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Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Water From Hebei Eases Beijing Water Shortage"] Beijing, Sept.
Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "1st Ld: 300 Million Cubic Meters of Water Sent From Hebei To Beijing To Tackle Shortage"] Shijiazhuang, Sept.
By Calum MacLeod BEIJING -- Floods in south China have killed at least 176 people this month and forced the evacuation of 1.6 million people. Yet the deadly start of China's rainy season masks a bigger crisis: not enough water.
By Brahma Chellaney The sharpening Asian competition over energy resources has obscured another danger: Water shortages in much of Asia are becoming a threat to rapid economic modernization.
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