World tiger population grows but SE Asia threats 'critical': WWF - Environment

Tiger populations in five countries are making a comeback but the endangered species still faces major threats such as poaching, conservation group WWF and the Indian government said.India, home to 70 percent of the big cat's global population,

World Bank warns of 2% contraction in Indonesia’s economy this year

The World Bank has warned that the Indonesian economy might contract 2 percent this year if mobility restrictions are further implemented to contain the spread of COVID-19.“Under somewhat harsher assumptions on the global economy of a deeper

England 1966 World Cup hero Jack Charlton dies at 85

England World Cup hero and Leeds United legend Jack Charlton has died. The 85-year-old passed away peacefully at his Northumberland home on Friday, his family said. He had been suffering from a long-term illness.Charlton, the older brother of B

England 1966 World Cup hero Jack Charlton dies at 85

Disney says Walt Disney World reopening is on track for Saturday

Walt Disney Co will stick to its plans to reopen its Walt Disney World theme parks in Orlando, Florida, to a limited number of guests on Saturday, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.Florida's coronavirus cases have s

Coronavirus: World has seen record 24-hour rise in COVID-19 cases - WHO

The world has seen a record rise in coronavirus cases over a 24-hour period, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.The new record is 212,326, with the biggest rise in infections coming in the US, Brazil and India. The previous WHO record

Coronavirus: World has seen record 24-hour rise in COVID-19 cases - WHO

Next World Bank, IMF meetings to be virtual: World Bank chief

The World Bank and International Monetary Fund will hold their annual Fall Meetings online in October because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, World Bank President David Malpass said in a letter to the Bank's governors.Malpass also encouraged

Greta Thunberg: World leaders want selfies with me so they can 'look good'

Greta Thunberg has voiced her frustration with world leaders who want selfies with her just so they can "look good".The 17-year-old environmental campaigner criticised the behaviour of high-ranking figures after her speech at the United Nations clima

Greta Thunberg: World leaders want selfies with me so they can 'look good'

World Bank urges govt to spend more on human capital

The World Bank has advised Indonesia to increase its human capital spending and improve the quality of that expenditure as the country pushes for economic recovery.World Bank lead country economist for Indonesia Frederico Gil Sander stated on Wedne

World Bank urges tax, subsidy reforms to improve public spending

The World Bank has called on Indonesia to carry out reforms, especially on tax and subsidies, to improve the quality of its public spending.In its “Indonesia Public Expenditure Review” report published on Monday, the global financial in