DRINKING WATER

DRINKING WATER

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    Drinking water violations more common in impoverished counties

  2. tap water

    Commentary: Has the well of good ideas and public policy on water run dry?

    More than technology and funds are needed to resolve the world’s clean water drinking problems, say two observers from NUS's Lee Kuan Yew School ...
  3. Waterborne diseases

    2 billion people drinking contaminated water: WHO

    The World Bank has estimated that investments to improve water infrastructure in places where it is most needed will need to triple to US$114 ...
  4. Climate 1

    ASIA’S FUTURE CITIES: Yangon lacking resilience to face future disasters

    A severe global climate forecast has Myanmar facing a potentially dire future: a dramatic five-degree temperature increase by the end of the ...
  5. File photo of toilet

    Minimum standards for water fittings to be raised from April 2019

    PUB will also introduce two new water conservation programmes, including the replacement of non-water efficient nine-litre water closets with ...
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    Singapore near-triples social expenditure in last 10 years

    Investments in healthcare, education and the like increased from S$12.7 billion in FY2006 to S$34 billion in 2016, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat ...
  7. Malaysia flood relief centre

    Thousands still stranded in Malaysia floods

    Thousands of people remained stranded in relief centres Thursday as northeast Malaysia struggled to recover from severe flooding and residents ...
  8. China bottled water

    Singapore's S$134m bottled water addiction

    How did bottled water grow into a multimillion-dollar industry in a country with perfectly safe drinking water from the tap?
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    1 in 2 bird shops does not comply with AVA licence conditions: Survey

    The Animal Concerns Research & Education Society (ACRES), which conducted the survey, looked into the welfare conditions of birds displayed for ...
  10. Mosul refugees

    On Syria border, Mosul refugees trapped under IS fire

    As hungry and thirsty children wander in tears between makeshift tents, a motorbike suddenly roars towards the encampment in the Rajm al-Salibeh ...