Daily Archives: May 8, 2019

World Bank gives $545 million for cyclone-hit southern Africa

The World Bank will extend more than half-a-billion dollars in grants for cyclone-ravaged southern African countries, its chief announced Friday as he concluded a visit to Mozambique, the worst affected country.

A total of up to $545 million will be …

Seychelles and China sign two deals to advance trade between the nations

Seychelles and China advanced their bilateral trading options and opportunities with two new agreements signed in the island nation’s capital Victoria on Tuesday, officials said.

The first agreement was signed by the Seychelles’ Minister for Finance, Trade, Investment and Economic …

Seychelles and China sign two deals to advance trade between the nations

Seychelles and China advanced their bilateral trading options and opportunities with two new agreements signed in the island nation’s capital Victoria on Tuesday, officials said.

The first agreement was signed by the Seychelles’ Minister for Finance, Trade, Investment and Economic …

Worldwide, Obesity Rising Faster in Rural Areas

PARIS Obesity worldwide is increasing more quickly in rural areas than in cities, a study reported Wednesday, challenging a long-held assumption that the global epidemic of excess weight is mainly an urban problem.

Data covering 200 countries and territories compiled …

Official: Executive Order Not Needed to Ban Huawei in US 5G Networks

STATE DEPARTMENT A senior U.S. State Department official said there is no need for President Donald Trump to sign an executive order to explicitly ban Chinese telecommunication company Huawei from taking part in the buildout of the U.S. 5G networks.…