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World Bank Chooses US Candidate Kim as Next President

Posted April 16th, 2012 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The directors of the World Bank have named another American, Jim Yong Kim, to be the president of the global development agency. Dr. Kim is a physician, anthropologist, and president of Dartmouth College. Previously, he ran United Nations’ efforts to fight AIDS, created a non-governmental organization to promote health care for impoverished nations, and taught […]

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World Bank Chooses US Candidate Kim as Next President

Posted April 16th, 2012 at 4:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The directors of the World Bank have named another American, Jim Yong Kim, to be the president of the global development agency. Dr. Kim is a physician, anthropologist, and president of Dartmouth College. Previously he ran United Nations’ efforts to fight AIDS, created a non-governmental organization to promote health care for impoverished nations, and taught […]

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World Bank Chooses US Candidate Kim as Next President

Posted April 16th, 2012 at 1:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The directors of the World Bank have named another American, Jim Yong Kim, to be the president of the global development agency. Dr. Kim is a physician, anthropologist, and president of Dartmouth College. Previously he ran United Nations’ efforts to fight AIDS, created a non-governmental organization to promote health care for impoverished nations, and taught […]

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World Bank Finds Vietnam Faces Future Urban Woes

Posted April 9th, 2012 at 3:50 am (UTC-5)
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A new World Bank report says rapid urbanization in Vietnam’s main cities is driving home ownership out of reach of most residents and raising the threat of transportation gridlock. The report, titled Vietnam Urbanization Review, notes that no country has reached high-income status without first becoming urbanized. In Vietnam, it says, urban population growth is […]

Obama Picks Korean-Born University President as World Bank Chief

Posted March 23rd, 2012 at 7:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has nominated Jim Yong Kim, the Korean-born president of Dartmouth College, to head the World Bank. The 52-year-old Kim is a surprise selection by the U.S. to fill the top job at the international financial institution. Mr. Obama said Friday that Kim is well-qualified and a symbol of the diversity of […]

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Obama Picks Korean-Born University President as World Bank Chief

Posted March 23rd, 2012 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has nominated Jim Yong Kim, the Korean-born president of Dartmouth College, to head the World Bank. The 52-year-old Kim is a surprise selection by the U.S. to fill the top job at the international financial institution. Mr. Obama said Friday that Kim is well-qualified and a symbol of the diversity of […]

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Obama to Pick Korean-Born College President as World Bank Chief

Posted March 23rd, 2012 at 9:05 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. officials are saying that President Barack Obama is set to nominate Jim Yong Kim, the Korean-born president of Dartmouth College, to head the World Bank. The 52-year-old Kim is a surprise nomination by the U.S. to fill the top job at the international financial institution. An American has always held the position, but developing […]

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World Bank Urges African Governments to Boost HIV Prevention

Posted March 19th, 2012 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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The World Bank has called on African governments and international donors to increase efforts to prevent new HIV infections in order to control treatment costs. In a new report highlighting countries in sub-Saharan Africa, the bank says existing treatment programs could become unsustainable without a “dramatic” drop in new infections. It says the costs associated […]

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White House Narrows List of World Bank Nominees

Posted March 8th, 2012 at 4:15 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Senator John Kerry and Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations are reported to have been mentioned as possible candidates to head the World Bank. Indra Nooyi, the chairman and chief executive officer of soft drink maker PepsiCo, is also said to be on the short list of candidates compiled by the […]

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US WORLD BANK NOMINEES

Posted March 8th, 2012 at 3:15 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Senator John Kerry and Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations are reported to have been mentioned as possible candidates to head the World Bank. Indra Nooyi, the chairman and chief executive officer of soft drink maker PepsiCo, is also said to be on the short list of candidates compiled by the […]

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