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Stress tests expanded to include all 4,024 banks

Shenzhen Daily 15 Apr 2021
China has some of the world’s biggest banks, including Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) and China Construction Bank (CCB) ... In a November 2020 report, the central bank indicated a third of 30 mid-sized and large banks in a sample would fail its stress test even under a mild impact stress scenario.

Ghana cannot be classified as a low-income country – Seth Terpker

Ghana Web 15 Apr 2021
... are other departments under the IMF that also issue reports, the Africa departments issues the Africa version of the World Economic Outlook, after all the data is collected that’s where we have what we call the Overall World Economic Outlook which the world bank itself issues.

Digital Technologies Can Help Maldives Build Back Better From the COVID-19 Shock

Reliefweb 15 Apr 2021
Hadad-Zervos, the World Bank ... The Maldives Development Update is a companion piece to the South Asia Economic Focus, a twice-a-year World Bank report that examines economic developments and prospects in the South Asia region and analyzes policy challenges faced by countries.

Ghana is a middle-income country not low-income country-Prof Quartey

Business Ghana 15 Apr 2021
... said compared to the World Bank classification, it looked at a country's per capital income. The World Bank ranked Ghana as a lower-middle income economy but the Fund's report does not recognized the country as a middle-income country but rather a low-income country.

African cardinal urges resistance to Western ideologies

Catholic Standard 15 Apr 2021
The continent’s fertility rate was 4.7 births per woman in 2018, the world’s highest, according to a May 2020 World Bank report, while its most populous country, Nigeria, has 206 million inhabitants and a growth rate of 2.6 percent ... “In Africa, as around the world, the family is ...

Bayat Legal Services appointed as authorised agent for North Macedonia’s citizenship by investment programme

Gulf News 15 Apr 2021
Application process will last 3-4 months from the time the government receives a positive due diligence report on the applicants. North Macedonia was ranked 17th on the World Banks Ease of Doing Business rating 2020, but it will, presumably, return to top ten positions after reforms are further implemented.

Only half of women in developing world in charge of their own bodies - UN

Post Bulletin 15 Apr 2021
It starts from the cradle," Kanem, a paediatrician and epidemiologist, told reporters in an online media briefing ... Despite such setbacks, a World Bank report in February said 27 countries reformed laws or regulations to give women more economic equality with men in 2019-20.

Austrian Court Rules PCR unsuited For COVID, lockdowns unlawful

Principia Scientific 15 Apr 2021
As reported by GreatGameIndia last year, the President of Belarus had exposed that the World Bank coronavirus aid comes with conditions for imposing extreme lockdown measures, to model their coronavirus response on that of Italy and even changes in the economic policies which he refused as being “unacceptable”.

The Pandemic Remade Every Corner of Society. Now It’s the Climate’s Turn

Time Magazine 15 Apr 2021
In 2006, The Stern Review, a groundbreaking report from a group headed by former World Bank chief economist Nicholas Stern, found that climate change could drive a 20% decline in global GDP ... climate-­science body published a ­landmark—and chilling—report ...

Urban Fish Ponds: Low-tech Sewage Treatment for Towns and Cities

Resilience 15 Apr 2021
Some of the strongest evidence to support this comes from a city-sized experiment conducted in the 1980s in Lima, Peru, sponsored by the World Bank and the United Nations Development Project ... World Health Organization, Geneva [23] Cointreau, S ... The World Bank Water Supply and Urban Development Department ... Draft Report. World Bank, Washington DC.
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The Dead Sea is dying. Drinking water is scarce. Jordan faces a climate crisis

The Los Angeles Times 15 Apr 2021
World & Nation ... World & Nation ... The region is also a “global hotspot of unsustainable water use,” according to 2017 World Bank report, and whatever water is available is further degraded by brine discharge from desalination, pollution and untreated wastewater ... World & Nation.

In world first, New Zealand to make banks report climate impact

Phys Dot Org 14 Apr 2021
Commerce Minister David Clark said the law would make climate reporting mandatory for banks, insurance companies and investment firms ... In world first, New Zealand to make banks report climate impact (2021, April 14) retrieved 14 April 2021 from https.//

Roundup: Uganda focuses on debt management, economic recovery from COVID-19 impact 14 Apr 2021
The report said there has been a 2-3 percent reduction in the share of the World Bank and the African Development Fund respectively last year due to new financing from the International Monetary Fund that has taken up 7 percent of the multilateral creditors' debt stock.

Shinhan Bank now a part of the Hedera Governing Council

Inside Bitcoins 14 Apr 2021
The largest bank in South Korea has recently joined the Hedera Governing Council. The bank plans to leverage its new access to vast resources from Hedera to improve its business processes ... In a report released in 2020, Shinhan bank ranked as the 61st largest bank in the world with total assets worth $478.5 billion.