G-20 News

Malaysia tightens brakes to remove peak in Covid-19, Southeast Asia

Malaysia yesterday ordered malls, restaurants and stores to operate for shorter periods from Tuesday as the government took several steps to suppress a spike in Covid-19 cases and deaths. The government also wants 80% of civil servants, or 750,000 people, to start working from home. The private sector has been …

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Germany imposes travel restrictions on UK due to India variant

Germany will impose new restrictions on travelers from the UK from Sunday due to the rapid spread in Britain of the strain of coronavirus first identified in India. Travelers from the UK will need to spend two weeks in quarantine upon arrival in Germany, even if they test negative for …

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UN chief urges G20 to lead pandemic end effort

new York: “I urge the G20 countries, together with the United Nations, to take a strong leadership role to end this devastating global pandemic,” the UN chief said on Friday at the World Health Summit, a one-day virtual conference aimed at coordinating global efforts against the Covid-19 pandemic, Xinhua reported. …

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‘Failure for humanity’: rich world wants to end vaccine inequalities

Rich country leaders and big drugmakers on Friday pledged to do more to close the surprising gap in the fight against COVID-19, with an increased flow of much-needed vaccines to poorer regions. Heavily funded massive vaccination campaigns are helping many wealthy countries reduce infections, but few vaccines have reached less …

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COVID-19 severely hit poor and developing countries: Prime Minister Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan said on Friday that Asia-Pacific countries should settle their differences for peace, security and economic prosperity in the region. He was speaking virtually at the Conference on the Future of Asia under the theme Shaping the Post-Covid Era: Asia’s Role in Global Recovery this …

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G20 leaders support voluntary approval of COVID-19 vaccine, no patent waivers

BRUSSELS – Leaders of the world’s largest economies will adopt a statement on Friday recommending voluntary actions to boost COVID-19 vaccine production, pushing back a push by the United States and other countries on patent waivers, final text says . Several G20 leaders will speak at the summit, one of …

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G20 Tourism – Participation of Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne in the meeting of G20 tourism ministers (via videoconference, May 4, 2021)

Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, Minister of State for Tourism, the French Abroad and La Francophonie, attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, participated, on May 4, in the meeting of tourism ministers of the G20, at the initiative of the Italian Presidency. The Minister of State and the Ministers of …

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IMF, World Financial institution and G-20 to fulfill this week to evaluate injury to world financial system

The spring conferences of the Worldwide Financial Fund and the World Financial institution shall be held for virtually a second yr beginning on Monday. The IMF will launch its replace to the World Financial Outlook on Tuesday, with Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva already indicating that it’s going to embrace an …

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The final bipartisan gang tries to save lots of the Senate from itself

The bipartisan group met for lunch on Wednesday afternoon and emerged from the assembly optimistic in regards to the potential for cooperation, pledging to fulfill each two weeks. Divided equally between Republicans and deal-seeking Democrats, the bloc may develop into a vital middle of energy within the 50-50 Senate below …

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IMF workers completes digital mission to Zambia

Finish-of-mission press releases embrace statements from workers groups that talk preliminary findings after a mission to a rustic. The views expressed on this assertion are these of the workers of the IMF and don’t essentially characterize the views of the Govt Board of the IMF. Discussions targeted on latest financial …

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