Posts Tagged ‘UN’

UN: World hunger levels rise for 3rd year

By REUTERS / Pic By BLOOMBERG
Rome • World hunger rose in 2017 for a third consecutive year, fuelled by conflict and climate change, the United Nations ...

Climate envoys seek heir to UN’s RM137b carbon market

Richer nations that provide much of the finance would get credits in exchange that go to help meet their commitments on reducing emissions
By ...

Rohingya crisis a year on — refugees going nowhere as cash crunch looms

By AFP
BANGLADESH • With a repatriation plan in tatters and funding evaporating for a million refugees with ever-growing needs, Rohingya Muslims who ...

Canada, UK plan the 1st carbon trades

Also contributing to World Bank’s facility are Germany, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland
By BLOOMBERG LONDON • Canada and the UK are ...

Syrians are coming back

UN estimates that about 800,000 Syrians have explicitly stated that they want to go home right now
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey ...

Pompeo warns Russia, China over N. Korea

N. Korea accuses the US of demanding too much without offering anything in return
By BLOOMBERG WASHINGTON • US Secretary of State ...

India vows to ignore Trump’s sanctions and continue Iran imports

NEW DELHI • US President Donald Trump may have ordered the re-imposition of sanctions on Iran, but one of Asia’s biggest oil importers — and a strategic ...

China billionaire developer gets 4 years for UN bribery

Prosecutors claim Ng funnelled hundreds of thousands of dollars to Ashe and other UN officials
By BLOOMBERG MANHATTAN • A Chinese ...
Global warming

Cutting emissions through natural climate solutions

By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic By BLOOMBERG
Malaysia could cost-effectively reduce 37% of greenhouse gas emissions required by 2030 to prevent risky ...

N. Korea: Trump the one on suicide mission

US Air Force bombers flew over international waters east of N. Korea, and a tremor struck close to N. Korea’s nuclear test site
by BLOOMBERG SEOUL • ...

China curbs oil product exports to N. Korea

by BLOOMBERG
BEIJING • China slapped fresh sanctions on North Korea, curbing some oil product exports to the country, after US President Donald Trump ...
UN

Stronger global relations require business leadership

By MICHAEL R BLOOMBERG / Pic By BLOOMBERG
As attention focuses on the United Nation (UN) General Assembly in New York, it’s important to remember that ...