56% of world's rural population lacks access to health care services

April 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on 56% of world's rural population lacks access to health care services 

GENEVA, April 28 — An International Labor Organization (ILO) report published Monday shows that 56 percent of the world's rural population does not have access to essential health care services, more than double the figure for the global urban population which stands at 22 percent.

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Launch of GWEC's Global Wind Report: Emerging Markets Drive Global Wind Growth

April 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Launch of GWEC's Global Wind Report: Emerging Markets Drive Global Wind Growth 

ISTANBUL, April 2 — The Global Wind Energy Council launched its flagship publication the Global Wind Report: Annual Market update today in Istanbul. The report details wind power's remarkable growth in 2014, as well as updating GWEC's rolling 5 year market projections, which show continued growth for the rest of the decade.

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China says non-interference in internal affairs over U.S., Venezuela row

March 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on China says non-interference in internal affairs over U.S., Venezuela row 

BEIJING, March 11 — China on Wednesday called on the United States and Venezuela to properly handle bilateral ties following increased tension between the two nations.

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How far have we gone in international coconut competition?

March 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on How far have we gone in international coconut competition? 

By Lily O Ramos

MANILA, March 4 (PNA)– Coconut has been called “tree of life” due to its myriad uses since time began. Every part of the tree has its own use from the leaves, fruits bark, husk, shell, etc. as food wrapper, street sweep., medical concoction, food additive and beauty solution, salve for body pains and so forth.

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Russia's arms exports exceed USD15-B in 2014

January 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Russia's arms exports exceed USD15-B in 2014 

MOSCOW, Jan. 28 — Russia sold over 15 billion U.S. dollars worth of arms to more than 60 countries in 2014, President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday.

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Brazil home to world's top beach: survey

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Brazil home to world's top beach: survey 

MEXICO CITY, Jan. 23 — brazil is home to the world's No. 1 beach, Baia do Sancho in the Fernando de Noronha islands, according to a survey released Thursday by online travel site TripAdvisor.

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Consumer health industry reaches US$ 216.4-B in 2014

January 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Consumer health industry reaches US$ 216.4-B in 2014 

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 21 — The consumer health industry has experienced 5.7 percent growth (current/fixed currency terms) with US$ 216.4 billion (RM783.3 billion) in retail sales globally for 2014.

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