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Laos finds itself in China's 'debt trap': Report

Beijing News 10 Aug 2022
According to the report published by the World Bank in April, preliminary estimates indicated that Laos' total public and publicly guaranteed debt reached 88 per cent of gross domestic product in 2021 ... The World Bank forecasts that Laos' economy will grow by 3.8 per cent this year ...

BBC takes on Investec security solution and calls for corporates to be ‘forward looking’

Independent online (SA) 10 Aug 2022
“While kidnappings have been reported to be on the rise by South African crime data, but it is just unimaginable that the company would spend such huge some’s of money on each director.” ... BBC said that according to the World Bank Report in March, South Africa was ranked as the most unequal country in the world ... BUSINESS REPORT .

Rents rise at record rates; ministers wary of middle tax rate; and fears over winter power cuts

The Irish Times 10 Aug 2022
... low, according to a new report by property group ... Colin Gleeson reports ... Ireland has the third most people with a digital bank account per capita in the world, according to a new report, although the number is down on last year, writes Colin Gleeson ... Ian Curran reports.

Why the Philippines needs futures thinking

Manila Bulletin 10 Aug 2022
Last July 23, a report by the World Bank was released, showing the Philippines getting a 91% learning poverty rate and a 90% learning deprivation rate, one of the highest in the East Asia and Pacific region and among lower-middle income economies ... Bank (ADB) 2020 report.

Why 9 out of 10 Filipino children can't read

The Manila Times 10 Aug 2022
AS the Philippines prepares for the opening of school this month, we are presented with a World Bank report that 9 out of 10 children in the Philippines at late primary age are not proficient in reading. The report, "The State of Global Learning Poverty ... The global education crisis is a priority for the United Nations and the World Bank.

Seychelles 2020 FiTI Report the first to be updated using new template |10 August 2022

Nation 10 Aug 2022
Seychelles 2020 Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) Report issued on December 15, 2021 is the first to be updated using a new template designed to be used by all countries that are part of the initiative ... The reusable FiTI Report template was financed through PROBLUE, an umbrella 2.0 multi-donor trust fund administered by the World Bank.

Our basic education emergency

The Manila Times 09 Aug 2022
The last time the World Bank produced a report critical of the Philippines' education system under the Department of Education (DepEd), which was in 2019, the reaction of the then Education secretary Leonor Briones and other government officials was to publicly take offense at being made to look bad, rather than to address the issues.

World Bank: Afghanistan at Great Risk of Overlapping Food, Debt Crises

Tolo News 09 Aug 2022
Afghanistan, Eritrea, Mauritania, Somalia, Sudan, Tajikistan, and Yemen, the World Bank said in a recent report ... The World Bank’s report said Afghanistan’s rainfed and irrigated wheat production is likely to be below average, with northern and northeastern rainfed areas expected to experience the greatest deficits.

Ireland third biggest user of digital bank accounts globally

The Irish Times 09 Aug 2022
Ireland has the third most people with a digital bank account per capita in the world, according to a new report. The report, by global financial data analyst Finder, found that 22 per cent of Irish internet users currently have a “neobank account”, which is an online-only or digital bank account.

TOLOnews 6pm News - 09 August 2022

Tolo News 09 Aug 2022
... the World Bank said in a recent report.

75th Independence Day: What freedom means to entrepreneurs starting, scaling small businesses in India

Financial Express 09 Aug 2022
The World Bank’s ease of doing business report 2020 ranked India at 163 out of around 190 countries globally on enforcement of contracts — measuring the time and cost for resolving business disputes ... Report ... Your weekly dose of news, views, and updates from the world of micro, small, and medium enterprises.

Learning poverty

The Manila Times 09 Aug 2022
THE recently released report on education by the World Bank (with Unicef, FCDO, USAid, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation) could hardly show worse results for the Philippines ... The conclusions of the report highlight that without urgent action, the countries affected face ...

Vietnam’s Economy Forecast to Grow 7.5% in 2022, New World Bank Report Says (World Bank Group)

Public Technologies 08 Aug 2022
GDP growth is forecast to surge from an estimated 2.6 percent in 2021 to 7.5 percent in 2022, while inflation is projected to average 3.8 percent over the year, a World Bank economic update for Vietnam released today says ... Educate to Grow," the World Bank's bi-annual economic outlook for Vietnam.

Lebanon Ponzi Finance: World Bank Says Politicians Are to Blame for the ‘Deliberate Depression’

Bitcoin 08 Aug 2022
Deliberately insufficient policy responses by successive Lebanese governments combined with the self-serving agreements by politicians are largely to blame for the country’s economic crisis, a report by the World Bank has said ... Nevertheless, in its report, the World Bank ...

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