Pandemic could trigger social unrest in some countries: IMF
By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New waves of social unrest could erupt in some countries if government measures to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic are seen as insufficient or unfairly favoring the wealthy, the IMF said in a new report on Wednesday. Governments had already spent nearly $8 trillion to combat the pandemic and mitigate […]
Brookfield, Temasek team up for Thyssenkrupp elevator bid: sources
FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) – Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management <BAMa.TO> has teamed up with Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings [TEM.UL] in the auction for Thyssenkrupp’s prized 15 billion euro ($16.6 billion) elevator division, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday. The tie-up creates another powerful private equity consortium for the asset, which Thyssenkrupp plans […]
Opinion | American Health Care Is Dying. This Hospital Could Cure It.
A few months ago, I had to give a patient the worst news. “It looks like your cancer has returned,” I said. The man had religiously attended his chemotherapy and radiotherapy sessions in the city’s public health care system up until nine months before. Looking for a little more scheduling flexibility with his appointments, he […]