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Stronger Private Sector Critical for Bangladesh to Realize its Economic Potential: IFC and World Bank Report (IFC - International Finance Corporation)

Public Technologies 23 Jun 2021
Dhaka, Bangladesh, June 23, 2021- Bangladesh needs to embark on a new round of reforms to strengthen and modernize the private sector in a bid to unleash the country's potential to drive diversified, export-led growth and create jobs, according to a new World Bank Group report.

European regulator urges banks to evaluate climate risks

Phys Dot Org 23 Jun 2021
The European Banking Authority called ... The EBA, which is responsible for setting the rules for regulating and supervising banks in EU countries, issued a report on environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks ... In world first, New Zealand to make banks report climate impact.

Central bank digital currencies get full BIS backing

Reuters 23 Jun 2021
Dubbed the central bank to the world's ... As part of its upcoming annual report it estimated that at least 56 central banks and monetary authorities, representing around a fifth of the world's population, are now looking at digital currencies as commerce shifts online.

Absa Bank Ghana rolls out MoneyGram services

Joy Online 23 Jun 2021
Absa Bank Ghana has announced a partnership with MoneyGram, a major reliable and trusted brand in the remittance industry, to provide remittance services to Ghanaians ... Remittances to Ghana was $3.6 billion in 2020, according to the World Bank’s 2021 Migration and Development Report.

Rwanda Central Bank Joins CBDC Bandwagon After Announcing Digital Currency Research

Bitcoin 23 Jun 2021
We are basing on work done by international institutions such as the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, World Economic Forum among others ... The New Times report also carried the Rwandese crypto and blockchain community leader’s reaction to the revelations.

World Bank lowers Malaysia's growth projection to 4.5 pct

Sina 23 Jun 2021
KUALA LUMPUR, June 23 (Xinhua) -- The World Bank on Wednesday revised down ... The World Bank said in its latest report that the revision reflects the slower pathway towards suppression of the pandemic and the slower-than-expected vaccine rollout.

Remittances to Ghana reaches $3.6b

Ghana Business News 23 Jun 2021
The World Bank Migration and Development Report for 2021 has reported an increase of 5 per cent to $3.6 billion in remittances flows to Ghana despite the lockdown in many of the remittances sending countries ... She said the World Bank had projected that remittance flows to low and ...

The Global Freeze & Thaw Systems Market is expected to reach US$ 550 Bn by the ...

The Sentinel Newspaper 23 Jun 2021
According to the World Bank, in recent years, various ... According to a World Bank report, China’s invested almost 6% of its GDP in 2016 for improving its healthcare sector and this expenditure is expected to double by 2020 due to the country’s aggressive healthcare development plan.

President Ramaphosa says State will revamp Port of Cape Town

Independent online (SA) 23 Jun 2021
Cape Town - In an effort to repair the damage done by, among others, a recent World Bank report that ranked South Africa’s ports among the the worst in the world, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the establishment of an independent National Ports Authority to revamp the country’s ports.

Oman launches investment residency scheme for foreigners

The New Arab 23 Jun 2021
The coronavirus pandemic has both compounded the pressure on oil prices and hampered efforts to jumpstart the economy in Oman, with 254,656 cases and 2,816 deaths reported since the beginning of the crisis. The World Bank warned in October that "the drop in oil prices and Covid-19 are placing unprecedented strain on Oman’s economy" ... ....

As more climate migrants cross borders seeking refuge, laws will need to adap

Resilience 23 Jun 2021
... of them within their own countries, according to the World Meteorological Organization’s State of the Global Climate Report ... The World Bank projects that climate change will drive 143 million people in Latin America, Africa and South Asia alone to leave their homes by 2050.

Covid-19 forces some UAE teachers back home to the UK because they miss family

The National 23 Jun 2021
Some schools declined to provide yearly statistics on recruitment but a 2015 report by The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development found that UAE schools can experience high teacher turnover rates, while a World Bank report, Collaboration Road.

Covid-19 forces some UAE teachers back to the UK because they miss family

The National 23 Jun 2021
Some schools declined to provide annual statistics on recruitment but a 2015 report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development found that UAE schools can experience high teacher turnover rates, while a World Bank report, Collaboration Road.

40,000 housing beneficiaries nationwide to benefit thru Globe KonekTayo WiFi and NHA partnership

Manila Bulletin 23 Jun 2021
Filipinos’ digital life changed drastically with the constant need for connectivity ... Within the year, the KonekTayo Wifi will benefit about 40,000 housing beneficiaries ... GM Engr ... A 2020 report from the World Bank showed that digital adoption in the Philippines generally trails behind many regional neighbors despite high internet usage ... .

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