An Iranian deputy foreign minister said on Wednesday that the only way Seoul can repair its tainted image among Iranians is to quickly return billions of dollars in funds frozen in South Korea under the US pressure.
Over three dozen nations have pledged or contributed over $439 million to help secure peace in conflict-stricken states, the United Nations said, a sum that falls far short of the hoped-for $1.5 billion.
The Iranian government has worked out a solution to pay for foreign supplies of coronavirus vaccines, said the country’s chief banker, amid a series of harsh financial restrictions imposed on the country by the United States.
A multinational investment bank has ended support for offshore drilling in the Arctic amid efforts to tackle climate change, a move that could affect future funding for oil and gas projects in Alaska, a newspaper said.
China’s largest telecommunications operator China Mobile said on Tuesday it will set up a 30 billion yuan ($4.36 billion) 5G industry fund and has already raised the first installment of 7-10 billion yuan.
A handful of executives at SoftBank Group Corp. are weighing the idea of an initial public offering for its Vision Fund, the $100 billion behemoth that has invested in technology companies ranging from Uber Technologies Inc. to WeWork Cos.