News Today - Latest Breaking News and Updates - Part 4

Trump Again Attacks McCain, Months After His Death, for Role in ...

U.S. President Donald Trump is firing new broadsides at the late-Sen. John McCain, nearly seven months after the one-time prisoner of war in Vietnam died from brain cancer.In a trio of Twitter comments on Saturday and Sunday, Trump contended the Republ...Read More

50 Reported Dead in Floods in Indonesia’s Papua

JAKARTA, INDONESIA Flash flood and mudslides triggered by days of torrential downpours tore through mountainside villages in Indonesia's easternmost province, killing at least 50 people and injuring 59 others, disaster officials said Sunday.The disas...Read More

WB Approves Support For Nutrition, Public Financial Management In Laos

(KPL) The Lao PDR will benefit from US$72 million in new financing, under three projects approved on Mar 14 by the World Bank's Board of Executive Directors, which focus on reducing malnutrition in children and improving public resource use and service...Read More

Taming Waters In Xayaboury

(KPL) Almost four years ago, UNDP had a project in Xayaboury province of northern Lao PDR to help farmers in their struggles to cope with climate change. This February, we returned to one of the villages to see how they have managed with changing weat...Read More

Southeast Asia Defends Against African Swine Fever

Southeast Asian nations are taking precautions against the spread of African swine fever (ASF), which has been spreading rapidly throughout China since August.The disease, which is harmless to humans but can't be cured in pigs has crossed over into Vie...Read More