Bahrain monarchy was the first state in the Persian Gulf to discover oil and build a refinery. The tiny country is ruled by a Sunni monarchy with a Shia majority population. The island, once known as heaven still faces the impacts of the pearl revolution.
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Brunei Darussalam (Abode of Peace) is a small, independent state with the only ruling monarchy in Southeast Asia.
While the current coronavirus pandemic continues to endanger millions of lives around the world, there was an enormous decline in CO2 emissions in the first half of 2020 — higher than during the 2008 financial crisis, the 1979 oil crisis, or even World War II.
The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is an unresolved ethnic and territorial conflict between the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh and seven surrounding districts between Armenia and Azerbaijan, de facto controlled by the self-declared Republic of Artsakh, but internationally known as part of Azerbaijan jurisdiction.
Clim8 Invest app – due to launch this summer- exceeded public crowdfunding target by three times during pre-launch, reaching £1.35m. With over 5,000 people on a waitlist, crowdfunding from 1200 investors, the app focuses on green businesses.
Gross Domestic Product figures from the Office for National Statistics show the UK economy was in bad shape even before the pandemic.
The world has witnessed general elections in two major countries New Zealand and USA, recently. both the elections were fought on some common issues in center, namely- performance of current government in handling COVID-19 pandemic coupled with socio-economic factors racism, immigration and economic growth. the result of both the elections signifies the larger picture of post COVID-19 era.
Today the world is again helplessly drifting into a ‘great’ depression as engineered and precipitated by a pandemic, the origins of which still a mystery.
Taiwan has become a refuge for a small but growing number of pro-democracy protesters fleeing Hong Kong, which has been convulsed since last year by protests.
A rising yen accompanied the news yesterday that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will step down as Prime Minister of Japan for health reasons.
Following the financial crisis, the European Banking Authority (EBA) has established tighter standards around the definition of default (CRR Article 178) to achieve greater alignment across banks and jurisdictions. These need to be implemented by the end of 2020.
China was the first country to be affected by the Coronavirus, consequently the first to suffer serious economic repercussions. However, its economic recovery appears to be more than satisfactory.
More than 100 people are dead and thousands of homes have been submerged in some of Vietnam’s most severe floods in decades, with authorities warning that more bad weather is to come.
Several rallies and marches have taken place in Bolivia, in response to the call made by the COB, to protest against the postponement of the general elections. The mobilizations have begun in the departments of La Paz and Cochabamba.