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Britain elects record number of female lawmakers in 2019 election

hg0088如何开户LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A record number of women were elected as lawmakers in Britain's general election, with women's rights campaigners on Friday cheering the result but saying progress toward equal representation must speed up.

Indonesia urged to follow 'game-changer' Malaysia on palm oil maps

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Environmentalists on Friday urged Indonesia, the world's top palm oil grower, to follow the lead of rival producer Malaysia by allowing plantation and land maps to be made public to help fight deforestation and forest fires.

Green Climate Fund stepping up on 'loss and damage', head says

MADRID (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As pressure grows on rich countries to help vulnerable nations cope with worsening weather disasters and rising seas, the Green Climate Fund expects to expand its backing for projects that can tackle such "loss and damage", said its executive director.

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House panel approves charges, Trump at brink of impeachment

hg0088如何开户A Democratic-controlled House of Representatives committee on Friday took Republican President Donald Trump to the brink of impeachment when it approved two charges against him stemming from his efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden.