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( 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 ) President Tayyip Erdogan’s renewed threat to severely restrict social media platforms comes amid growing signs that his popular support is in long-term decline, particularly among young voters. Legislation requiring social media companies to establish a
( 4 mins read ) Turmoil within the Five Star Movement (M5S) is complicating the government’s path ahead, mainly due to its impact on the strength in parliament of the ruling coalition. A plan for economic recovery and reform is
( 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
( 5 mins read ) The relationship between Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and the coalition parties is set to become increasingly fractious. The main risks for Conte are infighting with the Five Star Movement and his own ego. Regardless of
( 5 mins read ) Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis stands in a strong position after he dealt successfully with the coronavirus outbreak. Less than 200 people have died, and the country prepares to open to tourists from 1 July.
Economically, things are more challenging for the center-right New Democracy (ND) government as real GDP growth moved into negative territory in Q1 and there are concerns that a decimated tourism season will be the main driver of a deep recession.
However, robust economic support from European institutions and, critically, overall political stability provide Greece with a unique opportunity to register a faster-than-expected recovery.
( 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
( 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
( 11 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
( 10 mins read ) This week’s update includes analysis of how selected European governments are planning to wind down some of the economic measures adopted to counter the effects of Covid-19. Please do not hesitate to contact us if
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.