Day: November 13, 2022

UK Warns of Budget Pain to Come This Week

LONDON — Britain’s government on Sunday warned of impending tax hikes, especially for the wealthy, as it bids to repair economic havoc wrought by the short-lived tenure of former prime minister Liz Truss. Truss’s successor Rishi Sunak, who was heading to a G20 economic summit in Indonesia, has vowed to get

President Jokowi pushes ASEAN-Canada concrete cooperation

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has encouraged ASEAN-Canada strong partnership to develop into strategic partnership by realizing more areas of concrete cooperation. “Cooperation in the context of Indo-Pacific can become one of the kick-off projects between ASEAN and Canada,” he said during the ASEAN-Canada Commemorative Summit which was attended by ASEAN

COP27 inspires global community to tackle climate change: Pertamina

The UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) 2022 can inspire the global community and all parties to increase contribution to tackling climate change, according to Senior Vice President of Strategy and Investment of Pertamina Daniel Purba. “Sometimes when we work only focusing on our own sector, we never think about a

Civil society has real involvement in handling vaccine inequality: C20

Coordinator for Global Vaccine and Health Access of Civil 20 (C20) Agung Prakoso highlighted that civil society groups have a real involvement in handling vaccine inequality by learning from experiences during the pandemic. “We have members who are actively involved in vaccination activities for indigenous peoples, vaccinations for people with

US Democrats Retain Senate Control, but House Outcome Still Unresolved

WASHINGTON — U.S. Democrats are going to hold narrow control of the Senate when the new Congress takes office in January, but control of the House of Representatives remained uncertain Sunday, five days after last week’s election. Republicans are holding a 211-204 edge in the House with elections for 20 seats

JFHMM G20 affirms commitment to strengthen global health architecture

The 2nd Joint Finance and Health Ministers’ Meeting (JFHMM) led by Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani Indrawati and Minister of Health Budi Gunadi Sadikin, and held under the Indonesian G20 Presidency in Bali on Saturday, affirmed commitment to strengthen global health architecture. Ministers of finance and health ministers of G20