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Malaysia’s debt is rising with the Covid-19 pandemic

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The debt to GDP ratio is going up in Malaysia. In August the parliament of Malaysia voted for an allowance to borrow 60% of its GDP as a part of temporary measures to ease the crisis of pandemic on business. As for now, the economical situation in the country is no petter so it isPossible for them to borrow even more debt for the future. The good news is that the government is still optimistic about the economy and they hope that in the next year it will be expanded by around 5.5% to 8% from negative growth. For 2020,…

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Malaysia’s debt is rising with the Covid-19 pandemic

3 mins read

The debt to GDP ratio is going up in Malaysia. In August the parliament of Malaysia voted for an allowance to borrow 60% of its GDP as a part of temporary measures to ease the crisis of pandemic on business. As for now, the economical situation in the country is no petter so it isPossible…

How did the US financial market change after COVID-19?

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Every single person in the world is now concerned about the bad influence of the coronavirus pandemic on various sectors such as the economy, health, education, culture, finances, and the society in general. Countries are trying hard to recover, taking the risky steps and investing all their energy and effort to change things for the…

Could the GEL become the next NZD?

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The New Zealand Dollar is often considered as one of the most traded currencies in the world. In fact, statistics show that NZD is among the 10 most sold currencies and even more, according to a survey done by the Bank of International Settlements, it’s in tenth place and steadily remains its spot for ten…

New tax measures before the 2022 elections unlikely

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New tax measures in the Duterte administration are not coming before elections. Due to the pandemic, the government had obtained $9.8 billion worth of loans for recovery measures. The Department of Finance has been working on ways to make economic growth. This would make some trouble for lawmakers. The government is increasing the digital economy…

Of Worker’s strike in Norway poses a threat to production from six fields 

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Workers strike in Norway continues to be the hottest topic of the day as its escalation seriously threatens the Norwegian government. As Reuters reports, the strike among the offshore oil workers will highly probably have a big influence on the production from the six fields with a total output of 330 thousand barrels of oil…

Work-related stress and how to tackle it

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Employers have a legal duty to protect employees from stress at work by doing a risk assessment and acting on it.…

Georgia Needs More Investment in Human Capital to Assure the Well-Being of its Future Generations, says World Bank Report

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The FINANCIAL -- Georgia has an overall HCI score of 0.57, which means that a child born in Georgia is expected to grow up to be only 57 percent as productive as they could be if they enjoyed complete education and full health, according to new report. While the HCI score for 2020 is higher than…

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UK: In 2018, there were an around 1.2 million LGB people, report

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The FINANCIAL -- The proportion of the UK population aged 16 years and over identifying as heterosexual or straight decreased from 95.3% in 2014 to 94.6% in 2018.The proportion identifying as lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB) increased from 1.6% in 2014 to 2.2% in 2018, according to Office for National Statistics.…

Georgia’s cold relations with investment culture

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Georgia is a country that emerged as an independent country on the international arena 30 years ago. Following the fall of the USSR, the country finally got its desired wish - various reforms have been executed but still, there needs to be done more for the state to become an accomplished state.…

Why is the GEL directly tied to Georgia’s travel industry?

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Tourism in Georgia is an increasingly important component of the country's economy. In the country of 3.7 million people, the number of international arrivals to Georgia reached a record high of 9.3 million in 2019, most analysts predicted 2020 to be even better. Nobody has predicted a global pandemic. …

Latitude59 and Estonian Business Angels Network Pitching Competition winners got €400K investment.

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The FINANCIAL -- Estonia's flagship startup and tech conference Latitude59 and Estonian Business Angels Network awarded Adact and ATOM Mobility as the best early-stage companies and both received an investment of €200,000.…

Resistance Film Festival to Open Doors Amid Despite of Criticism

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The FINANCIAL -- Resistance International Film Festival (RIFF) has added new section called “Defenders of Health” in the festival’s program to document and show health workers fighting the COVID-19 and thus sacrificing their lives on the path of protecting society’s health. Organization said it's open for receiving submission while another Iranian film festival (Fajr Film Festival)…

Single people are slightly more likely to notice online adverts (25% vs 21%)

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The FINANCIAL -- According to YouGov Profiles, 43% of Britons are married and 25% are single. Asked which advertising channels had the biggest chance of catching their attention, the most noticeable difference between the two groups is on TV advertising. Three in ten married people (30%) say that they are most likely to notice TV…

As the world cracks down on gaming advertisement – Georgia doubles down during pandemic

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In a country across the black sea on the southeastern fronts of Europe, there is a small country, the Republic of Georgia, which is slowly becoming an epicenter of games of chance with its booming gambling destinations all across the nation. Bookmakers in 2019 have reported as much as $130 million in tax revenue.…

Asia’s Worst Currency Is Diverging From the Local Bond Market

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In the past, negative yields were an uncommon and far-fetched interest. That's no longer the case. In late 2019, as much as US$16 trillion of securities overall brought a negative yield, despite a more positive financial progress viewpoint implies that this number has since decreased.…