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MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) - The Philippine government has signed a loan agreement worth $141 million with THE World Bank to construct a bus rapid transit (BRT) project for the central province of...
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Australia intends to continue discussions on the proposed Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank, despite China's reluctance to adhere to World Bank-style governance provisions. Australia is pressing...
2014/10/31 14:53
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FORT KENT, Maine — Maine health officials have asked a court to limit the movements of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a voluntary quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola...
2014/10/31 13:57
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MANILA – The Philippines and THE World Bank signed a $300 million development policy agreement to boost the country’s fiscal sustainability and governance transparency. THE World Bank’s Third...
2014/10/31 13:56
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... Tubig’ launched in Region 6 A national survey dubbed Listahang Tubig” was launched through a Memorandum of Agreement signed by a tripartite team, to map out water service utilities and...
2014/10/31 13:42
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World Bank Group Pledges Additional $100 Million to Ebola-stricken Countries The announcement increases THE World Bank Group’s funding for the Ebola fight over the last three months in Guinea,...
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... applaud President Kim's leadership in committing further funding from THE World Bank Group to support countries affected by Ebola. The deployment of health workers it will support is critically...
2014/10/31 13:12
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JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The head of Africa's continental body did not get to an Ebola-hit country until last week - months after alarm bells first rang and nearly 5,000 deaths later. Pledges to deploy...
2014/10/31 13:03
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We have made tremendous progress over the last quarter of a century in the fight against poverty. In 1990, 36 per cent of the world’s population, or 1.9 billion people, earned less than US$1.25 a day....
2014/10/31 12:33
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An HSBC director just likened Hong Kong’s citizens to slaves HONG KONG—An HSBC board member riled Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters by likening the city’s citizens to American slaves who should be...
2014/10/31 12:15
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Oxfam this week released its report, Even It Up: Time to End Extreme Inequality. It starts with a case study from South Africa and compares a black woman born to a poor family in rural Limpopo to a...
2014/10/31 12:09
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By World Health Organisation (WHO) figures, the Ebola epidemic in West Africa claimed 3,338 lives between the week of 30 December and the week of 28 September. Though the virulence and rapid spread of...
2014/10/31 11:43
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THE World Bank plans to cut 500 jobs over the next three years, as part of a broad restructuring meant to make it more efficient. "Staffing decisions are always challenging. But we feel confident...
2014/10/31 11:24
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A large focus of the ME20 campaign has been on Queensland's Southern Downs. Photo: Tourism and Events Queensland An alternative three-day alternative "People's G20" in Brisbane is ready to go, with...
2014/10/31 10:29
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Nairobi — AFRICAN leaders have adopted a new historic framework that will steer the continent's sustainable transport transition, benefiting health, the environment and overall sustainable...
2014/10/31 10:28
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Never one to take its mission seriously - in this case "ending extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity" - THE World Bank has this week released its annual Doing Business Report. It's a rich...
2014/10/31 09:39
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THE World Bank would provide a major share of Rs.8,150 crore for improving power transmission system in six northeastern states, officials said Friday. State-owned Power Grid Corporation of India...
2014/10/31 09:19
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World Bank makes $100m pledge to fighting Ebola About 900 British medics have volunteered to come to Africa, while the AU has pledged 2,000 people. FILE:A Sierra Leone health worker takes the...
2014/10/31 08:33
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The Roma may be just what Europe needs to recover The Roma constitute the largest ethnic minority in Europe. While many think the continent would be better off without them, the Roma have lived in...
2014/10/31 08:16
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Burkina Faso’s army said it took power in the West African country after several days of protests demanding the removal of President Blaise Compaore, who vowed to stay on to oversee a transition. The...
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