Countries in Asia are placing orders for a new drug to treat coronavirus. Poorer nations could miss out again

During the global scramble to secure vaccines, many countries in Asia-Pacific were slow off the mark. This time, they’re not making the same mistake. Read More | Source: CNN…

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World stocks notch best day in 5 months; oil, government bond yields up

Bitcoin hits six-month high of $61,895.05 on Friday, approaches record hit in April Read More | Source: The Hindu Business Line…

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Biden admn, US companies welcomed economic reforms by India: Sitharaman

Washington, October 16 India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman here said the Biden Administration and leaders from the corporate sector in the US had welcomed recent economic reforms introduced by her government. “The reforms that we’ve undertaken, particularly the steps taken for the withdrawal of the retrospective tax, have been mentioned…

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Qatar FDI to California stands at ‘$2.77bn’, says USQBC official

Qatar has poured “$2.77bn” worth of foreign direct investments (FDI) into California, the second-largest Qatari FDI recipient after Texas, according to the US-Qatar Business Council (USQBC). Read More | Source: Gulf Times…

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Church has no moral authority over assisted dying

It is one thing for the Catholic Church to lobby MPs to get privileges and exemptions for itself, it is another thing for it to try to defeat the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill and deprive the 70 per cent of citizens who support it. Read More | Source: Sydney…

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‘Ghost towns’: Evergrande crisis shines a light on China’s millions of empty homes

Evergrande’s unraveling is still commanding global attention, but its troubles are part of a much bigger problem. Read More | Source: CNN…

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India 6th most affected country by ransomware in list of 140 countries: Google

Israel was far and away an outlier, with the highest number of submissions and nearly a 600 per cent increase in the number of submissions compared to its baseline. Read More | Source: Zee News…

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