Category Archive: Asia

La OMS alertó de que un virus similar a la gripe podría matar a 80 millones de personas en solo 36 horas

Un informe que emitirá el organismo este mes y del que se conocieron resultados preliminares advirtió que “el mundo no está preparado para una pandemia” y que la amenaza de que un patógeno… Continue reading

UN General Assembly’s High-Level Week to focus on climate, sustainable development

In English: “I told leaders not to come with fancy speeches, but with concrete commitments,” Guterres said UN, September 18. /TASS/. Climate change and the sustainable development agenda for the upcoming decade will… Continue reading

JAVIER BARDEM TAKES OVER TIMES SQUARE TO DEMAND OCEAN PROTECTIONS

James Bond actor Javier Bardem has taken to the streets of New York’s Times Square to demand greater protection for the world’s oceans ahead of a meeting with the United Nations. The Oscar… Continue reading

Save the rhino: How India and South Africa differ in conservation

The two countries’ conservations objectives remain the same, but while South Africa dehorns its rhinos to protect them from poachers, this approach is unlikely to be adopted in India. We sat quietly in… Continue reading

Indian electorate endorses second term for Modi

Election trends show an unprecedented win for Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party as it alone leads in 297 seats ndia seems to be headed for a second term for the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya… Continue reading

Trump administration accuses Chinese officials of ‘reneging’ on commitments in trade talks

Senior U.S. officials accused Beijing on Monday of reneging on commitments it had agreed to during negotiations for a comprehensive trade deal and vowed that punishing tariffs on Chinese imports would more than double Friday.… Continue reading

Education technology and Indian schools

The coming age and future of technology in education An important challenge for the Indian economy over the next few decades is to exploit the “demographic dividend” of having a large share of… Continue reading

India’s North East: The big startup opportunity

The region is ready to be counted as an equal in the start-up revolution with the right ingredients; it’s time for those with influence to help create big stories here. The flipside of… Continue reading

The EU bows to ‘systemic rival’ China

Slowly but surely, the EU is shifting its priorities to the East Let’s start with the essential background for the meeting in Paris on Tuesday between Chinese President Xi Jinping and three EU… Continue reading