Pakistani hospital sinks as water-borne diseases spread

The hospital in Sehwan, southern Pakistan, is overcrowded Patients flock from flood-affected areas Thousands suffer from water-borne diseases WHO warns of ‘second disaster’ after catastrophic floods SAHWAN, Pakistan (October 3) (Reuters) – The emergency room of the main government hospital in the small town of Sehwan in southern Pakistan is overcrowded. On a recent visit, … Read more

Gas crisis plunges LNG shipping market into the hands of energy giants

LONDON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The skyrocketing price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping has alienated dozens of small traders, concentrating business in the hands of a handful of major global energy companies and major global trading houses. This grip is not expected to ease until 2026 when more LNG begins to emerge and lower prices, raising … Read more

Exclusive, India’s largest lender asks exporters to trade with Bangladesh in rupees and taka

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – State Bank of India is the largest lender (SBI.NS) It has asked exporters to avoid settling deals with Bangladesh in dollars and other major currencies as it seeks to limit exposure to Dhaka’s declining reserves, according to an internal document and a source. Bangladesh’s $416 billion economy is grappling with rising … Read more