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Posts published in “Day: January 1, 2023

CGTN: New journey of the new era: China charts course for modernization

BEIJING, Dec. 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — For more than a century, China has tirelessly pursued modernization — from “Revitalize China” to the “four modernizations” goal launched after the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949, referring to agriculture, industry, defense and science. Now modernization is no longer simply a dream for the Chinese […]

CGTN: Xi Jinping salutes ordinary people’s extraordinary efforts in New Year Address

BEIJING, Dec. 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — From medical professionals to delivery men and women, from community workers to next-door neighbors, ordinary Chinese people are doing their best and lending a hand to help others cope with the latest waves of COVID-19 infections in the country. With extraordinary efforts, China has prevailed over unprecedented difficulties and […]

General Assembly approves UN regular budget for 2023

UNITED NATIONS, The General Assembly on Friday approved an annual regular budget for the United Nations of about 3.396 billion U.S. dollars.The 2023 budget is higher than that of 2022, which stood at 3.122 billion dollars.The regular budget covers UN a...

Food Security Update (December 15, 2022)

The findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed in this update do not necessarily reflect the views of the World Bank, its Board of Executive Directors, or the governments they represent.AT A GLANCE• The agricultural and export price indices c...

World Welcomes 2023, Leaves Stormy Year Behind

The world welcomed the new year with a packed party in Times Square and fireworks soaring above European capitals, while hoping for an end to the war in Ukraine and a return to post-COVID normality in Asia.It was a year marked by the conflict in Ukrain...