Last March 10, Lebanon declared the default. In other words,…
2014 is a landmark year for the world economy, one when the dominance of the USA appears to be over as China becomes the world’s largest economy.
Nicaragua is still one of Latin America’s least developed countries, where access to basic services is a daily challenge. The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic plus the violence that has prevailed in the last years, job losses, a fall in consumer and business confidence, and a decline in labour-intensive sectors
The ‘land of the dragon’, officially the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a tiny and remote kingdom nestling in the Himalayas between its powerful neighbours, India and China.
A growing body of research, including several recently published papers and reports, shows that the indoor environment is a significant source of our exposure to air pollutants. Although strict regulations in several countries have spurred dramatic improvements in outdoor air quality, indoor air remains largely unregulated.
Decades of crippling debt, drought and falling income have hit India‘s countryside hard and left the future of Indian farming in jeopardy. Recently, thousands of Indian farmers are demanding government intervention to help check dwindling farm income. In this regard, they began 10-day protests on Friday
Former United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams pleaded guilty to embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the union, giving federal prosecutors a second landmark conviction in a years-long crackdown on auto industry corruption.
No other country has chosen this path. In Russia, where a vaccine has already been approved, no doses have yet been administered.
It’s a vibrant democracy with a population roughly the size of Australia’s, yet few Aussies could name its capital, let alone its newly re-elected female president.
While the South Asian subcontinent struggles to flatten the coronavirus curve, with India alone reporting 3.23 million cases and taking third place in the world, Sri Lanka provides a glimmer of hope to curb the regular rate of infection.
Turkey is in fact the sixth country in the world for international tourism destination and in 2019 the turnover was around $ 35 billion (17% more than in 2018).
For the sake of technical disorientation, it is difficult to determine the nature of hundred billions dollars. Although the sentiment to compete with American and Chinese dominance is clear, European nations are playing the jackpot as it fits best. A sovereign fund cannot be a vision fund and vice versa.
The last financial “news” came out in the morning when the data on business confidence in Europe was published.