A recent study described Jakarta as one of the cities threatened by rising sea levels due to climate change. Extreme weather, intense groundwater extraction and the destruction of mangroves are among the reasons of Indonesia areas sinking.
In relation to GDP, Croatia, Bulgaria and Greece receive more non-repayable loans: 10% of GDP is reached. Italy wins the ranking in absolute terms, but free funds are limited to 1.9% of our economy. Austria, the Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden have red accounts. But the timing between collections and payments makes the difference.
On Sunday afternoon Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled conditional plan that aims to slightly ease restrictions leading to reopen society. In the pre-recorded message, key steps leading to lift strict measures were presented in a COVID Alert System.
These 12 island nations have a lot in common. They have similar profiles in terms of poverty, numbers of incoming tourists, but as we will see here, all have had slightly different approaches and timelines to protecting themselves from the virus.
China has finally reacted to US President Donald Trump’s offer to “mediate or arbitrate” on the Indo-Sino border dispute, saying that there was “no need for a third-party intervention” between Beijing and New Delhi.