Tag archive for ‘World Bank’
By news On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

U.S. Treasury chief may visit China as trade tensions simmer

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he may travel to China, a move that could ease tensions between More...

By news On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

China spends $279 bln on R&D in 2017: science minister

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s total spending on research and development is estimated to have hit 1.76 trillion yuan ($279 billion) last year, China’s science minister said on Monday, a year-on-year increase More...

By news On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Thailand bets on ‘magic pills’ to boost declining birth rate

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand has tried cash bonuses and tax incentives to boost the country’s birth rate, but on Valentine’s Day today it adopted a new approach – handing out vitamin pills. Like More...

By news On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

World Bank approves $400 million to rebuild liberated Iraqi areas

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The World Bank on Tuesday approved $400 million in additional funding to help rebuild services to Iraqi areas recaptured from Islamic State militants after a three-year military campaign, More...

By news On Friday, September 29th, 2017

World Bank approves $150 million disaster fund for Dominican Republic

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The World Bank on Thursday approved $150 million in disaster financing for the Dominican Republic to help it better prepare for natural disasters, weeks after the country was pummeled More...

By news On Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Peru prime minister challenges opposition-ruled Congress to dismiss cabinet

LIMA (Reuters) – Peru’s prime minister challenged the opposition-ruled Congress on Wednesday to dismiss the entire cabinet amid plans by lawmakers to oust a third minister, a move that would bring President More...

By news On Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

Yemen’s cholera death toll rises to 1,500: WHO

ADEN The death toll from a major cholera outbreak in Yemen has risen to 1,500, Nevio Zagaria, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) representative in Yemen, said on Saturday, and appealed for more help More...

By news On Sunday, June 25th, 2017

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to press India’s Modi on trade, investment | Reuters

By David Brunnstrom | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON Leading U.S. congressmen have called on President Donald Trump to press Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to remove barriers to U.S. trade More...