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The Irish Times
Ballymun at 50: From high hopes to sink estatethe place, Ballymun was part of the new optimism. Thousands of families would m
Ballymun at 50: From high hopes to sink estate
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
the place, Ballymun was part of the new optimism. Thousands of families would move not just from Dublin’s dark, disgraceful slums to bright, airy towers with cool lifts, a swimming pool and an ice rink but also from an era of hopelessness into a... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Racist History of Portland, the Whitest City in Americaworked in nearby Union Station. It was the only place black people were allowed
The Racist History of Portland, the Whitest City in America
The Atlantic / Posted 4 days ago
worked in nearby Union Station. It was the only place black people were allowed to buy homes, after, in 1919, the Realty Board of Portland had approved a Code of Ethics forbidding realtors and bankers from selling or giving loans to minorities... Read more
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asianage
One with the wavesHere’s how surfing and skateboarding come to become a favourite passtime and pa
One with the waves
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
Here’s how surfing and skateboarding come to become a favourite passtime and passion among the kids of a quaint village in Tamil Nadu A small town with laidback cafes, crowded beaches, and stone temples that remind you of a much slower-paced Goa,... Read more
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walesonline
It's a year since controversial wheelie bins arrived in Cardiffwhich had stairs at the front or to people who could not move a bin. Others com
It's a year since controversial wheelie bins arrived in Cardiff
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
which had stairs at the front or to people who could not move a bin. Others complained it made the city “look like a slum”.Bin protests A march was held where residents took their wheelie bins to City Hall ahead of a council meeting to show... Read more
6d
Daily News
Why Turkey’s coup d’État failedErdogan’s overriding aim since entering politics has been to replace it with an
Why Turkey’s coup d’État failed
Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Erdogan’s overriding aim since entering politics has been to replace it with an Islamic republic by measures across the board: from closing secular high schools so as to drive pupils into Islamic schools to creeping alcohol prohibitions to a... Read more
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Quartz
Kenya is pressuring thousands of expat NGO workers and volunteers to go homeand volunteers to go home When Madonna visited Kenya last week, she snapped a
Kenya is pressuring thousands of expat NGO workers and volunteers to go home
Quartz / Posted 8 days ago
and volunteers to go home When Madonna visited Kenya last week, she snapped a photo of a murky, trash-filled stream in a slum in Nairobi. “Imagine this is where your water comes from!” she wrote on Instagram, plugging a local NGO that works on... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
July 19policemen were hit by rocks, at least eight fires were set — some by fire bombs
July 19
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 8 days ago
policemen were hit by rocks, at least eight fires were set — some by fire bombs — and a sniper fired shots in the Negro slum Hough area. More than 300 policemen moved into the area, and Police Chief Richard Wagner went to the scene at midnight... Read more
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Daily Mail
How samba helped badminton player escape drug gangs and reach Olympicsturned to crime - and that 'most' are dead But he chose to pursue badminton, a
How samba helped badminton player escape drug gangs and reach Olympics
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
turned to crime - and that 'most' are dead But he chose to pursue badminton, and will compete in Games next month A slum boy who learned badminton in the midst of drug wars and shoot outs has won a place at the Rio Olympics - after using... Read more
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Daily Mail
Down-earth Eddie Redmayne spotted slumming it on London UndergroundA man of the people! Down-to-earth Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne spotted slumming
Down-earth Eddie Redmayne spotted slumming it on London Underground
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
A man of the people! Down-to-earth Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne spotted slumming it on London Underground at rush hour He's one of the most in-demand actors in the world. But Eddie Redmayne was caught on camera mingling with the commoners on... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Circumstances change in vote on old high school in Wilmingtonvote, pausing efforts made over the last two years to make use of the vacant hi
Circumstances change in vote on old high school in Wilmington
Bennington Banner / Posted 14 days ago
vote, pausing efforts made over the last two years to make use of the vacant high school building. Wilmington School Board member Adam Grinold said he felt "very uncomfortable" looking for an affirmative vote that would give the board... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
50 years ago: MLK Jr.'s speech at Soldier Field, march to City Hall with demands for Daleyto a 1982 article. He said at the time, according to Tribune archives, that he
50 years ago: MLK Jr.'s speech at Soldier Field, march to City Hall with demands for Daley
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
to a 1982 article. He said at the time, according to Tribune archives, that he moved to the apartment "to dramatize slum conditions in the city." He held a variety of events in the city to draw attention to the slums after he moved within... Read more
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asianage
AAP government approves new slum and jhuggi-jhopri rehab policyInching towards fulfilling one of its poll promises, the Aam Aadmi Party govern
AAP government approves new slum and jhuggi-jhopri rehab policy
asianage / Posted 18 days ago
Inching towards fulfilling one of its poll promises, the Aam Aadmi Party government on Friday approved the new slum and jhuggi-jhopri rehabilitation policy, under which slums that came up before January 2015 will not be demolished without providing... Read more
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New Kerala
Delhi Cabinet approves Slum Policy 2015 - newkerala.com #87731Delhi, July 8 : The Delhi Cabinet in its meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvi
Delhi Cabinet approves Slum Policy 2015 - newkerala.com #87731
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
Delhi, July 8 : The Delhi Cabinet in its meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday approved the Delhi Slum and JJ Relocation and Rehabilitation Policy, 2015. This policy was earlier approved by Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement... Read more
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dna
AAP govt approves new slum and jhugg-jhopdi rehabilitation policyMoving towards fulfilling one of its poll promises, the AAP government in Delhi
AAP govt approves new slum and jhugg-jhopdi rehabilitation policy
dna / Posted 18 days ago
Moving towards fulfilling one of its poll promises, the AAP government in Delhi on Friday approved the new slum and jhugg-jhopdi rehabilitation policy under which slums which came up before January 2015 will not be demolished without providing... Read more
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New Kerala
Delhi Cabinet approves slum rehabilitation policy - newkerala.com #87679New Delhi, July 8 : The Delhi Cabinet on Friday approved the 'Delhi Slum and JJ
Delhi Cabinet approves slum rehabilitation policy - newkerala.com #87679
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
New Delhi, July 8 : The Delhi Cabinet on Friday approved the 'Delhi Slum and JJ Relocation and Rehabilitation Policy, 2015' which would ban demolition of slums that came up before January 1, 2006 without providing alternative accommodation to the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Zim social media anger erupts into anti-Mugabe protestsEnough is enough,” he said. The government blames Zimbabwe’s precarious financ
Zim social media anger erupts into anti-Mugabe protests
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
Enough is enough,” he said. The government blames Zimbabwe’s precarious financial position on Western sanctions and a slump in prices of its export commodities. Ignatious Chombo, the ruling ZANU-PF party’s administration secretary, blamed... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Zim anger erupts: From tweets to streetsEnough is enough," he said. The government blames Zimbabwe's precarious financ
Zim anger erupts: From tweets to streets
New Zimbabwe / Posted 19 days ago
Enough is enough," he said. The government blames Zimbabwe's precarious financial position on Western sanctions and a slump in prices of its export commodities. Ignatious Chombo, the ruling ZANU-PF party's administration secretary, blamed... Read more
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Reuters
From tweets to streets, Zimbabwe social media anger erupts into anti-Mugabe protestsEnough is enough," he said. The government blames Zimbabwe's precarious financ
From tweets to streets, Zimbabwe social media anger erupts into anti-Mugabe protests
Reuters / Posted 19 days ago
Enough is enough," he said. The government blames Zimbabwe's precarious financial position on Western sanctions and a slump in prices of its export commodities. Ignatious Chombo, the ruling ZANU-PF party's administration secretary, blamed... Read more
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The Star
From tweets to streets, Zimbabwe social media anger erupts into anti-Mugabe protestsEnough is enough," he said. The government blames Zimbabwe's precarious financ
From tweets to streets, Zimbabwe social media anger erupts into anti-Mugabe protests
The Star / Posted 19 days ago
Enough is enough," he said. The government blames Zimbabwe's precarious financial position on Western sanctions and a slump in prices of its export commodities. Ignatious Chombo, the ruling ZANU-PF party's administration secretary, blamed... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Vilas County's illicit drug problem among those worseningRiver News, but in other area newspapers and broadcast by media outlets. At th
Vilas County's illicit drug problem among those worsening
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
River News, but in other area newspapers and broadcast by media outlets. At the June 28 meeting of the Vilas County board, the subject of illegal drugs - especially heroin - and their effect on the Lac du Flambeau area as well as other areas... Read more
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The Financial Express
Railway blames Delhi government, moves NGT for removal of slum clustersfor failure to keep the tracks clean, the Railways has sought to shift the blam
Railway blames Delhi government, moves NGT for removal of slum clusters
The Financial Express / Posted 21 days ago
for failure to keep the tracks clean, the Railways has sought to shift the blame on Delhi government for not relocating slum clusters from its land by allotting them flats despite directions of the green panel. Alleging non-cooperation by the... Read more
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Forres Gazette
Danger fears over derelict buildingintervention by Forres Community Council (FCC). The main gate and door to a de
Danger fears over derelict building
Forres Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
intervention by Forres Community Council (FCC). The main gate and door to a derelict building near Mosset Park have been boarded up. FCC member Keir Hardie called for action at a former slaughterhouse on Caroline Street before someone is... Read more
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Daily Mail
Husbands who fly first class while their wives slum it in economy... read on to find out how on earth they get away with it! Increasing number
Husbands who fly first class while their wives slum it in economy
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
... read on to find out how on earth they get away with it! Increasing number of men are insisting on taking a business class seat This is whether they have been upgraded through work... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Peru's shantytowns welcome touristsdistrict on the outskirts of Lima, Peru. Photo / AP Shacks cling precariously
Peru's shantytowns welcome tourists
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
district on the outskirts of Lima, Peru. Photo / AP Shacks cling precariously to sandy hillsides. The flat roofs of board-and-tin hovels stretch as far as the eye can see on treeless moonscapes. Humble meals are served on battered... Read more
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The China Post
Shantytown tours offer tourists LIMA, Peru--Shacks cling precariously to sandy hillsides. The flat roofs of b
Shantytown tours offer tourists
The China Post / Posted 25 days ago
LIMA, Peru--Shacks cling precariously to sandy hillsides. The flat roofs of board-and-tin hovels stretch as far as the eye can see on treeless moonscapes. Humble meals are served on battered plates. The sights and... Read more
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The China Post
Shantytown tours offer different view of Perutours offer different view of Peru LIMA, Peru, AP Shacks cling precariously t
Shantytown tours offer different view of Peru
The China Post / Posted 26 days ago
tours offer different view of Peru LIMA, Peru, AP Shacks cling precariously to sandy hillsides. The flat roofs of board-and-tin hovels stretch as far as the eye can see on treeless moonscapes. Humble meals are served on battered plates.... Read more
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The Hindu
Meet India's dream team for Homeless World Cup 2016Daily wage labourers, street children, slum dwellers… they comprise the Indian
Meet India's dream team for Homeless World Cup 2016
The Hindu / Posted 26 days ago
Daily wage labourers, street children, slum dwellers… they comprise the Indian contingent to the Homeless World Cup 2016. RAVEENA JOSEPH meets the team, which is training in Chennai At 4 p.m. on an overcast evening, players in canary yellow and... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Shantytown tours offer different view of PeruLIMA, Peru (AP) � Shacks cling precariously to sandy hillsides. The flat roofs
Shantytown tours offer different view of Peru
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 26 days ago
LIMA, Peru (AP) � Shacks cling precariously to sandy hillsides. The flat roofs of board-and-tin hovels stretch as far as the eye can see on treeless moonscapes. Humble meals are served on battered plates. The sights and tastes of Lima's huge... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Shanty town tours offer different view of Peruto the famous Inca citadel of Machu Picchu with tours to sample the life lived
Shanty town tours offer different view of Peru
Irish Examiner / Posted 26 days ago
to the famous Inca citadel of Machu Picchu with tours to sample the life lived by so many of the country's people - in its slums. The sights and tastes of Lima's huge shanty towns are not the standard fare of tourists, who are mostly drawn to... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Shanty town tours offer different view of Peruto the famous Inca citadel of Machu Picchu with tours to sample the life lived
Shanty town tours offer different view of Peru
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
to the famous Inca citadel of Machu Picchu with tours to sample the life lived by so many of the country's people - in its slums. The sights and tastes of Lima's huge shanty towns are not the standard fare of tourists, who are mostly drawn to... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Shantytown tours offer different view of Perufrom a… AP News | 06/29/16 09:01 PM LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Shacks cling precariou
Shantytown tours offer different view of Peru
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 27 days ago
from a… AP News | 06/29/16 09:01 PM LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Shacks cling precariously to sandy hillsides. The flat roofs of board-and-tin hovels stretch as far as the eye can see on treeless moonscapes. Humble meals are served on battered... Read more
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dna
Making villages “city-like”of inclusive development. Mumbai, the commercial capital of the country, is a c
Making villages “city-like”
dna / Posted 27 days ago
of inclusive development. Mumbai, the commercial capital of the country, is a classic example. Some 60 per cent live in slums, there are 20,000 dilapidated cessed buildings and a small floating population of salary and wage earners. The... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary's National Music Centre strikes a chord for ardent fans of Canadian musiccity’s most distinctive building fill the sky over an East Village that’s risen
Calgary's National Music Centre strikes a chord for ardent fans of Canadian music
Calgary Sun / Posted 27 days ago
city’s most distinctive building fill the sky over an East Village that’s risen from the ashes of what was downtown’s worst slum. “I look forward to welcoming the world to Calgary to experience the wealth of Canada’s music story and the incredible... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Memorable Tour of Kenya's Wasini Islandare the Wa-Chakwa and Wa-Kyuyu, according to our guide. After obtaining the pe
A Memorable Tour of Kenya's Wasini Island
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
are the Wa-Chakwa and Wa-Kyuyu, according to our guide. After obtaining the permits we headed to the Shimoni jetty to board our boat. We were introduced to our captain, Mwalimu Abdala and his crew, Tsumo Salim, Pandu Ali and Omar Ruta. Mwalimu... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
AIIB seeks cooperation, looks to add new membersbanks at its first annual meeting in Beijing on Saturday, and said it was takin
AIIB seeks cooperation, looks to add new members
Manila Bulletin / Posted 30 days ago
banks at its first annual meeting in Beijing on Saturday, and said it was taking applications for new members. The bank’s board approved its first four deals worth $509 million on Friday, with three projects co-financed with the World Bank, the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
China touts new bank's greater understanding of developing worldkeener understanding of the successful experience and lessons of developing cou
China touts new bank's greater understanding of developing world
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted a month ago
keener understanding of the successful experience and lessons of developing countries' years of development." The AIIB's board approved its first four deals worth $509 million on Friday, with three projects co-financed with the World Bank, the... Read more
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Canberra Times
China touts new bank's greater understanding of developing worldkeener understanding of the successful experience and lessons of developing cou
China touts new bank's greater understanding of developing world
Canberra Times / Posted a month ago
keener understanding of the successful experience and lessons of developing countries' years of development." The AIIB's board approved its first four deals worth $509 million on Friday, with three projects co-financed with the World Bank, the... Read more
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The Economic Times
China touts new bank's greater understanding of developing worldkeener understanding of the successful experience and lessons of developing cou
China touts new bank's greater understanding of developing world
The Economic Times / Posted a month ago
keener understanding of the successful experience and lessons of developing countries' years of development." The AIIB's board approved its first four deals worth $509 million on Friday, with three projects co-financed with the World Bank, the... Read more
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Perth Now
China touts new bank for developing worldkeener understanding of the successful experience and lessons of developing cou
China touts new bank for developing world
Perth Now / Posted a month ago
keener understanding of the successful experience and lessons of developing countries' years of development." The AIIB's board approved its first four deals worth $US509 million on Friday, with three projects co-financed with the World Bank, the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China touts new bank's greater understanding of developing worldkeener understanding of the successful experience and lessons of developing cou
China touts new bank's greater understanding of developing world
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a month ago
keener understanding of the successful experience and lessons of developing countries' years of development." The AIIB's board approved its first four deals worth US$509 million on Friday, with three projects co-financed with the World Bank, the... Read more
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Weekly Times
China touts new bank for developing worldkeener understanding of the successful experience and lessons of developing cou
China touts new bank for developing world
Weekly Times / Posted a month ago
keener understanding of the successful experience and lessons of developing countries' years of development." The AIIB's board approved its first four deals worth $US509 million on Friday, with three projects co-financed with the World Bank, the... Read more
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Herald Sun
China touts new bank for developing worldkeener understanding of the successful experience and lessons of developing cou
China touts new bank for developing world
Herald Sun / Posted a month ago
keener understanding of the successful experience and lessons of developing countries' years of development." The AIIB's board approved its first four deals worth $US509 million on Friday, with three projects co-financed with the World Bank, the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
China touts new bank for developing worldkeener understanding of the successful experience and lessons of developing cou
China touts new bank for developing world
The Courier Mail / Posted a month ago
keener understanding of the successful experience and lessons of developing countries' years of development." The AIIB's board approved its first four deals worth $US509 million on Friday, with three projects co-financed with the World Bank, the... Read more
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Reuters
China touts new bank's greater understanding of developing worldkeener understanding of the successful experience and lessons of developing cou
China touts new bank's greater understanding of developing world
Reuters / Posted a month ago
keener understanding of the successful experience and lessons of developing countries' years of development." The AIIB's board approved its first four deals worth $509 million on Friday, with three projects co-financed with the World Bank, the... Read more
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Japan Today
China-led development bank approves first loans ‹ Japan TodayBritain, France, Australia and South Korea. Washington and Japan have refrained
China-led development bank approves first loans ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted a month ago
Britain, France, Australia and South Korea. Washington and Japan have refrained from seeking membership. The bank’s board approved a total of $509 million in loans Friday for a power project in Bangladesh, slum-upgrading in Indonesia and... Read more
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The Hindu
China-backed infrastructure bank seeks cooperation and new membersthat we're setting and of the transparency around the bank's operations,” AIIB
China-backed infrastructure bank seeks cooperation and new members
The Hindu / Posted a month ago
that we're setting and of the transparency around the bank's operations,” AIIB vice president Danny Alexander said. AIIB's board approved its first four deals worth $509 million, with three projects co-financed with the World Bank, the Asian... Read more
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Fortune
China-Backed AIIB Seeks Cooperation and New Membersthat we’re setting and of the transparency around the bank’s operations,” AIIB
China-Backed AIIB Seeks Cooperation and New Members
Fortune / Posted a month ago
that we’re setting and of the transparency around the bank’s operations,” AIIB vice president Danny Alexander said. AIIB’s board approved its first four deals worth $509 million on Friday, with three projects co-financed with the World Bank, the... Read more
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Business Standard India
China-backed AIIB seeks cooperation and new membersthat we're setting and of the transparency around the bank's operations," AIIB
China-backed AIIB seeks cooperation and new members
Business Standard India / Posted a month ago
that we're setting and of the transparency around the bank's operations," AIIB Vice-President Danny Alexander said. AIIB's board approved its first four deals worth $509 million on Friday, with three projects co-financed with the World Bank, the... Read more
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The Star
China-backed AIIB seeks cooperation and new membersthat we're setting and of the transparency around the bank's operations," AIIB
China-backed AIIB seeks cooperation and new members
The Star / Posted a month ago
that we're setting and of the transparency around the bank's operations," AIIB vice president Danny Alexander said. AIIB's board approved its first four deals worth $509 million on Friday, with three projects co-financed with the World Bank, the... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
China-led development bank approves first loansBritain, France, Australia and South Korea. Washington and Japan have refrained
China-led development bank approves first loans
Hawaii News Now / Posted a month ago
Britain, France, Australia and South Korea. Washington and Japan have refrained from seeking membership. The bank's board approved a total of $509 million in loans Friday for a power project in Bangladesh, slum-upgrading in Indonesia and... Read more
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