UN cuts peacekeeping budget

UN cuts peacekeeping budget

(VOVWORLD) -UN members on Sunday agreed to a peacekeeping budget of just under 6.7 billion USD, about 600 million less than last year
OECD raises global growth forecast

OECD raises global growth forecast

(VOVWORLD) -The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has raised its global growth forecast for 2018 and 2019 to 3.9 percent — the highest since 2011 — from a previous...
World efforts to cope with AIDS

World efforts to cope with AIDS

(VOVWORLD) - The 9th Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017) took place in Paris from July 23-26. It discussed progress in the search for better medicines and strategies to reduce...
Impact of proposed cuts in US budget for UN

Impact of proposed cuts in US budget for UN

(VOVworld) - US President Donald Trump’s proposed cuts in US spending on UN programs have prompted concern at the world’s largest organization.The Wall Street Journal reports that...
Pyongyang cuts all military contacts with Seoul

Pyongyang cuts all military contacts with Seoul

(VOVworld) – Pyongyang announced Thursday that it will cut off all military contacts including a communication channel at the truce village of Panmunjom with Seoul after the North asked all South Korean...
Vietnam’s CPI grows 4.09%

Vietnam’s CPI grows 4.09%

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) has increased 4.09% in 2014. This was an encouraging result against the context the country’s economy is still facing many difficulties as...

Thousands march to protest austerity cuts in Spain

Several thousand people marched in downtown Madrid yesterday/ on Saturday to protest austerity measures they say will lead to cuts in cherished national health care and the privatization of public services....