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Taiwan rewards Lithuania with $1bn of credit

Taiwan has granted Lithuania a $1bn (€0.9bn) credit line to help Lithuanian firms invest in microchip production in the Asian country and to offset economic losses caused by an informal China trade embargo. The move comes shortly after Taipei unveiled a $200m investment fund for inside Lithuania. And the aid "can be stepped up further," it said, after Lithuania braved China's ire to let Taiwan open a quasi-embassy in Vilnius.

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Germany rejects visa ban for Russian tourists

German chancellor Olaf Scholz said a total ban on tourist visas will not be supported by Berlin — adding that many refugees do not agree with the Russian regime.

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