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PROGRESS! Here we feature updates from around the world on tangible progress toward our next systems and brighter, more sustainable, more equitable, more conscious future.

Syria signs Paris climate agreement

Syria’s decision brings to 197 the number of nations signed up to the landmark 2015 pact on global warming, the first in more than 20 years of UN negotiations to bind both developed and developing countries to a clear limit on temperature rises.

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Myanmar to raise minimum wage

The authorities are exerting efforts to increase the minimum pay rate as workers are struggling with the rising cost of living in their daily lives.