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Coronavirus on March 11 declared a global pandemic on March 31 affecting more than 177 countries

Coronavirus has been spreading rapidly across the world, affecting more than 177 countries and claiming more than 36,200 lives. The virus emerged in China in December 2019 and around 3,300 people there have died from the infection – but both … Continue reading

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Brexit and British business

Originally posted on Churchmouse Campanologist:
The newspapers from April 23 and 24 presented the worst case scenarios for British business in case of Brexit. One of the reasons the government is delaying triggering Article 50, which formally begins Leave proceedings…

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Negative consequences of Special Labelling and Trade-Restrictive measures

In the crisis stricken Eurozone countries the weight of the basics in their consumption spending has greatly increased during the past three years favouring food and energy. (19.4 % and 11.0 %, respectively) For that food we do find an … Continue reading

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Turkey and Pictures for the times coming

Many people in the last hundreds of years did come in (on the strength of) the name of Jesus Christ. In the seventies I also followed some people who seemed to have a good attitude and who tried to build … Continue reading

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Surging wages threaten Chinese competitiveness

Originally posted on China News:
China’s surging wages and costs are showing signs of undermining the competitiveness of the nation’s economy, threatening its growth potential, the Asian Development Bank said. Average inflation-adjusted wages have more than tripled in a decade…

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