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Asia's richest get richer during pandemic - report

Asia’s billionaires have increased their wealth by 74 percent while 148 million others in the region have been pushed into poverty since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, said international NGO Oxfam.

They also proposed several solutions which could help reduce this inequality, such as increased taxation on rich individuals and companies and greater investment in public services and social protection, among others.

“The effect of this pandemic has not been equal...

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