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Vivian Balakrishnan

Dr Vivian Balakrishnan is a politician from Singapore. A member of the governing People's Action Party (PAP), he is currently the Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Sustainable energy and water use in industrial sector discussed
2014-07-04
Environment and Water Resources Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, who chaired the discussion, said the feedback will be taken into account in order to increase the proportion of renewable energy and at the same time, ensure reliability of the system.
(Channel News Asia)
  1. SMEs 'falling behind' in energy-saving practices
  2. Sustainable energy and water use in industrial sector discussed

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Harsher penalties for errant firms to curb haze: Feedback
2014-06-27
Meanwhile, concerns were also raised about the effectiveness of the Bill's enforcement — something Environment and Water Resources Minister Vivian Balakrishnan noted will be a challenge. “(One of the) main challenges will be pursuing investigations, ...
(TODAYonline)
  1. First reading of Haze Bill on July 7
  2. Harsher penalties suggested for transboundary haze

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Mega waste treatment plant to open in 2024
2014-06-04
Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Vivian Balakrishnan, guest of honour at the signing, added: “Embarking on Phase 2 will bring us closer to fulfilling the vision we set out almost a decade ago.” Last year, about three million tonnes of ...
(AsiaOne)
  1. Water, solid waste to be treated at adjacent facilities in Tuas

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Look at innovative solutions to manage waste: Balakrishnan
2014-06-02
SINGAPORE: Economic growth will be disproportionate in Asia compared to the rest of the world and so too the growth of its waste, said Singapore's Environment and Water Resources Minister Vivian Balakrishnan. Issuing the warning at the CleanEnviro ...
(Channel News Asia)
  1. Community calls for stronger legislation, early intervention for greater ...
  2. Look at innovative solutions to manage waste: Balakrishnan

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Religion & environment share a connection: Balakrishnan
2014-05-24
Religion and the environment share a connection which lies in the teachings of different faiths, said Environment and Water Resources Minister Vivian Balakrishnan on Saturday. PHOTOS; VIDEOS. Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Dr Vivian ...
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    Countries need to cooperate for anti-haze laws to work: Balakrishnan
    2014-05-20
    SINGAPORE — It would be simplistic to think Singapore's proposed anti-haze laws alone can solve the region's haze problem, said Environment and Water Resources Minister Vivian Balakrishnan yesterday, as he issued a call for cooperation among the ...
    (TODAYonline)
    1. Govt has to balance environmental laws right: Balakrishnan

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    Haze may return in coming months: Balakrishnan
    2014-05-18
    SINGAPORE: Transboundary haze may return in the coming months, but Singapore will be better prepared this time. Environment and Water Resources Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said this on the sidelines of a community event on Sunday. Dr Balakrishnan ...
    (Channel News Asia)
    1. Technology can make public services more responsive, says Balakrishnan
    2. Haze may return in coming months: Balakrishnan

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    Indonesia sends “firm message” to forest fires culprits
    2014-05-06
    Singapore's Minister for the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR), Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, was also present at the two-day event. “A success story in adopting a pro-environment policy can also be seen in the village of Lonca, Central Sulawesi,” ...
    (The Online Citizen)
    1. Indonesian president issues call to arms for forests

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    Indonesian president issues call to arms at 'turning point' for climate ...
    2014-05-05
    “We have a problem,” said Vivian Balakrishnan, Singaporean Minister for the Environment and Water Resources. “And the root of this problem is misaligned commercial interests.” Companies set on short-term profits in Southeast Asia, he said, help to ...
    (Islands Business)
    1. Singaporean Minister: Economic interests causing 'environmental vandalism'

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