Migrants in Hawaii care for the elderly, the aloha way

Mar 27, 2020 Picture:  Migrants are playing an increasingly important role in the provision of health care around the world. The number of doctors, nurses and other medical professionals who move from developing countries to take up posts in developed countries is expected to rise as the global population of older persons and children continues … Continue reading “Migrants in Hawaii care for the elderly, the aloha way”

10 pays perdent leur droit de vote à l’ONU

Dix pays, dont le Liban, le Venezuela ou la Centrafrique, ayant accumulé trop d’arriérés dans leurs contributions obligatoires dues aux budgets de l’ONU, ont perdu leur droit de vote à l’Assemblée générale, a annoncé vendredi le porte-parole de l’ONU. «Dix membres ont accumulé des arriérés tombant sous le coup de l’article 19» de la Charte … Continue reading “10 pays perdent leur droit de vote à l’ONU”

Genocide from Kissinger to Trump

Donald Trump’s statement earlier this week that he could win the US war in Afghanistan but he doesn’t want to kill ten million Afghans was both revealing and appalling. Like so many other of Trump’s statements, his remark revealed the genocidal nature of US foreign policy. It is a policy that considers human lives as … Continue reading “Genocide from Kissinger to Trump”

Partnerships and youth participation – key focus during Habitat for Humanity’s 7th Asia-Pacific Housing Forum

Jun 20, 2019 Picture:  Manila, 19 June 2019 –( ASIA TODAY )– In the lead-up to the Asia-Pacific Housing Forum, Habitat for Humanity is excited to announce its collaboration with innovation technology partner Hilti Foundation and industry partner Ananda Development for the four-day event from September 16 to 19, 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. Rick Hathaway, … Continue reading “Partnerships and youth participation – key focus during Habitat for Humanity’s 7th Asia-Pacific Housing Forum”

32 Shades of a ‘Masta’ Drink: Why Sujata Mastani Is Pune’s Favourite Summer Staple!

If I asked you to define your summer in two words, how likely are you to answer—mangoes and ice-cream? Growing up in Pune, summer holidays meant hanging out with friends long after the usual school-days curfew and relishing the otherwise forbidden dessert—ice cream. While the rest of the nine months were strictly under parents’ rule … Continue reading “32 Shades of a ‘Masta’ Drink: Why Sujata Mastani Is Pune’s Favourite Summer Staple!”

ADB, Ireland Establish Fund to Boost Climate, Disaster Resilience in Pacific

Apr 30, 2019 Picture:  NADI, FIJI (1 May 2019) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Ireland today signed agreements establishing the Ireland Trust Fund for Building Climate Change and Disaster Resilience in Small Island Developing States (SIDS). The Contribution Arrangements were signed by ADB Vice-President Mr. Ahmed M. Saeed and Ireland’s … Continue reading “ADB, Ireland Establish Fund to Boost Climate, Disaster Resilience in Pacific”

Des oasis de vie dans les abysses : la faune hydrothermale du Pacifique Ouest

Communautés animales inventoriées par la campagne Chubacarc. © IfremerParti de Nouméa le 25 mars dernier, le navire océanographique L’Atalante est en expédition sur le Pacifique Ouest. Nom de la campagne : Chubacarc, entre Fidji, Tonga, Futuna et Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée. À bord de l’Atalante, une quarantaine de scientifiques du CNRS, de Sorbonne Université, de l’Ifremer, et des Universités de … Continue reading “Des oasis de vie dans les abysses : la faune hydrothermale du Pacifique Ouest”