(MENAFN – ING) Loan growth was still weak in August, which is not associated with historical seasonality. Political repression has hit businesses. 14th five-year plan could help companies revamp their business plans To share Author Iris Pang Newsletter Stay up to date with all the latest economic and financial analyzes from ING. Subscribe to THINK …

CARACAS, Sept. 7 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s gold reserves fell 3 tonnes in the first half of 2021 to their lowest level in 50 years, central bank data showed on Tuesday as the government ran out of money. President Nicolas Maduro’s money continues to sell gold as a source of income. Withdrawals in the first six …

Audiobooks for children are growing in popularity in Australia, rescuing some reluctant readers and even creating a few budding young authors along the way. Parents desperate to dislodge children from devices are using an ancient art made modern: storytelling through audiobooks. Better yet, literacy experts say audiobooks help reluctant young readers tune in to written …

Famous queer scholar Judith Butler accused transphobic feminists of allying with fascists in a new interview with The Guardian. Butler was talking about their foundational work, Gender issue, and how it affected queer, trans, and left-wing politics more than three decades after its publication. Interviewer Jules Gleeson asked Butler about the recent protests at Wi …

The reveal trailer Hogwarts Legacy dropped almost a year ago, and since then details surrounding the title have been relatively scarce. With the hype building up by the announcement, fans continued to speculate on which features they would like to see in Hogwarts Legacy. Being the first major AAA adaptation of Harry potter in nearly …

There are many reasons why you should take out a loan. With natural disasters and misfortunes happening all year round, it is almost impossible not to get a home loan, payday advance loan, additional business financing, or even a credit builder loan, especially s it’s about fixing your home, as emergency money when the going …

Labor Day is finally here, and if you’re spending the day at home, there are plenty of TV deals to check out. From workplace comedies and space documentaries to classic summer slashers, there’s something for everyone. Here’s a selection of shows to watch as we unofficially wrap up the summer. “Harry and Meghan: escape the …

To celebrate the third anniversary of a special little Auckland bookstore, staff members Hera Lindsay Bird and Briar Lawry present us with the 25 best sellers since the doors opened in September 2018. 1 Māui and other Maori legends, by Peter Gossage (Penguin NZ) Top our charts year after year, rekindling millennials and Generation X’s …

It’s hard to believe that Harry Potter and his Hogwarts friends boarded the train from Platform 9 3/4 20 years ago. The UK celebrates with a little more flair. The Platform 9 3/4 Cart at Kings Cross Station tours the UK for witches, wizards and even Muggles. Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess …

“Hermosa”, poetry, Yesika Salgado “Black Wings”, Sehba Sarwar “Blood Sugar Canto”, poetry, ire’ne lara silva “Teresa d’Avila: ecstasy and common sense”, by Tessa Bielecki “VirginX”, poetry, Natalia Treviño “The architecture of language”, poetry, Quincy Troupe “Codex of love: Bendita Ternura”, poetry, Liliana Valenzuela (I’m re-reading this) “Their dogs came with them”, novel, Helena María Viramontes …