NDO/VNA – Experts and policy makers gathered at a forum held by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) in Hanoi on October 24, to discuss policy solutions for 2018-2020 in order to
Yahoo News "A government so eager to get back into peacekeeping, to have Canada 'step up' and assume its responsibilities as a committed member of the United Nations, now hesitates at the water’s
Yahoo News European Union envoys agreed on Wednesday to extend emergency border controls inside the bloc's free-travel zone for another three months to mid-May, as immigration and security continued
Saudi Arabia on Thursday releases its first budget since announcing a wide-ranging economic reform plan after collapsed oil prices led to one of the highest deficits in the developing world. "Tough
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington lawmakers acknowledge they spend a "sickening" amount of time raising money — and a bipartisan advocacy group sees President-elect Donald Trump as part of the cure.
Paris officials have announced a crackdown on rats which blight parks and gardens around the City of Light and are thought to easily outnumber humans. "In order to stop the recent increase in the
By Beh Lih Yi KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The conviction rate for rape cases in Cambodia is "disturbingly low", as corrupt officials mediate illegal settlements and pocket kickbacks,
- The Czech Republic target a fifth Fed Cup title in six years against a French side desperate to bury a summer of in-fighting which threatened to torpedo their hopes in the final. Caroline Garcia
New Zealand Rugby (NZR) on Wednesday named a high-powered panel to examine sexism in the game following recent scandals. "In the same way that rugby seeks to do better on the field, we must
Qatar's emir said Tuesday that the super-rich Gulf state must tackle its "culture of consumption" as it deals with the sharp decline in world energy prices. In a speech to mark the opening session of
By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The World Bank has appointed its first adviser tasked with promoting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) issues in
Kabul and its estimated five million inhabitants are at war, a prime target for Taliban-led insurgent attacks as well as assaults by a nascent Islamic State. "Police politely ask the residents to not
Stemming the astronomical losses caused by crime in the oceans surrounding Africa is the focus of a major continental summit on Saturday in the Togolese capital, Lome. "Over recent decades, the
European and U.S. leaders have blamed China's big exports on slumping prices and accusing it of dumping cheap metal in foreign markets.
Myanmar's newly reformed investment commission will this month start scrutinizing some $2.3 billion in proposed foreign investment projects that have been held up since April, a senior official