China has made remarkable progress in improving health equity and reducing poverty, offering lessons that could help other developing countries, including in Africa, accelerate their development, Bill Gates has said.
I know a protest when I see one. Walking around in London today it is evident that the tens of thousands of adults playing at being children are not so much protesting but putting on a performance of protest.
For the past 50 years the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has been tracking and helping to improve the prosperity, inclusiveness, and sustainable livelihoods for inhabitants of the Asia-Pacific region. Its latest annual statistical report, Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2019 (Key Indicators 2019), shows how things have changed over that period.
Thailand is gaining worldwide recognition for the quality of its healthcare services, after the US magazine CEOWORLD placed Thailand sixth in its' 2019 list of countries with the best healthcare systems, the Public Health Ministry said.
The world's first floating nuclear power plant (NPP), designed and built by Russia, is set to start its trip across the Arctic to its ‘workplace’ in the Chukotka Region and will provide Russia's remote areas with heat and energy.
Myanmar and Bangladesh will start a fresh attempt next week to repatriate thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state, officials said on Thursday, nearly a year after a major attempt failed.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned Thursday of the risks of an "unchecked population explosion" in the nation of 1.3 billion people, the first time he has raised the issue, and called for family planning measures.
ASEAN countries have collectively achieved remarkable economic growth, however, when it comes to fertility rates, the region has been drifting. The total fertility rate (TFR) of Southeast Asia has dropped from 5.5 in 1970 down to 2.11 in 2017.
Manila: As hundreds die in a severe dengue outbreak in the Philippines, many of them children, President Rodrigo Duterte said that he was open to lifting his government’s blanket ban on the Dengvaxia vaccine.