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Reuters(Repeats story first published on Sunday. No changes to text) By Li Hui and Maxim Duncan QIANTUN, China, May 19 (Reuters) - Two years short of 70, Zhang Guosheng spends his days caring for an 81-year-old fellow villager - washing his clothes, bringing...
ReutersJAKARTA (Reuters) - When a sick Indonesian baby died after 10 hospitals in Jakarta turned her family away in February, critics blamed a pilot health insurance scheme that had overwhelmed the city's public hospitals. The program, introduced in November,...
Reuters* Chinese, Korean and Spanish firms to bid by early 2014 * Plant would provide 4,800 MW, S.Africa to buy over half * Congo needs more electricity to power mining operations By John Irish PARIS, May 18 (Reuters) - Chinese, South Korean and Spanish...
ReutersBy Anna Yukhananov WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) - The percentage of global investment that goes to developing countries should triple in the next two decades as emerging economies catch up to richer nations and become more integrated into financial...
Retired World Bank administrator Anne B. Thomas will be the guest speaker at the League of Women Voters annual meeting Tuesday, May 21, at 7:30 p.m. at Otterbein United Methodist Church on the corner of East Franklin and Locust streets in Hagerstown. The...
ReutersBy Pascal Fletcher JOHANNESBURG, May 10 (Reuters) - After years of headlines about Africa's poverty, its emerging middle class is now grabbing attention as a driver of growth and democracy and an expanding pool of consumers for market-hungry retailers....
Facts about children who are orphaned by AIDS. 1) In 2005, nearly 800,000 children were orphaned by AIDS in the Caribbean and Latin America. By 2015, that number is expected to grow to 1.4 million. -- Regional HIV/STI Plan for the Health Sector 2006-...
SAO PAULO, Brazil--Roberto Azevedo of Brazil has been elected the first Latin American director-general of the World Trade Organization, the global body charged with moving forward stalled trade agreement talks. The choice of Azevedo over close rival...
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ReutersBy Anna Yukhananov WASHINGTON, May 1 (Reuters) - Twenty of the world's most troubled countries have made progress in efforts that range from reducing poverty to improving the education of girls and cutting down on the deaths of women in childbirth, the...
ReutersBy Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG, April 26 (Reuters) - Africa's brisk economic growth over the past decade has been consumer driven, a much-hyped trend that masks the uncomfortable fact that the region remains far too reliant on commodities. Sub-Saharan...
During the 1960s, when most African nature reserves were being established, lions tended to be born free. But today, freedom doesn't always serve them well. Fifty years ago, human population densities were low in the areas where lions roamed. But...
ReutersNAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's new president nominated on Tuesday senior finance ministry economist Henry Rotich as finance minister in his first cabinet after pledging to deliver double-digit growth for east Africa's biggest economy. Uhuru Kenyatta, a...
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