We demand the government and legislators join our fight against tobacco addiction, especially among young people, by ratifying the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which aims to protect future generations.
Whatever happens, Russia remains a great nation. But its greatness cannot be the fruit of conquest, no matter the underlying history.
This time, arriving in Yangon, I arrived at an airport that is spacious, modern and bright, with the immigration desks manned by professional-looking officials.
Unfortunately, the engagement of men as allies in achieving gender equality often receives little mention in mainstream development frameworks.
Women are the backbone of family life in Indonesia, but many employers choose to ignore the fact that women often play an equal role in contributing to their families’ financial welfare.
There’s a lot more potential — and need — for women in Asia when it comes to technology, especially in the field of computer science. In many countries, too many women don’t even have basic access to technology and the Internet.
The number of new roads in Jakarta is growing far less fast than the number of news vehicles, so something’s got to give. Unfortunately, it seems that sidewalks often are the first to be sacrificed.
Looking ahead, women and men must continue to work together to achieve full gender equality since it benefits both the economy and society as a whole.
Brown planthopper populations have exploded due to the overuse of insecticides that destroy the planthopper’s natural enemies. This is a serious threat to Java’s rice production for 2014.