Economy
Buenos Aires/Sputnik: The government of Chile will allocate $5.5 billion for the creation of 100,000 new jobs in 2020, Finance Minister Ignacio Briones announced amid continuing protests in the country. more
World Bank supports Employment and Education program to benefit children and young people in Nepal

Kathmandu: The Government of Nepal and the World Bank signed two separate agreements recently to improve employment services and labor market outcomes for Nepali youth and continue suppor ...

EU agrees Brexit extension till Jan 31

London: The European Union has agreed to extend  Brexit till Jan 31, 2020.

Global economy: 'we must do everything possible' to avoid global 'fracture' caused by US-China tensions, urges Guterres

New York: Tensions around global trade and technology continue to rise and the international community needs to “do everything possible” to prevent the world being split into ...

Ending extreme poverty crucial to sustainable future for all: UN chief

New York: A sustainable future for all is unlikely unless globalization benefits all children, their families and communities, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in his mes ...

Got a new Brexit deal, says Boris Johnson but his ally DUP does not support it

London/Brussels: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson informed a Brexit deal has been struck between the United Kingdom (UK) and European Union (EU) as the talks were going on in Brussels ...

No Brexit deal tonight, UK govt sources tell international media on Wednesday

London/Brussels, Oct 16 (Xinhua/JEN) According to latest report by BBC on Wednesday night, a government source in the UK has told the British media that there will be "no [Brexit] de ...

How app cabs are changing transportation landscape worldwide

From USA to India, ride hailing app cabs like Uber has transformed the mobility landscape globally and opened the door for competitors such as Lyft in the U.S. and Ola Cabs in India. Rash ...

World Bank downgrades global growth forecasts, poorest countries hardest hit

New York, June 7 (JEN): The World Bank has lowered its expectations of global economic growth for this year in a new report. It says that, although the picture for poorer countries is exp ...

UN ‘financial crisis,’ years in the making, Guterres tells budget body, proposes solutions

New Delhi, June 7 (JEN): The UN’s financial crisis has been years in the making and is undermining the organization’s mandates and reform efforts, Secretary-General Antó ...