The Cirebon-1 coal-fired power plant is scheduled to close almost seven years earlier than planned under the ADB’s Energy Transition Mechanism program, which helps countries cut their carbon emissions.
Around 50 people were wounded by the explosion in Marawi, a city besieged by pro-Islamic State militants in 2017, and which followed the killing of 11 combatants in a military operation on Friday.
Earthquake hit the southern region of Mindanao early on Sunday, triggering tsunami warnings that were later lifted. It was followed by four major aftershocks of magnitudes exceeding 6.0 into Sunday.
The drought has sapped the Amazon River and some of its tributaries, killed endangered river dolphins and disrupted access to food and medicine in various cities.
The renewed fighting adds to the ‘massive, unparalleled destruction’ going on as Israel says its forces have hit 400 militant targets and killed Hamas fighters in the last 24 hours.
The boost to bilateral defence cooperation includes seeking authority from leaders of both countries to negotiate a status of visiting forces agreement.
The monarch wore the tie when he delivered a speech at the event as London is involved in a dispute with Athens over the sculptures displayed at the British Museum.
Because both Washington and New Delhi are eager for an ally to counterbalance a rising China, they appear ready to try to look past the brazen assassination attempt against by an Indian official on a US citizen.
The WHO says the spike appears to be driven by a rise in the number of children contracting pathogens they had avoided during 2 years of Covid-19 restrictions.
Her 1981 appointment made her the Supreme Court’s first woman justice nearly two centuries after the court was established in 1789.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres pushed for a future without fossil fuels while Cop28 president Sultan Ahmed al-Jaber urged the continued use of fossil fuels.
Just a small fraction of health facilities in Gaza are still functioning and those are in no shape to handle a new wave of casualties, aid groups say.
Dubbed Alterra, the fund will allocate US$25 billion towards climate strategies and US$5 billion to incentivise investment flows into the Global South.
Israel accused Palestinian militant group Hamas of firing rockets at Israel and reneging on a deal to free all women held as hostages, violating their temporary truce agreement.
Kho and Dufner will be joined by the likes of Chinese talent Sampson-Yunhe Zheng, who will play as the highest-ranked amateur in the field.
China’s Caixin/S&P Global manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) rose to 50.7 in November from 49.5 in October, data released on Friday showed.
District judge Donald Molloy has issued a preliminary injunction, saying the state ban ‘infringes on the constitutional rights of users’.
The Supreme Court ruled that activists should be listed as ‘extremists’, a designation that has served in the past as a prelude to arrests
Thailand had 30,000 citizens in Israel when the raid occurred, most of them migrant workers from poorer provinces in the kingdom’s northeast.
Dozens of farmers protested near the presidential office in Seoul, saying politicians had no right to close down an industry or decide what people chose to eat.
Elon Musk apologised for endorsing a social media post widely seen as antisemitism, but accused advertisers who are turning away from his social media platform X of blackmail.
Controversial politician is known for his role many major global events, such as the Vietnam war, the Cold War, and the diplomatic opening of China.
The US citizen was punched in the face and forced to defend himself at a sewing workshop in a high-security penal colony, his brother says.
The tech giant had previously said it would block news on its platform over a new law that aims to make internet firms share ad revenue with news publishers.
Prosecutors say Nikhil Gupta worked with an Indian government official in the unsuccessful bid to murder a US citizen living in New York.
The draft legislation would force foreigners to sign a “loyalty agreement” forbidding them from criticising state policy, Soviet history, or contravening traditional family values.
The Osprey aircraft which can operate like a helicopter or fixed-wing plane, has suffered a string of fatal crashes recently, including an accident in August that killed three people in Australia.
The South Korean electronics giant, which assembles half of its smartphones in Vietnam, paid as little as 5.1 per cent in tax in 2019 in one of the Vietnamese provinces where it has operations.
The possible ban would cover the state security sector, not the general public. In Indonesia, meanwhile, state media reported the video-sharing app had applied for a government e-commerce permit.
Endorsement would help Nikki Haley address one of her biggest strategic liabilities in the 2024 Republican primary contest: manpower on the ground.