13 December 2019


Obama: 'Moral call to rest of the world' on climate change (7)
REUTERS December 13, 2019 at 18:40 JST Former U.S. President Barack Obama, left, speaks with his sister Maya Soetoro-Ng at the "values-based leadership" event during a plenary session of the Gathering of Rising Leaders in the Asia Pacific, organized by the Obama Foundation in Kuala Lumpur on Dec.
China says US has seriously damaged trust between them (3)
Reuters, BEIJING Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi speaks at a symposium in Beijing yesterday.Photo: Reuters Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi () yesterday said that the US had seriously damaged the hard-won mutual trust between the countries by criticizing Beijing over issues such as Hong Kong and the treatment of Muslim Uighurs. "Such behavior is almost paranoid and is indeed rare in international
Six bodies retrieved from New Zealand volcanic island, two still missing (7)
Charlotte Greenfield, Praveen Menon WHAKATANE/WELLINGTON (Reuters) - A New Zealand military team in gas masks and hazmat suits recovered six bodies on Friday from the volcanic island that fatally erupted earlier this week, as doctors worked to save badly burned survivors. An eight-person bomb disposal squad set off before dawn and spent four hours on White Island, which experts said could erupt again.
Obama says Paris climate deal is still the way forward (3)
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Former U.S. President Barack Obama said Friday the Paris Agreement on climate change may fall short of expectations but is still the way forward to achieve progress and encourage businesses to invest in clean energy. Nearly 200 nations pledged to cut greenhouse emissions and help poor countries cope with the worst effects of an already warming planet under the accord signed in 2016 that was a cornerstone of Obama's environmental legacy.
Malaysia forecasts 'slow travel' growing trend next year - Muhammad Bakhtiar (2)
Last update: 14/12/2019 KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 13 - Malaysia is projecting ‘slow travel' to emerge as the leading travel trend in 2020, growing by 20 percent from previous years. ‘Slow travel' trend emphasises on experience as opposed to the destination.
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