Nurses reject Alberta Health Services’ proposal to again delay labour talks: Finance minister

Christel Deskins

The United Nurses of Alberta (UNA) has “rejected stability during a pandemic” by demanding labour talks next month, charges Alberta’s finance minister. © Provided by Edmonton Journal Finance Minister Travis Toews. Finance Minister Travis Toews in a Thursday afternoon news release said he is “extremely disappointed” with UNA leadership’s rejection […]

Tengku Zafrul Aziz, Minister of Finance, Malaysia

Christel Deskins

Below is the transcript of a CNBC Exclusive interview with Tengku Zafrul Aziz, Minister of Finance, Malaysia. If you choose to use anything, please attribute to CNBC, Martin Soong and Sri Jegarajah. Martin Soong (MS): Tengku Zafrul Tengku Aziz is Malaysia’s Minister of Finance. He joins us live from the […]

Simon Birmingham to become finance minister and Senate leader as Australia nominates Cormann for OECD

Christel Deskins

Trade Minister Simon Birmingham, a leader of the Liberal moderates, will become Senate leader and finance minister following the imminent retirement of Mathias Cormann. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Australia will nominate Cormann as its candidate for secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Read more: […]

Australia nominates finance minister as candidate for OECD head

Christel Deskins

FILE PHOTO: Australia’s Finance Minister Mathias Cormann attends a session at the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, January 21, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia has nominated outgoing Finance Minister Mathias Cormann as its candidate for the next secretary general of the Organisation for […]