infrastructure
Viet Nam News, 25 November, 2015

Philippines' San Miguel, Korea Water top $518 mln water project bidding
Reuters, 24 November, 2015

Indonesia`s Water Service Worst in ASEAN
TEMPO. CO, 22 November, 2015

Climate Change: South Asia’s sharpening conflicts
Greater Kashmir, 21 November, 2015

APWF Water News 268

Japan crown prince calls for efforts to reduce water disasters
Mainichi Daily News, 19 November 2015

Special UN event stresses key role of water management in tackling challenges of climate change
UN News Center, 18 November, 2015

Breathing under water: How rains paralysed India's Chennai
BBC News, 19 November 2015

JB downpour fails to raise reservoir level
AsiaOne, 18 November, 2015

Peak Water Looms in Central Asia
GlacierHub, 17 November, 2015

Second-crop farmers in Thailand given govt warnings
AsiaOne, 16 November, 2015

Drinking Water Shortages Plague Pakistan Region
Inter Press Service, 15 November, 2015

Results-based aid for Vietnam’s sanitation and water supply
Public Finance International, 13 November, 2015

S Korea sets aside 245m for drought response
AsiaOne, 12 November, 2015

Tajikistan Still Hopeful About CASA-1000
The Diplomat, 11 November, 2015

Holiday Epidemics: The El Niño Warning
Huffington Post, 10 November, 2015

Winter Blackout Fears in Kyrgyzstan
Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 10 November, 2015

Brahmaptura dams hold back silt, not water
Eco-Business, 9 November, 2015

Political challenges loom over Myanmar's controversial Salween dam projects
Channel News Asia, 8 November, 2015

Green Climate Fund grant for Fiji
Energy Bangla, 7 November, 2015

APWF Water News 265

In Cambodia, pushback ahead of Paris talks
Nikkei Asian Review, 9 October, 2015

Danish firm to launch smart water dispensing system in India
The Economic Times, 8 October, 2015

Indonesia to get Russian water-bombing aircraft
The Straits Times, 8 October, 2015

The water risk to your business
Eco-Business, 7 October, 2015

Philippine group's water arm boosts investment in Vietnam
Nikkei Asian Review, 6 October, 2015

Keeping the Yellow River flowing
Eco-Business, 6 October, 2015

The 'water mafias' that suck Karachi dry
Bangkok Post, 4 October, 2015

Conservation key to tide over water crisis
The Time of India, 4 October, 2015

Water scarcity calls for nationwide change
Bangkok Post, 3 October, 2015

China's sponge cities: soaking up water to reduce flood risks
The Guardian, 1 October, 2015

World Bank OK’s finance for hydro development project in Nepal
International Water Power and Dam Construction, 1 October, 2015

Farmers Driven From Homes 'Like Pests' by Dam Projects
Bloomberg, 30 September, 2015

Scientists find evidence of recent water flows on Mars: study
Nikkei Asian Review, 29 September, 2015

Coca-Cola supports flood relief and rebuilding in Myanmar
Mizzima, 29 September, 2015

Reviving Central Asia's dead sea
Nikkei Asian Review, 29 September, 2015

Water resources, eroding land need saving
Viet Nam News, 28 September, 2015

Pacific Ministers Endorse Major Water Agenda
The Jet Newspaper, 28 September, 2015

Singapore to launch new sustainable development programme
Channel NewsAsia, 28 Septermber, 2015

Modi's river project clears major hurdle
The Straits Times, 28 September, 2015

Thailand’s Flood Victims on Track to Recovery and Resilience
The World Bank, 25 September, 2015

APWF Water News 264

Sustainability of water resources under threat from pollution
News Straits Times, 25 September, 2015

Drought in Thailand tipped to drag on till mid-2016
The Nation, 23 September, 2015

Japan's JFE Engineering targets Yangon's water quality woes
Nikkei Asian Review, 21 September, 2015

Drought exposes cracks in Australia's acclaimed water market
The Straits Times, 20 September, 2015

How much water is in your shirt?
Eco Business, 17 September, 2015

Enormous risk in a bottle of water
Bangkok Post, 17 September, 2015

Toshiba buys majority stake in Indian water treatment company
Nikkei Asian Review, 17 September, 2015

Flooding From Dam Washes Out Homes, Rice Fields in Southern Cambodia
Radio Free Asia, 16 September, 2016

In Pakistan, solar water heaters help a town move away from wood

Gulf News, 16 September, 2016

Linking up water issues and climate change
SciDev.Net, 15 September, 2015

Company fined S$9,000 for tainting Changi Airport T3 water supply
Channel NewsAsia, 15 September, 2015

4.1 Million Pacific Islanders at Risk of Disease From Floods, Drought
The Epoch Times, 14 September, 2015

Public to have more say on pollution
Eco Business, 14 September, 2015

Central Asia’s Melting Glaciers Prompt Water Crisis
Silk Road Reporters, 14 September, 2015

ADB Loan Supports Improved Water, Flood Protection in Hubei Prefecture
The Financial, 14 September, 2015

Poor water management hits Delta
Viet Nam News, 14 September, 2015

APWF Water News 263

Japan floods: City of Joso hit by 'unprecedented' rain
BBC, 10 September, 2015

Deputy PM Sagintayev Outlines Kazakh Proposals to Address Water Challenges in Central Asia
The Astana Times, 10 September, 2015

Uzbekistan respects cooperation in using transboundary water resources
Trend News Agency, 10 September, 2015

Guide to corruption-free water stewardship launched
Eco Business, 10 September, 2015

Snake found in India water bottle in Chhattisgarh
BBC, 10 September, 2015

Smart water meters: the hottest prospects in Asia-Pacific
Metering and Smart Energy International, 9 September, 2015

Water deal between Malaysia's Selangor, Putrajaya concluded
The Straits Times, 8 September, 2015

Demo plant for PUB to test used water treatment methods
AsiaOne, 8 September, 2015

The sustainable use of scarce water resources in Mongolia
Phys.org, 7 September, 2015

Central Asia to experience water crisis in 35 years
AzerNews, 7 September, 2015

Australia's inaction on climate change set to dominate Pacific Island talks
The Guardian, 6 September, 2015

Philippines braces for worst El Nino phenomenon
Channel NewsAsia, 5 Septermber, 2015

Do you know the true cost of water?
Eco Business, 1 September, 2015

China to tighten controls on industrial production
Eco Business, 1 September, 2015

Water-table depth can reveal soil carbon loss
Environmental Research Web, 1 September, 2015

NASA, USAID Open Environmental Information Hub for Southeast Asia
PR Newswire, 31 August, 2015

Floating ideas to home in on rising water levels
The Straits Times, 30 August, 2015

Glaciers in Central Asia shrinking fast: study
Japan Times, 29 August, 2015

S'pore 'most at risk of facing high water stress'
AsiaOne, 29 August, 2015

$140m water loan
Fiji Times, 29 August, 2015

APWF Water News 262

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

APWF Water News 261

'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

APWF Water News 260

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

APWF Water News 257

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

APWF Water News 255

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

APWF Water News 253

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

APWF Water News 252

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

APWF Water News 251

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

APWF Water News 249

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

APWF Water News 248

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

APWF Water News 247

Coral Reefs Show Remarkable Ability to Recover from Near Death
Scientific American, 15 January, 2015

The impact of water on business in Singapore
CSR Asia, 14 January, 2015

Report: Tests of Ballast Water Treatment Systems Are Flawed
ABC News, 14 January, 2015

China sets 2020 "artificial weather" target to combat water shortages
The Straits Times, 13 January, 2015

Asia's largest reverse osmosis plant begins operation
desalination.biz, 13 January, 2015

Indonesia to weaken peatlands protection to support plantations
Eco Business, 13 January, 2015

Water Treatment Chemicals Market By Type, By Application (Industrial & Municipal) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019
PR News Wire, 12 January, 2015

Hydro-electric projects can spell trouble for the rural poor
The Economist, 10 January 2015

An app to keep tabs on energy, water usage
Asia One, 8 January 2015

Maynilad wins appeal to increase water rates
Philippine Star, 6 January, 2014

Malaysian PM suffers bacterial infection after flood tour
Channel News Asia, 5 January 2015

Picking up the pieces after mini tsunami ravaged homes in Kelantan
THE STRAITS TIMES Asia, 4 January 2015

Cholera's Method of Killing Identified
Tech Times, 3 January 2015

Big clean-up in store after floods in Malaysia
Channel News Asia, 2 January, 2015

China's Three Gorges dam "breaks world hydropower record"
Channel News Asia, 2 January 2015

India launches scheme to monitor toilet use
BBC News India, 1 January 2015

Water desalinization in Taiz
The Yemen Times, 1 January 2015

Water crisis hits Bajura folks hard
The Himalayan Times, 1 January 2015

Did Earth receive its water from comets, or geologically from within?
Astronomy Now Online, 21 December, 2014

New fish species discovered in deepest part of Pacific Ocean
Scientific American, 20 December, 2014

APWF Water News 241

Great Barrier Reef survival key to indigenous identity
CHANNEL NEWS ASIA, 3 October, 2014

Massive Mongolian mine endangers nomads’ water and way of life
globalpost, 1 October, 2014

Cambodia Puts on Hold Plans to Build Controversial Dam
Radio Free Asia, 1 October, 2014

B&V opens Singapore centre to target hydropower
theconstructionindex, 1 October, 2014

Preventing water wars: how to build bridges over river disputes
the guardian, 30 September 2014

Once-vast Aral Sea dries up to almost nothing
CNN, 30 September, 2014

Datacenter dynamics, 29 September, 2014

Water Pressures in Central Asia
ISN ETH Zurich, 29 September, 2014

Tapping on technology to save water
CHANNEL NEWS ASIA, 25 September, 2014

Nothing fishy about selling clean water tech to Asia
FINANCIAL REVIEW, 24 September, 2014

Major water project in China free from pollution
asiaone asia, 23 September, 2014

APWF Water News 240

Hydropower plants deplete Da Nang tap-water sources
Vietnam net, 18 September, 2014

Rising sea levels to cost Australia billions
CHANNEL NEWS ASIA, 17 September, 2014

Water Scarcity a Threat to Mongolia’s Sustainable Development
Weekly Insight and Analysis IN ASIA, 17 September, 2014

Australian project to improve water, land resources in S Asia
Business Standard, 17 September, 2014

ADB will fund energy projects in Pakistan: Bank president
INTERNATIONAL THE NEWS, 17 September, 2014

CEO says Honolulu Seawater A/C project to start construction in August 2015
PACIFIC BUSINESS NEWS, 17 September, 2014

Brahma Chellaney | China, Asia’s water hegemon
live mint & THE WALLSTREET JOURNAL, 16 September, 2014

Australia Unveils Its Plan to Protect Great Barrier Reef
The New York Times, 15 September, 2014

India’s growing water footprint not sustainable, say experts
Eco-Business, 15 September, 2014

Death toll climbs in flood-hit India and Pakistan
CNN, 14 September, 2014

Central Asia's intensifying water dispute
DW, 12 September, 2014

NTU start-up breaks into clean water sector with filtration membrane
Channel news Asia, 12 September, 2014

Water Pressures in Central Asia
International Crisis Group, 11 September, 2014

Anger grows amid flood disaster in Kashmir and Pakistan
BBC NEWS, 11 September, 2014

Mekong river could rise 3 metres
asiaone asia, 8 September, 2014

APWF Water News 233

Narmada dam’s height increased after eight years
Firstpost, 13 June, 2014

Fearing weak rains, cotton farmers switch to high-yield seeds
The Financial Express, 13 June, 2014

Great Barrier Reef water quality remains poor: report
Brisbane times, 12 June, 2014

900 pupils, teachers sick due to contaminated water in Bangkok
Asia one, 12 June, 2014

Climate change could lead to China-India water conflict
Responding to Climate Change, 11 June, 2014

Global Warming to Triple Frequency of Drought, Floods Along Indian Ocean
Mashable, 11 June, 2014

Open-Air Defecation of 600 Million Indians Targeted by Inventor
Bloomberg Business Week, 11 June, 2014

Veolia Water Technologies expands presence in the Philippines
Eco-Business, 10 June, 2014

Indian monsoon rains seen below average: minister
Business Recorder, 9 June, 2014

S$14.5b of deals closed during Singapore International Water Week
Channel News Asia, 9 June, 2014

Collaborations Reinforce Singapore International Water Week as Premier Global Platform to Share and Co-create Solutions
Market Watch. The Wall Street Journal, 9 June, 2014

IRRI introduces water saving technique in producing rice
Far. Eastern Agriculture, 9 June, 2014

Students feared drowned in north India river
Aljazeera, 9 June, 2014

Experts fear mass coral bleaching when El Nino returns
Channel News Asia, 8 June, 2014

Afghanistan flash flood kills dozens in Baghlan province
BBC News Asia, 7 June, 2014

Sri Lanka offers lessons on how not to manage water
IRIN, 4 June, 2014

Singapore water research ecosystem expanded with global partnerships
Water World, 2 June, 2014

APWF Water News 228

Water crisis may lead India to war
The Daily Star, April 3, 2014

US urges ASEAN armies to prepare for natural disasters
Yahoo! News Philippines, April 3, 2014

Drought-inducing El Niño may develop in July: IMD
Livemint & The Wallstreet Journal, April 3, 2014

Uttarakhand’s Furious Himalayan Flood Could Bury India’s Hydropower Program
New Security Beat, April 2, 2014

6.7 million people face water cut
Eco Business, April 2, 2014

Nepal's data won't hold water
Asia Times Online, April 2, 2014

Climate change responses to shape Asia’s future
The Salt Lake Tribune, April 1, 2014

Indonesian climate wields huge impact across the globe
SciDev.Net South-East Asia and Pacific, April 1, 2014

Water-Energy Nexus Reaches Crisis Level In Asia – Analysis
Eurasia, March 31, 2014

Rising waters swamp Bangladesh island
Aljazeera, March 31, 2014

Water Toxicification in ASIA & AFRICA Regions---UN World Water Week 2014 Observance.
World News Report, March 26, 2014

Asia Pacific plays critical role in energy-water cooperation: UN
Eco-Business, March 25, 2014

APWF Water News 226

Malaysia lost its right to review water price after choosing not to do so in 1987: Shanmugam
asiaoneSingapore, March 7, 2014

February sets record as driest month since 1869
asiaoneSingapore, March 7, 2014

Wastewater Produces Agricultural Risks, WHO Says
Businessweek March 6, 2014

Revolutionary central cooling system planned for Brisbane
The Sunday Morning Herald, March 6, 2014

Solution for water crisis lies in developing saline agriculture
DECCAN HERALD, March 6, 2014

Heritage sites at risk of going under water as sea levels rise
blue and green tomorrow, March 5, 2014

Can Asia’s Emerging Economies Protect Their Water Resources?
Economy Watch, March 5, 2014

Myanmar's dams may be no show
ASIA TIMES, March 4, 2014

Water, Water, Everywhere: To Green our Deserts
Inter Press Service, March 4, 2014

Bangladesh wants more water accords with India
IANS live, March 4, 2014

Development pushes poor from land as Cambodia dams its rivers
asian correspondent.com, March 4, 2014

Can This Toilet Save Millions of Lives?A solar-powered toilet is the latest hope for the 2.5 billion people without access to clean water

Civil society demands availability of potable water
International the News, March 3, 2014

$4 Million Grant to Improve Living Conditions in Yangon and Mandalay
MENAFN.COM, March 3, 2014

Drought threatens Southeast Asia food prices as haze worsens
The Malay Mail, February 28, 2014

APWF Water News 223

Vietnam must improve waste water treatment
Eco-Business.com, January 21, 2014

Global Water Intelligence, January 19, 2014

Scaling up water sustainability
Eco-Business.com, January 17, 2014

South Asia taps into water cooperation
Asia Times, January 16, 2014

Why Asia's second largest fresh water lake is dying a slow death
Firstpost.India January 8, 2014

APWF Water News 220

Raise water spending, get $1.0 trillion benefits: UN
Eco-Business.com, December 4, 2013

Malaysia floods: Rising water level causes power outages in Pahang
Straits Times, December 4, 2013

Asia Beverage Forecasts September 2013
Newsday, December 3, 2013

Japan proposes more steps to store Fukushima water
appealdemocrat.com, December 3, 2013

Modern Water’s China deals buoy forward-osmosis pioneer
Eco-Business.com, December 3, 2013

Asia’s Disappearing Lakes – OpEd
euroasia review, December 1, 2013

APWF Water News216

Manila Water expands Vietnam presence
Phillipines Daily Inquirer, October 9,2013

Sharing the gift of waterSharing the gift of water
Eco-Business.com, October 8,2013

Tap water at Raffles City safe for drinking: PUB
Channel NewsAsia, October 7,2013

South Africa platinum mines to face water restrictions
Eco-Business.com, October 7,2013

Averting water wars in the future
The Wall Street Journal, October 7,2013

Joint Ventures in Seabed Extractions in Disputed Water – Cases from East Asia
The Oredigger Newspaper, October 6,2013

Fukushima leaks: radioactive water overflows tank
BBC News Asia, October 3, 2013

Data for Peace: Inventory of Shared Waters in Western Asia
ECC Platform,October 1, 2013

Japanese firms target water purification industry in Asia
NewsTrackIndia, October 1,2013

S$2.5m awarded to local companies to develop water treatment technology
Channel NewsAsia, October 1,2013

Industrial Water Day in Asia one week today
WaterWorld, September 26,2013

APWF Water News 209

Water: Asia’s New Battleground?
Brookings Institution, January 24th 2013

China; Pollution, water and democracy
asian correspondent, February 4th 2013

Japan’s Sumitomo buys British water supply firm
channelnewsasia.com, February 5th 2013

MSF warns of “emergency” in Myanmar camps
channelnewsasia.com, February 7th 2013

75 bird species find a home around Delhi’s dirtiest drain
The Hindu, February 6th 2013

Asian Development Bank will focus on lending to tackle inequality, says MD
Global development, February 5th 2013

Santevia Water Systems Helps Fund School for Impoverished Women in Bangladesh
seattlepi.com, February 6th 2013

Jakarta hit again by flooding
Travel Daily News, February 7th 2013

Water Energy And Food Security Nexus Meet To Be Held In Amritsar
eurasiareview, February 5th 2013

ADB to finance water sector
South China Morning Post, February 2nd 2013

APWF Info:
The Framework Document on Water and Climate Change Adaptation is available now!
The Asia-Pacific Water Forum has now published the "Framework Document on Water and Climate Change Adaptation For Leaders and Policy-makers in the Asia-Pacific Region" which was prepared by the APWF Steering Group on Water and Climate Change.

APWF Water News 208

The Deadline for the Call for Abstracts for the 5th Delft Symposium on Water Sector Capacity Development has been extended to 4 January 2013!
Climate change, rising demands for water and increasing pollution of sources may lead to ever more insecure water resources, threatening sustainable economic development. These trends are aggravated by poor water resources management due to weak human, organisational and/or institutional capacity to address these threatening challenges.
Please find detailed information about the Call for Abstracts and the themes of the Symposium in the attached information sheet, or via

APWF News:
Singapore’s record on water and built environment provides a lesson for Asia
Kishore Mahbubani, Guardian, December 14th 2012

South East Asia Water Infrastructure Projects to 2012
Environmental Expert.com, December 7th 2012

Indonesia Looks East in Infrastructure Catch-Up
Novrida Manurung and Yudith Ho, Bloomberg Businessweek, December 18th 2012

SRI LANKA: Over 6,000 evacuated after flooding
IRIN, December 18th 2012

Running dry
Viet Nam Net, December 18th 2012

Grant for SMEs to develop water treatment technologies
AsiaOne business, December 17th 2012

Delhi Dispatch: Rice, Wheat, and Water Serve Up Equal Helping of Punjab’s Wealth and Risk
Keith Schneider, Circle of blue, December 17th 2012

Can President end poverty in Burma, as defense budget rises?
Asia News, December 19th 2012

ADB – Asian Development Bank : ADB Loans $212 Million to Bring Piped Water to 3 Million in Viet Nam
4-traders.com, December 18th 2012

NGOs working to provide clean water in Samoa following cyclone Evan
Radio New Zealand International, December 18th 2012

Gujarat elections 2012: Warm water helped Narendra Modi pull it off
The Economic Times, December 18th 2012

APWF Water News 204

Evolve regional strategy on drinking water supply, sanitation: World Bank
Republica, October 10th 2012

Helping to provide clean water in Cambodia
Eco-Business.com, October 17th 2012

Africa, Asia May Face Food Shortages by 2050, Group Says
Bloomberg, October 18th 2012

Company loses bid to bottle Northland water
The News Zealand Herald, October 18th 2012

2m Kyrgyz lack reliable drinking water, government says
Central Asia online, October 15th 2012

Bangladesh must get its due share
The Daily Star, October 15th 2012

Water, water, everywhere…
postnoon, October 14th 2012

Water Dilenmma
Times of Oman, October 14th 2012

Photo of the Day: Walking on Water in Japan
Asia Society, October 12th 2012

Nepal Views: Climate Change as a Security Risk in South Asia
Telegraphnepal.com, October 18th 2012

APWF Water News 202

Water Wars Feared Over Mekong
Radio Free Asia, September 30th 2012

Uzbek leader sounds warning over Central Asia water disputes
REUTERS, September 7th 2012

Asia Risks Water Scarcity Amid Coal-Fired Power Embrace
Bloomberg Businessweek, September 11th 2012

In UN speech, Uzbek Foreign Minister stresses water conservation as key to regional security
UN News Centre, September 28th 2012

Kubota Acquires Water Treatment Engineering Company to Expand
Bloomberg, September 25th 2012

Indus Water Treaty could lead to serious issues
The News International, September 14th 2012

World water crisis must be top UN priority; report
Channel NewsAsia, September 11th 2012

Make some rivers ‘protected areas’ : South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People
The Times of India, September 30th 2012

Sydney Water workers go on strike job cuts
China Daily, September 20th 2012

Global Water Intelligence, September 2012

APWF Water News 201

Melting Himalayas may magnify water scarcity
CBS News, September 12th 2012

Water – The Threat and the Challenge
The Pig Site, September 17th 2012

Fukuoka makes the best out of its water sources
channelnewsasia.com, September 12th 2012

ASIA: Too much water lost to urban leaks
IRIN, September 12th 2012

Better water management is a mustObserver, August 25th 2012

Water-for-Life to build 20 Aqua Towers in Manila, Cebu
PhilSTAR.com, August 26th 2012

Multi media education programme on water, health
The Times of India, September 17th 2012

Asian markets tread water
Business Recorder, September 13th 2012

Central Asia Could Go To Water Over Water
Business Insider, September 15th 2012

The Stream, September 17: Reforms, Recommendations in Asia’s Water Crisis
circle of blue, September 17th 2012

Asia’s Water Crisis Needs Urgent Fixing
Jakarta Globe, September 17th 2012

APWF Water News 176

Japan dumps radioactive water into sea by Mark Willacy,
ABC news-April 5, 2011

ADB, France to Help Viet Nam Complete Key Southern Water Project
ADB-Manila, Philippines, April 6, 2011

Japan stops radioactive water leak
Sky news- April 6, 2011

South Asian countries agreed to include sanitation right in constitution
Bangladesh Sangbad Sangshta-Colombo, Sri Lanka, April 6, 2011

"Superbug" found in New Delhi water: study
Channel News Asia-New Delhi, India, April 7, 2011

Foundation of a new water reservoir laid in Azerbaijan
Abc.az news-April 8, 2011

Japan's 7.1-quake causes radioactive water spill
Channel News Asia-April 8 2011

Laos: Experts debate disaster management by Ounkham Pimmata,
Vientiane Times-April 11, 2011

LG enters into water purifier market; launches product for Rs 40,000
The Economic Times-New Delhi, India, April 11, 2011

Monsoon meet likely to forecast near-normal rains by Krittivas Mukherjee and Ratnajyoti Dutta
Livemint.com-New Delhi, India, April 11, 2011


Donation for 2011 Tohoku - Pacific Ocean Earthquake
by Japan Water Forum

APWF Water News 173

Donation for 2011 Tohoku - Pacific Ocean Earthquake

Japan earthquake: International teams in rescue effort
‎BBC News-March 15, 2011

Model Shows Intense Wave Power of Tsunami by John Collins Rudolf
Green-March 15, 2011

Japanese tsunami threatens worldwide energy crisis by Jeremy Warner
The Telegraph-March 15, 2011

Online discussion - World Water Day: 'Water for Cities' & the role of business
Guardian.on.uk-March 15, 2011

UN gathering to promote water cooperation in Central Asia kicks off
UN News Center-March 15, 2011

Averting water wars in South Asia by Momin Iftikhar
The News-March 14, 2011

Viet Nam to face fresh water shortages by 2050
Viet Nam News-March 14, 2011

South Asia to be hardest hit by climate change – IWMI
Daily Mirror-March 12, 2011

India expected to be water stressed by 2020: Blake
The Economic Times-March 9, 2011

An Invitation to nominate a chair and a vice-chair of the Asia-Pacific Water Forum’s Governing Council

APWF Water News 172

PUB pushing households to save water
By Qiuyi Tan, Channel News Asia, February 27, 2011

Brakish water spells bad news for Delta
Asia one news, Viet Nam, February 28, 2011

Delhi gets five new underground water reservoirs
The Hindu, February 28, 2011

A Dry and Anxious North Awaits China’s Giant, Unproven Water Transport Scheme
By Aaron Jaffe and Keith Schneider, Circle of Blue, ZHENGZHOU, China, March 1 2011

Vietnam faces severe water shortage
United Press news, March 2, 2011

'Water demand to outstrip supply by 40pc within 20 years'
India Report, London, March 2 2011

Black rivers blight Indonesia's path to development
By Katherine Pohl, ABC News, Jakarta, March 2, 2011

Nation faces looming water crisis
Asia News Network, Ha noi, March 3, 2011

Flood Protection walls and water schemes completed in Orakzai Agency
OnePakistanNews, March 4, 2011

An Invitation to nominate a chair and a vice-chair of the Asia-Pacific Water Forum’s Governing Council

APWF Water News 171

Australia: Councils push for greater water control
ABC News-February 18, 2011

No potable water for 85 per cent of Pakistanis
Pakistan Today-February 19, 2011

Pedal away to purify water
Asia One News-February 19, 2011

Beijing's water plan doesn't go far enough, critics say by Toh Han Shih
South China Morning Post-February 21, 2011

Government sourcing funds from Korea government for water
The Ghana News Agency-February 21, 2011

ADB to lend $1b for clean water in Vietnam
Channel news Asia-February 22, 2011

New Wind and Solar Sectors Won’t Solve China’s Water Scarcity
Circle of blue-February 22, 2011

Australian government supports clean water program
Antara News-February 23 2011

Congressional report raises question Indus Water Treaty by Lalit Jha
msn news-February 23, 2011

Debate on hydro-power dams in Mekong River
VietNam Net Bridge-Feburuay 23, 2011


An Invitation to nominate a chair and a vice-chair of the Asia-Pacific Water Forum’s Governing Council

APWF Water News 170

S'pore Int'l Water Week has gained recognition: PUB by Lynda Hong
Channel new Asia-February 11, 2011

Separate water body will solve woes: Expert by Sujit Mahamulkar
Hindustan Times-February 12, 2011

Singapore tops in building policy, water management
Eco business.com-February 13, 2011

Strain on water supply in Pacific
Pacnews-February 14, 2011

ADB helps develop water system in Vietnam
VOVNEWS-February 15, 2011

ADB, Japan Support Water Upgrade in Northern Sri Lanka
ADB-February 16 2011

South Korea: Han River's Water Cleanest On Record
Bernama-February 17, 2011

PUB, Ontario collaborates on clean water R&D by Mustafa Shafawi
Channel new Asia-February 17, 2011

Japan targets Bangladesh for pedal-powered water purifier
The Daily star, Afp-February 18, 2011


An Invitation to nominate a chair and a vice-chair of the Asia-Pacific Water Forum’s Governing Council

APWF Water News 169

Q&A: Energy, Water, and China's Economy Q&A: Energy, Water, and China's Economy by Zou Ji, Lijin Zhong and Hua Wen
World Resource Institute-February 4, 2011

China Seeks to Solve Water Shortage with Desalination Plant by Ben Hines
Tiny Green Bubble-February 5, 2011

Revisiting disasters responses in Nepal by Komal Raj Aryal
MYREPUBLICA-February 6, 2011

Manila Water makes bid for India water board
GMA NEWS-February 8, 2011

Asia-Pacific at risk from climate migration: ADB by David Fogarty
REUTERS-February 8, 2011

Environmental management concerns in water sector of Pakistan by Muhammad Tariq Javed
American Chronicle-February 8, 2011

New NTU lab aims to turn water into fuel
The Straits Times-February 8, 2011

Rural water under fire by Harvey Grennan
The Sydney Morning Herald-February 8, 2011

US $ 90 million adb water boost for Jaffna and kili by Sandun A. Jayasekera
Daily Mirror-February 10, 2011

VIETWATER 2011 - 3rd Vietnam International Water & Wastewater Industry Show
Impeller.net-February 10, 2011

APWF Water News 168

Mekong nations adopt water development directions, tool launched for hydropower assessment
SGGP‐January 28, 2011

Iraq water shortages raising ethnic tensions by Marwan Ibrahim
AFP‐January 29, 2011

China to invest 4 trillion yuan in water conservation projects
Asia Bizz‐February 1, 2011

No fish will be left to catch, expert warns Bangladesh
sify news‐February 1, 2011

Philippine Wetlands Day
mb.com.ph‐February 1, 2011

Australia Cyclone Yasi roars into Queensland coast
BBC News‐February 2, 2011

Pakistan still in crisis six months after disastrous floods
AlertNet‐February 2, 2011

160 wetland sites in India qualify 'Ramsar' criteria: BNHS
The Financial Express‐February 2, 2011

Flood death toll on the rise in Malaysia
Malaysia Sun‐February 3, 2011

A 411 on water's next drop
UC Berkeley Collage of Engineering‐February 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

APWF Water News 159

Climate Change in light of the recent floods in Pakistan by Mahe Zehra
Greenfudge-November 6, 2010

Exhibit to raise awareness of water shortage by Robert Lee
The Korea Herald-November 8, 2010

Thailand's Flood Death Toll Rises To 181 Nationwide
BERNAMA.COM-Bangkok, Thailand, November 9, 2010

Kiribati climate change conference: voices from the South Pacific
Guardian.co.uk-Kiribati, November 9, 2010

Mekong and the war of water
VietNamNet Bridge-November 9, 2010

Tajikistan leads quest for energy stability by Struan Stevenson
Daily News-November 9, 2010

Water pipeline to Xinjiang possible by Yang Ruoyu
Global Times-November 9, 2010

Danone Said to Talk With Kirin, Asahi on Sale of Water Business by Jeffrey McCracken and Jacqueline Simmons
Bloomberg-November 10, 2010

Post-floods situation: Speakers emphasize need for redefinition of civil, social, governance
International News Network-Karachi, Pakistan, November 12, 2010

ADB Aids Palau's Push for Sustainable Water, Sanitation Services
Financial-November 10, 2010

APWF Water News 158

VIETNAM: Teaching new sanitation habits
Humanitarian news and analysis-Chau Doc, Vietnem October 28, 2010

Southeast Asian leaders tackle issues buffeting region
Channel News Asia-Hanoi,Vietnam October 29, 2010

>MYANMAR: Water worries surface after Cyclone Giri
Humanitarian news and analysis (IRIN), Bangkok,Thailand, November 1, 2010

An Awakening in Nagoya by Stephen Leahy
ISP news-Nagoya, Japan, November 1, 2010

Canberra: Water restrictions end
ABC news-November 1, 2010

Feeding Bangladesh’s growing population amid rising climate challenges
by giuliabaldinelli, Agro biodiversity Platform-November 1, 2010

Flooding hits southern Thailand
The independent-November 2, 2010

Korean mutual fund eyes local infrastructure projects by Ma.Elisa P. Osorio
The Philippine Star-Manila, Philippines, November 2, 2010

Floods cause chaos in Thailand and Malaysia
BBC-November 3, 2010

Indicus Analytics: Why india has a drink problem
sifyfinance-November 4, 2010

APWF Water News 157

Yemen's capital 'will run out of water by 2025'
Reuters - SaNa'a, Yemen, October 25, 2010

Seven million people still need emergency shelter in Pakistan after floods, UN says
By Rob Crilly, Telegraph – Islamabad, Pakistan, October 25, 2010

Floods to hit agriculture hard
The Express Tribune – Karachi, Pakistan, October 26, 2010

Vietnam-Germany cooperate in managing water resources
VOV News – Vietnam, October 27, 2010

Water Supplies in Danger of Drug Contamination
SMR – October 27, 2010

Myanmar storm leaves tens of thousands without homes, food
Alert Net – Bangkok, Thailand, October 27, 2010

Kemira Oyj and Singapore's National Water Agency, PUB enter into a strategic alliance
Market Watch – October 17, 2010

'Project Water' anticipates flood of artists
BedfordTImesResister.com – October 28, 2010

APWF Water News 154

Largest underground MBR plant in Asia completed
Waterworld, Singapore, September 30, 2010

Water as shared value for business and society
Business insight, Philippines, September 30, 2010

Five lakes overflow, BMC may not reimpose water cut
Indian express news, Mumbai, October 2, 2010

Improving Water Governance in the Asia-Pacific Region: Why It Matters
By Wouter Lincklaen Arriens, Asia development Bank, October 2, 2010

What is the Murray-Darling Basin plan?
Worldnews Austrailia, October 2, 2010

Experts’ call to tap water resources
The Kathmandu Post, Nepal, October 3, 2010

Key UN climate talks open in China
BBC news science & environment, China, October 4, 2010

Asia-Pacific countries debate environment, development
Central Asia news wire, October 5, 2010

Money Well Spent: ADB and Water Financing in Asia 2001-2010
By Ellen Pascua, Asian development bank, October 6, 2010

Environment challenges of West Asia highlighted
By Rebecca Torr, Gulf Daily news, Bahrain, October 6, 2010

Floods inundate central Vietnam after heavy rain
BBC news Asia Pacific, Vietnam, October 6, 2010

APWF Water News 153

Asia is surely gaining an unquenchable thirst by Stephen Heese
The Japan Times―Tokyo, Japan, September 25, 2010

Timorese leader, at UN, calls on Asia to lead the way on climate change
UN News Centre―September 25, 2010

Seminar reviews disaster management set-up in country
Daily Times―Lahore, Pakistan, September 29, 2010

Hitachi Strengthens the Structure of the Singapore RO(*1) System Manufacture
MarketWatch―Tokyo, Japan, September 29, 2010

Equate signs over $11m plant based water recycle project with Aquatech
AMEinfo.com―Kuwait, September 29, 2010

Human impact on world's rivers 'threatens water security of 5 billion' by Adam Vaughan
The Guardian―London, U.K., September 29, 2010

New Zealand seen as future Asia's food basket by Neal Wallace
Otago Daily Times―Dunedin, New Zealand, September 29, 2010

Pakistan flood victims struggle to rebuild alone
Emirates24/7News―Dubai, UAR, September 30, 2010

Penang commercial water tariffs up 27%
Sun2Surf―George Town, Malaysia, October 1, 2010

"We Are Water" (WAW) officially launches from Lebanon to the Middle East
Zawya―Beirut, Lebanon, October 1, 2010

APWF Water News 152

Provinces Reel under Floods
Thai- ASEAN News Network ― Bang Phra Luang , Thailand, September 20, 2010

Van carrying 30 kids plunges into Pakistan river
LimaOhio.com ― Muzaffarabad, Pakistan, September 21, 2010

Pakistan Trapped Between Floods, Water Shortages By William
VOA ― Washington, U.S.A, September 22, 2010

Peter Gleick: Time for a Drinking Water Fountain Renaissance By Peter Gleick
CIRCLE OF BLUE WATER NEWS, ― U.S.A, September 22, 2010

Typhoon socks southern ChinaBy the CNN Wire Staff
CNN.com ― Fujian ,China , September 23, 2010

Water: Tibet, China, and Asia  By Wang Weiluo
The Epoch Times ― Tibet, September 23, 2010

Crisis meeting held for the future of water
Macau NEWS.NET ― Macau, September 23, 2010

Argentina builds canal to take water from shared river
Tajikistan News.Net ― Tajikistan, September 23, 2010

Yamuna begins to recede, unlikely to pose threat
The Times of India― New Delhi, India, September 24, 2010

Water Industry Conference Gives Big Tick To Land And Water Forum Report
Voxy ― Christchurch, New Zealand, September 24, 2010

APWF Water News 151

River polluter signs pacts to pay $6.1 mln in compensation by Hoang Tuan
Thanh Nien Daily-Dong Nai., Vietnam, September 11, 2010

Water shortages reach crisis levels in China by the CNN Wire Staff
CNN.com-Beijing, China, September 13, 2010

Yamuna river water levels further recede by Ram Manohar
Calcutta News.Net-Calcutta, India, September 13, 2010

Water Shortage Plagues Pakistan Despite Historic Flooding
VOA-Multan, Pakistan, September 13, 2010

Duoyuan Global Water Inc. Announces Action By the Board of Directors
PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance-Beijing, China, September 14, 2010

Dozens killed in North Korea typhoon 
BBC-Seoul, Korea, September 15, 2010

Water as shared value for business and society
Malaya-Manila, Philippines, September 16, 2010

Provinces Grapple with Ongoing Floods
Thai-ASEAN News Network-Nan, Thailand, September 16, 2010

Low rainfall threatens electricity supply in Vietnam By staff writers - Translated by Dang Khoa
SGGP-Quang Nam, Vietnam, September 16, 2010

Most water purifiers don't remove viruses: Study by Umesh Isalkar
THE TIMES OF INDIA-Pume, India, September 17, 2010

APWF Water News 150

Viet Nam: hygiene promotion should build on community action 
WASH news Asia & Pacific -Lao Cai, Viet Nam, September 6, 2010

Central Food Backs Govt's Price Control
Thai-ASEAN News Network- Bangkok, Thailand, September 7, 2010

NEPAL: Increasing use of filters for arsenic-contaminated water
Alert Net- Kathmandu, Nepal, September 7, 2010

Visitors to Shanghai Expo drink more-than-expected amount of water
People’s Daily- Shanghai, China, September 7, 2010

Photos: Few Remaining River Dolphins Indicators of River, Human Health
National Geographic- Sind, Pakistan., September 8, 2010

Chonburi Villagers Protest over Toxic Landfill
Thai-ASEAN News Network-Chonburi, Thailand, September 8, 2010

Pakistan stares into a void By Syed Saleem Shahzad
Asia Times-Nowshera, Pakistan, September 9, 2010

Water as shared value for business and society
Malaya-Manila, Philippines, September 9, 2010

Experts call for diverse water storage options to deal with climate change
People’s Daily – Beijing, China, September 10, 2010

Water supply stock almost up to the brim
Hindustan Times – Mumbai, India, September 10, 2010

APWF Water News 149

Czar's gold treasure found on Baikal Lake bed  by Vinay Shukla
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA – Moscow, Russia, August 31, 2010

Nefarious water wars by Jayadeva Ranade
Express Buzz – Chennai, India, August 31, 2010

Sharks of Kuwaituwait
Al Jazeera - Kuwait, Kuwait, August 31, 2010

S.Korea welcomes sanctions on North, offers flood aid by Jeremy Laurence and Jack Kim
The Star – Seoul, South Korea, August 31, 2010

Flood relief falls short in Sindh By Simon Roughneen
Asia Times – Larkana, Sindh, Pakistan, September 1, 2010

China raises alarm over Yangtze environmental damage
AFP – Beijing, China, September 1, 2010

Laos power plant begins commercial operation
ASIA NEWS NETWORK- Vientiane, Laos, September 2, 2010

Pakistan landlords 'diverted flood water'
BBC News-Islamabad, Pakistan, September 2, 2010

Water as shared value for business and society
Malaya – Manila, Philippines, September 2, 2010

Sea slug in Manukau Harbour
Newstalk ZB – Auckland, New Zealand, September 3 ,2010

APWF Water News 148

Major flood on China-North Korea border
The Msnbc Digital Network-Beijing, China, August 21,2010

Uganda Water Boss Hails Rwasco by Ivan R. Mugisha
allafrica.com-Uganda, Kigali, 21 August, 2010

Trying to lose weight? Drink more water by Denise Mann
CNN.com-Atlanta, U.S.A, August 23, 2010

Mont Blanc water pocket to be drained by Henry Samuel
Telegraph.co.uk-Paris, France, August 24,2010

Clean water for one million people in Africa thanks to The Co-operative by admin
Africancleanwater.com-areas in Africa, August 24, 2010

Inside Wall Street: An Interesting Play in the Water Business by Gene Marcial
Daily Finance-New York, U.S.A, August 25,2010

Burst main hits Swansea water supply
BBC News-Swansea, Wales ,August 26,2010

Pakistan takes flood plea to IMF by Matthew O Berger
Asia Times-Washington, U.S.A., August 26, 2010

China to Provide Relief Aid to Flood-Stricken N. Korea
Arirang News,-Beijing, China, August 26, 2010

Brazil government gives go-ahead for huge Amazon dam
BBC News-Brasilia, Brazil, August 26,2010

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

APWF Water News 145

President Zardari’s visit helped deepen Pak-China traditional friendship
Associated Press of Pakistan-Beijing, China, 13 July, 2010

Up to 11 billion litres of drinking water from Alaska each year for Indian Ocean regions
Minivan News-Maldives, 13 July, 2010

The future of dam building by Richard Welford
CSR Asia-Hong Kong, 14 July, 2010

Hasina for climate compatible rice
The Daily Star-Dhaka, Bangladesh, 14 July, 2010

Sense and Sanitation in India by Anjali Singh
Newsblaze-California, U.S,A, 14 July, 2010

MWSS to tap smaller water sources by Riza T. Olchondra
INQUIRER.net-Makati City, Philippines, 15 July, 2010

Salty water, parched earth: Vietnam's Mekong paddies dry up by Aude Genet
aiaonenews-Que Dien, Vietnam, 15 July, 2010

Then and Now: The Retreating Glaciers by Leslie Kaufman
New York Times-New York, U.S.A.,16 July, 2010

Govt working on water treatment methods by Rasheed Khalid
The News-Islamabad, Pakistan, 16 July, 2010

Local wins award with People for Water by Rob Swystun
The Daily Graphic-Portage la Prairie, Canada, 16 July 2010

APWF Water News 145

Gov’t urged to review water privatization policy by Lira Dalangin-Fernandez
INQUIRER.net-Manila, Philippines, 23 July, 2010

Model growth of Kashi still in pipeline
The times of India-Varanashi, India, 23 July, 2010

Water Security And Regional Disputes In South Asia
E-Bangladesh-Dhaka, Bangladesh, 24 July, 2010

Shares tread water in Viet Nam
Viet Nam News-Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 24 July, 2010

1/2 of All China's Water is Too Polluted to Drink by Brian Merchant
TreeHugger-Brooklyn, New York, 26 July, 2010

Myopic politics stifling utilisation of water resources
Nepalnews.com-Nepal, 26 July, 2010

Singapore Gets Serious About Climate Change
Gov Monitor-Singapore, 26 July, 2010

China's Water Transfer Project Runs Into Problems by Peter Simpson
Voice of America-Beijing, China, 27 July, 2010

Water is a human right, UN says by Andreas Zumach
DEUTSCHE WELLE-Germany, 29 July, 2010

APWF Water News 142

Inaugural Asia-Pacific Ministerial Forum in Singapore Catalyzes Water Security Movement
ACNNEWSWIRE-Singapore, 26 June, 2010

Asean leaders seek to improve flood-risk mitigation by Estrella Torres
Business Mirror-Makati City, Philippines, 26 June, 2010

Siemens Expands Water Services Business in Southeast Asia
Market Watch-Singapore, 28 June, 2010

India, China plot Bangladesh woe by Pinaki Roy
The Daily Star-Bangladesh, 28 June, 2010

Tajikistan: High-Level 'Water for Life' conference highlights DRR and climate change adaptation
PreventionWeb-Tajikistan, 28 June, 2010

Asia gripped by water crisis: Asian Development Bank by Martin Abbugao
AFP-Singapore, 30 June, 2010

ADDING MULTIMEDIA - ITT and PUB Singapore Partner to Enhance Water and Wastewater Treatment Solutions
Market Watch-Singapore. 30 June, 2010

Water smart designs awarded by Victoria Vaughan
The Straits Times-Singapore, 1 July, 2010

Drought threatens global rice supply by Brian McCartan
Asia Times Online-Bangkok, Thailand, 2 July, 2010

APWF Water News 140

ADB to provide loans for wastewater treatment project in China
People’s Daily Online-China, 15 June, 2010

Afghanistan's woeful water management delights neighbors by Tom A Peter
CSMonitor.com-Heart, Afghanistan, 15 June, 2010

Mekong region needs better irrigation
Viet Nam News-Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 15 June, 2010

ESCWA: Bad water management could turn country into desert by Patrick Galey
The Daily Star-Beirut, Lebanon, 17 June, 2010

PUB to release water management document by S Ramesh
TODAYonline-Singapore, 17 June, 2010

Thailand's 2 largest dams hit 20-year lows: meteorologists
The China Post-Bangkok, Thailand, 17 June, 2010

Melting mountains putting millions at risk in Asia
Green News-Singapore, 17 June, 2010

Thirsty Pakistan gasps for water solutions by Sahar Ahmed
The Globe and Mail-Karachi, Pakistan, 18 June, 2010

Manila Water’s business model hailed at World Economic Forum
Manila Bulletin-Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, 21 June, 2010

Kyrgyz refugees lack food and water - Feature
Earth Times News-Moscow, Russia, 21 June, 2010

APWF Water News 138

Let's respect the water cycle by Amit Bhattacharya
The Times of India-India, 30 May, 2010

COMMENT: Water conflicts between India and Pakistan by Amit Ranjan
Daily Times-Pakistan, 31 May, 2010

Poisoned Wells: In Asia, Cutting Arsenic Risk in Water Through Well-Drilling Techniques by Donald G. Macneil Jr.
The New York Times-New York, U.S.A, 31 May, 2010

Water Scarcity To Bolster ETFs by Kevin Grewal
Daily Markets-Singapore, 1 June 2010

Water shortage looms for China, India by Bloomberg
Arab News-Saudi Arabia, 1 June 2010

Scientists suggest solutions for poisonous well water crisis in South Asia
Oneindia News-Washington, U.S.A, 2 June 2010

Helping Central Asia's dying sea
UPIcom-Berlin, Germany, 2 June, 2010

Glaciers in Tibet - never really large
Science Centric-Tibet, 3 June 2010

Singapore: Water Short No More by Michael Toh
Environmental Protection-Singapore, 5 June, 2010

APWF Water News 137

Japan assists the irrigation development and water management in Sri Lanka.

Flash floods destroy Bangladesh livelihoods by James Melik
BBC News-Dhaka, Bangladesh, 25 May 2010

National drink or religious scourge? by Arvind Kumar
Indian Weekender-Wellington, New Zealand, May 26 2010

China-India Water Shortage Means Coca-Cola Joins Intel in Fight by Cherian Thomas, Unni Krishnan and Sophie Leung
Bloomberg-BEIJING, China, May 26, 2010‎

Uzbekistan joins INWRDAM by D. Azizov
Trend News Agency-TASHHKENT, Uzbekistan, 26 May 2010

Bottled water concerns health experts
Wikinews-OTAWA, Canada, 27 May 2010

Water from Attabad lake reaches spillway
SAMAA TV-HUNZA, Pakistan, 27 May 2010

Raw water reaching new pollution-level highs
Jakarta Post-JAKARTA, Indonesia, 27 May 2010

Water supply safe from spill by Hetty Musfirah
TODAYonline-SINGAPORE, Singapore, 28 May 2010

Rhetoric grows heated in water dispute between India, Pakistan by Karin Brulliard
Washington Post-LAHORE, Pakistan, 28 May 2010

APWF Water News 136

Residents to face water disruptions
Fijivillage-SUVA, Fiji, ‎17 May 2010‎

New water dept at RU soon
Times of India-JAIPUR, India, ‎18 May 2010‎

Project brings clean water to 60000 delta residents by Ye Lwin
Myanmar Times-YANGON, Myanmar, ‎May 18, 2010‎

Tropical cyclone could hit India and Bangladesh by Rob Crilly
Telegraph.co.uk-ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, May 18, 2010‎

Health NGO says PNG's infrastructural flaws will keep cholera alive
Radio New Zealand International-WELLINGTO, New Zealand, 19 May 2010

Tajikistan Appeals for International Aid After Deadly Floods
Voice of America-WASHINGTON, D.C., the USA, 19 May 2010

Water shortage in Pindi intensifies by Tahir Rashid
Daily Times-RAWALPINDI, Pakistan, 20 May 2010

Kyrgyzstan stops irrigation water supply to Kazakhstan by Arstan AALIEV
24.kg-BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, 20 May 2010

Angat privatization will not guarantee lower irrigation fees by Jennifer A. Ng
Business Mirror-MANILA, Philippines, 20 May 2010

For want of a drink by John Grimond
Economist-LONDON, UK, 20 May 2010

Water meet: Missing councillors, more promises
Express Buzz-BANGALORE, India, 21 May 2010

APWF Water News 135

Samoa Government to nationalize crucial watershed areas by Terry Tavita
Scoop.co.nz-WELLINGTON, New Zealand, 7 May 2010‎

Manila Water, Mitsubishi Consortium Acquires United Utilities' Australia Unit bv Dow Jones
Wall Street Journal-MANILA, Philippines, 10 May 2010‎

Disaster management for Polynesian islands
Matangi Tonga-NUKU’ALOFA, Tonga, 11 May 2010‎

US helps Vietnam improve early flood warning capacity
ReliefWeb-HANOI, Viet Nam, 12 May 2010

Surging Hunza lake turns another village into island
South Asian News Agency-HUNZA, Pakisnta, 13 May 2010

Projects galore to ease water woes
Times of India-BANGARORE, India, 13 May 2010

Thailand Protests: Plan To Cut Supplies Put On Hold
World of 22 News-BANGKOK, Thailand, 13 May 2010

Water transport strike continues
Financial Express Bangladesh-DAHKA, Bangladesh, 13 May 2010

Steam & Hot Water Supply Industry In China: Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Liaoning ...
Market Research Agency-BEIJING, China, 13 May 2010

Evacuation begins as water level rises in Hunza lake
The Express Tribune-GILGIT, Pakistan, 14 May 2010