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Reuters Health News Summary

By MediaIntel.Asia

Following is a summary of current health news briefs.
Italy eases anti-COVID measures for travellers from China
Italy will loosen its anti-COVID controls for travellers arriving from China, making swabs random rather than mandatory at its airports, a …

Great Budget for CapEx and Railways, Not Bad for Direct Taxes

By MediaIntel.Asia

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman began her speech by calling Budget 2023 the first one in Amrit Kaal. The reference and indeed, the implicit branding, is towards the next 25 years, during which India is expected to change for the better. India will…

Parliament poised to vote on asylum for Uyghurs fleeing China

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Ethnic Uyghur demonstrators scuffle with riot police as they try to continue a sit-in protest against China, in front of the Chinese consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on Nov. 30, 2022.DILARA SENKAYA/Reuters
Parliament is poised to vote on making room for …

The IMF’s improved economic outlook won’t deter central banks

By MediaIntel.Asia

The world economy is faring slightly better than expected.
Of course, global growth is projected to fall to 2.9% in 2023, down from a 3.4% expansion in 2022, according to fresh projections by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). But that’s still 0.2…

ISC foots bill to remove dead cows in lake

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Vernon
ISC foots bill to remove dead cows in lake Feds fund cow clean up Photo: Tracey Prediger It appears taxpayers will be footing the bill for the removal of 26 dead cows out of Okanagan Lake. Indigenous Services Canada will be handing over more th…

Vernon men took to the sky with homemade glider

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Vernon
ISC foots bill to remove dead cows in lake Feds fund cow clean up Photo: Tracey Prediger It appears taxpayers will be footing the bill for the removal of 26 dead cows out of Okanagan Lake. Indigenous Services Canada will be handing over more th…

As its rentier economy collapses, Pakistan’s immediate future looks grim

By ChinaPulse.com

Pakistan’s economy is almost on the verge of collapse. With inflation at 25 per cent, the Pakistani rupee trading in the market at 255 to the dollar and foreign exchange reserves which have sunk to about $3.5 billion, Pakistan is staring at a possible …

As its rentier economy collapses, Pakistan’s immediate future looks grim

By ChinaPulse.com

Pakistan’s economy is almost on the verge of collapse. With inflation at 25 per cent, the Pakistani rupee trading in the market at 255 to the dollar and foreign exchange reserves which have sunk to about $3.5 billion, Pakistan is staring at a possible …

Are we headed toward a “polycrisis”? The buzzword of the moment, explained.

By ChinaPulse.com

There is nothing that Davos loves more than a good buzzword, and in 2023 that buzzword was “polycrisis.”
The folks at this year’s World Economic Forum adopted the term after historian Adam Tooze popularized it in his inaugural Financial Times column la…

Taiwan Strait: Are US-China gambling or guardrailing?

By ChinaPulse.com

At a press conference on 11 January 2023, US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said that a Chinese invasion of Taiwan was not imminent. The statement conforms to a pattern where China and the US are prioritising engagement to dial down the heat.……