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( 3 mins read ) The rising number of Covid-19 infections in recent days is highlighting the regional authorities’ challenges in tackling new outbreaks. However, the central government is unlikely to reimpose a nationwide lockdown anytime soon, given the existing
( 3 mins read ) Jointly prepared by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), the social media bill passed the Parliamentary Justice Commission last week. It is now expected to be debated and
( 4 mins read ) After lengthy talks, EU leaders have agreed on a new budget and a recovery fund, demonstrating member states’ continued commitment in a moment of severe crisis. The deal is politically transformative in that it sets
( 3 mins read ) As expected, last Sunday’s elections in the Galicia and Basque Country regions returned resounding victories for the center-right incumbents. Despite the poor results of the Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) and Unidas Podemos, the regional polls
( 5 mins read ) On 17-18 July, heads of state or government will convene for their first in-person summit since the outbreak of the pandemic. The goal for the special European Council is to agree a new multiannual financial
( 6 mins read ) EU leaders will try to agree on the recovery fund. Localized lockdowns might be ahead in the Philippines. South Africa’sgovernment has extended the state of disaster. Poland’s president retains his post. Cote d’Ivoire’s vice president
( 3 mins read ) Chancellor Rishi Sunak has presented his plan for jobs, the second part of the government’s set of economic measures to fight the impact of the pandemic, in the Commons today. The first stage of GBP
( 3 mins read ) The elections taking place this Sunday, 12 July, in the Galicia and Basque Country regions – the first to take place in the Covid-19 era – are unlikely to have a significant impact on national
( 3 mins read ) The announcement of the members of the reshuffled government on 6 July did not produce any surprises on the economic front. Finance and Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire has retained his post, and the changes
Alter eco de hoy: GPT-3: el impacto económico de la tecnología que "se está comiendo el mundo" http://www.lanacion.com.ar/2409609
Para algunos el 13 es yeta. Pero al menos no es martes. Aqui el link para escuchar el 13er episodio de La Economía en 3 minutos. Esta semana "La tasa y el dólar sucundún, sucundún"
Les voy a contar la increible historia de vida de uno de los mejores emprendedores que jamas tuvo la argentina: Wenceslao Casares.
Abro hilo (1/n)👇🏼
I feel like previous occupants of this position have a distinct tendency to go on to bigger and better things.
#JobOpening: News Assistant - Pentagon/Foreign Affairs, Asahi Shimbun #Japan http://shinpaideshou.com/2020/08/01/job-opening-news-assistant-pentagon-foreign-affairs/
Hotels aren't available for quarantine because of GoTo travel... thereby undoing one of the more effective interventions from the first wave.
As of today Okinawa has the highest rate of C19. Already exceeding hospital and hotel capacity. Can’t secure more hotel space because of tourist influx, many using GoTo subsidies
It's really the little things I've been nostalgic for during this increasingly long time away from Tokyo, like getting a スエット and a couple of onogiri at a combini after an early morning run.
Pocari Sweat is the best drink (and hangover cure) in the world, and its backstory is fascinating - I had no idea it was inspired by a doctor who drank from a pouch of IV solution to rehydrate himself after surgery 🤯https://cnn.it/39Lp1IG
Sankei's editorial does not hold back on criticizing Abe for going missing on Covid-19, calls for suspending the Go To travel campaign among other things.
Putin has signed into law an amendment that equates calls for the alienation of Russian territory with extremism. The implication is that anyone in Russia advocating Japan’s position in the territorial dispute over S Kurils is committing an extremist act. https://www.interfax-russia.ru/main/podpisan-zakon-o-priravnivanii-otchuzhdeniya-chasti-territorii-rf-k-ekstremizmu
I confess that I don't really understand why Abe and his government have been so non-chalant about what appears to be a second wave. Some hypotheses in no particular order:
Bill Maher hinted last night that Bari Weiss is going to sue NYT. The cancel culture debate isn’t going away soon.