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UN warns of acute hunger in Afghanistan
Posted ·25 Oct 2021, 3:02 pm
The Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) report has found that more than one in two Afghans will be facing crisis (IPC Phase 3) or emergency (IPC Phase 4) levels of acute food insecurity through the November 2021 to March 2022 lean season.
PNG envoy calls for strong bilateral ties with India
Posted ·23 Sep 2021, 1:41 pm
Papua New Guinea (PNG) High Commissioner to India Paulias Korni said PNG with nine million people and India with 1.3 billion people are no match
Rebeca Grynspan takes over as UNCTAD secretary-general
Posted ·13 Sep 2021, 12:57 pm
The former vice president of Costa Rica is the first woman and Central American to serve as UNCTAD’s secretary-general.
UN World Interfaith Harmony Week prize presented to IHPS
Posted ·13 Sep 2021, 2:33 pm
The other winners of the prize are Wellington Interfaith Council, Wellington, New Zealand, and The Religion and Politics Forum, Tokyo, Japan.
Saudi Arabia reopens borders to welcome tourists
Posted ·31 Aug 2021, 10:45 am
To promote tourism from India, the Saudi Tourism Authority (STA) opened its representative office in Mumbai, eleventh in the world.
Taiwan opens border for international students
Posted ·23 Aug 2021, 1:04 pm
Taiwan closed its borders on May 19 after the country saw a spike in COVID-19 positive cases.
Religious leaders, human rights activists call for end to campaign against Bahá’ís in Iran
Posted ·20 Jul 2021, 4:44 pm
The unfolding strategy to demonise the Bahá’í community is reflected in a growing and coordinated network of hundreds of websites, Instagram accounts, Telegram channels and Clubhouse rooms.
Reopening of schools cannot wait: UNICEF and UNESCO
Posted ·12 Jul 2021, 12:45 pm
"Keeping children at home is forcing parents around the world to leave their jobs, especially in countries with no or limited family leave policies."
Progress on Africa's integration boosts prospects for economic transformation in Egypt
Posted ·8 Jul 2021, 4:07 pm
Between 2017 and 2020, Egypt attracted the highest percentage of foreign direct investment (FDI) in electronics and electrical manufacturing in Africa
Tamil Nadu's KARE and TECC's Education Division ink MoU for Mandarin teaching
Posted ·23 Jun 2021, 7:30 am
KARE to have Taiwan Education Centre for Madurai region
Costa Rican Rebeca Grynspan appointed UNCTAD secretary-general
Posted ·12 Jun 2021, 1:29 pm
Grynspan, the first woman and Central American to be appointed as Secretary-General of UNCTAD, is an economist and current Ibero-American Secretary-General.
World Oceans Day: ESCAP, partners launch e-learning course to help reduce impact of plastic pollution
Posted ·8 Jun 2021, 8:46 am
As part of the Closing the Loop project, the course, entitled 'Cities and Marine Plastic Pollution: Building a Circular Economy', demonstrates state-of-the-art technologies and techniques that can measure and monitor plastic waste in urban and marine environments.
India lost 90 per cent of area under its biodiversity hotspots, says CSE
Posted ·8 Jun 2021, 9:20 am
The Indo-Burma hotspot is the worst hit -- the extent of vegetation in the region has been reduced from 2,373,057 sq km to a mere 118,653 sq km, a loss of 95 per cent.
117 students bag Taiwan scholarships
Posted ·2 Jun 2021, 11:47 am
The MOE Taiwan scholarship is awarded to students wishing to pursue degree courses in Taiwan, at the Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral level. The Huayu Enrichment Scholarship is for students wishing to learn the Mandarin language in various universities in Taiwan.
Global e-commerce jumps to $26.7 trillion as COVID-19 boosts online retail sales
Posted ·3 May 2021, 5:25 pm
According to an UNCTAD report, online retail sales grew markedly in several countries, with the Republic of Korea reporting the highest share at 25.9 per cent in 2020, up from 20.8 per cent the year before.
COVID-19: Taiwan-made TCM formula grabs world attention
Posted ·3 May 2021, 7:57 am
Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in India (TECCI) Representative, Ambassador Bau Shuan Ger hoped that the Indian authorities would officially approve the medicine and introduce it in the Indian market.
H22 City Expo and 'Urban Future' to be held from June 1 to 3, 2022
Posted ·28 Apr 2021, 12:31 pm
Urban Future is building digital bridges to support urbanists from near and far over the upcoming months.
Iran denies Baha’is a dignified burial
Posted ·27 Apr 2021, 6:24 am
The destruction and desecration of Baha’i cemeteries is a part of the Iran government’s long standing policy of the "persecution" of the minority community in that country..
'Today the COVID-ridden world needs jazz more than ever in the fight against all forms of oppression'
Posted ·23 Apr 2021, 11:00 am
The 10th anniversary of the International Jazz Day is set to take off with a series of performances, educational and community outreach initiatives across the globe.
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