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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Carlos Ghosn's daring escape from Japan to Lebanon may have cast light on his wealth and influence, but in Beirut the ex-Nissan boss can only get a few hundred dollars a week from the bank because of the country's deep financial crisis.
BEIJING: More than 10 million people are expected to be lifted from poverty this year and some 340 counties will no longer be labelled as impoverished, poverty relief chief Liu Yongfu said at a recent gathering in Beijing.
MELAKA: The state government will implement a new model of information delivery system for civil servants, specifically regarding principle, policies and agendas beginning from February.
FONTAINEBLEAU, France (Reuters) - Agostinho Barreto has stowed away his neon yellow vest and stopped occupying road junctions in protest against the burden of high French taxes. But the garage owner still seethes with anger at the mention of President Emmanuel Macron.
LA PAZ (Reuters) - Bolivia's ousted president Evo Morales was flying to political asylum in Mexico on Monday night, the latest step the once-beloved leader's rapid fall, while military and police deployed in the streets of La Paz to quell violence.
LA PAZ (Reuters) - Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday he was resigning to ease violence that has gripped the South American nation since a disputed election, but he stoked fears of more unrest by saying he was the victim of a "coup" and faced arrest.
With a median salary of RM2,308 and an average of RM3,087 a month, Malaysians say they are barely making enough to survive, much less plan for the future.
MUAR: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim says he will focus on finding ways to revive the economy when he becomes prime minister.
LIM Guan Eng is a happy man, boasting about Malaysia's rise in the Ease of Doing Business Index, from 15th place in 2019 to 12th place in 2020. However, the Finance Minister should get a reality check as Malaysia has plummeted in various other ratings.
BUENOS AIRES(Reuters) - Argentina's former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, a rockstar politician adored by the poor but feared by big business and investors, is back, although as vice president this time.