Financial

PM to announce more funding for food banks during pandemic

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will today announce more federal funding for Canada’s food banks to help them meet the surge in demand for their services caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Trudeau revealed his plans for the “big announcement” Thursday night as he participated in a virtual town hall …

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A new QE will not stop the global recession

Customers exchange money at a stand in Bangkok. (Photo by Patipat Janthong) I have to apologize because this article will not be easy to read. I will do my best to explain things in the simplest way possible. However, global financial problems are difficult and complex in nature. If you …

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Bank of Thailand cuts interest rate to record high

The Bank of Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) on Wednesday voted to cut the key interest rate to a record 1.25% in a bid to boost Thailand’s economic growth and support a targeted increase of headline inflation. The current benchmark interest rate is similar to the same rate adopted during …

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Texas to review loan laws in 2021

We all know 2020 has been a shocking year for everyone. Ordinary life was put on hold and we knew people were starting to hoard essential supplies and necessities. We’re almost two months into 2021, and the Halloween season was near and is now over. Festivals came and went, and …

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Bank of Thailand could cut rates again in 2020: economists

Central Bank Governor Veerathai Santiprabhob speaks during an interview with the Bank of Thailand in Bangkok, October 4, 2019 (Reuters file photo) Economists forecast further cuts to Thailand’s key interest rate next year – but not next month – after the central bank governor said policymakers were ready to act …

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Athens approves construction cost table | New

To comply with a change in state law, Athens City Council on Monday passed an ordinance varying the fees for residential building permits. City development director Audrey Sloan said Texas law now prohibits charging residential building permit fees based on the dollar value of new construction. “The proposal is to …

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