Malaysia will start a
programme on Wednesday to hand out a total of 450 million
ringgit ($110 million) to nearly half of its citizens, the
government said, in a drive to increase digital transactions
that will be a big boost for e-wallet companies.
Amnesty International will ask
an Israeli court on Thursday to order Israel to revoke the
export licence of NSO Group, whose software is alleged to have
been used by governments to spy on journalists and dissidents.
The ratio of non performing loans
(NPLs) to total outstanding loans for Italian banks fell in
November to 1.70% from 1.78% in October, the lowest level since
July 2010, Italian banking association ABI said on Tuesday.
Democrat Elizabeth Warren
outlined on Tuesday how, if elected to the White House, she
would on the first day of her presidency cancel federal student
loan debt by using the Department of Education's pre-existing