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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks with Shahbaz Sharif on bilateral ties
This andated file photo shows the national flags of China and Pakistan. PHOTO ICBEIJing - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang talked with Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif on bilateral ties on Monday. This andated file photo shows the national flags of China and Pakistan. PHOTO IC BEIJING - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang ...
Updated: 05/16/2022
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks with Pak PM Sharif on bilateral ties
This undated file photo shows the national flags of China and Pakistan. This undated file photo shows the national flags of China and Pakistan. PHOTO IC BEIJING Chinese Premier Li Keqiang talked with Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif on bilateral ties on Monday. In the phone call, Li said that China and ...
Updated: 05/16/2022
Unbearable to the heat, poor workers in India
... of the heat. Many times, they fall sick from dehydration and then require intravenous fluids, Lata said, while standing outside their house, a temporary shanty with a tin roof. Scientists say that more than a billion people in India and neighboring Pakistan are at risk from the extreme heat and that the early onset of an intense summer is linked to climate change. India suffered its hottest March in more than 100 years and parts of the country experienced its highest temperatures on record in April....
Updated: 05/16/2022
Japan grants refugee status to 74 in 2021
... government of Aung San Suu Kyi, according to the Immigration Services Agency of Japan. The Southeast Asian country was followed by China, with 18 refugees coming in, Afghanistan, with nine, Iran four, Yemen three, Uganda and Cameroon two and Iraq, Ghana, Pakistan and South Sudan one each. Individuals not granted refugee status but allowed to stay in Japan on humanitarian grounds totaled 580 in 2021, a significant increase from 44 in 2020. The number of applicants fell by 1,523 from a year earlier to 2,...
Updated: 05/13/2022
South African floods twice as likely without climate change
... affects the most vulnerable people. The flooding of the port of Durban shows that there are no borders for climate impacts. What happens in one place can have serious consequences elsewhere. Global warming has made a brutal heatwave worse in India and Pakistan. It's no doubt that climate change is a game changer when it comes to extreme heat, said Otto . The human-caused climate change is making every heat wave stronger and more likely to happen in the world. Nick Silkstone , of the UK Met Office ...
Updated: 05/13/2022
Japanese missionary who worked under Mother Teresa works in India
... give poor people better access to health care. Dengel raised donations in the United States after seeing women dying because they couldn't receive proper medical care from male doctors for religious reasons in what was then northern India, present-day Pakistan. Members of the MMS share their daily lives with local communities in the hope of creating a better world where all living creatures can enjoy a richer life. Nobue usually rides a bicycle to get around and takes a small camera with her. She ...
Updated: 05/12/2022
Rising fuel prices likely to increase civil unrest in middle income countries
... social protection during the epidemic, but now struggle to maintain high social spending that is vital to the living standards of large sections of their populations, the report found. In the next six months, the authors said that Argentina, Tunisia, Pakistan and Philippines were among the countries to watch, due to their high dependency on food and energy imports. Food prices hit a new all-time record in February and again in March. Energy prices went up sharply. ALSO READ: Insect invasion adds to ...
Updated: 05/11/2022
Rising fuel prices could increase civil unrest in middle-income countries
... rich enough to offer social protection during the pandemic, but now they struggle to maintain high social spending that is vital to the living standards of large sections of their populations, the report found. The authors said that Argentina, Tunisia, Pakistan and the Philippines were among the countries to watch in the next six months, due to their high dependency on food and energy imports. Russia's war in Ukraine has accelerated a rise in food prices, which hit an all-time record in February and ...
Updated: 05/11/2022
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