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Egypt: trade min. Highlights enthusiasm for Arab economic integration

Trade and Industry Minister Nivine Gamea stressed that the Egyptian state and political leaders are keen to achieve economic integration in the Arab region. She added that Egypt wishes to strengthen Arab cooperation in the various fields of trade, industry and investment for a better future for the people of the Arab region. She pointed […]

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Namibia: Black Business Network questions DBN mandate…deplores takeover of businesses and homes

The Black Business Leadership Network of Namibia (BBLNN) staged a peaceful protest on Friday, during which it alleged that the Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) had adopted a mandate to liquidate predominantly black businesses. “We say this because it is being done with vigor as if the bank is using private money to fund black […]

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Shadow lockdown hurts small businesses despite falling cases

Although Covid cases are beginning to decline in eastern states, it appears that the easing of restrictions in an attempt to “open up the economy” has had a negative effect. In a statement this week, Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) General Manager Terry Slevin said efforts by most states to return to normal had […]

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Very active international terrorist network, its epicenter in the neighborhood of India: Foreign Secy Shringla

The recent incident in Texas demonstrates once again that the international terrorist network, with its epicenter in neighboring India, is very active, Foreign Minister Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Friday, saying it is of a global threat that requires an unambiguous and collective response. Malik Faisal Akram, a British hostage taker shot dead by the […]

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Times Network Announces 7th Edition of Digital India Summit

Times Network on Friday announced the 7th edition of the Digital India Summit (DIS) with the aim of accelerating India’s digital transformation by setting an action plan for progress. The theme of the last edition will be “Enabling A Revolution”. The virtual-hosted summit will be a 12-episode series, scheduled to air beginning January 15, 2022, […]

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UK, Japan envision economic integration through digital trade

The unveiling of the US $ 490 billion fiscal stimulus package in November coincided with the announcement by the UK Department for International Trade of a new export strategy. The aim is to increase exports to £ 1 trillion per year (£ 1.35 trillion) by 2030, from the current £ 600 billion. While the two […]

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today in history | Federal Information Network

Today in history Today is Saturday, December 25, the 359th day of 2021. There are six days left in the year. It’s Christmas day. Today’s highlight in history: On December 25, 1991, Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev announced on television his resignation as the eighth and last leader of an already defunct Communist superpower. To […]

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Johnson from UK walks a tightrope between politics and COVID outbreak

LONDON (AP) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks a political tightrope as he faces increasing attacks from friends and foes amid rising COVID-19 infections. For the second winter in a row, Johnson is betting that vaccines will be his savior, urging everyone to get vaccinated to slow the spread of the new omicron variant, […]

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People are pressuring governments around the world to take action against inflation

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) – Óscar Baños and thousands of other truck drivers celebrated on Saturday after a threat to idle their engines prompted the Spanish government to adopt measures to improve working conditions and control the soaring fuel costs due to inflation. This is the latest effort by workers, opposition leaders and citizens to pressure […]

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U.S. Secret Service Finds Russia Preparing Ukraine Offensive

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden has pledged to make it “very, very difficult” for Russian Vladimir Putin to take military action in Ukraine as US intelligence officials determine Russia is planning a possible offensive military which could start as early as early 2022. The new intelligence finding estimates that the Russians plan to deploy […]

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Violence in Solomon Islands recedes but no underlying tension

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – Violence receded in the Solomon Islands capital on Friday, but the government showed no signs of resolving the underlying grievances that sparked two days of riots, including concerns over the links croissants of the country with China. Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has sought to distract from domestic issues by […]

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Economic integration as a catalyst for stability in the South Caucasus

The end of the 44-day war between Azerbaijan and Armenia has created a new geopolitical landscape in the region which creates new opportunities for economic development and regional integration. While there are many challenges to achieving such integration – from Armenian domestic political opposition to influential lobby networks in the West – there are significant […]

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EXPLANATION: Europe lacks natural gas. Is it Russia’s fault?

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) – Europe is short of natural gas – dangerously short. A cold winter could mean a severe crisis, and utility bills will rise, weighing on ordinary people and weighing on the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Russian President Vladimir Putin has vowed to help fill Europe’s gas tanks as energy prices […]

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Letter from over 200 academics: Our economic system is incapable of dealing with the climate crisis

EEarlier this year, the official international climate science summary announced that we are facing an increase in disasters and disruption, with the most vulnerable suffering the most and the earlier. A leaked report from the same UN process identified the need for a transformation of our economic systems in a meaningful attempt to limit loss […]

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PM Lee urges APEC members to deepen digital economic integration

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday, November 11, urged members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) to deepen digital economic integration, saying it would help businesses connect more easily to the- across borders and to reach new markets in the digital economy. “It is time to extend this vision of regional economic integration […]

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China, New Zealand to jointly promote regional economic integration

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday that China and New Zealand should uphold and practice genuine multilateralism and come together to promote regional economic integration. President Xi made the remarks during a phone conversation with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand. Noting that next year will mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of […]

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Greek President in Merkel in Germany: Greece has often felt lonely

ATHENS, Greece (AP) – Greece’s often strained relations in recent years with Europe’s economic powerhouse Germany took center stage during a meeting in Athens on Friday between outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Greek president. Katerina Sakellaropoulou was Merkel’s first official meeting during her visit to the country whose financial crisis has marked much […]

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Tens of thousands of people at a rally in Orban in the Hungarian capital Budapest

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) – Tens of thousands of supporters of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his right-wing government marched through Budapest on Saturday in a demonstration of unity behind the populist leader’s controversial policies that have led to challenges to its power in both Hungary and the European Union. The rally was dubbed a […]

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Pashinyan supports closer economic “integration” with Russia

MOSCOW (RFE / RL) – Armenia has pledged to further deepen its trade relations with Russia, its main ally and trade partner, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Tuesday (October 19th). “The Russian Federation not only plays a key role in maintaining peace and stability in our region, but also occupies a central place in […]

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Logistics crucial in regional economic integration

Lyna mohamed The logistics sector plays a central role for ASEAN’s integration into regional and global value chains, which account for around five percent of the region’s gross domestic product (GDP), the minister told Cabinet of the Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economy II Dato Seri. Setia Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew […]

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Are Turkish environmental groups the only ones to criticize the Beijing-Ankara economic integration? Global voices

Illustration by Giovana Fleck based on EMBA promotional images. China’s biggest investment in Turkey – a key part of its Belt and Road (BRI) initiative – is a coal-fired power plant located in Adana, south-central Turkey, called the Central Power Plant. ‘Emba Hunutlu. While the Turkish government supports the project and sees it as a […]

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Russia, Belarus enter final stretch of EU economic integration negotiations, PM says – world

MINSK, June 1. / TASS /. Russia and Belarus have entered the home stretch to negotiate all EU economic integration programs, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said after meeting on cooperation with Russia , attended by President Alexander Lukashenko. “The government has unveiled the outcome of negotiations with its Russian colleagues, which have been actively […]