'Digging our own graves': COP26 leaders told take climate action

'Digging our own graves': COP26 leaders told take climate action

World leaders were told to help "save humanity" on Monday at the COP26 climate summit and warned that failure was "immoral" and would sow bitterness for generations.
US to galvanize global 'ambition' on climate: officials

US to galvanize global 'ambition' on climate: officials

The United States is back to leading the world on fighting climate change and President Joe Biden will use a UN summit in Glasgow to energize partners, US officials said.
G20 key for momentum at Glasgow climate meet

G20 key for momentum at Glasgow climate meet

As nearly 200 nations gather in Glasgow for UN climate talks starting Sunday all eyes are on Rome, where a G20 summit ending the same day will signal how committed the world's major economies are to curbing global warming.
G20 handed roadmap for tackling climate-linked financial risks

G20 handed roadmap for tackling climate-linked financial risks

A leading international finance body on Wednesday urged G20 finance ministers and central bank chiefs to better respond to growing climate-related financial risks, warning of their "far-reaching" impacts.
IMF proposes $50 bn plan to end the pandemic: official

IMF proposes $50 bn plan to end the pandemic: official

The IMF on Friday proposed $50 billion plan to end the Covid-19 pandemic, with a target of vaccinating at least 40 percent of the world's population by the end of 2021.
COVID-19 vaccines create new billionaires

COVID-19 vaccines create new billionaires

At least nine people have become new billionaires thanks to the excessive profits pharmaceutical corporations with monopolies on COVID-19 vaccines are making.
G20 finance chiefs to talk Covid recovery, aid to poor countries

G20 finance chiefs to talk Covid recovery, aid to poor countries

G20 finance ministers and central bankers will gather for a video conference led by Italy Friday, hoping to align plans for relaunching the global economy after the coronavirus pandemic and to limit harm to the worst-off nations shut out of the race for vaccines.
G20 eyeing six-month debt relief extension: World Bank's Malpass

G20 eyeing six-month debt relief extension: World Bank's Malpass

G20 countries may only approve a six-month debt relief extension amid lagging committment to the pact meant to help poor nations weather the pandemic, World Bank President David Malpass said on Monday.
Global leaders issue G20 call for action to co-ordinate world response to COVID-19

Global leaders issue G20 call for action to co-ordinate world response to COVID-19

A group of world leaders demands the creation of a G20 executive task force and a global conference to co-ordinate a multi-billion dollar coronavirus fund.
Oxfam: Health spending in poor countries must double to prevent millions of deaths

Oxfam: Health spending in poor countries must double to prevent millions of deaths

Oxfam is working with local partners, ministries of heath, and key UN agencies in 65 poor countries to respond to the coronavirus crisis and help save lives.
Public investment disbursement is an important channel for growth: PM

Public investment disbursement is an important channel for growth: PM

Boosting public investment disbursement is an important channel for the country’s socio-economic growth, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a meeting in Hanoi on March 27 to prepare for a teleconference between the Government and localities on March 31.
OPEC extends oil output cuts after Moscow-Riyadh pact

OPEC extends oil output cuts after Moscow-Riyadh pact

OPEC agreed on Monday (Jul 1) to extend by nine months daily oil output cuts aimed at supporting prices and soaking up excess supplies, following last weekend's G20 pact between cartel kingpin Saudi Arabia and non-member Russia.
US-China trade talks resume but major hurdles remain

US-China trade talks resume but major hurdles remain

China and the United States have agreed to resume trade negotiations but the apparent thaw in relations can scarcely mask the genuine hurdles that remain before a final agreement can be reached.
G20 and Vietnam's participation

G20 and Vietnam's participation

G20 and Vietnam's participation (Infographics)
Who needs the G20? Question gets louder in Osaka

Who needs the G20? Question gets louder in Osaka

OSAKA: Donald Trump's go-it-alone approach and widening global differences on issues from trade to climate change are overwhelming the G20, analysts say, raising questions about whether the grouping still has a role to play in the world.
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