A third of United Nations (UN) employees have reported experiencing sexual harassment at the world body over the last two years, according to the findings of the first-ever survey on such misconduct released on Tuesday.
Survey: One in three UN employees have experienced sexual harassment
Indonesia has maintained a single-digit poverty rate as it posted a 9.66-percent rate as of September 2018, Statistics Indonesia (BPS) reported on Tuesday, with the number of poor people standing at 25.67 million.
BPS: Indonesia’s poverty rate down to 9.66%, Gini ratio improves to 0.384
The wealthiest students are going to university in England for the lowest cost, by paying their tuition fees up front, say researchers.
Rich students in England save by paying fees up front
Nearly 80 percent of junior doctors across New Zealand walked off the job at public hospitals on Tuesday after a breakdown in union talks with the government over working conditions and wages.
Strike by thousands of junior New Zealand doctors cripples hospitals
An American 21-year-old arrested for holding a teenaged girl captive after murdering her parents chose his victim after seeing her get on a school bus, according to a charge sheet filed on Monday.
Charges: Kidnap suspect picked out US teen target at bus stop
The Indian government has unveiled its long-awaited National Clean Air Program (NCAP) that aims at a 20-30 percent reduction of particulate matter (PM) concentration over the next five years, with an overall goal of mitigating air pollution and improving air quality in the country, which has some of the world's most polluted cities.
India's plan to breathe easy is out, but targets are not legally binding
The World Health Organization (WHO) will open a regional environment and health center in Seoul in May to identify environmental and health risks and provide advice to governments in the Asia-Pacific region, the South Korean environment ministry here said Tuesday.
WHO to launch Asia-Pacific environment-health center in Seoul
China plans to launch 100 new large-scale recycling ‘bases’ by the end of next year, part of a campaign to make better use of its resources after extending a ban on foreign trash imports.
China starts new recycling drive as foreign trash ban widens
Australians have been warned to avoid exerting themselves outdoors and to drink lots of water as record temperatures in parts of the country look set to linger, and even increase, over coming days.
Australian authorities warn about heat as temperature soars

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