Asia

1310 articles in Asia

Little Big Data Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

Will under-investment in Asia’s inefficient markets stop it from capitalising on big data’s big promises? GWI’s Willy Yeo investigates.

JV model sees private water spread across the Philippines Vol 19, Issue 1 (January 2018)

The rise of the unsolicited joint venture model has seen long-term private water contracts spread across the Philippines. The lack of competition and regulation is cause for concern.

Six strategies Vol 19, Issue 1 (January 2018)

Lax regulation means private water companies are emerging on six fronts.

Dhaka’s utility turns its focus to wastewater after water supply turnaround Vol 19, Issue 1 (January 2018)

As DWASA rides the wave of development finance from water to wastewater coverage, GWI finds out where the opportunities are, and what’s next for the Bangladeshi capital.

DWASA’s NRW reduction masterclass Vol 19, Issue 1 (January 2018)

Solving the NRW problem was a major criterion for deepening development bank involvement in the city. How did the ADB’s initial loan make this possible?

Happy New Gear! Vol 19, Issue 1 (January 2018)

In the face of China’s growing influence across Asia, GWI’s Willy Yeo looks at the challenges and opportunities its neighbours face.

Asia in brief Vol 19, Issue 1 (January 2018)

Singapore’s Public Utilities Board has launched three requests for proposals under a S$30 million research grant. It is calling for new solutions in 1) low-energy desal and water reuse; 2) industrial water stewardship; and 3) smart water technologies.

What’s next for FO in China? Vol 18, Issue 12 (December 2017)

A mixture of operational issues, underwhelming industrial project flows, and shareholder pressure to perform seem to have conspired against the development of forward osmosis in China. The market is still looking for new ZLD technologies.

A new beginning? Vol 18, Issue 12 (December 2017)

How have Chinese and international industrials responded to China’s crackdown on water pollution? GWI’s Willy Yeo takes a look.

Sri Lanka woos foreign firms with water PPPs Vol 18, Issue 12 (December 2017)

Pioneering DBO and BOT contracts spanning desalination, wastewater and bulk water supply are pulling global names into Sri Lanka. With a new PPP unit established in the Ministry of Finance, the opportunities could multiply further.