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SUNS # 9779 Thursday 11 May 2023

UN : Global food prices rise for first time in a year, says FAO (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
The international prices of a basket of key agricultural food commodities rose for the first time in a year in April, m ainly driven by increases in the prices of sugar, meat and rice, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has said.

Labour : The work week is still long in Latin America (PRIV)
(IPS, Caracas)
The reduction in the work week recently approved by the Chilean Congress forms part of a trend of working fewer hours and days that is spreading in today's modern economies, but also high lights how far behind other countries in Latin America are in this regard.

South Korea : International cooperation starts early (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
When pupils from the Chadwick International School went on an exchange trip to their math teacher's homeland the Philip pines they were faced with a mystery.

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