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RBank’s innovation provides instant cash to payroll clients – Manila Bulletin

RBank’s innovation provides instant cash to payroll customers Robinsons Bank proves once again that it is true to its vision of meeting the changing needs of its customers. The Bank launched its new product, InstaBale, which allows eligible employees to make a cash advance against their upcoming salary credits. InstaBale via RBank digital app Employees […]

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Sebi extends instant cash facility to day-to-day MF programs

Mumbai: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) said on Friday that mutual funds can provide instant access facility in overnight programs. This arrangement allows investors to access their money within hours of submitting their redemption request. The regulator has revised its earlier circular which only allowed liquid funds to offer this facility to […]

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The economic benefits of cities in the developing world

Dulani Chunga moved from a safe, quiet but poor village in Malawi to Blantyre, the main business town, in hopes of changing her fate. He was drawn to the stories of streetlights, the opportunity to earn money and the chance to send his children to school. He lives in Ndirande, a huge slum with sordid […]

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France takes initiative to pressure people to get vaccinated

PARIS – As Europe and the United States strive to strike an appropriate balance between limiting the Delta variant of the coronavirus and limiting personal freedom, President Emmanuel Macron has paved the way on a narrow path combining a limited constraint to be vaccinated with generalized coercion. Its approach of ordering health workers to be […]

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French restaurants are open but understaffed

STRUGGLER TO FIND Additional staff, the manager of a bar in the Paris region recently asked her sister to drive for an hour to help her on a busy evening, during a televised football match. In a Normandy seaside restaurant, a waitress says they are understaffed because former colleagues can’t stand unsociable work evenings and […]

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Politics This Week | The Economist

July 24, 2021 The worst flood hitting Europe since World War II has left at least 200 dead, and many more are still missing. Most of the deaths occurred in Germany, where days of unusually heavy rains caused rivers to overflow. Belgium has recorded at least 36 deaths. Germany’s complex federal system, with responsibilities shared […]

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Mexico opens Olympics with 4-1 win over France in football

Alexis Vega scored the first of four second-half goals for Mexico in a 4-1 victory over France on Thursday in the men’s Olympic football tournament. Mexico, who won gold at the 2012 Olympics, had the best chances in the first half but the game went scoreless at the break. Vega scored the first in the […]

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France calls Turkish-Cypriot ghost town initiative a “provocation”

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian speaks during a press conference with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the French Foreign Ministry in Paris, France, June 25, 2021. Andrew Harnik / Pool via REUTERS PARIS, July 21 (Reuters) – France on Wednesday criticized the decision of the Turkish Cypriot authorities to partially reopen an […]

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NBA announces 51 early entry contenders withdraw from 2021 draft

The 2021 NBA Draft presented by State Farm takes place on Thursday, July 29, starting at 8 ET. NEW YORK – Forty-nine international players who had previously declared themselves candidates for early entry for the 2021 NBA Draft presented by State Farm have withdrawn their candidacy. In addition to the 88 college and other educational […]

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Peru’s new president must appease markets to save economy

Published on: 07/20/2021 – 23:02 Lima (AFP) Peru’s newly elected president, leftist trade unionist Pedro Castillo, faces an uphill battle to build the market confidence he needs to deal with a deep economic crisis in a country hit by the coronavirus epidemic, according to analysts. Voting last month for their fifth president in three years, […]

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Tokyo Olympics: Can the Jazz Trio Help Countries Reach Olympic Glory?

From July 25, the world basketball hub will be the Saitama Super Arena in Japan, where all of the men’s and women’s Olympic basketball tournaments will take place and Utah Jazz will be well represented from the start. Joe Ingles (Australia), Rudy Gobert (France) and Miye Oni (Nigeria) will all compete to win their first […]

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Mary Kay Inc. advocates for the advancement of women’s economic empowerment and gender equality through a series of landmark engagements and partnerships around the world

DALLAS – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Mary Kay Inc., a global advocate for women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship, has stepped up its commitment to gender parity by issuing a position paper welcoming the European Commission’s gender equality strategy for 2020- 2025 and by joining the global action coalitions of the Forum for Generational Equality. The position paper, which […]

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France and South Pacific Countries Fight “Predatory” Fishing as China Expands Reach

The United States and its allies, including France, Japan, Australia and New Zealand, are actively expanding their activity in the Pacific to counter China’s influence. Though tiny in land mass, the Pacific Islands control vast swathes of resource-rich ocean known as Exclusive Economic Zones, forming a formidable border between the Americas and Asia. “To better […]

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Haiti, pressed by foreign powers, announces new government

The risk of allowing decisions to be guided by foreign powers, he said, was an additional unease. Most of the country’s political parties will not accept this decision, Lambert said, and “Haiti will continue in this spiral of instability.” The Core Group was created in 2004 after a coup, as part of the United Nations […]

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Inventories drop amid fears COVID variants threaten economic recovery

From Wall Street to Sydney, stocks crash Monday amid rising fears COVID-19 infections means the pandemic is worsening in hot spots around the world. The S&P 500 stock index fell 1.6% in the first half hour of trading, after hitting a record just a week ago. Another sign of concern, the yield on the 10-year […]

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Vandals attack and set fire to two vaccination centers

Two French vaccination centers were so vandalized over the weekend (July 17-18) that they were put out of use. The first in Lans-en-Vercors, in Isère, was set on fire on Friday evening (July 16). A police investigation was opened into this incident. Anti-vaccine slogans were graffiti on the buildings and monuments of the town, reading […]

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Mainly sick children in the Salmonella epidemic in France

Nearly 50 people in France are sick with Salmonella infections after eating a type of dry sausage from Spain. A total of 45 people were affected, including 27 children. All the sick people interviewed so far mentioned having eaten fuet before the onset of symptoms. Monophasic Salmonella typhimurium strains sharing the same genetic characteristics were […]

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Victoria lockdown extended as state registers 13 local COVID-19 cases

Victoria’s lockdown will not end as planned at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday. Announcing the extension, Prime Minister Daniel Andrews said he could not say “exactly what rules and what timeframe would apply beyond midnight tomorrow night”. “As soon as I can confirm to the Victorians how much longer and under what circumstances, I will.” Health officials […]

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Regional inequalities emerge as a pressing threat to democracy

On his recent trip to Europe, President Joe Biden managed to rally the support of traditional U.S. allies and steer them toward a common goal. Together, they could demonstrate that democracies can outperform authoritarian regimes in ensuring both economic prosperity and political freedoms. Although Biden has sought to deal with the interference from Russia, his […]

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Senegal sees dramatic rise in COVID-19 as summer vacation looms

BARGNY, Senegal (AP) – Adama Ndiaye got up before dawn to walk about 40 kilometers, hoping to get a sheep for next week’s celebration of the Muslim feast of sacrifice, Eid al-Adha. As a result of the pandemic, selling ice cream no longer provides the 63-year-old woman with enough money to support her four children […]

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Tension mounts as Erdogan heads for northern Cyprus breakaway

Published on: 07/18/2021 – 06:26 Varosha (Cyprus) (AFP) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is visiting northern Cyprus on Tuesday to mark the anniversary of the 1974 Turkish invasion, a visit infuriating Greek Cypriots with island reunification talks in limbo. Erdogan’s visit is seen as a show of force to support a two-state solution to the […]

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Thousands of people protest vaccination, COVID passes

PARIS (AP) – More than 100,000 people demonstrated across France on Saturday against the government’s latest measures to push people to get vaccinated and to curb the rise in infections with the delta variant of the coronavirus. In Paris, separate far-right and far-left protest marches crossed different parts of the city. Demonstrations also took place […]

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As Lebanon crumbles, Riad Salameh faces questions

The coronavirus pandemic and a huge explosion in the port of Beirut last August have further devastated the economy. Estimates put the central bank’s losses at between $ 50 billion and $ 60 billion. The International Monetary Fund has offered help, but Lebanese officials accuse Salameh of blocking an audit requested by the United States […]

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COVID-19: Travelers frustrated by the government’s “chaotic” turnaround on quarantine rules in France | UK News

Holidaymakers and industrial groups denounced the late decision to quarantine the British for 10 days upon their return from France. From Monday, UK residents who have had two COVID jabs will no longer have to isolate themselves after their return to England from Orange List countries such as Spain, Portugal and Greece. France was supposed […]

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“Transforming the Paris ring road could help unify the city or divide it”

A thunderous noise rises from the bottom of the vast roundabout on Place Skanderbeg between Paris and the suburb of Aubervilliers. Beggars stroll around every turn. On the greenery in the middle, people sleep in the street. A large white complex stands on the Aubervilliers side. Modern glass, steel and concrete construction will house the […]

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France, US urge Lebanese politicians to quickly form cabinet – CBS17.com

through: BASSEM MROUE, Associated Press Posted: July 16, 2021 / 5:46 AM EDT / Update: July 16, 2021 / 5:46 AM EDT A Lebanese soldier fires in the air to separate protesters, during a clash with supporters of Prime Minister designate Saad Hariri who resigned Thursday in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, July 15, 2021. Hariri says […]

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Extra credit: how debt can mean a tax advantage for some and jail time for others

Hello and welcome to Extra Credit, a weekly overview of the news through the lens of debt! This week, we tackle the economic forces that pull borrowers into debt and how centuries-old debt imposed on Haiti still affects the country today. But first, how the rich are using borrowing to their advantage. Debt can mean […]

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More than 20 dead, dozens missing in severe flooding in Europe

BERLIN (AP) – More than 20 people have died and dozens are missing in Germany and neighboring Belgium after heavy flooding that turned streams and streets into raging torrents, sweeping cars away and causing the collapse of buildings. In recent days, storms in parts of western Europe have overflowed rivers and reservoirs, causing flash floods […]

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How to make an appointment for the Covid-19 vaccination in France

There has been an increase in the number of people in France making Covid-19 vaccination appointments after President Emmanuel Macron on July 12 announced a series of new measures to combat the spread of Covid. This included making vaccines mandatory for many healthcare professionals and expanding the use of the so-called “health pass,” which the […]

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European court declares headscarf may be banned at work under certain conditions

The entrance to the European Court of Justice is pictured in Luxembourg, January 26, 2017. Photo taken on January 26, 2017. REUTERS / François Lenoir BRUSSELS, July 15 (Reuters) – Companies can ban Muslim workers from wearing headscarves under certain conditions, the EU’s highest court said on Thursday in a ruling in two cases brought […]

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Stock futures trading mixed ahead of economic data and bank earnings

Summit Global Investments CIO, David Harden, shares his market choices and investment advice. US equity futures are leaning towards a mixed trading session on Thursday. The main forward indices suggest a 0.2% drop on the Dow Jones, but a 0.4% rise on the Nasdaq. GET FOX BUSINESS ON THE GO BY CLICKING HERE The streak […]

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10 Benefits of Instant Cash Loans You Probably Didn’t Know About

What will you do if your car breaks down on the road and you don’t have enough cash on you? Not only that, but there are other inconveniences in our lives that can arise at any time. In this situation, you need immediate financial assistance to deal with the situation, right? An instant cash loan […]

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“Eau de Loire” by Taquen in Gien, France – StreetArtNews

Spanish artist Taquen recently worked on a new mural in Gien, France. The mural entitled “Eau de Loire” is located on a water reservoir of 1,400 square meters which is one of the many that can be seen in the town of Gien, flat lands that need high places to store water and be able […]

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French government ordered to align with climate targets within nine months

The highest French administrative court condemned the government’s failure to respect the Paris Agreement and the fight against global warming, giving it nine months to comply with the climate objectives to which it has committed. The Court concluded that the French government is not taking “all the necessary measures” to achieve its climate objectives by […]

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Locals raise a glass to France’s newest ‘favorite village’

A village in central France has beaten 13 others to be named France’s Favorite Village for 2021. After weeks of voting, Sancerre, in the Cher department, has been named successor to Hunspach, Bas-Rhin for the title The Favorite Village of the French in a special on Wednesday June 30, presented by Stéphane Bern. The hilltop […]

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Supreme Court gives French government nine months to act on climate change

The Eiffel Tower is surrounded by a haze of small particles that hovers above the skyline of Paris, France on December 9, 2016, as the City of Lights has experienced the worst air pollution in a decade. REUTERS / Gonzalo Fuentes / File photo PARIS, July 1 (Reuters) – France’s highest board on Thursday called […]

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Residents raise a glass at France’s new “favorite village”

A village in central France has beaten 13 others to be named the “Favorite French Village” for 2021. After weeks of voting, Sancerre, in the Cher, was named successor to Hunspach, in the Bas-Rhin, for the title The Preferred Village of the French in a special Wednesday, June 30, presented by Stéphane Bern. The hilltop […]