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Brunei Darussalam performed better in political and security, socio-economic resilience, infrastructure and public health vulnerabilities in the 2019 Global Health Security Index (GHS) study developed by The Economist Intelligence Unit and John Hopkins University which ranks countries based on their preparedness to face a pandemic.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN): Brunei Darussalam continues to report no new Covid-19 (coronavirus) cases, with the national tally remaining at 141. Only one active Covid-19 patient remains at the National Isolation Centre (NIC) as of Monday (June 1).
I TAKE off from when I last discussed negative interest rates (NIRs) in my Sept 28,2019 column: “Getting to Grips with the World of Negative Rates.”
In the past four years, the United Arab Emirates has grown a small but rising share of its own organic tomatoes, aiming to shore up food security in an import-dependent desert country.
In South-east Asia, the Covid-19 pandemic has accentuated the strategic rivalry of China and the United States. And the Singapore Straits Times correspondents look at how this rivalry is playing out, and the response of countries in the region. We also look at US-China tensions and how Indo-Pacific powers are responding.
NEW DELHI: Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said on Tuesday (May 5) that India needs a big stimulus package to help revive its economy hit by the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Banerjee made the remarks when he was talking to India's main opposition Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi during a video interaction on the economic fallout of the COVID-19 in India.
NEW YORK: Brent crude fell below US$20 a barrel and U.S. crude plunged 25% on Monday, driven lower by skittish investors fleeing the U.S. benchmark due to lack of available storage to deal with a coronavirus-induced collapse in demand.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Brent crude fell below US$20 a barrel and US crude plunged 25% on Monday, driven lower by skittish investors fleeing the US benchmark due to lack of available storage to deal with a coronavirus-induced collapse in demand.
WASHINGTON (Xinhua): As China is coming out of lockdown ahead of other parts of the world, it will see an economic rebound in the second quarter (Q2), which will buoy markets abroad, said a US economist.
So in light of the coronavirus pandemic, what is the future of public protests?