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New India government urges changes to World Bank

Source: Channel News Asia

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim Visits German Ministry For Development
NEW DELHI: India's new government has called for reforms to the World Bank structure to reflect the "emerging" clout of developing nations in a meeting with visiting bank chief Jim Yong Kim.The government, which took office in May, said in a statement late Tuesday that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley stressed at an evening meeting with Kim the need for significant changes to the way the Wor ...
Full article at: Channel News Asia 5 hours ago, 2:57pm CDT
 


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Bloomberg View: World Bank reform proposals worthy but don’t go far enough

Source: Salt Lake Tribune

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim Visits German Ministry For Development
Bloomberg View There will always be a need for a World Bank, which celebrated a birthday of sorts Tuesday. There is no need for a World Bank with more than 10,000 employees. President Jim Yong Kim is trying to reform the bank, one of the global financial institutions that emerged from the historic Bretton Woods agreement signed on July 22, 1944. He is getting strong resistance from a rank and file protecti ...
Full article at: Salt Lake Tribune 9 hours ago, 11:12am CDT
 

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India stresses on capital increase, reforms in World Bank

Source: Moneycontrol.com

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim Visits German Ministry For Development
During his meeting with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim here, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley emphasised on the two-way relationship between India ...
Full article at: Moneycontrol.com 9 hours ago, 11:06am CDT
 

WB chief to meet Modi, review key development priorities

Source: Moneycontrol.com

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim Visits German Ministry For Development
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, who arrives in New Delhi tomorrow on a three-day visit to the country, will meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during his stay h ...
Full article at: Moneycontrol.com 2 days ago, 7:39am CDT
 

Singapore's healthcare system lauded by World Bank President

Source: Channel News Asia

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim Visits German Ministry For Development
SINGAPORE: Singapore's healthcare system has been lauded by World Bank President Jim Yong Kim. Dr Kim was in Singapore on Friday (July 18), following visits to Vietnam and the Philippines. He told Channel NewsAsia that he extended his trip to Singapore, so that he can see for himself what makes it tick. "I don't think there's a single system in the world that spends as little as Singapore does in terms of percentage of GDP and gets the outcomes tha ...
Full article at: Channel News Asia 4 days ago, 9:51am CDT
 

World Bank hails Philippines as next Asian miracle

Source: Asia One

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim Visits German Ministry For Development
Philippine President Aquino on Tuesday received profuse praise from visiting World Bank president Jim Yong Kim, who declared that the Philippines would be the next Asian "miracle".Kim, who was in Manila for a two-day visit, also announced that the World Bank was providing US$119 million (S$147.78 million) for the construction of new roads, bridges and irrigation systems in Muslim Mindanao in support of ...
Full article at: Asia One 6 days ago, 9:31pm CDT
 

World Bank hails Philippines as next Asian "miracle"

Source: Channel News Asia

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim Visits German Ministry For Development
MANILA: World Bank president Jim Yong Kim on Tuesday described the Philippines as the next "Asian miracle" and a global model in fighting corruption, as it emerges from decades as a regional economic laggard.Kim said President Benigno Aquino should take much of the credit for the turnaround, highlighting his anti-corruption campaign, efforts to build transparency in government and focus on "inclusive growth". A general view of skyscrapers in the ...
Full article at: Channel News Asia Jul 15 2014, 5:13am CDT
 

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Landfills – a catalyst to improving GDP?

Source: NationNews-Barbados

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim Visits German Ministry For Development
Modernising landfills and cleaning up open dumps have obvious benefits for surrounding communities, but the value reaches deeper into the national budget that may be evident at first glance. According to the World Bank, for a country like Brazil where waste-to-energy technology is being piloted today, integrated solid waste management practices including building sanitary landfill ...
Full article at: NationNews-Barbados Jul 3 2014, 11:02pm CDT
 

As the World Bank Turns

Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim Visits German Ministry For Development
Something exciting, almost revolutionary, is happening at one of the most conservative of the world's international institutions. The World Bank, which for decades has been criticized has overly focused on the construction of dams and other infrastructures as the cure for poverty, is turning its focus to the real engine of economic progress in the developing world: girls and women. The shift from physical ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post Jun 25 2014, 12:26pm CDT
 

The World Bank Says Tackling Climate Change Would Grow the Global Economy

Source: Mother Jones

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim Visits German Ministry For Development
This story originally appeared in The Guardian and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Fighting climate change would help grow the world economy, according to the World Bank, adding up to $2.6 trillion a year to global GDP in the coming decades. The findings, made available in a report on Tuesday, offer a sharp contrast with claims by the Australian government that fighting climate change would "clobber" the economy. The report also advances ...
Full article at: Mother Jones Jun 24 2014, 3:29pm CDT
 



 

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