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# world-bank - Friday 1 July, 2022

World Bank approves billion dollar fund for developing countries to fight future pandemics
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

World Bank approves billion dollar fund for developing countries to fight future pandemics

Fri 10:27 AM 6,810 Views 12 Comments

The fund was developed under the leadership of the United States, Italy and Indonesia.

# world-bank - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Global economy at risk of 'stagflation' sparked by Ukraine invasion, says World Bank
# Growth Forecast
# Growth Forecast

Global economy at risk of 'stagflation' sparked by Ukraine invasion, says World Bank

Jun 7th 2022, 9:30 PM 17,279 Views 12 Comments

The combination of weak growth and rising prices could trigger suffering in poorer countries.

# world-bank - Thursday 21 January, 2021

World Bank to fund Covid vaccine rollout in Lebanon
# Covid19
# Covid19

World Bank to fund Covid vaccine rollout in Lebanon

Jan 21st 2021, 9:03 AM 9,439 Views 16 Comments

Lebanon has been logging some 5,500 cases a day since the start of the year.

# world-bank - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Mary Robinson to lead investigation into head of African Development Bank
# Akinwumi Adesina
# Akinwumi Adesina

Mary Robinson to lead investigation into head of African Development Bank

Jul 2nd 2020, 8:49 AM 16,583 Views 21 Comments

Akinwumi Adesina is accused by whistleblowers of corruption.

# world-bank - Monday 25 November, 2019

Minister writes to Grealish asking him to clarify 'apparent ethnic basis' of Nigerian money statement
# Remittances
# Remittances

Minister writes to Grealish asking him to clarify 'apparent ethnic basis' of Nigerian money statement

Nov 25th 2019, 12:17 PM 15,029 Views 51 Comments

The Galway West TD singled out Nigeria while raising questions in the Dáil about money being sent out of Ireland.

# world-bank - Thursday 14 November, 2019

World Bank says remittance estimates from Ireland to Nigeria are not reliable
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

World Bank says remittance estimates from Ireland to Nigeria are not reliable

Nov 14th 2019, 3:15 PM 28,364 Views 55 Comments

There is an “urgent need” to improve such data collection, the organisation said.

# world-bank - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

This is where Ireland really ranks for setting up and running a business
# All On The Table
# All On The Table

This is where Ireland really ranks for setting up and running a business

Oct 28th 2015, 4:14 PM 14,035 Views 24 Comments

The latest World Bank rankings are out – here’s where we stand.

# world-bank - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Ireland really is the best small country in the world to do business*
# BSCITWIWTDB
# BSCITWIWTDB

Ireland really is the best small country in the world to do business*

Oct 29th 2014, 11:47 AM 7,279 Views 20 Comments

*According to this report, which will make Enda Kenny happy.

# world-bank - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Does Ireland side with David or Goliath on the world stage?
# Giant Killers?
# Giant Killers?

Does Ireland side with David or Goliath on the world stage?

Sep 25th 2014, 6:15 AM 6,131 Views 9 Comments

A new report says it is the latter.

# world-bank - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Climate change 'will trap millions of people in poverty'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Climate change 'will trap millions of people in poverty'

Jun 27th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,829 Views 69 Comments

The World Bank has warned that shifting rain patterns will make droughts worse and leave other parts of Asia flooded.

# world-bank - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Money repatriated abroad has fallen in the last six years
# Earnings
# Earnings

Money repatriated abroad has fallen in the last six years

Jun 16th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,565 Views 8 Comments

Statistics show that the amount of money earned in Ireland by migrants and temporary workers and then sent abroad has fallen since the Ireland’s economic downturn.

# world-bank - Monday 2 July, 2012

New World Bank president : Too few people know the problems we tackle
# World Bank
# World Bank

New World Bank president : Too few people know the problems we tackle

Jul 2nd 2012, 8:48 AM 2,112 Views 7 Comments

The Dartmouth College president was thought by some to be an unusual choice. He says that far too few people know the breadth of the problems the World Bank tackles.

# world-bank - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Poorer nations facing 'tougher times' as China slows
# World Bank
# World Bank

Poorer nations facing 'tougher times' as China slows

Jun 13th 2012, 12:50 PM 1,457 Views 1 Comment

World Bank warns that African economies may face a more difficult future as the Chinese economy begins to slow.

# world-bank - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Six things to know about the new president of the World Bank
# Who Are Ya
# Who Are Ya

Six things to know about the new president of the World Bank

Apr 17th 2012, 3:44 PM 3,692 Views 9 Comments

He was a quarterback in school, has a medical degree from Harvard – and what’s his link to Arcade Fire?

# world-bank - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Malawi swears in southern Africa's first female president
# Malawi
# Malawi

Malawi swears in southern Africa's first female president

Apr 8th 2012, 1:28 PM 1,411 Views 5 Comments

Joyce Banda is sworn in as Malawi’s head of state, ending two days of a power vacuum after Bingu wa Mutharika passed away.

# world-bank - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Malawi confirms its president is dead
# Malawi
# Malawi

Malawi confirms its president is dead

Apr 7th 2012, 10:26 AM 3,801 Views 0 Comments

The government has declared ten days of mourning following the death of a president accused of human rights abuses in recent years.

# world-bank - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

World Bank warns of global growth slowdown
# World Economy
# World Economy

World Bank warns of global growth slowdown

Jan 18th 2012, 11:06 AM 1,199 Views 10 Comments

It could be worse than 2008.

# world-bank - Monday 9 January, 2012

Tensions mount between Venezuela and United States
# Venezuela
# Venezuela

Tensions mount between Venezuela and United States

Jan 9th 2012, 12:15 PM 2,525 Views 24 Comments

Hugo Chavez has welcomed Iran’s president onto Venezuelan soil and called for his country to leave a World Bank-affiliated body. Meanwhile, Washington has expelled Venezuela’s consul general in Miami.

# world-bank - Monday 13 June, 2011

IMF hack attack 'the work of a foreign government'
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

IMF hack attack 'the work of a foreign government'

Jun 13th 2011, 8:01 AM 492 Views 2 Comments

The theft of data from the International Monetary Fund’s computer systems was ‘state-based’, Bloomberg sources believe.

# world-bank - Friday 10 June, 2011

Hillary Clinton 'in talks to quit White House for World Bank' - report
# Hillary Clinton
# Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton 'in talks to quit White House for World Bank' - report

Jun 10th 2011, 11:47 AM 563 Views 3 Comments

Reuters says the current US Secretary of State, former Senator and former First Lady is in line to take over in mid-2012.

# world-bank - Saturday 16 April, 2011

G20 countries agree guidelines aimed at preventing future financial crises
Live Apr 16th 2011, 2:23 PM

G20 countries agree guidelines aimed at preventing future financial crises

# world-bank - Thursday 4 November, 2010

Ireland: Good for a holiday, and good for business
# Optimism
# Optimism

Ireland: Good for a holiday, and good for business

Nov 4th 2010, 2:11 PM 216 Views 0 Comments

The Emerald Isle is popular both with readers of Frommers travel guidebooks and the World Bank.

# world-bank - Wednesday 13 October, 2010

Ireland has turned a corner. No, really - S&P
# Irish Economy
# Irish Economy

Ireland has turned a corner. No, really - S&P

Oct 13th 2010, 8:16 AM 282 Views 0 Comments

Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s says the Irish economy will be quicker to recover than other European systems.

# world-bank - Tuesday 17 August, 2010

Pakistan: Second wave of deaths forecast
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan: Second wave of deaths forecast

Aug 17th 2010, 9:20 AM 307 Views 0 Comments

World bank pledges $90 billion – but there are fears the money could go to the Taliban.