Daily news of turmoil in global hotspots often paints a picture of a world in shambles. But according to a new UNICEF report, quality of life around the world is gradually improving.
Not only is global poverty on the decline, the improvements in child welfare have been dramatic. Between 1990 and 2013, the mortality rate among children under the age of 5 has been sliced in half.
Asian Development Bank’s new climate infographic quantifies how south Asia economy will be hit by climate impacts.
Aerial view of Rio das Pedras shantytown (favela), next to Barra da Tijuca, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 28, 2014. (Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images)
I just…don’t know. I really don’t. I mean geography was by far my weakest subject in school but…
Hong Kong is in South America now! Oh boy, I mean I’m aware that I don’t get out out much but I think I would’ve heard about this.
One of the world’s last isolated tribes has ‘emerged’ from the forest. Is it to make contact, or have darker reasons forced them out? Rachel Nuwer investigates.
Ten years on from the 2004 Athens Olympics, there is little sign of a lasting legacy in the Greek capital.
If you don’t really have any sort of spiritual persuasion as such, then the business of getting married can be a little bit complicated. For religious types, of course, there’s often a pretty well laid-out path to tread. Things are also perhaps easier for atheists in Western countries, where a Christian legacy and heritage still renders a Church wedding the go-to option for many an irreligious couple. Things are slightly different in Hong Kong, however.