Tag: COVID-19 pandemic

House panel approves MSMEs loan bill

The House Committee on Banks and Financial Intermediaries on Tuesday approved the measure seeking to expand the government’s lending programs to help small businesses recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Former Australian PM defends secret power grab

Australia’s ex-prime minister on Wednesday defended secretly appointing himself to several key ministries during the Covid-19 pandemic, rejecting accusations he created a “shadow government” and undermined the country’s democracy.