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E.g., 03/01/2021
E.g., 03/01/2021
The coronavirus pandemic has the potential to lead to an increase in inequality in almost every country at once, the first time this has happened since records began. The virus has exposed, fed off and increased existing inequalities of wealth, gender and race. Close to two million people have died...
COVID-19 has exposed the widespread failure to invest in strong and universal public health systems, putting millions of lives at risk and dramatically widening health inequalities. Oxfam analysed the World Bank’s emergency health funding to 71 countries in response to the pandemic. While its...
It is high time for all ASEAN Member States to collaborate with one another to improve business environment and agree upon common minimum standards for corporate tax and non-tax incentives in the region. This will prevent harmful practices that drain essential public revenue and create unnecessary...
Vietnam has achieved great economic development over the past 30 years. However, there is growing concern over increasing inequalities in other aspects of life, in particular opportunities and voice for certain population subgroups. Meanwhile, there is still a sizeable and significant lacuna in...
New global index shows “catastrophic” failure to tackle inequality left majority of world’s countries woefully unprepared for COVID-19 Norway tops index, United States flails at 26, South Sudan ranks last. Overall, Vietnam does well on the Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index (CRII), coming...
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