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LHASA, Tibet (ANN): China's Tibet autonomous region has created more 60,000 new jobs in 2019, with the employment rate standing at 75.5%, China Tibet News reported on Tuesday.
THE urban poor are often faced with food insecurity.
BANGKOK: Nearly a half-billion people in the Asia-Pacific are still malnourished and eliminating hunger by 2030 requires that millions escape food insecurity each month, according to a report released by UN agencies.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern faces tough challenges as she heads into a general election campaign next year, with economic growth slowing, divisive referendums looming and a country reeling from disasters both natural and man-made.
THE HAGUE (AFP): Aung San Suu Kyi is set to speak out in Myanmar's defence at the UN's top court on Wednesday (Dec 11), a day after the former democracy icon was urged to "stop the genocide" against Rohingya Muslims.
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The High Court here was told on Tuesday (Dec 10) that RM360,000 from Akalbudi Foundation was used for voter registration, in cooperation with Umno, in August 2015 and November 2016.
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina's new Peronist leader Alberto Fernandez will assume the presidency on Tuesday, a sharp gear shift from conservative Mauricio Macri as the Latin American country firefights rampant inflation, credit default fears and rising poverty.
KUCHING: Governments and organisations need to get serious about investing in renewable energy to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate climate change, says Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh.
SINGAPORE (ANN): Singaporeans are among the most well-fed populations in the world, according to a recent study.
Is the reemergence of polio after decades and the sudden planned deregulation of doctors' fees an indication that our health system is starting to unravel?