Published: May 30, 2021
KUALA LUMPUR (THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION) - Global annual spending to protect and restore nature needs to triple this decade to about US$350 billion (S$464.3 billion) by 2030 and rise to US$536 billion by 2050, a UN report said on Thursday (May 27), urging a shift in mindset among financiers, businesses and governments.
Published: January 12, 2021
The large number of foreign tourists visiting each year includes a large group that has started to look at condominiums to buy, so they can have a place to stay when they visit Phuket.Some also sought additional rental income when they were not in residence.
Published: September 27, 2020
For Jennie Ballesteros, having the wings of a United Airlines flight attendant ceremonially pinned to her chest was the fulfillment of a dream she'd held onto for years - ever since some crew members she served as a waitress told her she might have what it takes.
Published: April 14, 2020
President Donald Trump is likely to announce restrictions on U.S. funding for the World Health Organization this week over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, as the administration and conservative allies ramped up their criticism that the United Nations agency catered to China early in the outbreak and jeopardized global health.
Published: December 01, 2018
Germany and the EU continue to grant new funding, worth €8.92 million ($10.15 million), to the Mekong River Commission (MRC) to enhance the Mekong cross-border water cooperation among the lower Mekong countries – Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam, said an MRC press release The Post received on Thursday.
Published: September 01, 2018
Israel welcomed Saturday a US decision to end funding for the UN Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA), accusing the organisation which supports some five million Palestinians of perpetuating the Middle East conflict.
Published: August 05, 2018
China welcomed the funding support by the United States for its Indo-Pacific strategy towards security and economic cooperation in the region, but said the investment was too little considering the economic size of the US, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said.