Date
19 July 2019

BUSINESS

WORLD

  • The European Parliament on Thursday urged the Hong Kong government to officially withdraw the controversial extradition bill, saying the proposed law had caused fear among the people of the city. The call came after the legislative...
  • It took Algeria barely two weeks to charge Algerian soccer fan Samir Sardouk and sentence him to a year in jail for harming the national interests of his country. Sardouk was convicted for shouting “There is...
  • A key gauge of China’s debt has topped 300 percent of gross domestic product, according to the Institute of International Finance (IIF), a Washington-based private global financial industry association. China’s total corporate, household and government debt...
  • US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday called China’s treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority the “stain of the century” and accused Beijing of pressuring countries not to attend a US-hosted conference on religious freedom,...
  • Digital currencies such as Facebook’s planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset the world’s financial system, Group of Seven finance ministers and central bankers...

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