Publication date 24 September 2018 | 11:15 | ICT
The adverse effects of climate change pose a great threat to our planet and its people. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres recently described climate change as “the defining issue of our time . . . a direct existential threat”.
Publication date 18 September 2018 | 15:20 | ICT
Today the South Korean President Moon Jae-in flies to Pyongyang to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.+
Publication date 17 September 2018 | 11:03 | ICT
Norway, Switzerland, Australia, Ireland and Germany lead the ranking of 189 countries and territories in the latest Human Development Index (HDI), while Niger, the Central African Republic, South Sudan, Chad and Burundi have the low
Publication date 12 September 2018 | 10:47 | ICT
The Fourth Industrial Revolution will have a profound impact on the future of work and jobs. New technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, advanced robotics,
Publication date 11 September 2018 | 11:36 | ICT
Asia is a powerhouse of growth in the global economy. From the 1980s onwards, economic development across the region has lifted millions out of poverty and doubled Asia’s share of the world economy.
Publication date 10 September 2018 | 13:17 | ICT
The Indonesian government has increasingly realised the crucial role of tourism and the hospitality industry in reducing the current account deficit (the balance of trade in goods and services), one of the main drivers of the rupiah’s sharp depreciation over the last eight months.
Publication date 07 September 2018 | 09:41 | ICT
Last week I had the privilege of spending time with world-class UK demining organisation the HALO Trust in Oddar Meanchey province, observing first-hand the patient and time-consuming work of HALO’s teams of highly skilled de-miners
Publication date 06 September 2018 | 14:33 | ICT
Kimsrorn, a 35-year-old mother of three, was recently practising skills that were new to her: reading and writing.
Publication date 05 September 2018 | 10:39 | ICT
The philippines could learn a thing or two from ancient mythology. Beware of Greeks bearing gifts,” the priest Laocoon told the people of Troy in Virgil’s “The Aeneid.”
Publication date 31 August 2018 | 15:32 | ICT
Natural disasters pose a threat to people in many parts of Laos and authorities are scrambling to carry our relief and repair operations in provinces that have been affected by floods.