India - Women Pumping Water

It all flows together for Damon, White in win for water — and the...

An actor/activist and a water crisis expert join forces to protect the most precious liquid of them all. HEATHER LEAH SMITH reports. SOCIAL and environmental...
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Crossrail megaproject sees light at the end of the tunnel

As Europe´s largest infrastructure project nears completion, JASON AGNEW gives BV readers a timely reminder of just how enormous an undertaking this has been SINCE...
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World leaders issue clarion call for accelerated action on water

A fundamental shift is needed to avert devastating consequences, says high-level panel on water A HIGH-level Panel on Water consisting of 11 Heads of State...
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Job fears as UK’s Carillion collapses

UK construction giant Carillion is heading into liquidation, putting thousands of jobs under threat. Talks between the firm, its lenders and the government failed to...
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World Bank Supports the Dominican Republic to Better Prepare for Hurricanes and other Natural...

First contingency line of credit in the Caribbean to secure access to US$150 million immediate financing in the aftermath of a disaster WASHINGTON, September 28,...
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Etihad Swoop For Tony Douglas As New CEO

Former military defence expert is to take up the role in January, but can he stop the rot in Abu Dhabi where the airline...
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China trade, investment and projects create 1.8 million jobs in Latin America and the...

The first research carried out on the impact of economic relations with China on the volume and quality of employment in the region highlights...
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Amazon Overflowing Into New Premises

As if Amazon’s current HQ wasn’t colossal enough, the internet-based retailer is in the market for a second mega-HQ big enough for 50,000 staff....
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Duqm Or Bust!

Tiny port on the Arabian Sea is set to become one of the most economically strategic places on earth… By Darren Parkin CHANCES are you’ve never...

UNCTAD: Investment – In Need of Direction

The global financial crisis has impacted heavily on trade: annual trade expansion over the past three years has averaged a tepid 3% annually, compared...