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Australia to invest $680 mn in dams for drought-stricken region

Australia to invest $680 mn in dams for drought-stricken region

Australia will invest A$1 billion ($678.70 million) to revamp water infrastructure in rural and regional communities in the drought-stricken New South Wales.

Pakistan PM appeals for funds to construct water storage dams

Pakistan PM appeals for funds to construct water storage dams

Official estimates show that by 2025 Pakistan will be facing an "absolute scarcity" of water, with less than 500 cubic metres available per person.

Hundreds missing in Laos after partly built dam collapses

Hundreds missing in Laos after partly built dam collapses

Hundreds are missing and an unknown number feared dead after a partly built hydropower dam in southeast Laos collapsed after heavy rain and sent a wall of water surging through six villages, state media and contractors said Tuesday.

China’s FX reserves fall below $3tn in Jan

China’s FX reserves fall below $3tn in Jan

China’s foreign exchange reserves unexpectedly fell below the closely watched $3tn level in January for the first time in nearly six years, though tighter regulatory controls appeared to making some progress in slowing capital outflows.