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Tabreed, IFC to set up district energy investment platform

ABU DHABI / WAM The National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, are planning to establish a district energy investment platform in Singapore. The platform will invest in district cooling, trigeneration and cooling as a service offering with primary ...

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ADFD, Kazakhstan explore ways to bolster strategic partnership

Abu Dhabi / WAM Khalifa Al Qubaisi, Deputy Director General of Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, received at the Fund’s headquarters Zhaslan Madiyev, Deputy Chairman of the Agency for Strategic Planning and Reform of Kazakhstan. The meeting was attended by Rashed Al Kaabi, Director of Investment Department at ADFD, and ...

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Etisalat, du to use AECB’s credit reports and credit scores

ABU DHABI / WAM Al Etihad Credit Bureau (AECB’s) Credit Reports and Scores will be used by the two largest telecom operators in the UAE, Emirates Telecommunications Group Company – Etisalat and Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company – du. The operators will put more reliance on AECB’s reports and scores while ...

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Expo 2020 Dubai to mark earth’s nature and biodiversity

DUBAI / WAM Expo 2020 Dubai will celebrate World Wildlife Day 2022 to spearhead a series of programmes dedicated to wildlife conservation and biodiversity, in partnership with the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment and the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP). UN World Wildlife Day, celebrated annually on March ...

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Italy may seek extra stimulus amid virus

Bloomberg Italy’s new government may soon seek parliamentary approval for more stimulus spending as a sluggish vaccination campaign and new coronavirus strains extend the nation’s reliance on fiscal support. Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s administration is planning to distribute about 32 billion euros ($38 billion) that was approved by the parliament ...

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Trudeau’s tighter Covid-19 rules hit Canada’s economic growth

Bloomberg Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s claims there isn’t a trade-off between Canada’s strict lockdowns and economic growth will be tested this week with the release of new output data. Analysts expect gross domestic product (GDP) shrinks by more than 5% last year, a middling result among advanced economies. The US, ...

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Merkel bows to public pressure, backs easing of lockdown

Bloomberg Chancellor Angela Merkel backed a relaxation of coronavirus restrictions despite a stubbornly high infection rate, acknowledging that many Germans are weary of curbs on daily life after months of lockdown. The German leader had been pushing back against increasingly insistent calls for a swifter loosening, but told lawmakers from ...

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