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Ukraine says new IMF loan may help economy under control
... official, said the Fund was set up to be a first responder to the severe global economic crises and that it should help Ukraine pay pensions and other obligations. Martin Muehleisen , a former IMF strategy chief who is now associated with the Atlantic Council, said a loan of US $5 billion would raise debt sustainability questions in the midst of a war and set worrisome precedents, shifting it clearly to Western priorities. The IMF was used by the US and its allies for strategic purposes during the ...
Updated: 08/12/2022
US, China in talks for face-to-face meeting
... Taiwan. US and Chinese officials have been talking about a face-to-face meeting between Joe Biden and Xi Jinping , amid an increase in friction over Taiwan. Kurt Campbell , the coordinator for Indo-Pacific affairs in Biden 's national security council , confirmed on Friday that the two leaders had raised the possibility of an in-person meeting when they last talked on the phone in late July and agreed to have their team follow up to sort out the specifics. Campbell said there were no new details ...
Updated: 08/12/2022
Prayut Chan-o- chaes hold merit-making ceremony to celebrate 90th birthday
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o- cha and his wife led ministers, the presidents of parliament and the privy council, commanders of the three armed forces and the police, as well as their spouses, to hold a merit-making ceremony at Sanam Luang this week as wellAs their wives, To hold a badge-making event at SanAM Luang Tuesday morning to meet a merit -top Chan-O-Ha-chain ...
Updated: 08/12/2022
IAEA warns against any action at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant
... Ukraine's call for a demilitarized zone around the facility, while at the UN , Bonnie Jenkins, US undersecretary for arms control and international affairs, said Russia is responsible for the nuclear risks at the plant. She warned the UN Security Council UN Security Council that the many consequences of this conflict, including the situation at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, will only end when Russia ends its war. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres , who previously called shelling ...
Updated: 08/12/2022
Credit Union National Association questions whether U.S. is in recession
... personal loan can help you get a better interest rate and improve your monthly cashflow. You can find out about your personalized interest rate on Credible without affecting your credit score. Before the latest GDP numbers were released, the White House Council of Economic Advisors said that even if the GDP report is negative, it's unlikely that it will indicate a recession. A recession is usually considered to be after two consecutive quarters of negative GDP growth. The White House said that may not ...
Updated: 08/12/2022
UN proposes demilitarized zone around nuclear plant
... of a nuclear disaster. The UN Secretary General Ant nio Guterres has proposed the creation of a demilitarized zone around the nuclear power plant due to the fears of a nuclear disaster. It was made before the extraordinary meeting of the Security Council of the world organization called for the case. In front of the council, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA Rafael Grossi said that the situation at the plant was critical and asked for permission from Kyiv and Moscow to inspect ...
Updated: 08/12/2022
Algirdas Butkus's last day as a member of the Management Board
... have no doubt that the synergy of our colleagues experience and new ideas will be the next stage of the Bank 's sustainable growth and development, bringing maximum value to clients and investors, said Algirdas Butkus. At the Bank 's Supervisory Council meeting on August 4, Valdas Vitkauskas was elected Chairman of the Bank 's Supervisory Council and replaced Arvydas Salda, who had been a member of the Supervisory Council and Chairman of the Supervisory Council until August 4th, and who had ...
Updated: 08/12/2022
MPs propose new laws to address high rents
... fees for residential housing leased under commercial conditions, but the central government does not take advantage of this and otherwise has limited options to intervene in the rental market, according to Paluckas . The MP argues that if municipal councils were allowed to set the maximum rent fees, the problem of expensive rent would be addressed where it exists, for example, in Vilnius. Paluckas notes that similar regulations already exist in Western European cities like Copenhagen , Berlin ...
Updated: 08/12/2022
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