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  1. FILE PHOTO: Vials labelled "COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine" are placed on dry ice in this i

    World Bank's Malpass urges rich countries to ease grip on COVID-19 vaccine stockpiles

    World Bank President David Malpass on Wednesday urged wealthy countries to quickly free up excess vaccines for developing economies that are now ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: A participant stands near a logo of World Bank at the International Monetary Fund - Wor

    World Bank will have committed US$2 billion to COVID-19 vaccines in developing countries by end-April

    The World Bank Group will have committed US$2 billion in financing by the end of April for vaccine purchases, development and manufacturing and is ...
  3. China has earmarked roughly $4.1 billion in loans for Papua New Guinea

    Commentary: China’s foreign loans, as a recent study shows, is full of ‘Chinese characteristics’

    China’s lending has been secretive, with clauses to protect political interests and subject disputes to Chinese law. These could create a “China ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: World Bank President David Malpass attends the "1+6" Roundtable meeting at th

    World Bank chief expects G20 to extend debt payment freeze through end-2021

    WASHINGTON :World Bank President David Malpass said on Monday he expects China, the United States and other Group of 20 major economies to extend ...
  5. Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Manila

    Philippines breaks daily record for COVID-19 with nearly 10,000 cases

    The Philippines reported 9,838 coronavirus cases on Friday, marking the highest daily jump since the pandemic began.
  6. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: A boy walks in front of graffiti promoting the fight against the coronaviru

    World Bank readies COVID-19 vaccine funds for around 30 African countries

    The World Bank is preparing emergency financing to help about 30 African countries access COVID-19 vaccines, the global lender told Reuters, as ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: IMF and World Bank hold Fall Meetings in Washington

    World Bank head urges countries to sign COVID-19 vaccine contracts now

    World Bank President David Malpass on Friday urged countries to enter contracts for COVID-19 vaccines now so they could get delivery schedules, ...
  8. Riot police officers stand guard during a rally against the military coup at the University of Yang

    Myanmar police raid protest district as World Bank halts some payments

    Myanmar police launched a crackdown overnight in a Yangon district after breaking up a protest to oppose a military appointed local official, as ...