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Developing Countries Losing Out To Digital Giants

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis ChowdhuryKUALA LUMPUR and SYDNEY, Oct 17 2018 (IPS) A new United Nations report warns that the potential benefits to developing countries of digital ...

What Accounts For Southeast Asia’s Phenomenal Success?

By Chang Yong RheeWASHINGTON DC, Oct 17 2018 (IPS) Southeast Asia has made extraordinary strides in recent decades. Growth in per capita incomes has been among the fastest in the world, ...

UN Vote on Palestine a Humiliating Defeat for US & its Envoy

Credit: Institute for Palestine Studies By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Oct 17 2018 (IPS) Nikky Haley, the vociferously anti-Palestine US Ambassador to the United Nations, warned member ...

For the Survival of the Nile and its People

Natural fertility is actually the Nile’s biggest legacy for Egyptians. A fisherman fishes for food on the Nile. Credit: Cam McGrath/IPS. By Maged SrourROME, Oct 17 2018 (IPS) Running ...

Parliamentarians to Assess Population & Development Funding 24 Years After Historic Conference

By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Oct 17 2018 (IPS) When international parliamentarians-– both from the developed and developing world— meet in Canada next week, the primary focus would ...

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development earmarks AED11 billion to support education, healthcare sectors

By WAMABU DHABI, Oct 16 2018 (WAM) In a bid to elevate the standard of living in developing countries and eradicate global poverty, the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, ADFD, revealed ...

Water: a Private Privilege, not a Community Resource

By Shekhar KapurMUMBAI, India, Oct 16 2018 (IPS) Water is becoming a private privilege rather than a community resource. It is also one of the world’s most precious resources. As ...

The Earthquake in Indonesia: How Collaboration Impacts the Global Water Crisis

By George C. Greene, IVSOUTH CAROLINA, USA, Oct 16 2018 (IPS) On Friday, September 28, the world first heard the devastating news out of Indonesia that a 7.5 magnitude earthquake had ...

Caribbean Nations Pay Steep Price for Climate Change Caused by Others

UN Secretary-General: About 820 Million People Still Suffer From Hunger

António Guterres By António GuterresUNITED NATIONS, Oct 16 2018 (IPS) In our world of plenty, one person in nine does not have enough to eat.  About 820 million people still suffer ...
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