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BEIJING, SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s central bank said on Wednesday it had set up a loan facility worth more than 200 billion yuan ($27.59 billion) to help manufacturers and other businesses to modernize their equipment, as part of a revival of falling demand. The People’s Bank of China said in a statement that it would …

In the midst of the financial problems he is going through, FC Barcelona was able to experience one of the best signing windows in its history, for whom had to sell part of his inheritance and television rights as part of the economic ‘crowbars’. The fact has not gone unnoticed by the footballing world; such …

Elon Musk, last December in Berlin. Elon Musk said on Twitter on Sunday that he and Google co-founder Sergey Brin remain friends and denied a report that he was involved in an affair with Brin’s wife, Nicole Shanahan. Musk’s tweets came after an article in the the wall street journal cited unidentified sources and claimed …

According to a report by the Fundación Civismo, it takes Balearicians the equivalent of 197 days to meet their annual tax obligations (direct and indirect taxes). In theory, therefore, they must work until July 16 before they are released from these obligations. The report on tax demands of families in times of recession indicates that …

President Joe Biden chatted with Jill Biden in the White House’s Jacqueline Kennedy Rose Garden on Wednesday before he left for Ohio, where he will try to woo blue-collar voters frustrated by high inflation. The couple spoke for several minutes before setting off on their trip. Unusually, President Biden, with a folded newspaper in hand, …

Report: Vienna’s green economy – sustainable and profitable Green and sustainable projects in the Austrian capital would generate 18.1 billion euros in gross regional product in the coming years Today the authorities in Vienna presented the Green Economy Report showcasing both the economic gains and the carbon savings the city is set to achieve with …

The excellent recent Diary article on Scotland’s incineration policy (“Balance must be struck in waste policy”, The Herald, June 21) reminded me of the Scottish Government’s current consultation, Driving Scotland’s Circular Economy. Unfortunately, it doesn’t provide much evidence of the kind of foresight and innovation the article calls for. It does, however, repeat some high-profile …

The new DCMS digital strategy was announced at London Tech Week, with Digital Minister Chris Philp promising it would help grow a £150bn digital economy and make the UK the “best place in the world to start and grow a technology business”. The intergovernmental strategy, not to be confused with a new CDDO digital government …

Australian families now have serious fears for the future, with consumer confidence plunging to its lowest level since the crippling 1991 recession, new data has revealed. Australians fear the economy is on the verge of a major crash, with just 10% believing there will be “good times” in the next five years. The dire outlook …

A cryptocurrency event hosted by CoinDesk in Austin, Texas on June 9.Jordan Vonderhaar/Bloomberg (Bloomberg) The crypto universe is facing its second major crisis in just one month. US-based platform Celsius Network froze all withdrawals, trades and transfers between accounts on Monday due to “extreme market conditions” – a reference to recent steep falls in cryptocurrencies …

Authors: Armida Alisjahbana, Woochong Um and Kanni Wignaraja* The start of the “Decade of Action” to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) also marked the beginning of an unprecedented period of overlapping crises. The Covid-19 pandemic and the crises of conflict, hunger, climate change and environmental degradation are mutually aggravating, pushing millions of …

The geo-debate initiative aims to respond to topics of scientific and social interest and to defend the importance of knowledge about geology. Is it possible to move towards a resilient and sustainable society and economy if we do not reduce our consumption of energy and materials? What are the key factors in education for energy …

BUSINESSES would be banned from destroying unsold goods as part of the Scottish Government’s widespread plans to dispose of waste. SNP and Greens ministers have launched a consultation on an upcoming circular economy bill alongside a map of the waste route. The Scottish government has been criticized for delays in the plans. Ministers first pledged …

To the outside world, the resignation of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on July 7 is tantamount to detonating a bombshell in British politics. Yet for the UK, which pays attention to the rules of the political game and excels at it, this is not exactly a big deal. In previous history, Margaret Thatcher, with …

We are happy to announce the start of the Binance BCAT2022 Round is scheduled to start on June 4, 2022 in Eastern Nigeria. BCAT which is short for Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Awareness Tour is a program, an awareness campaign with the aim of making multitudes of Africans across the continent aware of the many opportunities …

Humanitarian aid, which has played a major role in the stagnation of Palestine and the Palestinians, is one of the factors mentioned in the World Bank’s latest analysis of the dire economic situation in the occupied Palestinian territories, as the reported the official Palestinian Authority news agency, Wafa. The report notes that although the Palestinian …

Saudi Arabia’s economy is expected to surpass $1 trillion by the end of the year for the first time in the kingdom’s history, according to recent forecasts by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Last month, amid soaring oil prices, the IMF revised its economic forecast for Saudi Arabia, anticipating growth of 2.8%. “We raised our …

By PTI MUMBAI: The RBI warned on Wednesday that while India’s economy appears capable of weathering deteriorating geopolitical conditions amid the ongoing Russian-Ukrainian war, it faces headwinds from the global fallout from geopolitical tensions, prices commodity prices and the moderation of external demand. The RBI, however, did not change the GDP growth projection made in …

ISLAMABAD: As a new coalition government has been formed at the center, the new prime minister is seeking to reset major economic reforms and has received a lot of attention for his ambitious plans to address Pakistan’s long-term fiscal problems and difficulties fiscal health. Although we have yet to see him present an ambitious legislative …

By PTI MUMBAI: India’s economy could take more than a decade to recover from losses resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a report by the Reserve Bank of India. In an analysis of the impact of Covid-19 on the economy, the report estimated production losses during the pandemic period at around Rs 52 lakh …

* Q1 GDP -0.2% q/q, 5.8% y/y, in line with forecasts * First GDP contraction since Q4 2020 * Trade flows weigh on GDP in Q1 ROME, April 29 (Reuters) – Italy’s economy shrank 0.2% in the first quarter from the previous three months, preliminary data showed on Friday, as activity was hit by the …

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has vehemently defended billions of dollars in pandemic relief spending under the Trump and Biden administrations as averting a catastrophe on the scale of the ‘Great Depression’ Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warned during a speech on Thursday that “significant negative shocks” to the economy are inevitable as the United States continues …

Prior to 2009, some development was done using cryptography. Stuart Haber and W. Scott Stornetta had already seen a new technology that we now know as blockchain. Their work started in 1991 and in 1992 they incorporated Merkle Trees into their system to increase productivity and store more data in a single block. Sixteen years …

Elvira Nabiúllina, President of the Russian Central Bank, in February 2020.Sefa Karacan (Getty Images) Russia’s economy survived the first blow from war-imposed sanctions in Ukraine, according to Russian Central Bank President Elvira Nabiullina. But she warned representatives in the Duma on Monday that the country’s reserves are nearing their end and the real crisis will …

WASHINGTON- The head of the International Monetary Fund warned on Thursday that Russia’s war on Ukraine was weakening economic prospects for most countries in the world and called high inflation a “clear and present danger” to the global economy. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said the aftermath of the Russian invasion is contributing to economic …

For the first time since the start of the war in Ukraine, a Russian company has been officially declared in default on its debt after Western sanctions hampered Russia’s access to the global financial system. State-owned Russian Railways failed to pay interest on $268 million in bonds due in March, leading the International Swaps and …

UK output slowed in February, indicating that the economic recovery was weaker than expected, even before the further surge in inflation triggered by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Office for National Statistics figures show monthly gross domestic product (GDP) rose just 0.1% as a rebound in tourism-related industries was offset by a reduction in activity …

The Catalan government body Prodeca promotes food from the region worldwide and pays more attention to the halal segment. Catalonia is one of Europe’s leading food and drink producers, with exports of 12.87 billion euros ($14.34 billion) in 2021. The regional government of Catalonia places this part of l Spain as the second largest European …

Afghan-born champion brings hope to refugees stranded in Indonesia through karate JAKARTA: Meena Asadi fought against overwhelming odds to pursue her dream of becoming a professional karate athlete. She was 13 and living in a refugee camp in Pakistan when she first decided to learn the martial art. After fleeing violence in Afghanistan with her …

Revoland has partnered with Earnathon to grow and promote PlayToEarn innovation. Revoland is an esports game based on blockchain technology where a player can form a team, fight with others and earn token rewards. Revoland is designed to revolve around the combined influence of personal skills and teamwork. Designed and developed by Chain X Game, …

As the death toll continues to rise in protests against Sudan’s military rulers, the local currency has plummeted after the Central Bank’s IPO exacerbated the country’s deepening economic and political crisis . At least 84 people have been killed since protests began on October 25, when the army led by General Abdul Fattah Al-Burhan removed …

Armenian Territorial Administration and Infrastructure Minister Gnel Sanosyan and Georgian Deputy Minister of Economy and Stable Development Romeo Mikautadze discussed energy cooperation, the ministry’s press service informed. Armenian Territorial Administration of NEWS.am. During the meeting, Sanosyan praised the level of Armenian-Georgian cooperation. Sanosyan said that it is important for Armenia to develop collaboration in the …

By Enrique Feas* The invasion of Ukraine was a slow-moving crisis, both in terms of development and reaction from the EU. After an onset of surprise and restraint, awareness of the seriousness of the situation and its geopolitical implications led the EU to impose severe sanctions on Russia, affecting not only trade and individuals, but …

Amid reports circulating in Russian state media that claim Putin signed a law this week exempting individuals from paying value-added tax (VAT) on the purchase of the precious metal, Washington is working to dissuade the countries to liquidate gold to resist the biting sanctions. A bipartisan group of senators – Angus King, John Cornyn, Bill …

The solar greenhouse is a prototype space used to harvest food and energy. It enables the self-sufficiency of individuals in urban and rural areas. The project was designed and assembled by a team of students and researchers from the Advanced Ecological Buildings and Biocities (MAEBB) master’s program of the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia …

A summary of the latest Islamic finance news from around the world. Moody’s expects growth in Islamic finance to continue, but sukuk issuance to fall due to high oil prices Rating agency Moody’s expects Islamic banks’ assets to grow this year and outperform the conventional sector, while rising oil prices could reduce sukuk issuance requirements, …

The National People’s Congress – the annual meeting of China’s parliamentary body – kicked off on Saturday March 5 at the Great Hall of the People in Tiananmen Square. Premier Li Keqiang presented the 2022 work report, which triggers fiscal spending and tax cuts to boost investment and consumption, aimed at mitigating an ongoing slowdown, …

There are events in a person’s life when they remember where they were. Most Manchester United fans (who were alive and not literal babies like me) will remember where they were in 1999 when the club won the treble, but other landmarks are memorable due to the absurdity of the situation you find yourself in. …

An inventory is being carried out all kinds of problems and risks related to our Russian-Ukrainian conflict. Armenian Economy Minister Vahan Kerobyan, stated during a press briefing Thursday. According to him, some of these problems and risks become a reality for Armenia. He noted that there are different positions within the Armenian government regarding the …

As he took to the podium in front of Congress for his 2022 State of the Union Address, President Joe Biden wasted no time in diving into the world’s most pressing issue: the Russian invasion of Ukraine. From his perspective, and from the perspective of US intelligence, Russian President Vladimir Putin has “miscalculated” not only …

Russian President Vladimir Putin enters a room before a meeting with members of the Security Council via video link in Moscow, Russia, February 25, 2022. Sputnik/Alexey Nikolsky/Kremlin Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Feb 26 (Reuters) – The European Union has imposed two rounds of sanctions on Russia for launching an “unprecedented …

A new survey from the ifo Institute for Economic Research, a Munich-based research firm, has predicted huge price increases across the country over the next three months as Germany’s dependence on gas and Russian oil is turning against them. The company warned this morning that German inflation could reach 5% in 2022. Timo Wollmershäuser, head …

Climate change has sparked interest in “degrowth” strategies, whereby countries would prioritize environmental protection over economic growth. Luca Cigna argues that given the growing importance of climate to national economies, scholars of comparative political economy should better integrate degrowth and post-growth models into their analytical frameworks. A specter haunts Europe: that of decline. The idea …

You could be forgiven for thinking that the only thing that matters to Australian economic growth is unemployment, inflation, wage growth and the price of a liter of bread (credit crazy as hell) is what the Reserve Bank Board of Directors eats for lunch on the first Tuesday of the month. Unlike the focus on …

Enyinnaya Abaribe, the senator representing Abia South, said Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, told him he never ordered Monday’s sit-at-homes. Abaribe said Kanu revealed this when he and Senator Ike Ekweremadu, and two bishops visited him in the custody of the Department of State Services, DSS. He lamented that the …

BBVA Research expects 8.3% economic growth for the Balearic Islands this year, the second highest among Spanish regions, and 6% in 2023, the highest. The region’s growth in 2021, according to the bank, was 10.5%. The trend will therefore continue this year, the Balearic Islands behind only the Canary Islands (9.6%). As for useBBVA forecasts …

Waste as a business opportunity: Andalusia will adopt a circular economy law A new chapter in the “green revolution” of local authorities The official website of the Andalusia region (Spain) informed the public that a law on the circular economy is in preparation and is currently being debated in the regional parliament. Its adoption would …

TOKYO, Jan 18 (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Tuesday that measures taken under former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s “Abenomics” policy of massive monetary and fiscal stimulus were not enough to create a sustainable and inclusive economy. As part of his “new capitalism” policy, Kishida aims to help create a virtuous circle …

Spain receives too many requests to build wind farms and solar parks. This flood of proposals creates a backlog that slows down the approval process for new green energy projects. To solve the problem, the Spanish government – ​​led by a left-wing coalition of the Socialist Party (PSOE) and its junior partner Unidas Podemos – …

The EL PAÍS mobile application has been redesigned for a clearer and more intuitive user experience that facilitates access to multimedia content. The new version is available on Android and iOS. The changes to the app reflect the recent redesign of the EL PAÍS website, which has risen to the challenge of today’s chaotic and …

A joint venture in the province of Almeria puts CO2 at the heart of the circular economy Greenhouse gas here is not just a cliché term There is a cement plant located in the municipality of Carboneras, on the southeast coast of Spain, and like all other similar facilities, it is a major emitter of …

People watch a newscast showing a photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attending a plenary meeting of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea on January 1 (AFP via Getty Images) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un listed his government’s main goals for 2022, including a strong focus on domestic issues such as …

If you’ve recently logged into Google Flights, you may have noticed a small change in the page layout. In addition to the usual sortable categories, such as price, duration and departure time, there is a new field: CO2 emissions. Launched in October 2021, the column gives potential travelers an estimate of how much carbon dioxide …

anchor Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons user Rept0n1x. Months of isolation have caused people to rethink the way they live. This meant that their buildings would change. It meant construction, and architects became useful again, after being abandoned. But the madness of a new era has made all builders and architects …

President Joe Biden walks into the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, Dec. 20, 2021. AP A final rule released on Monday would increase mileage standards from the 2023 model year, reaching a projected industry-wide goal of 40 miles per gallon by 2026, 25% more than a finalized rule. by the Trump …

I watched Governor Wike spend more than an hour of valuable time on three national television stations paid for with Rivers’ taxpayer dollars, responding inconsistently to an interview I had given earlier. It was an hour that exposed its ignorance and made the government of Rivers State an object of ridicule before the whole world. …

Algeria faces a multifaceted crisis, one of the most serious since the North African country’s independence in 1962. Seething social and economic unrest has combined with lingering political grievances that began with the uprising of the Hirak of 2019 which called for the end of the decades. long reign of Abdelaziz Bouteflika. But today, the …

As demand for the amino acid cysteine ​​increases in the food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries, producers are developing bioprocessing and fermentation production processes to meet changing regulatory and consumer needs. “We are constantly asked if cysteine ​​is halal and if it can be used as a raw material or as an additive,” Dr. Ali Fanous …

Closer collaboration between countries is the only sustainable path to a peaceful, stable and prosperous world for all, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told G20 foreign ministers meeting in Bali, Indonesia on Friday. . The meeting is taking place at an extremely difficult time for multilateralism and global governance, with the international order “at risk of …

PARIS — In recent years, couriers working for meal delivery startups generously financed by investment funds have become one of the symbols of the “uberization of work”. While for the most part their freelance status remains prevalent around the world, the norm is changing. In February 2021, British meal delivery specialist Just Eat struck a …

It’s 9 a.m. and the rural district of Mount Airy in central Jamaica is already sweltering. As the cars roll down the area’s unpaved roads, clouds of chocolate-brown dust erupt from behind their rear wheels. It is here, 50 km west of Kingston and 500 meters above sea level, that the Mount Airy Farmers group …

The introduction of Covid-19 countermeasures across the UK and the rest of Europe, not to mention the US and Asia, in an attempt to combat the spread of the Omicron variant has raised the specter of the global economy stumbling into 2022 in a markedly weakened state. But how big is their impact likely to …

Flypop, a start-up airline, may be about to get creative when it comes to passenger comfort. Although it does not intend to have a premium cabin as such, it may offer passengers the option of purchasing rows of economy three-berth berths if such a move proves profitable. Carriers like Air New Zealand and Lufthansa have …

Almost funnier than the Dubai Airshow 2021 experience was getting there. Once I found out I would be covering the event for Aviacionline (by the way: we were the only Latin American site there, and I strongly encourage you to check out our fabulous work there), I started doing the math to see which plane …

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every country in the world, but in different ways and to varying degrees. The public health system has been the main concern and challenge at all levels, with one national health system after another collapsing, unable to give an immediate response or manage overburdened hospitals. This question is increasingly relevant …

Led by a party that has acted as a junior partner in Angela Merkel’s coalition for 12 of the past 16 years, and two parties with an energy to do things differently, the next German government represents a strange mix of status quo thinking and reformist instincts. The coalition agreement presented on Wednesday by the …

In the Spanish municipality of L’Alfàs del Pi, where almost half of the 20,500 inhabitants are foreigners, there is not a single person who has not heard of Forum Mare Nostrum. It is a residential community for the elderly that has been operating in the province of Alicante, in the region of Valencia, for 20 …

Landmark case for food delivery in Germany’s gig economy as courts decide against Lieferando Germany’s federal labor court says companies must provide employees with bicycles and phones Last week, the Federal Labor Court in Germany ruled that local delivery services must provide their employees with work bikes and mobile phones or offer financial compensation to …

Yuri Kageyama, The Associated Press Posted Sunday, November 14, 2021 at 8:28 PM EST TOKYO (AP) – Japan’s economy contracted at an annual rate of 3% in the July-September quarter, as private consumption and auto production suffered from efforts to curb the coronavirus pandemic. Japan’s gross domestic product, which measures the value of a country’s …

Posted on November 08, 2021 via BizWatchNigeria – As the telecom world gradually embraces advanced technologies, BizWatch Nigeria provides insight into the state’s plan to roll out fifth generation (5G) in selected countries in Africa. A track of major 5G rollout plans in Africa showed that less than 10 countries are taking steps to deploy …

WASHINGTON (AP) – The US economy was supposed to help President Joe Biden and the Democrats, but lately it has hurt them along with voters. Biden praised the U.S. economy on Friday for outperforming the rest of the world, saying it was largely because of its $ 1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package and additional spending …

Workforce • October 21, 2021 • Ben Wray What does “Striketober” mean for the concert economy? Something moving among the workers? There are signs of a noticeable increase in strikes internationally. In the United States, where unions have been shattered by decades of neoliberalism, a strike wave, nicknamed “Striketober,” includes manufacturers John Deere, Hollywood movie …

British aquaculture company Seafields is developing and testing new technologies focused on growing and catching sargassum, a type of large brown algae. It has exploded in growth over the past few years after escaping its normal environment in the Sargasso Sea. Not only does Seafileds intend to remove over a billion metric tonnes of CO2 …

Details of the draft budget that the center-left government of Pedro Sánchez presented to the Spanish parliament on Wednesday show a record public spending program for 2022 thanks in large part to an influx of European funds to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The leader of the Socialist Party (PSOE), who heads a …

A new energy economy is emerging around the world with the rise of solar, wind, electric and other low-carbon technologies. But as the pivotal moment of COP26 approaches, the new World Energy Outlook makes it clear that this progress on clean energy is still far too slow to drive a sustained drop in global emissions …

LONDON (AP) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he is ready to take “bold decisions” to rebuild the economy after the coronavirus pandemic like his Conservative Party meets on Sunday for its first annual conference since 2019. The Tory conference opens Sunday in the city of Manchester, in the north-west, due to a …

What political issues determined party support in the 2021 German federal elections? Davide Angelucci, Lorenzo De Sio, Heiko Giebler and Werner Krause present the conclusions of an analysis of the main issues that encouraged electoral alternation during the campaign. They find that the SPD’s victory was mainly motivated by its credibility on economic issues. The …

A smartphone with the Netflix logo is visible on a keyboard in front of the words “streaming service” displayed in this illustration taken on March 24, 2020. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / File Photo Netflix Inc. celebrated its successful foray into South Korea by highlighting its contributions to the country’s economy, which is increasingly fueled …

In Italics Magazine, we studied Italy’s position in Europe on recycling, such as a recent Symbola Foundation report in February declared Italy on the podium with France and the UK followed by Germany – the Italian rate stands at 79%, the French at 56%, the British at 50% and the Germans at 43 %. Italy …

BERLIN – The Germans are doing better than ever. In many ways, the economy has broken records under the reign of outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel: household financial assets have peaked; the number of jobs reached an all-time high before the pandemic struck in early 2020; GDP – the sum of all goods and services produced …

The decolonial approach of this collection of studies offers an important and sometimes overlooked perspective on how Palestinians found themselves trapped in a colonialist and neoliberal project. “The Political Economy of Palestine: Critical, Interdisciplinary and Decolonial Perspectives” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021) illustrates how Palestinians live between erasure and endurance in the face of Israel’s colonial expansion, …

Yemeni Foreign Minister Ahmed Awad Bin Mubarak yesterday called on member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to hold an emergency conference to provide economic support to Yemen and help the government deal with the deterioration of the country’s economy. “We are suffering from economic catastrophe and deteriorating economic and social development indicators in …

Like Obama before him, Biden sees Russia as a regional power hampered by internal weakness, not a threat worth spoiling relations with Germany, especially when there is a real strategic challenger in the form of China to face. Russia is a second-order problem to park and manage. There is a lot to be said for …

The recent release of India’s first quarter statistics warrants an article discussing the numbers, but more importantly, analyzing the likely trajectory of the economy going forward. Such a discussion is important because many have been worried about their future economic conditions. Even as the growth statistics were dissected, many were quick to point to the …

Malmö experiments with the “sharing economy” The city is home to one of four Swedish testbeds seeking a new paradigm for city living (VIDEO) A national program is currently taking place in Sweden called “Sharing Cities”. It is a multi-stakeholder initiative aimed at tackling the excessive consumption of resources prevalent in contemporary societies. The alternative …

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has released the latest edition of its semi-annual compensation report, providing insight into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on architects’ salaries. The report found that despite a severe economic downturn in the first half of 2020, salaries for architectural staff in the United States have changed little over …

For 18 months, the hourly rate is $ 834 million, according to Bank of America analysts, how much is central banks have spent to buy bonds since the start of the epidemic, with the Fed alone investing $ 4 trillion. It’s a number that reflects the huge flow of money that has kept companies viable …

Nkengué, Cameroon, Aug 10 (Reuters) – For more than six decades, the cocoa Richard Ambassa Mbassiga harvested on his plantation in central Cameroon paid for everything his family needed. Irregular rains and prolonged dry seasons have since sucked moisture from the soil, killed cocoa trees and reduced the yield of his farm. Now unable to …

Irene Lauro (Schroders) | According to the World Meteorological Organization, the past six years (2015-2020) have been the warmest on record, with the global average temperature rising 1.2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Corn while climate change affects all regions of the world, global warming and precipitation rates will not be distributed evenly around the …

In Europe and North America, businesses and households are beginning to look timidly beyond the pandemic, thanks to widespread vaccinations. But governments in parts of Asia are introducing new social restrictions and spending plans to combat the fast-spreading Delta variant. Meanwhile, Africa’s low immunization rate means its economic recovery is expected to lag behind other …

Construction workers in Bilbao.EFE The Spanish labor market continues to show signs that it is recovering from the devastating impact of the coronavirus crisis. The average number of workers affiliated with Spain’s social security system, seen as a sign of job creation, rose to 19,591,728 in July, the highest figure on record. The last time …

A traveler at the Tenerife airport on July 26.Ramon de la Rocha (EFE) Spain’s tourism industry faces a new hurdle in its race to save the summer season, and the outcome will largely depend on decisions made in the UK, where the government is split between those who want to ease restrictions on travel and …

On July 29, we reached the annual limit of the Earth’s ability to support the load generated by the human race. Thursday July 29 was Earth Overcapacity Day (Earth Crossing Day) from the year 2021. By the end of the year, we are already living at the expense of future generations who will have to …

The Minister of Finance María Jesús Montero.Europe Press The Spanish government on Tuesday confirmed its forecast for economic growth for this and next year, based on the pace of the recovery after most coronavirus-related mobility restrictions ended and the good pace of the vaccination campaign against the virus. Covid-19. The Cabinet said gross domestic product …

Violent protests erupted in several Tunisian cities on Sunday as protesters expressed anger over the North African nation’s deteriorating health, economic and social situation. Thousands of people defied virus restrictions and scorching heat to demonstrate in the capital Tunis and other cities. The largely young crowds shouted “Get out!” and slogans calling for the dissolution …

Former senior Treasury official Sir Nicholas Macpherson will today be among the experts attending the first meeting of the Scottish Government’s new Council of Economic Advisers. Macpherson’s appointment to the corps met with opposition from some members of the Yes movement when it was announced earlier this month. He was the longest-serving Mandarin in George …

Prague reduces waste and applies the principles of a circular economy Czech capital plans to expand its current RE-USE project On Monday July 19, the City of Prague announced its desire to further expand its RE-USE centers project. Second-hand reuse centers were first set up last year with the aim of minimizing the production of …

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis: Probe of origins The World Health Organization (WHO) says the second stage of an investigation into the origins of the coronavirus should include further studies in China and laboratory “audits”. Curfew in Catalonia Barcelona and other cities in Spain’s northeastern Catalonia region will reimpose a nighttime …

The majority of the inhabitants of the Balearic Islands earn between 12,000 and 21,000 euros, but a percentage of residents earn more than 50,000 per month. In 2019, a total of 370 Balearic residents declared a annual income over 600,000 euros, which equates to a super salary of over 50,000 euros per month. The personal …

MADRID (AP) – Spain’s prime minister reshuffled his cabinet on Saturday, forming what he called “the government of recovery” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has led a minority coalition government formed by his Socialist Party and the anti-austerity United We Can party since January 2020. He managed to keep …

Posted: July 10, 2021 / 8:58 AM CDT / Update: July 10, 2021 / 9:52 AM CDT FILE – In this file photo from June 22, 2021, Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez prepares to deliver a statement at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid, Spain. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has reshuffled his cabinet to form what …

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s prime minister reshuffled his cabinet on Saturday, forming what he called “the recovery government” following the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has led a minority coalition government formed by his Socialist Party and the anti-austerity United We Can party since January 2020. He has managed to keep it afloat during …

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s prime minister reshuffled his cabinet on Saturday, forming what he called “the recovery government” following the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has led a minority coalition government formed by his Socialist Party and the anti-austerity United We Can party since January 2020. He has managed to keep it afloat during …

Tourists arriving at the port of Barcelona on June 26.Albert Garcia Spain’s tourism sector is anxiously watching the surge in coronavirus cases across the country, raising fears of massive summer cancellations among foreign visitors. The Financial Time Wednesday published an article titled “Delta variant pushes Covid-19 rate in Spain to highest in continental Europe,” and …

Madeira has launched a circular economy platform New digital tool aims to build community, educate and inspire with examples Recently, the Environment Secretariat of the Government of Madeira launched “Circular Madeira” Agenda and digital platform. These are two new mechanisms available to the Region in the context of creating a more efficient economy in its …

Professor Lu Ming of Shanghai Jiaotong University was the first to call the marked differences within China the “Europeanization” (or Eurozoneization) of the Chinese economy. The euro area is made up of 19 European countries with a unified market and a single currency, but with great differences in productivity between them. This, of course, has …

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has had one of its highest growth rates in value, compared to other sectors, but it reports a smaller contribution to the island’s economy. MGA sees 2020 as an exceptional year In its detailed annual report and audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020, MGA reported …

Inside a Mexican themed nightclub called Plaza MX in Bogotá, Colombia, dozens of people sing along with a Mariachi band on a brightly lit stage. Sheer plastic sheets divide the tables, but other than that it’s business as usual as the kids dance and mingle. Some even drink from the same tequila bottles. The nightclub …

A change in electricity tariffs went into effect on June 1 in Spain, a change that could save consumers on their bills, according to competition watchdog CNMC. The new system is not without controversy, however, with consumer organizations denouncing that the measures could hit the most vulnerable households with additional costs. And depending on the …

(Credit: Unsplash) This article is presented to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the European Commission provides advice on the EU rules on single-use plastics and adopt a Execution decision on the control and declaration of fishing gear placed on the market and waste fishing gear collected. These rules aim to reduce marine …

OVIEDO from Spain Spanish companies that rely on freelancers to deliver food have three months to hire their couriers as regular employees, according to a pioneering law passed in Spain on Tuesday. “No other country in the world has dared to pass a law like this. The world is watching Spain,” said Labor Minister Yolanda …

“Two roads diverged“, Theilr Editor’s Note: As NPQ To covered, an entire “economic development” industry is engaged in what is euphemistically called “business attraction and retention,” a practice of offering tax breaks and other tax breaks that reward businesses and cost local and state governments between $ 45 billion and $ 90 billion. Recipient companies …

A group of tourists celebrating a bachelor party in Barcelona.Albert Garcia An announcement by the European Commission recommending that EU member states allow vaccinated visitors from the United States to enter Europe has created a shock wave in Barcelona’s tourism sector. Before the pandemic, the Catalan capital received more American travelers than any other country, …

When the law is approved, Spain’s decision to force digital companies to open part of their algorithm to their workers could have an impact across the EU, which has already started negotiations with employers to achieve similar agreements. “The openness of algorithms is above all an element of guaranteeing democratic and labor rights”, explains Carlos …

European capital of the social economy? Portugal has five In a true spirit of solidarity, the title was divided between 5 municipalities This year, not only does Portugal chair the Council of the European Union, but it also assumes the role of leader in the Follow-up Committee of the Luxembourg Declaration. For the uninitiated, this …

Joan Tapia (Barcelona) | The crisis caused by the coronavirus, which has been going on for over a year now, is far from over. But perhaps the worst is that latent pessimism – unwarranted but real – too often obscures data and realities that lean towards cautious and reasoned optimism. If we add to that …

The author is a Burmese Coordinator of the UK-based Free Rohingya Coalition, Secretary General of the Forces of Renewal Southeast Asia, and a member of the Cambodia Genocide Documentation Center. LONDON Social media images of burning Chinese factories in Yangon’s suburban industrial district known as Hlaing ThaYa must prompt already worried foreign investors. They will …

In the city of Seville, in southern Spain, the municipal water company has launched a pilot project to produce electricity from methane from fermented oranges. EMASESA, member of Aqua Publica Europea (European Association of Public Water Operators), aims to achieve energy self-sufficiency of its wastewater treatment plant (STEP) EDAR Copero in the city, an existing …

ANKARA Climate change is no longer a ‘elephant in the room’ problem for central banks around the world, as some of them, realizing the need to expand their traditional mandates while also supporting sustainable development, have started to take concrete steps to encourage green financing. Green finance is flourishing and is now seen as a …

After experiencing the strongest economic contraction in the European Union, Spain is set to make its biggest comeback. The European Commission on Thursday released its Winter forecast 2021, bringing Spain’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth outlook for this year to 5.6%, three tenths of a point higher than expected. Because the recession in 2020 has …