Attendees of the 4th Apec Media Focus Group (AMF) were invited to learn from Khon Kaen on how to develop smart cities to effectively bring economic benefits to the region. Thailand is expected to host the Apec summit this year. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International College ofRead More →

Michael Halkitis, Minister of Economic Affairs. By NEIL HARTNELL Editor-in-chief of the Tribune [email protected] The government is focused on “telling the story of the Bahamas” and its post-COVID recovery to ensure that international investors and markets maintain confidence in the country’s debt, a Cabinet minister said yesterday. Michael Halkitis, MinisterRead More →

Home Secretary Clare O’Neil will travel to Sri Lanka on Monday as the South Asian neighbor continues to struggle with its . The trip also follows the interception of several boats of asylum seekers traveling to Australia from the country in recent weeks. Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said the governmentRead More →

President Aoun met with the Secretary General of the Arab Socialist Baath Party, Ali Hijazi, today at the presidential palace. Current events in light of recent political developments were discussed. Hijazi revealed that the meeting discussed post-parliamentary elections, expected constitutional rights, relations with Syria and the delimitation of the southernRead More →

From May 31, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov began a tour of the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council. Lavrov’s main objective during these visits is to strengthen ties between Russia and the GCC countries in a global race for geopolitical dominance. The Middle East, particularly the Gulf region, isRead More →

The Star (Strengthening Transparency, Accountability and Resilience) project: “Strengthening the capacities of civil society for increased participation in the implementation of the National Development Plan (NDP) in The Gambia” designed by three non-governmental organizations (NGOs) operating in The Gambia, namely: Future In Our Hands -The Gambia (FIOHTG), The Association ofRead More →

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor T. Rabi Sankar says central bank digital currencies could “kill the slightest possible case” for cryptocurrencies, like bitcoin and ether . RBI Deputy Governor Discusses Impact of CBDCs on Cryptocurrencies RBI Deputy Governor T. Rabi Sankar discussed the potential impact of central bankRead More →

About 14,000 buildings need reconstruction work, according to data from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications. But many housing associations are wary of taking out new loans to fund renovations in the current economic climate, Dagmar Mattiisen, board member of the Estonian Union of Cooperative Housing (Eesti Korteriühistute Liit),Read More →

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s conventional foreign funding lines remained largely dry in April 2022 as it received barely a quarter of a billion dollars in external loans from bilateral and multilateral lenders, bringing total loans to 15.5 billion. dollars for the current fiscal year. Disbursement of loans by multilateral creditors came toRead More →

The government plans to implement a targeted fuel subsidy mechanism instead of the block subsidy currently enjoyed by Malaysians regardless of their socio-economic status. This is apparently necessary to cushion the impact of soaring crude oil prices for low-income citizens, according to Minister of International Trade and Industry Mohamed AzminRead More →

RIYADH: A Saudi Foreign Ministry official confirmed on Wednesday that the Kingdom has taken crucial steps to boost food security, come up with strategies to promote food growth and deal with climate change and water scarcity. Waleed Al-Khuraiji, Saudi Deputy Foreign Minister, said the measures have helped improve food securityRead More →

Four electric utility companies are demanding huge increases in electricity rates due to what they say are debt constraints caused by microeconomic indicators such as rising inflation and falling exchange rate over a three-year period, which significantly affected their operations. The operators, namely the Volta River Authority (VRA), Ghana GridRead More →

A Sri Lankan delegation, led by Hon. Finance Minister Ali Sabry participated in the 2022 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group held in Washington DC from April 18-22, 2022. The delegation had meetings with several international financial institutions (IFIs), including the IMF andRead More →

The central government on Wednesday announced nutrient-based subsidy rates for phosphate and potash fertilizers for the April-September planting season to relieve farmers from rising global commodity prices, the government said. Minister of Information and Broadcasting Anurag Singh Thakur to journalists. This translates to a 62% increase in the total FY23Read More →

Earth Day has now been around for over 50 years, and this marks Earth Day 2022. With the climate crisis raging and concerns growing over biodiversity and sustainability, saving the planet has never been more urgent. Next, we will see how a former Belgian ambassador to China is now promotingRead More →

WASHINGTON – Today, President Biden announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to serve as key leaders in his administration: Cindy Dyer, candidate for the position of Director of the Office of Monitoring and Combating Trafficking, with the rank of Goodwill Ambassador Michael Gonzales, candidate for the post ofRead More →

Minister of Works and Utilities Alfred Sears. Photo: Donavan McIntosh/Gallery Staff By EARYEL BOWLEG Tribune journalist [email protected] AMID concerns over soaring inflation and rising fuel prices, Minister of Works and Public Services Alfred Sears said “there is always the possibility” of an increase in Bahamian electricity and lighting bills dueRead More →

posted on April 19, 2022 SASKIA WALDEN – MF Paramaribo – A week after President Chandrikapersad Santokhi announced plans to reshuffle his two-year-old cabinet, Saskia Walden, Minister of Economic Affairs, Entrepreneurship and Technological Innovation, has resigned. She will be replaced by Rishma Kuldipsingh, who held the position of Labour, EmploymentRead More →

LEIDEN, Netherlands, April 19, 2022 /B3C newswire/ — mimetas, a world leader in organ-on-chip disease models, is a partner in the Oncode-PACT (Preclinical Accelerator for Cancer Treatments) initiative which today received €325 million from the National Fund of Dutch growth. Oncode Institute will lead the Oncode-PACT consortium and itsRead More →

Bengaluru: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a loan agreement with the Government of India to provide a Japanese Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan amounting to JPY 37,068 million (approximately Rs 2,391 crore) for construction of water supply and sanitation facilities under Bengaluru Water Supply and Sanitation Project (PhaseRead More →

SECOND LONGEST GRADUATE CYCLE: Deputy Director General of the Statistics Department Huang Wei-jie attributed last month’s production to the demand for electronic components By Lisa Wang / Staff Reporter Industrial production in Taiwan last month rose 10% year-on-year, better than expected, as component shortages eased and semiconductor companies continued toRead More →

At Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2022, Taiwan Industrial Development Officean agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs that oversees the development of 5G in Taiwan, released a virtual panel featuring Metaplatformsa global leader and advocate supporting the growth of the ecosystem for open, disaggregated, standards-based technology solutions, HTC, leading innovationRead More →

When Vladimir Putin launched his war against Ukraine, he said he was doing so to “denazify” the country, challenging its right to exist. Just last week, the Russian president accused the country’s leaders, including its Jewish president Volodymyr Zelensky, of being a “gang of drug addicts and neo-Nazis”. On Monday,Read More →

Speaker of Parliament Hanafy El-Gebaly said the articles of the two amended laws had been approved and would be put to a final vote in a later session. Ibrahim El-Heneidi, chairman of the House Legislative and Constitutional Affairs Committee, said amendments to the Law Regulating the Safety of Seagoing VesselsRead More →

Singapore announces sanctions against Russia over Ukraine invasion Singapore announces sanctions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, becoming one of the few Southeast Asian governments to do so. “The sovereignty, political independence and territorial integrity of all countries, large and small, must be respected,” a Foreign Ministry statement said.Read More →

Posted: Posted Date – 11:20 PM, Sun – Feb 27, 22 Hyderabad: This post follows on from last week. Economy Divestments – Over the past two years, the government has been actively divesting – selling its shares in public sector enterprises (PSUs). All major divestments – PSU name, divestment percentageRead More →

From 2024, companies will be allowed to buy international carbon credits to offset up to 5% of their taxable emissions, he added. “It will moderate the impact for businesses,” Wong said. “It will also help create local demand for high-quality carbon credits and catalyze the development of well-functioning and regulatedRead More →

NEW LONDON – Members of the screening team at the entrance to New London Hospital received a surprise welcome and warm appreciation on Thursday for their unwavering perseverance and support throughout the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic. Fellow staff members and hospital leaders gathered in the early afternoon for a pinningRead More →

We, the Foreign Ministers of Australia, India and Japan and the Secretary of State of the United States, have gathered in Melbourne, Australia, on February 11, 2022, for the Fourth Quadruple Meeting of foreign ministers. At the meeting, we reaffirm the Quad’s commitment to supporting the efforts of Indo-Pacific countriesRead More →


Have you found yourself in need of more cash lately? If so, you’re not alone. Over the last decade, the number of people with a personal loan has nearly doubled from around 11 million in 2010 to around 21 million in 2020, and personal loan debt has nearly tripled fromRead More →

BIG NECK, NY, November 2, 2020 / PRNewswire / – CEO of Sharestates, Allen Shayanfekr, today announced that Sharestates, a leading diversified fintech company, has hired Stephane Leccese as director of strategy and growth. In this role, Stephan will lead efforts to identify, incubate and accelerate strategic initiatives on behalfRead More →

Getty As COVID-19 continues to impact the United States, the federal government is taking action to ease the burden on taxpayers. More recently, the Congress pass a massive stimulus package that was promulgated by the president. The stimulus bill (also known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act,Read More →

Outlook 04 January 2021 16:01 IST Assam’s MFI bill linked to poll and congressional loan exemption promise ‘moral hazard’: report 1970-01-01T05: 30: 00 + 0530 Mumbai, January 4 (PTI) The passage of a bill to control the microfinance sector and the Congress party’s loan exemption promise if elected toRead More →

Wells College, Aurora NY. Google earth According to Moody’s Investors Service, canceling student loan debt would give the economy a slight blow, but could cause “moral hazard” and possibly make the problem worse. Some Democratic presidential candidates, including Sens. Bernie sanders and Elizabeth warren, have proposed debt cancellation which hasRead More →

As several countries have rolled out coronavirus vaccines, World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus questioned the fairness of vaccine distribution and said the world was on the verge of “catastrophic moral failure”. Speaking at the WHO virtual board meeting, Tedros said: “I have to be frank: theRead More →

The Ministry of Finance’s Expenditure Department has received requests from Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Manipur and Nagaland for special financial envelopes, State Minister of Finance Anurag Singh Thakur said in a written response. Credit and finance for MSMEs: The average MSME loan ticket size decreased among existing and new borrowers duringRead More →

The Bank of India (BoI) received covid-19 debt overhaul requests from 50,000 borrowers for loans totaling ??6,100 crore, chief executive AK Das said, lower than the state bank had originally forecast. “When we identified the eligible accounts, there were approximately 300,000 eligible accounts involving ??23,000 crores. In addition, from ??6,100Read More →

Manchester United have released their financial results for the second quarter of the season. These results capture the club’s financial position from December to March. The club are expected to have lost more than £ 100million in this timeframe, leading them to borrow £ 60million to protect their finances duringRead More →