Week 22 of 2022 – YPF Around the Globe (English)

Timeframe: May 28 to June 3, 2022

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1. Politics

Ukraine war: Zelensky says Russia controls a fifth of Ukrainian territory

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky says that Russian forces have seized 20% of his country’s territory, as Moscow’s invasion nears its 100th day.

Source: BBC

Turkey wants to be called Türkiye in rebranding move

Turkey will be known as Türkiye at the United Nations from now on, after it agreed to a formal request from Ankara. “Türkiye is the best representation and expression of the Turkish people’s culture, civilization, and values,” Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in December.

Source: BBC

2. Economics & Business

DSE to launch ETF this year

Bangladesh is set to get its first ever exchange-traded fund (ETF) within three months that will give a new product to investors and contribute to stabilise the stock market. The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) announced on Tuesday that it is going to allow asset managers to launch exchange-traded fund who will invest in certain index and primarily the blue-chip index that is DS-30.

Source: Daily New Nation

Elon Musk tells Tesla employees: Return to the office, or else

Elon Musk is demanding that Tesla office workers return to in-person work or leave the company. The policy, disclosed in leaked emails Musk sent to Tesla’s executive staff Tuesday.

Source: CNN

3. Technology

Sheryl Sandberg to leave Facebook after 14 years

Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook’s parent company Meta, has announced that she is leaving the business after 14 years. Ms Sandberg announced her departure in a Facebook post, saying she hoped to focus on her foundation and philanthropic work in the future.

Source: BBC

4.  Environment

Hurricane Agatha kills at least 11 people, leaves 20 missing in Mexico

Hurricane Agatha caused flooding and mudslides that killed at least 11 people and left 20 missing, the governor of the southern state of Oaxaca said Tuesday.

Source:  CBS News

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