MANILA, May 27 (Bloomberg): Benjamin Diokno, the Philippines’ next finance secretary and current central bank governor, said his priority next month when he takes on the new role is ensuring the government meets its debt obligations. "Maybe the first item in the agenda will be the sustainability of our public debt,” Diokno said in a briefing Thursday after his appointment was … [Read more...] about Meeting debt obligations is top Priority for Diokno as new Philippine finance chief
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Bangkok is one of the most exciting, fun-filled cities in the world with dozens of interesting things to do and places to go. There is something for everyone regardless of age or size and there are things to do here that are only exclusive to Thailand’s capital city – activities that can’t be done anywhere else in the world. So, if you’re searching for a truly unique dining … [Read more...] about 5 Weird cafes to visit in Bangkok 2022
As she heard the news of the Taliban “honoring” families of their suicide bombers, 19-year-old Sharifa, who lost her father in a 2018 suicide attack in Kabul, burst into tears. “It’s like rubbing salt in the wound,” she said. On October 20, Sirajuddin Haqqani, the Taliban’s interim interior minister, lauded the “sacrifices” of the suicide bombers, who perpetrated … [Read more...] about Afghanistan: Victims’ families decry glorification of suicide bombers
Cathay Pacific Airways will rehire hundreds of cabin crew who were previously laid off or resigned ahead of plans to ramp up its flight services, the Post has learned. The airline company invited former staff who had said they would like to be contacted for future jobs to send a priority application in an email seen by the Post on Wednesday. “I’m pleased that as we look … [Read more...] about Cathay Pacific to rehire hundreds of cabin crew ahead of ‘recovery in Hong Kong and global aviation’
The Indian government’s deal to sell its flagship Air Indiawas touted by supporters as a landmark move in a drive to privatize the debt-laden airline, and other public services. Critics say privatization could mark a decline in the quality of government-supported organizations. Air India’s privatization drive had been in the works for about four years. However, past … [Read more...] about Can India’s privatization push revive its economy?