Daily Archives: May 8, 2019

Official: Executive Order Not Needed to Ban Huawei in US 5G Networks

STATE DEPARTMENT A senior U.S. State Department official said there is no need for President Donald Trump to sign an executive order to explicitly ban Chinese telecommunication company Huawei from taking part in the buildout of the U.S. 5G networks.…

South Sudan’s Kiir: More Time Needed to Form Interim Government

JUBA South Sudan’s warring parties will need more than a six-month extension approved last week before they can form a transitional government, says the country’s president, Salva Kiir.

In his first public remarks since the parties agreed to the extension …

South Sudan’s Kiir: More Time Needed to Form Interim Government

JUBA South Sudan’s warring parties will need more than a six-month extension approved last week before they can form a transitional government, says the country’s president, Salva Kiir.

In his first public remarks since the parties agreed to the extension …

Worldwide, Obesity Rising Faster in Rural Areas

PARIS Obesity worldwide is increasing more quickly in rural areas than in cities, a study reported Wednesday, challenging a long-held assumption that the global epidemic of excess weight is mainly an urban problem.

Data covering 200 countries and territories compiled …

Call to Action: Be the ‘Young Environmental Journalist’

The joint Swedish Environmental Protection Agency � UNDP Environmental Governance Programme (EGP) calls for 50 young volunteers to join the online campaign for ‘Young Environmental Journalists’.

Online volunteers will help the EGP produce inspiring stories of change related to environmental …