Hong Kong’s COVID-19 rules take a mental toll on Cathay pilots

By Jamie Freed (Reuters) – One of Asia’s biggest airlines, Cathay Pacific, faces revolt from pilots who say Hong Kong’s strict quarantine rules as part of its zero COVID policy put their health at risk mental, leading to increased stress and quitting. Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd fired last week https://www.reuters.com/markets/europe/cathay-pacific-fires-3-pilots-infected-with-covid-19-layover-scmp-2021-11-18 …

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What property tax changes are expected in Victoria, Australia?

Each week, Mansion Global poses a tax question to real estate tax lawyers. Here is this week’s question. Q. What are the upcoming changes to property taxes in Victoria, Australia? A. The 2021-2022 budget of the Australian State of Victoria, which includes Melbourne introduced a number of property tax changes. …

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Analysis: Interest rates and deposits

This is the fourth part in a series that offers a retrospective look at Bangladesh’s financial sector The financial sector has a number of markets and the prices determined by supply and demand in these markets are returns on asset values, usually interest rates. For deposit rates and lending rates …

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Further into the desert: the endless fate of the left in Morocco

The legislative and local elections in Morocco presented a golden opportunity for small left-wing political parties. The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, its subsequent lockdown, and the perceived failure of the Justice and Development Party The government led by the (PJD) to adequately facilitate the socio-economic security of many Moroccans has given …

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Will New Delhi bring aid to ailing Sri Lanka?

(MENAFN- NewsIn.Asia) By PKBalachandran Colombo, November 24 (SAM): Sri Lankan Minister of Finance Basil Rajapaksa plans to travel to New Delhi at the earliest to ask Prime Minister Narendra Modi for urgent help to overcome the island’s economic crises , in particular the part concerning the external debt repayment. According …

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Samsung factory surprise winner

Genesee County was far from landing the coveted plant. Austin was the frontrunner, but a nearby city on the outskirts of the metro area trapped the plant in a move announced Monday. Earlier this year, it looked like Austin, Texas was the favorite to land a $ 17 billion Samsung …

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Report by President Charles Michel to the plenary session of the European Parliament

First of all I would like to extend our deepest condolences to the victims of this accident first which is concluded in Bulgaria, and also express thoughts to the attention of North Macedonia, with many victims of the coming of this country. Our last meeting of the European Council was …

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Sindh to create endowment fund for the welfare of journalists

KARACHI: The government of Sindh has decided to establish an endowment fund for the welfare of journalists in the province and in this regard, a summary will be sent to the chief minister of Sindh. This was revealed by the Secretary of the Information Department of the Sindh government, Abdul …

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Over 1,300 vacant properties counted in SWT amid ‘housing crisis’

There are at least 1,342 vacant properties in Somerset West and Taunton amid a nationwide “housing crisis”. The chief executive of the Shelter charity said it was frustrating to see empty properties across the country “when so many people are in desperate need of safe and secure housing.” Figures from …

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Net foreign exchange inflows reached $ 2.77 billion in July, according to CBN

Posted 22 November 2021 Net foreign currency inflows into the Nigerian economy edged up to $ 2.77 billion in July from $ 2.27 billion in June, the Central Bank of Nigeria said in its currency flow report. He said that despite the contraction in autonomous inflows, the upward trajectory of …

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