Daily Archives: January 13, 2015

World Bank: despite ‘fragile’ global economy, low oil prices to spur recovery in developing countries

13 January 2015 – After an economically disappointing 2014, developing countries can expect an uptick in growth in the new year as soft oil prices, a stronger United States economy, and continued low global interest …

In India, Ban pledges UN commitment to Gandhi&#39s vision of peace, tolerance, dignity for all

11 January 2015 – Growing radicalization, fundamentalism and extremism demand a renewed emphasis of Mahatma Gandhi’s ideals &#8211 both spiritual and political, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in Gujarat today, pledging the ongoing commitment of the …

North Korea proposes halt in nuclear tests

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North Korea will  implement a moratorium on its nuclear tests if the United States temporarily suspends the military exercises it annually conducts with South Korea.…

Universities adding cybersecurity programs to their curricula to meet growing demand

Cybersecurity educationUniversities adding cybersecurity programs to their curricula to meet growing demand

Published 14 January 2015

The cyberattacks of recent years have not only increased the demand for employees who understand the field of

East Asia and the Pacific: The United States and Japan: Allies, Global Partners, and Friends for the Future

Thank you, Merit for the introduction. Thank you, President Sakurai, for having me here today. And thank you all for attending.

I see some familiar faces. I’ve been privileged to live in Japan and work …