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Dalai Lama Says His "Feudal System...Should End"

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 09:31 AM
BANGKOK, Thailand -- In a surprise reversal, the Dalai Lama said his Tibetan Buddhist tradition of reincarnated dalai lamas "should end now" because the hierarchy created "a feudal system," a description echoing decades of communist China's ... Read more...

Pneumonia kills more children than any other disease

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 09:25 AM
Pneumonia, an entirely preventable disease, kills more children than any other illness in the world, one child every 39 seconds. But although that statistic is well known, funding to improve survival rates continues to come up short, the UN and partners ... Read more...

Climate explained: Growth in population and consumption

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 09:16 AM
Rapid population growth and increased consumption are now seen as the main drivers of environmental changes. from www.shutterstock.com , CC BY-ND Read more...

FastWealth partners with DriveWealth

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 08:52 AM
SINGAPORE, Nov 12, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - FastWealth Venture Limited ("FastWealth"), founded by Mr. Alex Kong, Founder and Chairman of TNG Fintech Group, a leading fintech group in Asia, announced today a strategic partnership with DriveWealth, LLC. ("DriveWealth"), ... Read more...

Launch of 2019 Taipei International TV Market & Forum

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 08:50 AM
TAIPEI, TAIWAN, Nov 12, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - The Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development today announces the launch of the 2019 Taipei International TV Market & Forum at the Taipei Marriot Hotel. Read more...

200 HK companies join China International Import Expo

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 08:49 AM
HONG KONG, Nov 12, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - Organised by the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China and the Shanghai Municipal People's Government, the second edition of the China International Import Expo (CIIE) drew to a close ... Read more...

Playgroup for bushfire affected children in New South Wales

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 08:44 AM
Save the Children will set up a ‘child friendly space’ to help dozens of children affected by the devastating bushfires in New South Wales. Read more...

Retarus moves up the quadrant

Published: Tue 12 Nov 2019 04:05 PM
SINGAPORE, Nov 12, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - In its recent analysis of the Secure Email Gateway market, Radicati Group rated information logistics expert Retarus the "Trail Blazer" with the very best positioning, attributing to its innovation in the ... Read more...

Ending Violence, Exploitation, Ecological Destruction & War

Published: Tue 12 Nov 2019 03:02 PM
(Headline abbreviated, original headline: Ending Violence, Exploitation, Ecological Destruction and War: Creating a Culture of Peace) Read more...

Multilateralism must weather challenges of today & tomorrow

Published: Tue 12 Nov 2019 10:06 AM
In a speech to the Paris Peace Forum in Paris on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that to thrive, multilateralism had to adapt, mindful that “conflicts persist, creating suffering and displacement: our world is unsettled”. He was speaking ... Read more...
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