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Civilian protection ‘Great cause of concern’

Published: Fri 24 May 2019 09:32 AM
‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Read more...

UN privacy expert seriously concerned by Ecuador

Published: Fri 24 May 2019 09:18 AM
UN expert on privacy seriously concerned by Ecuador’s behaviour in Assange and Moreno cases Read more...

Tourism on the Rise in Papua New Guinea

Published: Thu 23 May 2019 11:30 AM
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, May 23, 2019 — New research shows there were almost 95,000 visitors arriving by air in Papua New Guinea, PNG, in 2018, who generated more than PGK $690 million (USD$205 million) of spending flowing into the country’s ... Read more...

Employing women boosts profits by up to 20% - UN

Published: Thu 23 May 2019 10:59 AM
With potential to boost profits by up to 20 per cent, a woman’s place is at work, says UN labour agency Read more...

Fools’ Errands

Published: Thu 23 May 2019 10:17 AM
Albion Winegar Tourgée may be best known now, though not in his lifetime, as the lead attorney in the Plessy v. Ferguson case, which was a set-up, a staged incident, with the cooperation even of the railroad company, to get a man arrested for sitting ... Read more...

PT Astrindo Nusantara Targets EBITDA of USD160 Million

Published: Thu 23 May 2019 10:07 AM
JAKARTA, May 23, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - PT Astrindo Nusantara Infrastruktur Tbk (IDX: BIPI) is increasingly focused on the integrated energy infrastructure business, a transition reflected in BIPI's Q1 2019 Financial Report. Read more...

UN expert laments UK’s doubling down on anti-poor policy

Published: Thu 23 May 2019 09:56 AM
GENEVA (22 May 2019) - The UK Government’s policies have led to the systematic immiseration of millions across Great Britain, the UN’s expert on poverty and human rights said in a report released today, calling for a new vision that embodies compassion ... Read more...

WHO singles out Israel as only violator of health rights

Published: Thu 23 May 2019 09:41 AM
GENEVA, May 22, 2019 — The annual assembly of the UN's World Health Organization today voted 96 to 11 for a resolution —co-sponsored by the Arab bloc and the Palestinian delegation—that singled out Israel over “Health conditions in the occupied Palestinian ... Read more...

Preserving biodiversity vital to reverse climate change

Published: Thu 23 May 2019 09:40 AM
The food people eat around the world is becoming “alarmingly homogenous” according to UN data, even though access to a wide variety of nutritious food has never been greater. That warning comes as the world marks the International Day for Biological ... Read more...

ESR enlarges footprint in Singapore REIT market

Published: Thu 23 May 2019 09:20 AM
ESR enlarges footprint in Singapore REIT market investing in Sabana REIT and its Manager Read more...
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