Published: Mar 16, 2022
Nine out of 10 Ukrainians could be plunged into poverty if the war drags on over the next year, wiping out two decades of economic gains, the U.N. Development Programme (UNDP) said on Wednesday (March 16).
Published: Oct 31, 2021
Up to 35 percent of Myanmar’s population completed COVID-19 vaccination and more doses of COVID-19 are needed to buy at the end of this year to reach 50 percent of COVID-19 coverage in Myanmar’s population according to a 13th coordination meeting on COVID-19 prevention, control and treatment committee held at the Bayint Naung hall in Nay Pyi Taw.
Published: Oct 26, 2021
Afghanistan is on the brink of a starvation crisis, with more than half its population - some 22.8 million people - projected to face acute food insecurity this winter, according to a study co-led by the United Nations World Food Program and its Food and Agriculture Organization.
Published: Sep 20, 2021
For years, the Netherlands has held the world title for having the tallest people on the planet. But new data from the office for national statistics suggests that the height of the average Dutch person is shrinking. And scientists are puzzled as to why.
Published: Aug 26, 2021
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga expanded a state of emergency to eight more areas and cover more than 70% of the population as a delta-variant fueled surge sends Covid-19 cases to records and puts strains on the medical system.