A new report assessing the global pipeline of new coal projects finds that there has been a 76 per cent reduction in proposed coal power since 2015, bringing the end of new coal construction into sight. The pressure is now on Asia to end coal for good.
Yasuyuki Sawada –
The signing on 15 November 2020 of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement concluded 8 years of negotiations among members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Australia, the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Japan, the Republic of Korea (ROK), and New Zealand.
State capture has turned the Cambodian government into an agent of private industrial interests, rather than a defender of citizens' interests. The country urgently needs a proper civil registration system and a modern land registry.
Four in five of the world’s workforce is on lockdown due to Covid-19, with no end in sight. The post-pandemic world order needs one familiar function to tie social sustainability together – human resources.