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BRICS New Development Bank issues $2.9bln bonds in China interbank market

Beijing, Oct 30 (Sputnik) The BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) has issued bonds worth 20 billion yuan (about
2.9 billion) in the China Interbank Bond Market, the bank said in a press release on Friday.
The NDB's second bond program was registered by the National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors. The bank received permission to raise up to 20 billion yuan within two years from the program's registration. The proceeds will be used to mobilize resources for infrastructure and sustainable development projects within BRICS and in other emerging economies and developing countries.
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Samsung heir Lee Jae Yong gets 2 5-yr prison term over corruption scandal

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18 Jan 2021 | 6:52 PM

Seoul, Jan 18 (UNI) The de facto chief of South Korea's Samsung company Lee Jae Yong was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail over corruption charges on Monday.

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Japan to pursue multilateralism, green technology

Japan to pursue multilateralism, green technology

18 Jan 2021 | 6:35 PM

Tokyo, Jan 18 (UNI) Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Monday Japan values multilateralism and would seek to work with other countries while taking a leadership role in creating a post-coronavirus world order.

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Malaysia reports 3,306 fresh nCoV cases, 4 deaths

18 Jan 2021 | 6:33 PM

Kuala Lumpur, Jan 18 (UNI) Malaysia has reported 3,306 fresh cases of Novel Coronavirus, bringing the caseload to 161,740, the health ministry said on Monday.

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Afghanistan reports 79 fresh nCoV cases

18 Jan 2021 | 6:27 PM

Kabul, Jan 18 (UNI) A total of 79 fresh Novel Coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, bringing the number of patients infected with the disease to 54,141.

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China's economy expands 2 3 pc in 2020

China's economy expands 2 3 pc in 2020

18 Jan 2021 | 5:42 PM

Beijing, Jan 18 (UNI) China's gross domestic product (GDP) grew 2.3 per cent year-on-year, backed by a relatively rapid recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that also fuelled exports, official data showed on Monday.

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