Daily Archives: October 11, 2017

CMIG Drawin Launches Its First Prefabricated Construction Project in South Africa

Prefabricated project improves local conditions with world-leading construction technology

EKURHULENI, South Africa, Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – China Minsheng Drawin Technology Group (CMIG Drawin), a unit of investment conglomerate China Minsheng Investment Group, has launched

Secretary-General, in Fifth Committee, Calls Proposed Budget Containing Extra Resources for United Nations Reform ‘Shared Road Map’ to Fulfilling Charter

Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' remarks to the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) on the proposed programme budget for the biennium 2018-2019, in New York today:

I am grateful for this opportunity to introduce …

Girls As Young As Infants Married by Parents

Even before you finish reading this sentence, a girl-child will have gotten married in some part of the world illegally, new research reported Tuesday.

Nearly 1 in every 4 seconds, or 20,000 girls younger than …

Securing land tenure rights vital for the eradication of global hunger

Rome - Considerable gains have been made in land tenure governance in the past five years, but more must be done to improve the lives of billions of people - that was the message at …

TPS for Haiti, Why Not Mexico?

In January 2010, Haiti was rocked by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake that killed tens of thousands of people and did widespread infrastructure damage. Afterwards among other measures, the United States extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) …