COVID-19 Support to Europe and Central Asia from World Bank Tops $1.4 Billion, as Anna Bjerde Becomes Regional VP

Ms. Anna Bjerde, a Swedish national, became the new World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia on May 1st, 2020.

Canes Film Festival Goes Digital

The virtual festival will kick off on May 29 and run until June 7

Most Commodity Prices to Drop in 2020 As Coronavirus Depresses Demand and Disrupts Supply

The global economic shock of the COVID-19 pandemic has driven most commodity prices down and is expected to result in substantially lower prices over 2020, the World Bank said in its April Commodity Markets Outlook.

SpaceX Starlink satellites pass through night skies over Georgia

All week, Elon Musk's Starlink satellites have been causing a stir across the county as they have been seen shooting across the sky.

Turkey Continues to Expand Istanbul Airport Despite the Covid-19 Pandemic

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Turkey continues to expand Istanbul Airport. At this time, the fifth runway of the airport is being built.

Visa introduces ‘Visa Secure’ – a New Program for Frictionless Payments and Improved Online Experience

Visa Inc., the world leader in digital payments, introduced Visa Secure (previously known as Verified by Visa), an updated program to help make online payments more secure.

Is it still “Made in China 2025”?

On September 21, 2011, before running for president, Trump tweets “China is neither an ally or a friend — they want to beat us and own our country.”

Oil price Below Zero for First Time in History

The coronavirus pandemic has caused oil demand to drop so rapidly that the world is running out of room to store barrels.

Chevron’s Sells Assets of Azerbaijan Oil Field for $1.57bn

Chevron CVX sold its Azerbaijan oil assets to energy company MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas Plc in a $1.57-billion deal.