May 5, 2015

We have blogged previously about the impact of the virtual water trade - Asia’s consumption of water-intensive imports due to its own problems of water scarcity - and California’s recent...

April 20, 2015

We have previously blogged about China's consumption of soybeans as a 'virtual water trade' to address problems of water scarcity on the mainland. On the same theme, new research put tog...

April 19, 2015

Water scarcity is forcing China to look elsewhere for water resources. While importing piped water is a huge logistical challenge, growing virtual water imports through ‘virtual water tr...

April 18, 2015

We have previously highlighted water as a major resource constraint facing countries in the Asia-Pacific region and a recent report by the Food and Agricultural Organisation reveals an a...

April 13, 2015

Singapore is a beacon for the Asia-Pacific region for many reasons, including relatively high living standards, world-class infrastructure and a favourable business environment. An added...

March 31, 2015

 

Water prices in Asia are significantly lower than in the developed world. While this may be a boon for Asia's consumers, it may jeopardise future water supplies. 

 

Average Water Tariffs...

March 26, 2015

While much gets written about the Asia-Pacific's vast resources of human and financial capital, very little attention gets paid to worsening supplies of essential natural resources....

March 3, 2015

The Chinese government’s management of Tibet has attracted a great deal of attention over the years. Concerns about human rights, the preservation of Tibetan’s ethnic identity and religi...

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