Kyrgyzstan goes to the polls to choose a new parliament on Sunday with voters and smaller parties afraid vote buying will spoil a rare competitive election in former Soviet Central Asia.
The pandemic may leave a permanent mark on European dividends, the main vehicle by which equity investors have made money in the region’s stocks in this century.
Five air conditioners (ACs), one computer, a cash counting machine and a few documents were burnt after a fire broke out at a branch of the Bank of Baroda near Roopa Hotel in Balmatta here on Wednesday.
Wars, jailed laureates and diplomatic rows have occasionally put the brakes on the Nobel prizes through the years. This time it is the coronavirus pandemic that has thwarted plans, and while prize announcements will go ahead next week, December festivities will be scaled back.
Press freedom groups and climate activist Greta Thunberg are making Nobel Peace Prize buzz ahead of next week’s award announcements, in a pandemic year that has highlighted the importance of science and research.
Philippine stocks investors, the hardest hit in Asia by the pandemic, are counting on a seasonal pickup in consumer spending to help recoup some of their losses as 2020 draws to a close.
Confidence among major Japanese manufacturers has recovered marginally after plunging on pandemic woes to its worst level since the global financial crisis, a key survey showed Thursday.
More than 500 JPMorgan Chase & Co. employees got assistance from taxpayers aimed at helping businesses through the pandemic — and dozens of them shouldn’t have.
Singapore home prices rose last quarter as low interest rates and huge government stimulus helped the property market weather the city-state’s worst recession.
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