News tagged with global fund

Costa Rica tightens ban on shark fins

Costa Rica has banned the import of shark fins, closing a legal loophole and targeting a link in a global production chain stretching to Asian markets, where shark fin soup is seen as a delicacy.

Oct 11, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 0

Cult video gaming firm closer to IPO

Leading video game hardware company Razer has secured $50 million from a Beijing-based venture capital fund that takes it potentially closer to a public listing, the company said Wednesday.

Dec 21, 2011 not rated yet 0

US panel votes to bar climate funding

A panel of the US Congress on Thursday moved to bar foreign assistance related to climate change, defying President Barack Obama's calls to contribute as part of an international accord.

Jul 21, 2011 3.6 / 5 (8) 23

Global Fund to make losses public

(AP) -- A multibillion-dollar fund that fights three killer diseases said Friday that it will make public more detailed information about money it has lost to corruption and mismanagement, but won't release other details ...

May 13, 2011 not rated yet 0

Millions in malaria drugs stolen

(AP) -- A global health fund believes millions of dollars worth of its donated malaria drugs have been stolen in recent years, vastly exceeding the levels of theft previously suspected, according to confidential ...

Apr 21, 2011 not rated yet 0