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It Pays To Invest In Health

Posted on 12 October 2012 by elainehuang

By Zofeen Ebrahim

TOKYO, Oct 12 (TerraViva) – Universal access to healthcare must change from just a slogan to a reality, say civil society groups here that are calling on the World Bank to push this higher up on the political agenda. Continue Reading

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What Would You Like to See at these Meetings?

Posted on 11 October 2012 by elainehuang

Worries about the world economy, and greater engagement with the World Bank and International Monetary Fund as they hold their Annual Meetings in Tokyo are some of the concerns raised by participants at the meetings. Here are a sample of their comments:  Continue Reading

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Asian Youths Fret About Their Future

Posted on 11 October 2012 by elainehuang

By Elaine Huang

TOKYO, Oct 11 (TerraViva) – Worries about ending up jobless. Political apathy. A very uncertain global economic picture.
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Sendai Shares Big Lessons from the Great Quake

Posted on 10 October 2012 by elainehuang

By Suvendrini Kakuchi

SENDAI, Japan, Oct 10 (TerraViva) – The debris of the devastated Arahama elementary school yielded two enduring lessons for its principal, Takao Kawamura, in the months after the massive 9.0-magnitude earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan’s north-east coastland on Mar. 11, 2011. Continue Reading

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Scenes from the IMF-WB Meetings

Posted on 10 October 2012 by elainehuang

GETTING UNDERWAY. The 2012 IMF-WB Annual Meetings is the main show in the Japanese capital this week, as attendees from governments, development institutions and civil society gather to discuss finance, development and trends. Have a look at various scenes around the city, the meeting venues and some of the early discussions around the Annual Meetings.


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