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Bulgarian Foreign Minister says latest Russian news shows escalation of Ukraine
The latest news from Russia shows an escalation of the conflict in Ukraine, said the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs in the caretaker cabinet and spokesperson for the ministry of Kostadin Kodzhabashev. The latest news from Russia shows an escalation of the conflict in Ukraine, said the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs in the caretaker cabinet and spokesperson for the ministry of ...
Updated: 09/23/2022
Polish government admits households will be affected by rising costs
... part of these costs will be covered by energy companies. Households will be affected by an increase, but the Polish state has already covered a large part of the increase, for example through the law on coal subsidies, according to Morawiecki after a cabinet meeting on Tuesday. The prime minister said that energy companies must cover a part of the raise by reducing their demands for higher tariffs. He said they can't be left untouched during this crisis. The government has recently decided to give ...
Updated: 09/23/2022
Lithuania to raise minimum wage, non-taxable income
... almost 17%. PKK, which will be applied from January 1, 2023, Lithuania's Tripartite Council failed to make a decision on Wednesday. The minimum monthly wage would increase by 15 percent, and the tax-exempt income threshold by almost 16 percent. The Cabinet will consider the rates of the minimum wage and the non-taxable income, which will be applied from January 1, 2023, during its meeting on Wednesday. Draft decisions have not been publicly available so far. Last week, Lithuania's Tripartite Council ...
Updated: 09/22/2022
Malaysian health minister says it is not conducive to hold GE election during flood season
... according to Rembau MP. Speculation is rife that GE 15 will be called soon, as the country anticipates year-end floods brought by the Northeast Monsoon, which usually starts in November and ends in March. On Monday, Mr Ismail Sabri said that the Cabinet would discuss the possibility of calling the GE 15 early in its weekly meeting on Wednesday. He said that the Cabinet meeting would allow ministers from different political parties to share their views on the matter. According to the Malaysian ...
Updated: 09/22/2022
Taiwan to end mandatory quarantine for arrivals from next week
TaiIPEI: Taiwan will end its mandatory COVID 19 quarantine for arrivals from around Oct 13 and relax other restrictions from next week as large parts of Asia relax or lift them completely, though in June it cut the number of days required in isolation for arrivals to three from seven previously. TAIPEI: Taiwan will end its mandatory COVID 19 quarantine for arrivals from around Oct 13 and relax other restrictions from next week as large parts of Asia relax or lift them completely, though in June...
Updated: 09/22/2022
China Development Bank to increase infrastructure loans
... major economic provinces. BEIJING The China Development Bank CDB said on Thursday it would increase the number of infrastructure loans it gives to local governments while prioritising the needs of major economic provinces. It comes after China's cabinet was quoted as saying in August it would take more steps to support the world's second-largest economy, including increasing funding for infrastructure projects. The CDB said the lender has spent 360 billion yuan $50.76 billion to fund more than ...
Updated: 09/22/2022
Japanese ministers have ties to Unification Church
... measures to deal with the politically explosive revelations of party ties to the church. Natsuo Yamaguchi, head of Komeito , said at a news conference on Sept. 20 that the LDP survey did not satisfy the public and that doubts and frustration remain. The Cabinet 's approval rating is one of the factors that has contributed to its sinking approval rating, said Yamaguchi.
Updated: 09/22/2022
China plans to speed up construction, consumption
... residents, which can be spent in a savings account. The shopping district is a major shopping district. In a bid to make consumption the main driver of the recovery, Hainan said it would issue vouchers valued at $14 million dollars. In May, the Chinese cabinet announced measures to support the economy, which was earlier hit by government lockdowns and restrictions.
Updated: 09/21/2022
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