Posts Tagged ‘United Nations’

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 disappointed by rich nations’ climate treaty track record

New Delhi • As negotiators haggle the details of the Paris climate agreement that starts next decade, India is concerned that rich nations still haven’t ...

Climate talks stall as RM400b still out of sight

LONDON • Two weeks of climate talks organised by the United Nations (UN) finished with developing countries demanding more clarity from their richer ...

Malaysia needs to address challenges on ageing population

By LYDIA NATHAN / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Malaysia is inevitably moving towards ageing population as those aged 60 years and above have grown from ...

Children in low-cost flats live in poverty, says UN

It is a clarion call for all stakeholders to accelerate efforts to protect our children
By AFIQ AZIZ / Pic By AFIF ABD HALIM Almost all ...

Ignoring the madness

Shrugging off news that are all about accusations that are not based on facts. And often they conflict each other, making no ...

N. Korea makes RM778m by dodging UN sanctions

By BLOOMBERG
NEW YORK • North Korea received almost US$200 million (RM778 million) between January and September 2017 from exports of coal, iron, steel ...