Category: News Briefs

US and Iran seek to break impasse at talks on reviving nuclear deal

US and Iran seek to break impasse at talks on reviving nuclear deal

The talks between Iran and the five countries still party to what is known formally as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) - China, France, ...
ADB Approves $125 Million for Water Supply and Sanitation in Uttarakhand, India

ADB Approves $125 Million for Water Supply and Sanitation in Uttarakhand, India

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (29 November 2021) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $125 million loan to improve access to quality water supply a ...
Upcoming Moon missions spur the search for new spacesuits

Upcoming Moon missions spur the search for new spacesuits

"A flight-ready suit remains years away from completion," the report notes, adding that Nasa officials expect to spend a further $1bn (£740m) on desig ...

ADB Announces Support for Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (26 November 2021) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has declared its support for the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Dis ...
Inflation Concerns Push Up Emerging East Asia Bond Yields

Inflation Concerns Push Up Emerging East Asia Bond Yields

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (26 November 2021) — Emerging East Asia’s bond market grew 3.4% in the third quarter to $21.7 trillion, although rising global inf ...

$161 Million ADB Loan to Improve Wastewater Management in Uzbekistan

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (25 November 2021) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $161 million loan to help develop an integrated wastewater ma ...
ADB Approves $1.5 Billion for COVID-19 Vaccines in India

ADB Approves $1.5 Billion for COVID-19 Vaccines in India

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (25 November 2021) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today approved a $1.5 billion loan to help the Government of India purchase ...
What I learnt eating at 8,000 Chinese restaurants

What I learnt eating at 8,000 Chinese restaurants

He once had "unexpectedly good" chow mein in Clarksdale, Mississippi, which has a historic community of Chinese Americans dating back 200 years. One o ...
What Ahmaud Arbery’s murder exposes about America

What Ahmaud Arbery’s murder exposes about America

Three white men have been found guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery in what’s been described as a modern-day lynching. But the long path to justice expo ...
Biden: Fact-checking claims about US economic progress

Biden: Fact-checking claims about US economic progress

By Reality Check teamBBC NewsPublished2 days agoRelated TopicsImage source, AFPImage caption, President Biden says there's been major progress on the ...