US gun violence - the pain yet to have a cure

US gun violence - the pain yet to have a cure

NDO - Alarm bells about gun violence have sounded again in the US after a series of shootings have caused massive casualties in recent times. Like a “chronic disease,” gun violence has shown that the pain is persistent and can sting at any moment, without a cure. (May 26, 2022 11:37:17)


The problem of ensuring food supply

  May 18, 2022 16:29:58
NDO - Food sourcing was one of the important topics discussed at the recent Foreign Ministers Meeting of the Group of Seven (G7) industrialised countries held in Schleswig-Holstein, in the northernmost state of Germany. This is also an urgent issue for many countries as their efforts to ensure food security are currently being severely affected by conflicts and climate change. 

Warning from glaciers

  May 17, 2022 16:30:08
NDO - The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has said that glaciers in Austria and Switzerland could shrink or disappear completely by the end of the 21st century due to global warming. The gradual disappearance of rivers and extreme weather events are alarm bells urging the international community to take more responsibility in the fight against climate change. 

Driving force for sustainable growth of ASEAN economy

  May 16, 2022 18:57:02
NDO – In its report released at the weekend, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) assessed that the post COVID-19 recovery prospects in Southeast Asia are “encouraging”. 

World faces the threat of new coronavirus variants

  May 14, 2022 11:46:20
NDO - The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that Omicron subvariants with high transmission risks are becoming dominant, raising the number of COVID-19 infections in more than 50 countries around the world. 

Stride in the renewable energy market

  May 13, 2022 16:56:38
NDO - The world will set a new record in terms of renewable electricity capacity this year, with solar power leading the way in China and Europe, according to a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA). 

Priority missions of new Government in RoK

  May 12, 2022 18:29:09
NDO – New President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Yoon Suk-yeol formally appointed seven ministers on his first day in office. 

Reconstruction of the “common roof” of Europe

  May 11, 2022 18:07:16
NDO - A series of reform measures were proposed at the Conference on the Future of Europe which took place in Strasbourg (France) and closed on May 9, right on Europe Day. 

Long-lasting consequences for the education sector caused by COVID-19

  May 10, 2022 16:37:26
NDO - With the goal of providing children with a comprehensive developmental environment, many countries have reopened schools in a safe and cautious manner. However, although the COVID-19 pandemic has been gradually brought under control, persistent consequences in the education sector still exist, threatening to deprive future generations of valuable job opportunities. 

Prospects for tourism recovery

  May 09, 2022 17:42:42
NDO – The results from the fight against COVID-19 pandemic and the vaccine coverage campaign have created an impetus for Asian countries to continue loosening border controls and boosting the tourism industry to develop again. The positive move has opened the prospects of accelerating post-pandemic economic recovery in the countries. 

India and Europe enhance cooperation

  May 06, 2022 18:00:01
NDO – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited three European countries during his first overseas trip in 2022. 

Ban on oil imports from Russia: not easy to find a common voice

  May 05, 2022 15:33:00
NDO – The focus of the draft new sanctions on Moscow that European Union (EU) officials are discussing is a ban on oil imports from Russia. However, the “blue flag alliance” is still struggling to find a common voice on this sixth package of sanctions, as the EU members’ autonomy in energy supply is very different. 

Migration, a difficult problem for America

  May 03, 2022 13:53:12
NDO – The migration issue is “heating up” again in Central America, as thousands of people rush to the north of the region. The alarming numbers of migrants show the need for a common roadmap, with close coordination between countries in the region, to completely solve the problem of migration that has persisted for many years. 

Filling the ‘gap’ in vaccination for children

  May 01, 2022 15:43:05
NDO – More than two years since its outbreak, the COVID-19 pandemic has severely disrupted vaccination campaigns around the globe, putting many children at risk of dangerous diseases that could have been prevented by vaccines. If the "gaps" in vaccination are not filled soon, the world's epidemic prevention achievements over the past 20 years could be reversed. 

Challenges in new term for head of the Elysee Palace

  Apr 29, 2022 16:24:29
NDO - Emmanuel Macron won France’s presidential election. However, it is quite confusing that voters in the hexagonal-shaped country do not support the ruling party with a majority of seats in the parliament. This signalled an uneasy tenure for the head of the Elysee Palace.