Wagner still recruiting despite mutiny, BBC finds

The Wagner Group is still recruiting fighters across Russia, days after staging a mutiny that led Vladimir Putin to raise fears of civil war.

June 30, 2023 10:12 am

Budget 2023-24

Government commits to climate insurance

The People’s Coalition government is adopting strategies to better address the impacts of climate change in the country.

June 30, 2023 10:11 am


Yayoi Kusama's polka dot art opens Manchester's £211m arts venue Aviva Studios

An eye-catching, immersive and Instagram-friendly array of giant inflatable multi-coloured sculptures has launched one of the UK’s biggest new cultural venues for years.

June 30, 2023 10:01 am

Budget 2023-24

Health system on the verge of collapse: Prasad

Finance Minister, Professor Biman Prasad says the coalition government inherited a national health system that is on the verge of collapse.

June 30, 2023 9:55 am

Budget 2023-24

$1b needed to service public debt

Finance Minister, Professor Biman Prasad says the government must find a staggering one billion dollars to service the public debt of close to $10 billion in the upcoming financial year.

June 30, 2023 9:54 am

Budget 2023-24

Major reduction in the deficit says Prasad

The Government’s total expenditure is $4.3 billion with a projected revenue of $3.7 billion.

June 30, 2023 9:50 am

Budget 2023-24

Government raises expenditure ceiling to $4,339.9 million

The Coalition government states that the economy is in a recovery mode and is therefore positioned to rebuild its fiscal buffers through a strategically crafted fiscal consolidation plan.

June 30, 2023 9:48 am


Madonna discharged from hospital after serious bacterial infection

Madonna has been discharged from hospital and is home and feeling better after an intensive care stay, the BBC understands.

June 30, 2023 9:45 am


Paracetamol maker Granules India flags significant operations hit from cyber attack

Granules India (GRAN.NS) warned of a significant loss of revenue and profitability due to a cyber security attack that the pharmaceuticals company faced late last month.

June 30, 2023 9:43 am


Panama expects to be struck off the financial crime watch list in October

Panama expects international financial-crime watchdog FATF to remove it this October from a watch list for nations deemed to be doing too little to fight money laundering, the country’s deputy finance minister said, adding that other intergovernmental groups might follow suit.

June 30, 2023 9:40 am


Community-based project to build resilience

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is currently rolling out a five-year program worth $70 million, in twelve Pacific island countries, including Fiji.

June 30, 2023 8:34 am


Wagner merch soars in price

Online prices for merchandise bearing the insignia of Russia’s Wagner group.

June 30, 2023 8:25 am

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