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UN CALLING ASIA: Economic growth for Asian countries expected to slow down

Olivier Blanchard. (IMF video capture)

Economic growth in Asia in 2015 is expected to be lower than previously projected, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Despite the sharp fall in oil prices across the world, a situation…

22 Jan 2015 / Listen /

UN CALLING ASIA: India urged to lead campaign for climate change agreement

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/Mark Garten

India is being urged to play a leading role in the efforts to address climate change. The appeal was…

15 Jan 2015 / Listen /

Uzbekistan seeks to strengthen rule of law by improving access to justice

Helen Clark. UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz

The Rule of law and access to justice must play an important role in development across the world, a…

9 Jan 2015 / Listen /

UN CALLING ASIA: Banda Acheh undergoes "remarkable transformation" 10 years after tsunami

A bird's eye view of Banda Aceh as taken from the minaret of the city's Grand Mosque. 10 years after the devastating tsunami, the city has risen from the ruins. Photo: Dru Maasepp.

Indonesia's largest city and province has undergone a "remarkable transformation" ten years after it was hit by a tsunami,…

31 Dec 2014 / Listen /
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