A measure of income inequality, known as the Gini coefficient, has risen in Denmark from 0.20 in 1990 to 0.27 in 2014, according to the Danish Economic Council’s latest report. This report is another illustration of central bank policies have been blamed for increasing inequality all over the world. Source: Quartz
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China has threatened to attack Vietnamese bases over gas drilling in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, according to diplomatic sources in Hanoi and the Asian oil industry. Source The Sidney Morning Herald
“In this instance the truck itself was hi-jacked, the driver was attacked with a brick and he ended up in hospital with a severe head injury. Since this situation began we have stressed that migrants are putting the lives of HGV drivers at risk. Source HGVuk
Foreign assets of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) and the commercial Saudi banks reached SR1.996 trillion by the end of May, business daily Al-Eqtisadiah reported on Monday quoting the agency’s official figures. According to the figures, SAMA’s net foreign assets were SR1.844 trillion against foreign demands of SR18.462 billion. Source: Al Arabiya