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Sheikh Hasina has emerged as an important leader in Asia

Sheikh Hasina has emerged as an important leader in Asia

Exactly eleven years back, in the eyes of the international community, Bangladesh was seen as a poor, corruption-plagued struggling nation. Ruling elites were busy...

Asia Grassroot Women Migrant Groups Calling For Protection For All Migrants

As the Global Compact on Migration, a non-binding pact on global migration governance, is being adopted in intergovernmental meeting in Marrakech, Morocco, grassroots women...

WACSI/I4C Organizes A Shared Learning On Alternative Funding Models For CSOs

Civil society organisations (CSOs) have become a vital force representing citizens’ interests and aspirations in Africa. The societal impact of the actions of these...

Greater Effort Needed To Fight Armyworm In Spite Of Progress Made

A major new report published by CABI has today revealed that losses due to fall armyworm are lower than projected in 2017 and the...

Feminists Denounces The WB And IMF In Tolak Bala

Over 50 women’s groups, grassroots communities, farmers and workers groups from across Asia gathered at the Padang Galak Beach in Bali, Indonesia to denounce...

QNET Empowers Entrepreneurs Across Africa

QNET, one of Asia’s leading ecommerce and direct selling business, in line with its global agenda to continue to empower entrepreneurs across Africa and...

Global Parliament of Mayors Summit in UK: To attract over 100 city leaders

An electric scooter hire company have been announced as the dinner sponsor for the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) Summit 2018, being held in...
Wpid Poverty In Childhood Can Shape Neurobiology Study

Unresolved stunted childhood inducing poverty in Africa and Asia-report

A new report by global charity WaterAid has revealed that unresolved stunted growth in children is a major factor in poverty in Sub-Sahara Africa...
energy

Africa and Asia to Lead The Energy Drive

Africa and Asian countries are expected to take a strong stand on energy at the World Bank/International Monetary Fund (IMF) spring meetings in Washington,...
Wpid Money Growth

Asia, Pacific experience more exports, domestic demand

Growth continues across most of the economies in developing Asia, supported by continued high demand for exports and rapidly expanding domestic demand, says an...

High powered Ghanaian delegation on road-show in Asia

A high-powered Ghanaian delegation led by Minister for Finance Kenneth Ofori-Atta left here for two Asian countries in a non-Deal Road Show about the...
disability

Beijing Hosts Government Officials to Discuss Commitments Towards Disability-inclusive Society

Senior government officials, policymakers, civil society and academia from over 30 countries across Asia-Pacific have gathered in Beijing this week to accelerate commitments towards...
satellite

All Nations University plans to launch second satellite

Mr. Ernest Matey, Co-founder and Administrator of the All Nations University College Space System Technology Laboratory said the College is planning to launch a...
Chief Willie Obiano, Executive Governor of Anambra State (m), Head of Service, Mr. Chidi Ezeoke (L) and Dr. Nkem Okeke, Deputy Governor (R) during the presentation of Mass Transit Buses to Civil Servants in Awka...yesterday

Ministry Initiate Move To Ease Transportation Difficulties By Students

The GAZ Group, the largest supplier of school buses in the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Ghana have...
agric

PACN Aims At Enhancing Food Safety

The Pan Africa Chemistry Network (PACN) Congress 2017 opened in Accra with a call on Agriculturists and Chemists to find a better way of...
Migration

Countries expected to act on new UN migration agenda

The Asia-Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, opened in Bangkok this week with a call for...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

ESCAP, Korea Advise Governments on Innovative Financing Systems for Agenda 2030

A new report released today by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in partnership with the Science...
Development

International Alliance works on Social Enterprise and investment promotion across Asia

Leading global and regional organisations have announced their support for an ambitious multi-stakeholder initiative to promote the growth of social enterprise and impact investment...

2017 SEA Games Postponed Over Teams Accident

An accident involving two buses transporting squash teams from Myanmar, Thailand and the Philippines at the Southeast Asia (SEA) Games caused matches to be...

Ethiopia’s Industry Minister hopes to promote trade Ethiopia-India trade

A high-level delegation from Ethiopia, led by the honourable Mr. Bogale Feleke, State Minister, Ministry of Industry, arrived in India this morning for a...
Nuclear missile test

China unhappy with NK missile tests

Pyongyang residents watch TV announcer Ri Chun-hee talk about the successful launch of what North Korea called the intercontinental ballistic missile "Hwasong-14," on a...

Belt and Road Initiative could improve Sino-Africa collaboration

On July 4, 2017, Secretary-General of the Chinese Follow-up Committee of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) and Director-General of the Department of African...

China-Hong Kong relationship is based on mutual support

Hong Kong and Chinese mainland have evolved their relationship into one of comprehensive mutual support and interdependence from merely consanguineous and geographical ties. Their...

Africa is one of world’s most expensive business locations – Mercer study

In a rapidly changing world, mobility has become a core component of multinational organizations’ global talent strategy. To support the growing number of international...

Guinea and Japan sign ‎¥200m grant deal

On June 20, following the Japan-Republic of Guinea Summit Meeting held in Tokyo, Guinea and Japan signed a 200million yen grant aid to Guinea...

Expansion project for St Anne’s dormitory completed

The Project for the Expansion of Dormitory for St. Anne’s Girls Primary School, funded by the government of Japan, has been completed and officially...
Chinese and US

China and US Think Tank confer over useful cooperation

Chinese and US experts from think tanks and political circles stressed the importance of more investment in each other while discussing the approaches to...

ESCAP marks its 70th anniversary

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) marks its 70th anniversary this year. This is a rare opportunity...
President Xi Jinping

Belt and Road initiative extends to countries apart from Asia, Europe

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Sunday the Belt and Road Initiative focuses on the Asian, European and African countries, but is also open to...

Asia – Pacific needs effective governance – UN reports

Bangkok (ESCAP News) – Effective governance and improved fiscal management are essential to sustaining robust economic growth and improving its quality, the United Nations...