Monday, June 29, 2020

World General

Australia pledges $207 million for a regional vaccine program

Australia will pledge 300 million Australian dollars (207 million US dollars) to provide vaccines for children in the Indian and Pacific region, Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs Maris said on the eve of a global vaccine summit Thursday. "Immunization saves...

White House placed briefly on lockdown due to protests outside

On Friday, the Secret Service of the United States issued a decision to close the White House due to protests outside the gates against the killing of George Floyd, an African American. American media said that with the arrival of...

Some Countries to celebrate Eid-Ul-Fitr on Monday

The Islamic authorities in two countries announced, after sunset Saturday evening, that it is impossible to see the Shawwal Crescent 1441 AH so that tomorrow will be the last Sunday of Ramadan, and the first Monday of Eid Al-Fitr...

Ukraine records 260 new cases of coronavirus within 24 hours

Ukrainian Health Minister, Maxim Stepanov, said today, that 260 new cases of the Coronavirus were recorded, and Stepanov added that the total cases of the virus in the country amounted to 18,876 cases, including 1,348 children and 3,969 Health...

Australian Minister: We do not want to enter a trade war with China

Australian Trade Minister Simon Birmingham said that his country does not wish to enter into a trade war with China after Beijing announced tariffs on exports of Australian barley, the Australian minister explained. His country does not administer its...

South Korea: Kim Jong-un hasn’t undergone surgery

The South Korean Yonhap News Agency quoted a senior government official as saying that the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un did not undergo surgery during his three-week absence from the public. The South Korean official declined to explain the reasons...

WFP: 300,000 people threatened with starvation every day due to corona

David Paisley, Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Program, said the world is facing not only a "global health pandemic but also a global humanitarian catastrophe." Paisley pointed out that 135 million people face hunger levels or worse,...

Historic day for oil markets as WTI crude crashes below zero for first time

Oil futures collapsed to below zero for the first time as the deepening economic turmoil caused by the coronavirus crisis left traders desperate to avoid taking delivery of physical crude. HISTORIC CHART: WTI May oil futures settle at -$37.63 a...

U.S. Oil Prices Fall To $11 Per Barrel In Historic Crash

The oil market is in meltdown mode. US crude crashed an insane 41% on Monday to as low as $10.77 a barrel – the weakest level since December 1998. The latest collapse leaves oil down 83% since the January peak of...

Ramadan: Coronavirus increases difficulties for Muslims in America

"NBC4A" website highlighted how the Muslims of the United States celebrated the advent of the month of Ramadan in light of the spread of the Corona pandemic and said that many families feel pressure not only because they will...

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Banks performance under SBP Rozgar Refinance Scheme supported by Government of Pakistan’s Risk Sharing Facility

On April 10, 2020 State Bank of Pakistan introduced a refinance scheme to provide concessional credit at 3% interest rate and generous repayment terms...

SBP calls meeting of Bank Presidents, top builders on Naya Pakistan Housing Program

Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Dr. Reza Baqir called a meeting of Banks on Wednesday for deliberations on the measures proposed by Naya...

China: The Indian army has breached its obligations and launched provocative attacks, causing casualties

Zhang said - in a statement this evening about the clashes between the Chinese and Indian border forces in the Galvan Valley region -...

UK’s economy suffers from epidemic – 600 thousand jobs lost due to Corona

Official figures indicate that the number of employees in the UK payroll fell more than 600,000 between March and May, according to the BBC,...