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  • newChina Pakistan Economic Corridor is a game-changer

    China Pakistan Economic Corridor is a game-changer

    Fri, 2020-08-14 01:52The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), presently under construction at a cost of $46 billion, aims to improve Pakistani infrastructure and deepen the economic and political ties between China and Pakistan.CPEC is advan…
    - 6 hours ago, 13 Aug 20, 7:26pm -
  • newLebanon’s top banker linked to offshores with $100 million in assets

    Lebanon’s top banker linked to offshores with $100 million in assets

    Author: Fri, 2020-08-14 01:09DUBAI: Offshore companies linked to Lebanon’s central bank governor own assets worth nearly $100 million, a media group has said in a report, as his role in Lebanon’s economic turmoil comes under intense scrutiny.…
    - 7 hours ago, 13 Aug 20, 6:19pm -
  • newAbu Dhabi’s Aldar profit rises

    Abu Dhabi’s Aldar profit rises

    Author: Fri, 2020-08-14 01:02ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi developer Aldar Properties reported a 2 percent rise in second-quarter profit on Thursday, though the company did not provide outlook for the rest of the year due to the  coronavirus disease pand…
    - 7 hours ago, 13 Aug 20, 6:05pm -
  • newSpice is right as Indonesian startups eye value in vanilla

    Spice is right as Indonesian startups eye value in vanilla

    Author: Thu, 2020-08-13 23:51JAKARTA: Indonesian Sofa Arbiyanto had a manufacturing job in South Korea two years ago when he learned about the high price of vanilla on the global market, and decided to try his luck at growing it.Now he has 2,0…
    - 8 hours ago, 13 Aug 20, 4:55pm -
  • newChina fears financial Iron Curtain as US tensions rise

    China fears financial Iron Curtain as US tensions rise

    Author: Thu, 2020-08-13 23:40SHANGHAI, China: A sharp escalation in tensions with the US has stoked fears in China of a deepening financial war that could result in it being shut out of the global dollar system — a devastating prospect once con…
    - 8 hours ago, 13 Aug 20, 4:50pm -
  • newEuropean battery makers power up for green recovery

    European battery makers power up for green recovery

    Author: Thu, 2020-08-13 23:27LONDON: European battery makers are gearing up to take advantage of massive “green” stimulus packages unveiled since the coronavirus pandemic though many acknowledge it will be tough to match the Asian giants that…
    - 8 hours ago, 13 Aug 20, 4:32pm -
  • Turkey on brink of recession as economy collapses

    Turkey on brink of recession as economy collapses

    Author: Thu, 2020-08-13 01:09JEDDAH: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s popularity is plunging in lockstep with Turkey’s collapsing economy and the country is on the verge of a potentially devastating recession, financial experts have told Arab…
    - 1 day ago, 12 Aug 20, 6:13pm -
  • ‘Dubai will be my new Beirut,’ say grieving Lebanese workers

    ‘Dubai will be my new Beirut,’ say grieving Lebanese workers

    Author: Thu, 2020-08-13 00:30DUBAI: Just days after the enormous blast that shattered Beirut, Ali Hammoud found himself looking down on the rubble from an airplane window, leaving behind his family and hometown.Born and raised in Lebanon’s c…
    - 1 day ago, 12 Aug 20, 5:35pm -
  • UK economy faces long climb back to health

    UK economy faces long climb back to health

    Author: Thu, 2020-08-13 00:08LONDON: Britain’s economy shrank by a record 20.4 percent in the second quarter when the coronavirus lockdown was tightest, the most severe contraction reported by any major economy so far, with a wave of job losses…
    - 1 day ago, 12 Aug 20, 5:12pm -
  • Cathay cargo takes off after record first-half loss

    Cathay cargo takes off after record first-half loss

    Author: Thu, 2020-08-13 00:04SYDNEY: Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways warned it did not expect a meaningful recovery in passenger demand for some time due to the pandemic after posting a record first-half loss, but signalled a brighter cargo…
    - 1 day ago, 12 Aug 20, 5:08pm -

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  • Khalifa Haftar is losing ground and lashing out in Libya
    KHALIFA HAFTAR’S self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) says it will cease fire for what remains of the holy month of Ramadan. But friends of General Haftar say he is doubling down on the civil war he started six years ago. His year-long siege of T…
    - 30 Apr 20, 10:54am -
  • Saudi Arabia stops flogging
    “THE FORNICATRESS and the fornicator—flog each of them with a hundred stripes; and do not let pity for them hold you back from carrying out God’s law.” So says the Koran, which dates back to the seventh century. Prince Muhammad bin Salman, th…
    - 30 Apr 20, 10:54am -
  • Separatists and Yemen’s government are at it again
    WHEN IT INTERVENED in Yemen’s civil war, Saudi Arabia hoped to make quick work of the Houthis, an Iranian-backed group that had swept down from the northern highlands to seize the capital, Sana’a. Five years later the Houthis are still in control…
    - 30 Apr 20, 10:54am -
  • How Sudan’s warlords buy their gun trucks
    THE TOYOTA HILUX is a sturdy vehicle. That makes it especially popular in Africa. It outsells all other pickup trucks, or “bakkies”, in South Africa. In Mali and Niger smugglers transporting people and goods across the Sahara will accept no alter…
    - 30 Apr 20, 10:54am -
  • Zambia was already a case study in how not to run an economy
    “I FEEL YOUR PAIN,” said Edgar Lungu in a televised address on April 24th. The president of Zambia claimed that covid-19 had “thrown into disarray” the country’s finances. He mused about whether the government could afford to pay for pensio…
    - 30 Apr 20, 10:54am -
  • Some African politicians risk spreading covid through quackery
    Editor’s note: The Economist is making some of its most important coverage of the covid-19 pandemic freely available to readers of The Economist Today, our daily newsletter. To receive it, register here. For our coronavirus tracker and more coverag…
    - 30 Apr 20, 10:54am -
  • The race to feed Africa during a pandemic
    Editor’s note: The Economist is making some of its most important coverage of the covid-19 pandemic freely available to readers of The Economist Today, our daily newsletter. To receive it, register here. For our coronavirus tracker and more coverag…
    - 23 Apr 20, 10:50am -
  • Israel has a new government at last
    COVID-19 HAS caused much misery. But on April 20th it helped end Israel’s political deadlock. After three inconclusive elections in the span of a year, the country’s two biggest parties, Likud and Blue and White, put aside their differences and a…
    - 23 Apr 20, 10:50am -
  • Migrant workers in cramped Gulf dorms fear infection
    Editor’s note: The Economist is making some of its most important coverage of the covid-19 pandemic freely available to readers of The Economist Today, our daily newsletter. To receive it, register here. For our coronavirus tracker and more coverag…
    - 23 Apr 20, 10:50am -
  • Abba Kyari, who tried to clean up Nigeria, dies of covid-19
    Editor’s note: The Economist is making some of its most important coverage of the covid-19 pandemic freely available to readers of The Economist Today, our daily newsletter. To receive it, register here. For our coronavirus tracker and more coverag…
    - 23 Apr 20, 10:50am -

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