Tensions between the arch-foes -- already high since Trump abandoned a landmark nuclear agreement in 2018 and reimposed sweeping sanctions – have soared since the US killing of Tehran's foreign operations chief Major General Qasem Soleimani in a drone strike just outside Baghdad airport in January. … [Read more...] about Trump warns Iran of ‘heavy price’ in case of attack on US troops
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According to the Vietnam Securities Depository (VSD), once the T+0 system takes effect, it could boost trading liquidity and benefit both investors and securities firms, especially when the market vulnerable to the volatility of the global markets amid fears about the instability of economic and political relations and the spread of coronavirus. … [Read more...] about Intraday short sale far from being realised as difficulties persist
Industry Minister Suriya Jungrungreangkit was quoted by local media on April 2 as saying that the Thai government will ship 2.5 million masks every 15 days, with the goal of distributing 10 million masks in total. According to the Interior Ministry, Bangkok capital city is home to 3.05 million households, housing 5.6 million people in 50 districts. There will be 1 piece of face mask per person, Suriya said. The remaining 4.4 million masks will be distributed to neighbouring provinces, as well as southern provinces like Narathiwat, Yala and Pattani. Also on April 2, Indonesian President Joko Widodo said the government is considering starting a new national holiday to prevent the annual mass exodus usually occurring at the end of the Muslim fasting month Ramadan amid concerns over the spread of COVID-19. At a cabinet meeting, he said that measures could be put in place during the new holiday such as making tourist attractions free to help calm the people. Nearly 90 percent of … [Read more...] about Cambodian government offers financial support for tourism sector
This is a worry shared by Prof Portes, who points out that: "The London G20 Summit of 2009 agreed a $1tn (£800bn) package of international cooperation, even Germany joined in. But now there is no leadership in the G20, and the USA is absent from the international scene." … [Read more...] about Will coronavirus reverse globalisation?
Washington signed a deal with the Taliban in late February that promised the withdrawal of US and foreign troops from Afghanistan by July next year, provided the Taliban start talks with Kabul and adhere to other guarantees. … [Read more...] about Afghan govt holds talks with Taliban in Kabul on prisoner swap