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TMIS Editorial: Another blow to Malta’s reputation

Independent Online 25 Jul 2021
The fact that Malta is the only European Union Member State on both the FATF and UK grey lists also reflects very badly on a country whose economy relies so strongly on financial services ... Several countries have long been jealous of our once-thriving financial services and ...
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Can Cryptocurrency Save Colombia From an Economic Downturn?

The Daily Hodl 25 Jul 2021
The country’s financial regulator, Superfinanciera, recently authorized a 12-month pilot program that will allow Colombians to operate cash-in and cash-out actions via Movvi and Bitpoint ... of three million people, which amounts to roughly 6% of the country’s total population.
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Korea to issue FX bonds buoyed by improved ratings outlooks

Korea Times 25 Jul 2021
Anchoring the plan is a number of key financial market indices reflecting foreign investor confidence in the country's overall economy and credit status, underpinned by continued COVID-19 containment measures and robust exports that led to limited economic contraction over the past year despite concerns surrounding the spread of Delta variants.
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Israel to support tourism industry affected by COVID-19

Sina 25 Jul 2021
dollars) to support the country's tourism industry, the Israeli Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Tourism ... Financial support will also be given to Israeli travel agents operating inbound tourism in the country.
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China's futures market records big bump in equity

China Daily 25 Jul 2021
A growing number of institutional investors, as well as medium and long-term funds, began to use financial derivatives such as stock index futures to hedge against risks and get returns.  ... Considering that financial assets only accounted for 20 percent of urban household ...
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Lebanon signs deal to sell Iraqi fuel in move to ease crisis

Federal News Radio 25 Jul 2021
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon signed a deal Saturday to broker Iraqi fuel sales in hopes of alleviating a crippling financial and energy crisis in the small Mediterranean country, Lebanese and Iraqi media reported ... Blackouts have been a fixture in Lebanon since the end of its 15-year civil war in 1990, and the small country relies on imported fuel.
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Writer takes on billionaires in court battle over Putin book

The Times/The Sunday Times 25 Jul 2021
... funds used to undermine other countries, and the West, including London, complicit in profiting by providing financial, legal and reputational services.
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DBP gets GCF accredited for climate-related financing

The Manila Times 25 Jul 2021
... and adaptation initiatives in developing countries ... GCF provides financial support through a combination of grants, concessional debt, guarantees or equity instruments to leverage blended finance and crowd-in private investment for climate action in developing countries.
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Lebanon inks deal to import 1 million tons of fuel from Iraq

Anadolu Agency 25 Jul 2021
... fuel in a bid to ease the country's fuel shortages ... The Arab country has witnessed a severe economic crisis in the past two years that has left it on the verge of financial collapse.
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Future Of Bitcoin in the Coming Decade

The Bitcoin News 25 Jul 2021
The primary debate concerning Bitcoin is whether it will be just another financial option for the people or whether it will act as a replacement for the current system ... Nations that face serious impediments with financial constraints receive remittances and loans from other countries and world organizations in the form of Bitcoins.
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UN adopts first resolution on vision, aims to help 1 billion

The Citizens' Voice 25 Jul 2021
It encourages countries to institute a “whole of government approach to eye care.” And it calls on international financial institutions and donors to provide targeted financing, especially for developing countries, to address the increasing impact of vision loss on economic and social development.
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Amazon Wants Apartment Buildings to Install a 'Key' System that Lets Them Enter the Lobby

Slashdot 25 Jul 2021
"The online shopping giant is pushing landlords around the country — sometimes with financial incentives — to give its drivers the ability to unlock apartment-building doors themselves with a mobile device.".
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First task for Afghan forces is to slow Taliban's momentum -Pentagon chief

Gulf Daily News 25 Jul 2021
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Saturday that the Afghan security forces' first job was to make sure they could slow the Taliban's momentum before attempting to retake territory, as Afghan forces plan to consolidate forces around strategically important parts of the country.
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Pentagon Chief: First Task for Afghan Forces is to Slow Taliban’s Momentum

Hamodia 25 Jul 2021
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Saturday that the Afghan security forces’ first job was to make sure they could slow the Taliban’s momentum before attempting to retake territory, as Afghan forces plan to consolidate forces around strategically important parts of the country.
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First task for Afghan forces is to slow Taleban's momentum: Pentagon chief

Straits Times 25 Jul 2021
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, ALASKA (REUTERS) - US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Saturday (July 24) that the Afghan security forces' first job was to make sure they could slow the Taleban's momentum before attempting to retake territory, as Afghan forces plan to consolidate forces around strategically important parts of the country.
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