by Anis Chowdhury

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    Hunger in Africa

    by Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2017

    GLOBALLY, 108 million people faced food crises in 2016 — 35 per cent more people compared with about 80 million in 2015, according to the...

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    Rethinking poverty

    by Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on September 17, 2017

    AS THE United Nations Second Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2008–2017) comes to an end and the world celebrates International Day for the Eradication...

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    Karl Marx was right, at some point capitalism can destroy itself

    by Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on August 13, 2017

    THIS was the title of a recent piece in the Economist (May 11, 2017)...

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    UN and global economic challenges, seven decades on

    by Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on August 02, 2017

    THE United Nations was created more than 70 years ago to ensure world peace...

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    How relevant is the G20?

    by Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on July 09, 2017

    THE G20 leaders meeting in Hamburg, Germany, in 7–8 July marked the 10th anniversary of the grouping’s elevation to meeting at the heads of state/government...

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    China assumes global leadership as Trump’s America retreats

    by Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on July 01, 2017

    THE biggest casualty of Trump’s ‘America First’ policy is the Paris climate accord...

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    China attempts to redefine global economic order

    by Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on May 26, 2017

    ON MAY 14, China celebrated its new global influence at the gathering of world and regional leaders, including the United Nations...

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    ESCAP watches over Asia and the Pacific

    by Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on May 10, 2017

    ON MAY 1, the United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP) has released its Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the...

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    Bandung conference and its relevance

    by Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 01:05am on April 19, 2017

    THE Bandung conference, a meeting of Afro-Asian leaders, held sixty-two years ago, in April 18–25, 1955, represented a landmark in the emergence of the third-world...

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    Challenges in sustainable development

    by Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 10:27pm on March 31, 2017

    THE recently released United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects 2017 (WESP 2017) has a very bleak scenario for attaining Agenda 2030, adopted by the...

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