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Twitter No Longer at 'Death's Door' as Earnings Report Approaches

July 26, 2017
Twitter Inc heads toward its quarterly earnings report on Thursday with a stock that has risen more than...

Jakarta's Traffic-clogged Economy Gets a Lift From Motorbike Deliveries

July 26, 2017
Three years ago, Ferly Aninditya's stall at a Jakarta food court was losing money.

Deterred by the...

UN’s economic advice ‘proven accurate’ and applicable for sustainable development, review finds

Photo:The port at Tema, Ghana, June 16, 2006.

13 July 2017
Economic analysis by the United Nations over the past 70 years has proven...

Switzerland tops world innovation index; India and other emerging markets on the rise – UN agency

Photo:iHub, an innovation and business space for the technology community in Kenya.

15 June 2017
Innovation is a key development tool...

World Bank sees improving global economy despite 'substantial' risks

Photo:Quay cranes on docks in Sri Lanka.

5 June 2017
Thanks to a pickup in manufacturing and trade, the global economy is recovering,...

Green economy is 'the economy of the future,' says UN chief, urging commitment to climate action

Photo:Renewable Energy Solar Panels in Tokelau.

2 June 2017
Underscoring the threats posed by climate change – those already apparent...

Digital Single Market: EU negotiators agree on the WiFi4EU initiative

Brussels, 29 May 2017

The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission reached tonight a political agreement on the WiFi4EU initiativ...

China: One Belt, One Road, Lots of Obligations

Photo:Ethnic Uighurs sit near a statue of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, March 23, 201...

Panama’s financial reform agenda must prioritize combating tax evasion – UN expert

Photo:High rises and hotel buildings in Punta Pacifica, Panama City, Panama.

11 May 2017
Following last year’s leak of confidential f...

New UN study makes 'strong' economic case for Africa's investment in green energy

Photo:A UNEP solar energy system, the largest of its type in Africa.

5 May 2017
Charting data from 54 African countries, a new UN atl...