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Cambridge Dictionary names ‘quarantine’ Word of the Year 2020

‘Quarantine’ has defeated 'lockdown' and 'pandemic' to be crowned Word of the Year 2020 after data showed it to be one of the most...

$600 Million ADB Loan to Expand Energy Access in Eastern Indonesia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $600 million loan to help the State Electricity Corporation (PLN), Indonesia’s state-owned power company, expand electricity...

ADB to Help Sri Lankan Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Recover from COVID-19

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $165 million loan to Sri Lanka to provide immediate financing support for small and medium-enterprises (SMEs),...

UNSW researchers receive prestigious Paul Bourke Award

Dr Kari Lancaster at the Centre for Social Research in Health (CSRH) at UNSW Arts & Social Sciences, Dr Sarah Walker at UNSW Business...

Next-generation drones could learn from bumblebees’ amazing flight

An international study, led by researchers from UNSW Canberra, has discovered the secret of bumblebees’ self-aware dexterous flight – with potential applications for the next generation of drones and...

World Wildlife Day 2021 Film Showcase Announcement

Geneva:  The Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), Jackson Wild, and the United Nations...

Switzerland and Ghana sign historic agreement for Climate Action

Geneva:  The Government of Ghana and Switzerland signed a bilateral agreement today, which brings the cooperative approaches of the Paris Agreement to life. The...

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate RE-Invest 2020 on 26 November

New Delhi:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate the virtual 3rd Global Renewable Energy Investment Meeting and Expo (RE-Invest 2020), on 26 November 2020...

Institut Polytechnique de Paris and Accenture Form Strategic Partnership to Leverage Science and Technology...

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Institut Polytechnique de Paris (IP Paris) have entered into a five-year strategic partnership to co-develop solutions in response to the major social, economic, and environmental challenges that humanity faces. A central aspect of the partnership is the creation of an academic and research chair that aims to foster the development...

Millions of children’s lives at high risk as Yemen inches towards famine

 “As Yemen slowly inches towards what the UN Secretary-General has described as potentially ‘the worst famine in decades,’ the risk to children’s lives is...

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Malaysia can reap socio-economic dividends by improving policies for inclusive employment, income security and...

As Malaysia transitions into an aging society this year, fostering productivity, protecting incomes and building an inclusive aged care system will help reap socio-economic...

UK pledges £155 million aid to support peace and stability in Afghanistan

A £155 million package of support for next year, was announced today by Lord Ahmad, UK Minister for South Asia, via virtual remarks to...

XacBank Mongolia Selects Infosys Finacle to Power its Digital Transformation

Bengaluru: XacBank, a leading universal bank in Mongolia, and Infosys Finacle, part of EdgeVerve Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Infosys (NYSE: INFY), today announced...