101 articles in Japan
Japan’s listed industrial water treatment firms have joined the country’s charge towards South East Asian markets in a bid to prop up domestic income. Can they outpace their competitors?
HanKore Environment revealed on 15 May that it is in preliminary discussions with third parties over the potential sale of its 1.4 million m³/d portfolio of Chinese water and wastewater BOTs.
The city of Osaka looks set to break the mould of the Japanese water sector by inviting private partners to participate in its wastewater treatment system.
A planned wastewater PPP in Japan’s third-largest city is unprecedented in scale. Will international private operators be sidelined in favour of domestic ambitions?
Japanese companies are making inroads into the Vietnamese water sector through bilaterally negotiated BOT contracts. What are the risks and rewards?
China issued details last month of its 12th five-year plan for the environmental services industry, which covers products and services relating to water and air pollution.
For the initiative undertaken by a water utility which represents the most significant commitment to improving the long-term performance of water services to the public.
The Japanese conglomerate has waited a long time to enter the Philippines water market. How will its new equity stake in Maynilad help the West Zone concessionaire?
The Japanese investor has become a fixture in the Middle East project investment sphere. Can China take up the slack from the flagging Gulf market?
Norio Ijima, president of TWI, the commercial arm of Tokyo’s water utility, spoke to GWI about his ambitions to expand in Asia.