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Poverty and inequality major ingredients in supermarket supply chains
(CPV) - Millions of women and men who produce our food are trapped in poverty and face brutal working conditions, despite billion-dollar profits in the food industry, reveals a new report published by Oxfam on June 21st 2018.
Panama sets general election in 2019
16:50 09/05/2018
Panama has set its next general election for next May 5th, the country’s election tribunal announced.
World Bank forecasts strong growth for Cambodia’s economy in 2018
15:28 08/05/2018
Cambodia’s economic growth is expected to reach about 6.9 percent this year, according to a report recently released by the World Bank (WB).
ADB: Linking people and economies for inclusive growth
10:53 07/05/2018
(CPV) - Strategy 2030, the new long-term strategy of ADB to be released this year, will renew ADB’s strong commitment to eradicate extreme poverty in Asia and the Pacific and expand the bank’s vision to achieve a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable region, ADB President Mr. Takehiko Nakao said in his opening address at the 51st Annual Meeting of ADB’s Board of Governors.
White House Chief of Staff nominated as Veterans Affairs Secretary
16:44 04/05/2018
US President Donald Trump has nominated White House Chief of Staff John Kelly as Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
US President Donald Trump to visit UK in July
19:55 26/04/2018
The British Prime Minister’s spokesman on April 25th said US President Donald Trump is planning on visiting the UK this summer.
ASEAN Foreign Ministers issue statement on situation in Syria
08:18 25/04/2018
ASEAN Foreign Ministers on April 24th issued a statement on the situation in Syria, in which they urged all involved parties to work towards a sustainable political solution through dialogue and negotiation.
Mike Pompeo picked as US Secretary of State
17:30 24/04/2018
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on April 23rd confirmed Mr. Pompeo, who is now the CIA Director, as the next US Secretary of State, replacing Mr. Rex Tillerson.
Lao expands healthcare coverage
16:57 24/04/2018
(CPV) - ADB's Board of Directors has approved a USD30 million policy-based grant to help the Government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) expand healthcare coverage and improve health services in the country.
Andrea Nahles appointed first chairwoman of SPD
16:39 23/04/2018
Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) on April 22nd elected Ms. Andrea Nahles, by 66.35% of delegates, as their first ever female leader in the party’s 155-year history.