Saudi Arabia Trying to Expand Global Oil Use

Its failure in reducing its reliance on oil revenue has led the Saudi dictatorship to double-down on oil to boost future sales and doom the planet.

World Bank Helps Bangladesh Improve Human Development and Climate Resilience

Bangladesh and the World Bank recently signed five financing agreements to help the country achieve resilient and inclusive growth by improving early childhood development, secondary education, riverbank protection and navigability, urban primary health, and gas distribution efficiency.

Hostage release
Gaza Truce Extends for Two More Days

After relative calm prevailed and prisoner exchanges went roughly to plan during the initial truce, Israel agreed to pause the widespread carnage in Gaza through November 29.

Port Infrastructure
IRENA Signs A Collaboration Agreement With DP World

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has signed a collaboration agreement with DP World, a UAE-based global supply chain solutions company. The agreement aims to advance decarbonization solutions for ports and maritime logistics

Operating Room
Asian Development Bank to Help Improve Access to Medical Education in India

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) recently approved a loan package of $500 million to improve access to quality and affordable tertiary health care and medical education in Maharashtra, India.

The Middle East
1,000 Researchers Penalized for Participating in Saudi Science Fraud

Each year the prestigious list of Highly Cited Researchers is published with about 7,000 researchers included. This year 1,000 were booted off the list for fraud.

The Four-Day Truce in Israel’s War Has Begun

The temporary halt in the mass killing of the Palestinian peoples in Gaza began today at 7 AM Israel time.

Chinese Software Firm Inks Deal With Kenya To Boost Geospatial Technology Cooperation

Chinese technology firm, Supermap International, signed an agreement with Kenya's Directorate of Resource Surveys and Remote Sensing (DRSRS) on Wednesday, aimed at enhancing the East African nation's proficiency in geospatial technology.

babies dying of preventable causes
Babies Are Dying From Preventable Causes In Besieged Gaza - Oxfam

The collapse of Gaza’s hospitals and healthcare system, coupled with the catastrophic living conditions, is resulting in babies dying of preventable causes, Oxfam just warned.

Freedom Flotilla Coalition.
“Freedom Flotilla” Sets Sail for Palestine to Support Gaza and Break Israeli Blockade

An estimated one thousand boats carrying up to 4,500 activists have set off from Turkey to protest the war against the Palestinian people and attempt to crack through Israel’s long-standing blockade.

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ADB Supports Strengthening of Climate Resilience and Livelihoods in Huanggang, PRC

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $200 million equivalent loan to strengthen the ecosystem, livelihoods, and climate resilience of the Dabie Mountain region in Huanggang Municipality, Hubei Province in the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

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Viet Nam Struggles to Cope With Massive Bank Fraud

An estimated $44 billion USD was stolen by private bank Saigon Joint Stock Commercial Bank (SCB), in part because of corruption at State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) and other levels of government.

Khan Younis in Southern Gaza is the focus of the latest bombing runs by Israeli Defense Forces.
Palestine Update for 22 November 2023

Israel’s just-announced approval for a short-term pause to swap prisoners with Hamas, an online summit of the BRICS nations, and a Arab delegation’s visit to China and Russia.

Landmark Sci-Tech Deal With The Republic Of Korea To Boost Cooperation In Critical Technologies

Landmark commitments on AI, semiconductors, space and more form a key part of new UK-Republic of Korea Accord.

U.S. Military Contractors are on trial for war crimes for their support Israel's genocide of the Palestinian people.
‘Merchants of Death’ Tribunal Calls Modern War Profiteers to Account

As the total numbers murdered in the genocidal war waged by fascist Israel against the Palestinian people soar, a war crimes tribunal was convened to hold accountable the top military contractors who are profiting from these illegal acts.

BRICS to Hold Emergency Meeting on Israel Genocide

At the request of Iran, leaders of the BRICS nations will hold an emergency virtual meeting tomorrow.

Doctor Charged with Sexually Abusing Several Male Patients
$350 Million ADB Loan to Boost Indonesia’s Health Transformation Program

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $350 million loan to support the Indonesian Ministry of Health (MOH) in implementing a nationwide primary care transformation that will increase access to quality, gender, and climate-responsive primary care services.

Argentina Elects Right-Wing, Pro-U.S. Milei in Surprise Presidential Election Upset

Javier Milei, an ultra-conservative economist, libertarian, former talk show host and university educator who ran on a campaign to take a “chainsaw” to the existing pillars of government to save it, is about to find out if he can deliver on his radical promises.

Loongson processor
Russia Pivots to Chinese Computer Chips

Chinese computer chips are now powerful enough that Russia and other nations can abandon Intel and AMD processors.

Chinese and American flags
How Washington Fuels China's Rise & Ensures America's Demise

After Henry Kissinger got Nixon to suck-up to China, the U.S. transferred the cash and technology to modernize China and make it a formidable foe. Comrade Biden has continued the effort.

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