July 29, 2021 09:46 am
LONDON, July 29: From Tunisia and South Africa to Colombia, social unrest is sweeping through developing countries, a reminder of income inequalities that have deepened during the COVID-19 crisis.
January 31, 2021 08:00 am
Rather than pursue more debt relief to help the developing world weather the COVID-19 crisis, rich countries should provide pandemic-related necessities directly. Debt relief is so imprecise a mechanism that it is as likely to benefit private-sector creditors as it is to help the poor.
March 30, 2020 21:30 pm
GENEVA, March 30: Developing countries will need a $2.5 trillion support package this year to face the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, a U.N. report said on Monday.
October 15, 2019 01:30 am
Kathmanduites collectively bemoan the declining luster of the mountains we are so proud of. There isn’t anywhere else to point for this scourge but climate change
June 9, 2019 02:05 am
Elitism has an inverse relationship with the underprivileged and marginalized. However, many people often rise to the ranks of elitism championing the cause of the underserved and downtrodden. But most of them transform into defenders of elites or establishments in no time. Power and influence play hide and seek with them. This mostly coincides with the rise and fall of political establishments and cultural and social forces of the day.
June 4, 2019 00:30 am
Many family farmers in developing countries live in poverty and many go hungry themselves. This is unacceptable, for them and for our collective future