Solutions for Vietnam to maintain its current economic growth

Despite this, Lam states that, “achieving the 6.8% growth target is a big challenge as the country has a high level of economic openness, over 200% annually, and is heavily dependent on outside partners while major partner countries are closing trade borders to prevent the epidemic outbreak which is exerting an enormous impact on the […]

Breakingviews – Seoul’s virus tests yield false economic positive

The containment efforts are being held up as a global model. As early as January, weeks before a major outbreak erupted in the southeastern city of Daegu, authorities started mobilising to find out who had contracted the disease. This included fast-tracking regulatory approvals, setting up drive-through screening centres and aggressively tracing and isolating patients and […]

Pelosi creating House committee to oversee economic bailout

Pelosi said the new bipartisan panel would be headed by No. 3 House Democratic leader James Clyburn of South Carolina. It would seek to ensure there is waste, profiteering, price gouging or political favoritism as Washington pumps huge sums into the economy to pay unemployment, protect jobs and businesses and fortify the health care system.

Pastor Ize Iyamu announces major appointments into his campaign organization

The appointed directors and their positions are; Hon. Charity Amanyaevbo, Director of Mobilization; Hon. Kehinde Garrick, Director of Special Duties; Mr. Gideon Obhakhan, Director of Research; Hon. Almed Momoh, Director of Welfare; Engr Tom Eshemogie, Director of Administrations; Chief Barr Frank Erewele, Director of Logistics; Abu Momodu, Director of Finance; Mrs. Jubrin Mariam, Director of […]

Developing countries brace for bigger blow than 2008 crisis

Coronavirus: Timeline of the global spread of COVID-19 Virus strikes at top as UK locks down On March 23rd Britain becomes the latest country to impose restrictions on personal freedoms, with people only allowed to leave their homes in a limited number of circumstances. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is diagnosed with the viruson March 27, […]

Pakistan court commutes death sentence of key accused in Pearl killing, acquits three

“The prosecution cannot stop their release in this case, unless they produce a Supreme Court interim order,” Muhammad Farooq, a lawyer at the Sindh High Court said, adding that the government could seek to keep them detained by using a law related to the maintenance of public order.

UK epidemic is slowing; antibody test could soon be ready – advisers

FILE PHOTO: Contractors, members of 1 Royal Anglian Regiment and members of the Queen’s Gurkha Engineer Regiment help to build the new NHS Nightingale Hospital to fight against the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in London, Britain, March 27, 2020. Picture taken March 27, 2020. Andrew Parsons/UK Ministry of Defence/Crown copyright 2013/Handout via REUTERS.

Exclusive: Germany in talks to inject billions into Lufthansa – sources

Lufthansa is working with banks including Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) in its talks with the German government, the people said. Goldman Sachs (GS.N) had been well-placed to secure a leading role, but it remains unclear whether the U.S. bank has been mandated, they added.

Coronavirus compounds Lebanon’s woes, many struggle for food

ACCELERATING POVERTY “A lot of people before were ashamed to say they are poor or need food aid. But with corona, because a lot of people are feeling helpless, nobody is ashamed,” she said. “We were contacted by a teacher who used to teach French. She said she never thought she would be asking for […]

Tragic spectacle of migrants walking home will remain a blot on Modi govt: CWC

“The CWC demands that the government should immediately appoint an economic task force consisting of world renowned economists to suggest three plans – firstly an emergency plan within one week, secondly a short to medium term plan within one month and thirdly a medium to long term plan within three months in order to protect […]