Wanda Dufresne

Funds for the party

Imran Khan’s ruling party Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf suffered a crucial setback on Wednesday as the Pakistani electoral commission found it had grossly underreported funds received from foreign nationals, businesses and banks . The PTI is said to have under-reported 312 million PKR (Pakistani rupees) over a four-year period, particularly between 2009-10 …

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Paytech Rêv launches X World Wallet “super-app” in US

Paytech Rêv has launched its X World Wallet app to US customers nationwide. The X cards are powered by Visa and issued by Texas First Bank Through its subsidiary Rêv USA, the X World Wallet will be marketed directly to US consumers and through strategic partnerships with community banks and …

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Novo Nordisk Foundation DKK 200 million (€ 27 million) grant to create better future prospects for young Syrian refugees in Jordan

Copenhagen, Denmark, January 6, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Welcoming more than 1.3 million Syrian refugees, Jordan is among the countries that have received the most refugees from the conflict-affected country. The lives of Syrian refugees are uncertain and many struggle with poverty and unemployment. A consortium led by PlanBørnefonden …

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Discover cross-country skiing in Sweden

One of the oldest winter sports in the world, cross-country skiing is a popular way for Swedes to train when temperatures drop. It’s gentler on your joints than running and exercises muscles all over the body. During this time, you breathe in the fresh mountain air and enjoy many breathtaking …

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Risk appetite continues to find favorable winds

Remarks / Observations – Risk appetite is improving following gains in equity markets in the United States and most of the region. – France Dec. CPI stable but remains high at the end of 202; The ratings that may have pushed the main number higher in the past six months …

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Scandinavian venture capital firm Sound Bioventures raises € 110 million for new biotherapeutic venture capital fund

Founding partner of Sound Bioventures, Johan Kördel | Image credit: Sound Bioventures Based in Scandinavia Sound bio-adventures, a venture capital fund investing in near-clinical or clinical-stage private companies in Europe and the United States developing therapies in specialized therapeutic areas, announced the first close of its first fund at 110 …

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He looks like a keeper

Oh, it was a long walk to the car in the wee hours and the engine didn’t warm up fast enough for me, but my wife and son braved the elements for four quarters so I’m in no position to complain. Mike from Cottage Grove, MN Peaking too soon or …

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Forgiveness will not solve the debt crisis

Joe Biden dropped a little Christmas present in the punch bowl at the end of December. He extended the “pause” on student loan payments by six months. It’s clear Biden remains under pressure to write off student loan debt, a Democratic white whale. Whatever happens next, it won’t be the …

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The era of digital currency

What is digital currency? Can we make money from simple information? Everyone is already using digital methods when it comes to managing money, from credit cards and online banking to recurring cost debit. As no one receives their salary in cash at the end of the month, the taxes and …

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HISTORY CORNER: Swedes come to America

We know a lot about the geologic history of Sweden — and the broader context of Scandinavia — but little about the early Swedish people. Sweden didn’t become an independent nation until modern times. Only a few ancient historic accounts have been found, carved on stones in the runic alphabet …

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