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EU budget rules to return after crisis: Dombrovskis

Bloomberg Budget restrictions for European Union (EU) member states will apply again after the coronavirus-driven recession is over, European Commission Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis said in an interview with Corriere della Sera. The EU’s stability pact — rules to ensure members pursue sound public finances and coordinate fiscal policy ...

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Bicycles are pushing aside cars on Europe’s city streets

Bloomberg Bikes are increasingly muscling aside cars on Europe’s city streets, as coronavirus accelerates a shift towards pedal power. Even before the pandemic, bicycles were enjoying an uptick in demand from environmentally conscious consumers, but the risk of contagion on buses and subways increased the appeal. The emergence of e-bikes, ...

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Islamic economy experts set to discuss future of halal industry

Dubai / WAM The Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) in collaboration with the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and in strategic partnership with Refinitiv, on Saturday announced the second session of the GIES Virtual Series webinar that will provide an outlook on the future of the halal industry, ...

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Covid-19: UAE citizens, residents can travel abroad

Abu Dhabi / WAM The United Arab Emirates, represented by the National Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Management Authority, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, has announced that all citizens and residents in the UAE are now able travel in accordance ...

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Trudeau suspends Hong Kong extradition pact on China law

Bloomberg Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is suspending Canada’s extradition treaty with Hong Kong, making it the first country to break law enforcement links with the former British colony since China tightened its control over the territory. Trudeau announced the measures at a press conference, joining allies in efforts to sanction ...

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