Posts Tagged ‘UN’

Mujahid: Malay, Bumiputera special rights not affected by ratifying UN treaty

By P PREM KUMAR & ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
MALAYSIA’S ratification of the United Nations (UN) anti-discrimination treaty will not ...

Varsities urged to revive Model UN Programme

By BERNAMA / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
The government has urged all universities in the country to revive the Model United Nations (UN) Programme as part ...

UN warns paradigm shift needed to avert global climate chaos

Earth’s surface has warmed 1°C and is on track toward an unliveable 3°C or 4°C rise
By AFP INCHEON • Avoiding global climate chaos will ...

Time running out for Indonesia survivors

The number of dead had risen to 1,407 across 4 areas around Palu with 519 bodies already buried
By AFP  JAKARTA • The death toll in ...

Indonesia clamps down on looting after quake-tsunami

Almost 200,000 people are in need of urgent help, among them thousands of children
By AFP INDONESIA • More than 1,200 people are ...

UN must be reformed, says Dr Mahathir

by BERNAMA 
NEW YORK – After a 15 year-absence from the United Nations, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today makes his return and boldly repeated ...

The UN’s darkest hour

By James Gibney / BLOOMBERG
If THE United Nations (UN) were a stock or an index fund, you might want to short it. Founded in 1945 to “maintain ...

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 ...