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South Africa, India and Indonesia join the World Logistics Passport

Global reach of programme aimed at boosting south-south trade expands to span nine countries across three continents 81 anchor tenants have opted into the WLP,...
Foreign students of Jiangsu University of Science and Technology making dumplings with residents in Zhenjiang, east China’s Jiangsu province, to celebrate the Winter Solstice Festival, or Dongzhi on Dec. 21. (Photo/Shi Yucheng)

China becomes largest destination in Asia for foreign students

As China has carried out increasingly closer exchanges and cooperation with various countries in education during the country’s 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020), more...
Biden Vs Trump

Asia shares soar after Biden beats Trump in US election

Markets in the Asia Pacific region on Monday welcomed Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump in the US election, with Japan's benchmark Nikkei...

Mozambique bans cultured fish from Malawi

Mozambique has banned the importation of cultured fish from neighboring Malawi following the outbreak of a lethal disease in fish reared in captivity in...
An electronic screen shows the trading data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Jan. 27, 2020. U.S. stocks ended significantly lower on Monday. The Dow fell 1.57 percent to 28,535.80, the S&P 500 decreased 1.57 percent to 3,243.63, and the Nasdaq dropped 1.89 percent to 9,139.31. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Major stock market indices worldwide

The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Thursday. IN THE UNITED STATES The S&P 500 Index...
Photo taken on March 31, 2020 shows a street in Helsinki, Finlan. As of Monday, the coronavirus cases in Finland stood at 1,313 with 13 deaths, according to the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL). (Xinhua/Zhu Haochen)

Finland to increase capacity and efficiency in COVID-19 testing

The Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health published on Wednesday evening its updated strategy on COVID-19, increasing the country's capacity and efficiency in...
Environment Plastic Waste

Alliance to End Plastic Waste partners ASASE Foundation for projects

The ‘Alliance to End Plastic Waste’, a not-for-profit organisation made up of companies that manufacture and process plastics has partnered the ASASE Foundation to...
Borussia Dortmund

COVID-19 forces Dortmund to suspend trip to Asia

Dortmund's trip to China and other countries in Asia for pre-season preparations has been cancelled due to the ongoing rapid spread of COVID-19, the...
Huawei 5G

European Commission, UK allow Huawei in the 5G Vendor-selection process for Europe

The European Commission on Wednesday (Jan. 29) announced its decision on the selection of 5G vendors, effectively allowing Huawei’s participation. The announcement came after...
Sheikh Hasina has emerged as an important leader in Asia

Sheikh Hasina has emerged as an important leader in Asia

Exactly eleven years back, in the eyes of the international community, Bangladesh was seen as a poor, corruption-plagued struggling nation. Ruling elites were busy...

Asia Grassroot Women Migrant Groups Calling For Protection For All Migrants

As the Global Compact on Migration, a non-binding pact on global migration governance, is being adopted in intergovernmental meeting in Marrakech, Morocco, grassroots women...

WACSI/I4C Organizes A Shared Learning On Alternative Funding Models For CSOs

Civil society organisations (CSOs) have become a vital force representing citizens’ interests and aspirations in Africa. The societal impact of the actions of these...

Greater Effort Needed To Fight Armyworm In Spite Of Progress Made

A major new report published by CABI has today revealed that losses due to fall armyworm are lower than projected in 2017 and the...

Feminists Denounces The WB And IMF In Tolak Bala

Over 50 women’s groups, grassroots communities, farmers and workers groups from across Asia gathered at the Padang Galak Beach in Bali, Indonesia to denounce...

QNET Empowers Entrepreneurs Across Africa

QNET, one of Asia’s leading ecommerce and direct selling business, in line with its global agenda to continue to empower entrepreneurs across Africa and...

Global Parliament of Mayors Summit in UK: To attract over 100 city leaders

An electric scooter hire company have been announced as the dinner sponsor for the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) Summit 2018, being held in...
Wpid Poverty In Childhood Can Shape Neurobiology Study

Unresolved stunted childhood inducing poverty in Africa and Asia-report

A new report by global charity WaterAid has revealed that unresolved stunted growth in children is a major factor in poverty in Sub-Sahara Africa...

Africa and Asia to Lead The Energy Drive

Africa and Asian countries are expected to take a strong stand on energy at the World Bank/International Monetary Fund (IMF) spring meetings in Washington,...
Wpid Money Growth

Asia, Pacific experience more exports, domestic demand

Growth continues across most of the economies in developing Asia, supported by continued high demand for exports and rapidly expanding domestic demand, says an...

High powered Ghanaian delegation on road-show in Asia

A high-powered Ghanaian delegation led by Minister for Finance Kenneth Ofori-Atta left here for two Asian countries in a non-Deal Road Show about the...

Beijing Hosts Government Officials to Discuss Commitments Towards Disability-inclusive Society

Senior government officials, policymakers, civil society and academia from over 30 countries across Asia-Pacific have gathered in Beijing this week to accelerate commitments towards...

All Nations University plans to launch second satellite

Mr. Ernest Matey, Co-founder and Administrator of the All Nations University College Space System Technology Laboratory said the College is planning to launch a...
Chief Willie Obiano, Executive Governor of Anambra State (m), Head of Service, Mr. Chidi Ezeoke (L) and Dr. Nkem Okeke, Deputy Governor (R) during the presentation of Mass Transit Buses to Civil Servants in Awka...yesterday

Ministry Initiate Move To Ease Transportation Difficulties By Students

The GAZ Group, the largest supplier of school buses in the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Ghana have...

PACN Aims At Enhancing Food Safety

The Pan Africa Chemistry Network (PACN) Congress 2017 opened in Accra with a call on Agriculturists and Chemists to find a better way of...

Countries expected to act on new UN migration agenda

The Asia-Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, opened in Bangkok this week with a call for...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

ESCAP, Korea Advise Governments on Innovative Financing Systems for Agenda 2030

A new report released today by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in partnership with the Science...

International Alliance works on Social Enterprise and investment promotion across Asia

Leading global and regional organisations have announced their support for an ambitious multi-stakeholder initiative to promote the growth of social enterprise and impact investment...

2017 SEA Games Postponed Over Teams Accident

An accident involving two buses transporting squash teams from Myanmar, Thailand and the Philippines at the Southeast Asia (SEA) Games caused matches to be...

Ethiopia’s Industry Minister hopes to promote trade Ethiopia-India trade

A high-level delegation from Ethiopia, led by the honourable Mr. Bogale Feleke, State Minister, Ministry of Industry, arrived in India this morning for a...
Nuclear missile test

China unhappy with NK missile tests

Pyongyang residents watch TV announcer Ri Chun-hee talk about the successful launch of what North Korea called the intercontinental ballistic missile "Hwasong-14," on a...