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Chicago Tribune
David Cameron was a historic and disastrous failurepromise to "take back control" and restore British parliamentary sovereignty, w
David Cameron was a historic and disastrous failure
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 hours ago
promise to "take back control" and restore British parliamentary sovereignty, was a parade of "experts" — ranging from the World Bank and the IMF to Barack Obama — all of whom warned against leaving the EU. Experts, too, are out of fashion in... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ottawa looks to reclaim ‘lost opportunity’ in Beijing bankU.S., European and Japanese-led institutions. With a planned $100-billion in t
Ottawa looks to reclaim ‘lost opportunity’ in Beijing bank
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
U.S., European and Japanese-led institutions. With a planned $100-billion in total capitalization, the AIIB will challenge the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the Asian Development Bank as an investor in Asia’s concrete and steel... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
After the Brexit vote, the aftershocks: Get ready for more appeals to populismvoters to stay in the EU, was further dimmed. So, too, was the clout of institu
After the Brexit vote, the aftershocks: Get ready for more appeals to populism
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
voters to stay in the EU, was further dimmed. So, too, was the clout of institutions, including the Bank of England, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, all of which warned of dire economic consequences – some of which... Read more
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Breitbart
Magna Carta 2.0: Good for Freedom, Good for Growth–Trump Is the Big Winner, Obama Got Crushed.a lot of disagreement about the economic consequences of Brexit. But remember t
Magna Carta 2.0: Good for Freedom, Good for Growth–Trump Is the Big Winner, Obama Got Crushed.
Breitbart / Posted 5 hours ago
a lot of disagreement about the economic consequences of Brexit. But remember that Britain is still a member of the IMF, the World Bank, G-7, G-20, the WTO, NATO, and so on. Veteran Wall Street economist Robert Sinche wrote a note to clients in... Read more
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Zero Hedge
First The UK, Then Scotland... Then Texas?perhaps surprisingly, is resoundingly “Yes!” Statistically speaking, at least.
First The UK, Then Scotland... Then Texas?
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 hours ago
perhaps surprisingly, is resoundingly “Yes!” Statistically speaking, at least. Why? Because according to numbers from the World Bank Development Indicators, among the 45 sovereign countries in Europe, small countries are nearly twice as... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China says AIIB should work closely with World Bank, othersZhang Gaoli said on Saturday that the China-lead Asian Infrastructure Investmen
China says AIIB should work closely with World Bank, others
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 hours ago
Zhang Gaoli said on Saturday that the China-lead Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank should forge close partnerships with the World Bank, Asia Development Bank and others. It is crucial for the AIIB to comply with multilateral agency procedures... Read more
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Newsmax
China Could Be the Biggest Winner From Brexit: Michael SchumanWe've already seen the alternative: When the U.S. expressed concerns last year
China Could Be the Biggest Winner From Brexit: Michael Schuman
Newsmax / Posted 8 hours ago
We've already seen the alternative: When the U.S. expressed concerns last year about China's plans to set up a rival to the World Bank, the Europeans stumbled over themselves to sign up, undermining any hope of extracting concessions from... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Bangladesh gets AIIB’s first loan for power projectcritical infrastructure-financing gap and strengthen regional connectivity”. T
Bangladesh gets AIIB’s first loan for power project
Bdnews24.com / Posted 12 hours ago
critical infrastructure-financing gap and strengthen regional connectivity”. The bank is being seen as an alternative to the World Bank where the US and Japan have strong dominance. It was formally launched in January. Bangladesh is among the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Why Wall Street fought so hard against BrexitNEW YORK -- Wall Street banks on Friday scrambled to contain the fallout from B
Why Wall Street fought so hard against Brexit
Daily Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
NEW YORK -- Wall Street banks on Friday scrambled to contain the fallout from Britain's stunning vote to break ties with the European Union. Some of America's largest banks, including Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase, contributed hundreds of... Read more
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New Kerala
Europe without Britain prone to accommodation with Russia - newkerala.com #81451George Soros, alarmed financial markets by his hyperbole: Black Friday he threa
Europe without Britain prone to accommodation with Russia - newkerala.com #81451
New Kerala / Posted 16 hours ago
George Soros, alarmed financial markets by his hyperbole: Black Friday he threatened across page one banner headlines. The World Bank, IMF, Federal Reserve, Bank of England, anxious economists - all came out with menacing messages. The Day of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Wall Street banks on Friday scrambled to contain Brexit falloutNEW YORK - Wall Street banks on Friday scrambled to contain the fallout from Br
Wall Street banks on Friday scrambled to contain Brexit fallout
Boston Globe / Posted 16 hours ago
NEW YORK - Wall Street banks on Friday scrambled to contain the fallout from Britain’s stunning vote to break ties with the European Union. Some of America’s largest banks, including Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase, contributed hundreds of... Read more
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The Financial Express
AIIB approves first loans for projects in four countriesin Bangladesh, $ 216.5 million loan for a National Slum Upgrading Project in In
AIIB approves first loans for projects in four countries
The Financial Express / Posted 17 hours ago
in Bangladesh, $ 216.5 million loan for a National Slum Upgrading Project in Indonesia, expected to be co-financed with the World Bank. It includes a USD 100 million loan to finance the Shorkot-Khanewal Section of National Motorway M-4 in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AfDB Calls for New Approaches to Boost Trade and Create Jobsbehalf of AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina. It was co-chaired by the UN Secretar
AfDB Calls for New Approaches to Boost Trade and Create Jobs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
behalf of AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina. It was co-chaired by the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon and the President of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim. The meeting brought together leaders from governments, international organisations, the private... Read more
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The Economic Times
AIIB approves first loans for projects in four countriesin Bangladesh, US 216.5 million loan for a National Slum Upgrading Project in I
AIIB approves first loans for projects in four countries
The Economic Times / Posted 17 hours ago
in Bangladesh, US 216.5 million loan for a National Slum Upgrading Project in Indonesia, expected to be co-financed with the World Bank. It includes a US 100 million loan to finance the Shorkot-Khanewal Section of National Motorway M-4 in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
New admin may reappoint incumbent PH treasurerhad served as Treasury chief from June 2008 to November 2012, but was reinstate
New admin may reappoint incumbent PH treasurer
Manila Bulletin / Posted 17 hours ago
had served as Treasury chief from June 2008 to November 2012, but was reinstated in October 2014 after taken on a job at the World Bank as executive director for two years. As World Bank’s executive director, Tan represented Brazil, Colombia,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Enlarged Panama Canal to boost US-Asia tradeships, which will help both sides,” Nicolas Ardito Barletta, a former Panamania
Enlarged Panama Canal to boost US-Asia trade
Manila Bulletin / Posted 17 hours ago
ships, which will help both sides,” Nicolas Ardito Barletta, a former Panamanian president and former vice president of the World Bank in Latin America, told AFP. View of the Miraflores Locks in the Panama Canal near to Panama City on June 22,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Learning From the China's Model of Poverty Reduction StrategyThe World Bank Organization describes poverty in this way: "Poverty is hunger.
Learning From the China's Model of Poverty Reduction Strategy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
The World Bank Organization describes poverty in this way: "Poverty is hunger. Poverty is lack of shelter. Poverty is being sick and not being able to see a doctor. Poverty is not having access to school and not knowing how to read. Poverty is not... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
GAC Finds Over U.S.2.6 Million Questionable Expenditure During World Bank Liberia Ebola AuditGeneral Auditing Commission (GAC) of Liberia completed and submitted the Ebola
GAC Finds Over U.S.2.6 Million Questionable Expenditure During World Bank Liberia Ebola Audit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
General Auditing Commission (GAC) of Liberia completed and submitted the Ebola Emergency Response Project (EERP) Audit to the World Bank recently in line with the request made by the World Bank for the GAC to audit the amount earmarked by the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Nigeria's Dangote shifts focus from cement to oil and gashad come from local and foreign banks, while the central bank had also chipped
Nigeria's Dangote shifts focus from cement to oil and gas
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 hours ago
had come from local and foreign banks, while the central bank had also chipped in. The IFC, the private sector arm of the World Bank, has lent US$150 million. Dangote also has plans for a gas pipeline through West Africa. Nigeria has the... Read more
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iol.co.za
ANCYL to march on ‘racist’ guesthousealso called the Democratic Alliance the “New World Order representative for Sou
ANCYL to march on ‘racist’ guesthouse
iol.co.za / Posted 21 hours ago
also called the Democratic Alliance the “New World Order representative for South Africa since the ANC/Zuma deserted the World Bank by running to China (BRICS). They bought South Africa’s debt from the UN World Bank. Mmusi Maimane is their... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
WPP chief predicts a slowdown of the world economy after Brexit votein Cannes. "The world is going at between 3 or 3.5 percent (of growth rate)...
WPP chief predicts a slowdown of the world economy after Brexit vote
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 hours ago
in Cannes. "The world is going at between 3 or 3.5 percent (of growth rate)... My guess is that the next forecast from the World Bank or the IMF is going to be even more conservative." Sorrell said that WPP, the world's largest advertising... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China-backed AIIB approves US$509 million for first four projectsUS$509 million in investments for its first four projects on Friday. Three of
China-backed AIIB approves US$509 million for first four projects
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 hours ago
US$509 million in investments for its first four projects on Friday. Three of the four projects are co-financed with the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the United Kingdom Department for International Development and the European Bank... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni to Set Uganda's Middle-Income Agenda On Thursday2016 fiscal year, low-income economies are defined as those with a Gross Nation
Museveni to Set Uganda's Middle-Income Agenda On Thursday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
2016 fiscal year, low-income economies are defined as those with a Gross National Income (GNI) per capita, calculated using the World Bank Atlas method, of $1,045 or less in 2014;middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita of more than... Read more
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dna
With refugees here to stay, hosts get help to make them an assetTurkey, competition in the labour market; like in Lebanon, vastly over-subscrib
With refugees here to stay, hosts get help to make them an asset
dna / Posted 22 hours ago
Turkey, competition in the labour market; like in Lebanon, vastly over-subscribed schools," said Joanna de Berry, who led the World Bank's response for Syrian refugees in Turkey until January. As war in Syria approached its sixth year, donor... Read more
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The Financial Express
Arun Jaitley woos Chinese firms to invest in India’s infra sectorfour days ago,” he said. “We have to make doing business in India easier. We g
Arun Jaitley woos Chinese firms to invest in India’s infra sector
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
four days ago,” he said. “We have to make doing business in India easier. We gradually moved up the ranking as far as the World Bank is concerned. But we realised that is not enough. Our rankings have to significantly move up. On ease of doing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
440 Billion/ - World Bank Loan to Support TASAF ProjectsThe government has signed a 440bn/- loan agreement with the World Bank (WB) thr
440 Billion/ - World Bank Loan to Support TASAF Projects
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The government has signed a 440bn/- loan agreement with the World Bank (WB) through its International Development Association (IDA) for the Tanzania Productive Social Safety Net (PSSN) project which falls under the Tanzania Social Action Fund... Read more
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The Economic Times
Britain votes to exit EU: Top seven takeaways for markets & investors8,000 and the coming few sessions could see major risk-off trades in the market
Britain votes to exit EU: Top seven takeaways for markets & investors
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
8,000 and the coming few sessions could see major risk-off trades in the market. In the run-up to the referendum, both the World Bank and the IMF had warned the possibility of the UK slipping into a recession. And if that happens, "financial... Read more
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BBC News
AIIB: Chinese investment paving the new silk roadinvestment paving the new silk road The China-led Asia Infrastructure and Inve
AIIB: Chinese investment paving the new silk road
BBC News / Posted yesterday
investment paving the new silk road The China-led Asia Infrastructure and Investment Bank (AIIB) is seen as a rival to the World Bank, and part of Beijing's challenge to US global dominance. As it prepares to convene its first annual meeting,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Enlarged Panama Canal'to boost US-Asia trade'ships, which will help both sides," Nicolas Ardito Barletta, a former Panamania
Enlarged Panama Canal'to boost US-Asia trade'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
ships, which will help both sides," Nicolas Ardito Barletta, a former Panamanian president and former vice president of the World Bank in Latin America, told AFP. Neopanamax ships, as their names suggest, are new generation cargo vessels built... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ICG: Venezuela on the edge of the precipicesides. The conflict of powers is all the more damaging because the economic an
ICG: Venezuela on the edge of the precipice
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
sides. The conflict of powers is all the more damaging because the economic and social crisis has worsened significantly. The World Bank estimates that 2016 GDP will decline by over 10 per cent, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that... Read more
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The Economic Times
States making all efforts to fare well on ease of doing businessGujarat, which topped the charts last year, was down at sixth place with a scor
States making all efforts to fare well on ease of doing business
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
Gujarat, which topped the charts last year, was down at sixth place with a score of 4.12%. The DIPP had last year engaged the World Bank in the exercise to make it more credible. The government hopes competition among states will improve business... Read more
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The Hindu
A stitch in time: Incentives announced for textilesas they vie with producers in South and Southeast Asia to gain a larger share o
A stitch in time: Incentives announced for textiles
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
as they vie with producers in South and Southeast Asia to gain a larger share of the U.S. and European Union markets. As the World Bank report, ‘Stitches to Riches?’, noted in April 2016, the potential decrease in Chinese apparel exports — as... Read more
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Variety
Why ‘Mr. Robot’ Rewards a Re-Watch and What It Says About Modern Cultureunease. All of this is not to say that the Elliots of the world don’t have leg
Why ‘Mr. Robot’ Rewards a Re-Watch and What It Says About Modern Culture
Variety / Posted yesterday
unease. All of this is not to say that the Elliots of the world don’t have legitimate grievances, whether they’re about the World Bank or what just happened in Westeros. But many people use their anger about topical issues or current events to... Read more
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Investopedia
How Blackberry Can Save Itself (BBRY)capital markets, and technology innovation. He is a sought-after advisor for te
How Blackberry Can Save Itself (BBRY)
Investopedia / Posted yesterday
capital markets, and technology innovation. He is a sought-after advisor for technology companies and consults with The World Bank Group on financial inclusion and mobile technology, as well as the development of technology strategy for... Read more
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FOX Business
Why Latin America Is Where Solar Investors Will See a Bright FutureLatin American demand is expected to double between 2010 and 2030, requiring $4
Why Latin America Is Where Solar Investors Will See a Bright Future
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
Latin American demand is expected to double between 2010 and 2030, requiring $430 billion in new investment, according to the World Bank. As countries and utilities look at what energy sources they want to install, they see a lot of reasons to go... Read more
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FOX Business
Why Latin America Is Where Solar Investors Will See a Bright FutureLatin American demand is expected to double between 2010 and 2030, requiring $4
Why Latin America Is Where Solar Investors Will See a Bright Future
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
Latin American demand is expected to double between 2010 and 2030, requiring $430 billion in new investment, according to the World Bank. As countries and utilities look at what energy sources they want to install, they see a lot of reasons to go... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
In Mississippi and in Malawi, corruption equals povertyfrom Jackson to rural Malawi. Now it can be done in 40 hours. Malawi is truly
In Mississippi and in Malawi, corruption equals poverty
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted yesterday
from Jackson to rural Malawi. Now it can be done in 40 hours. Malawi is truly impoverished by global standards. In 2014, the World Bank ranked Malawi dead last in the world with a per capita GDP of $255. By comparison, the United State's per... Read more
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Market Watch
For the first time, America is no longer No. 1 for super-richcountry are estimated using national account statistics from official sources s
For the first time, America is no longer No. 1 for super-rich
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
country are estimated using national account statistics from official sources such as the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank to identify the total amount of national savings in each year. As this captures financial assets at book... Read more
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New Kerala
10 iconic places to have international cleanliness standards - newkerala.com #80957international standards of cleanliness under the Prime Minister's flagship 'Swa
10 iconic places to have international cleanliness standards - newkerala.com #80957
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
international standards of cleanliness under the Prime Minister's flagship 'Swachh Bharat Mission' with the help of the World Bank, officials said here on Thursday. The government said it is also in the process of drafting standard... Read more
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dna
How banks are giving big push to India's start-up revolutionbeen the biggest transformational agent of change behind this movement by foste
How banks are giving big push to India's start-up revolution
dna / Posted yesterday
been the biggest transformational agent of change behind this movement by fostering new businesses and inventions. As per the World Bank report 2016 on the 'Ease of Doing Business', India ranks 42nd on 'Getting Credit' compared to the overall... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Stop the Bleeding' Updatesan approximate comparison the average world total tax rate percentage of commer
'Stop the Bleeding' Updates
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
an approximate comparison the average world total tax rate percentage of commercial profits was 40.8 in 2015 according to the World Bank. For the USD 91 - 259 billion range, with a profit of USD 27 - 78 billion, the tax income, which is loss for... Read more
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New Kerala
World Bank partners with Indian Council of Arbitration for dispute board services in India - newkerala.com #80863which is far more time consuming as also costlier, resulting in delays and cost
World Bank partners with Indian Council of Arbitration for dispute board services in India - newkerala.com #80863
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
which is far more time consuming as also costlier, resulting in delays and cost overruns in project deliveries. The World Bank has been advocating the use of the DBs as an effective and speedy means to resolve dispute in infrastructure... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Uniquely Placed to Develop Diverse Energy Mixinfrastructure will be influenced by sovereign wealth, governments' commitments
Africa Uniquely Placed to Develop Diverse Energy Mix
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
infrastructure will be influenced by sovereign wealth, governments' commitments and capital markets," she points out. The World Bank estimates that only 24 percent of people across sub-Saharan Africa have access to electricity. Furthermore,... Read more
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Aljazeera
Jordan: Violent protests in Dhiban over unemploymentthe economic conditions for the middle class. Jordan is a country of about 7 m
Jordan: Violent protests in Dhiban over unemployment
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
the economic conditions for the middle class. Jordan is a country of about 7 million people with a total GDP of $35bn, according to the World Bank. The average yearly income is about $5,000, which makes the country one of the poorest in the re... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IMF Engages State, StakeholdersJune 15 and will end tomorrow. The mission's coming could be seen as preparator
IMF Engages State, Stakeholders
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
June 15 and will end tomorrow. The mission's coming could be seen as preparatory to the meetings of the boards of the IMF, the World Bank and African Development Bank in September which is expected to confirm the settlement of all outstanding... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
When will the ANC realise that SA is not for sale?the phenomenon is dealt with by holding conferences and commissions of inquiry
When will the ANC realise that SA is not for sale?
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
the phenomenon is dealt with by holding conferences and commissions of inquiry and whitewashing it away. Bribes? The World Bank definition is straightforward and calls it "the abuse of public office for private gain". The Danish... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
World Bank approved financing $1.02 billionISLAMABAD: The World Bank has approved financing $1.02 billion using three diff
World Bank approved financing $1.02 billion
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted yesterday
ISLAMABAD: The World Bank has approved financing $1.02 billion using three different financing instruments to support the deepening of Pakistan’s economic reforms and to strengthen the capacity of Sindh province to deal with natural disasters. The... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Enlarged Panama Canal expected to boost US-Asia tradeships, which will help both sides," Nicolas Ardito Barletta, a former Panamania
Enlarged Panama Canal expected to boost US-Asia trade
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
ships, which will help both sides," Nicolas Ardito Barletta, a former Panamanian president and former vice president of the World Bank in Latin America, told AFP. Neopanamax ships, as their names suggest, are new generation cargo vessels built... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Five Firms Get Sh1Billion Grants for Agriculture Projectscapital of between Sh109 billion and Sh219 billion from local and foreign sourc
Five Firms Get Sh1Billion Grants for Agriculture Projects
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
capital of between Sh109 billion and Sh219 billion from local and foreign sources, was expecting to sign an agreement with the World Bank for a support of $35 million (766.5 billion). The deputy permanent secretary in the Ministry of Industry,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Heroes and the Superpowers of Agriculturefrom elsewhere in the world. We should be supplying it to ourselves. This is a
African Heroes and the Superpowers of Agriculture
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
from elsewhere in the world. We should be supplying it to ourselves. This is a massive market and a massive opportunity. The World Bank estimates it will be worth $1 trillion by 2030! If I were going into business today, and looking at the... Read more
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