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World 28 Nov 2020 | 3:17 AM

Feature: COVID-19 pandemic turns a boost to Kenya's food supply

NAIROBI, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- At the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya in March, George Karithi was asked to take unpaid leave as his employer moved to decongest the workplace to curb the spread of the disease.

Thailand 28 Nov 2020 | 7:00 AM

Take proactive stand against drought, Asean urged

A new report released by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (Escap) and the Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) Secret­ariat is urging South-East Asian governments to amplify their Covid-19 stimulus packages with much-needed investments in climate action and adaptation to support vulnerable populations exposed to both pandemics and slow-onset disasters.

World 25 Nov 2020 | 5:45 AM

Swedish city to start constructing massive concrete wall to fend off rising seawater: report

STOCKHOLM, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- Gothenburg, the second largest city of Sweden, has embarked on plans to construct a gigantic concrete storm defense wall, which will be ready for use by 2070.

World 25 Nov 2020 | 1:52 AM

Int'l poverty-reduction seminar highlights cooperation amid pandemic

LANZHOU, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- The 2020 International Seminar on Global Poverty Reduction Partnerships, held Tuesday in northwest China's Gansu Province, highlighted innovation and cooperation in poverty reduction amid the global COVID-19 pandemic.