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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 ) 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
( 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 ) As expected, President Emmanuel Macron has reshuffled his government following the 28 June local elections. The president’s decision to replace the popular Edouard Philippe with the little known center-right politician Jean Castex as prime minister
( 4 mins read ) While this week’s consultations between EU institutions and the Chinese government ended without any communique, the outlook for the big EU-China summit in H2 is still uncertain.Despite the EU’s ‘awakening’ to China’s increasing global role,
( 3 mins read ) President Emmanuel Macron is expected to reshuffle his government after the second round of the municipal elections taking place this Sunday, 28 June. It is unclear whether he will retain Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, whose
( 6 mins read ) Countries that have loosened restrictions for more than two weeks have not seen a dramatic increase in cases, but localized outbreaks are becoming more and more common. The broad public support for lockdowns might not
( 6 mins read ) Continued ECB activity has bought EU policymakers time to deliver a response to the economic fallout from Covid-19.
From a Brussels perspective, the biggest challenges are timing and coordination.
Beyond fiscal constraints, domestic politics and institutional capacity pose the biggest hurdles for delivering effective and timely economic recovery packages in several countries.
( 10 mins read ) Below is this week’s update on how selected European governments are handling lockdown exit, and their economic policies to counter the economic fallout from Covid-19. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you want
( 5 mins read ) The government of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will obtain a large majority in parliament on 3 June to approve the sixth and last 15-day extension of the state of emergency.Absent a significant rebound in Covid-19
( 4 mins read ) The recently announced European Commission’s proposal for an EUR 750bn recovery fund sits next to its plan for a 2021-27 macro budget (MFF) worth EUR 1.1tn and alongside support measures already agreed and worth some
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.