World Bank says shareholders endorse capital increase
The World Bank said on Saturday its shareholders had endorsed a US$13 billion paid-in capital increase, a series of internal reforms and a set of policy measures to strengthen the international lender's capabilities.
HONG KONG: More than $538 billion of Asian stock values have vanished as the region experienced its biggest two-day wipe-out since February. The result? Its shares are now trading at a record-low valuation relative to the S&P 500 Index.
GUEST: Digital self-expression has evolved rapidly throughout the past couple of decades, particularly thanks to the gaming industry and strange new social worlds like Second Life that have been key in accelerating the pace. Our conception of the “avatar” has transitioned from Ultima’s symbol of the player character to the digital doppelganger of the user. The […]