First report on minimum wages in EU in 2020 shows a positive but slow trend in countries from former Socialist Block. Minimum wages in the EU Member States ranged from EUR 312 (Bulgaria) to EUR 2 142 (Luxembourg) per month in January 2020. This data is compared to January 2010, and almost all minimum wages (expressed in...
The head of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said today at the media briefing on 2019 novel coronavirus that "global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient to meet the needs of WHO. There are now depleted stockpiles and backlogs of 4 to 6 months."-he noted. He said that the...
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Russia became the second largest supplier of oil and petroleum products to the United States, overtaking Mexico. The report (U.S. Imports by Country of Origin) covers a Jun 19-Nov 19 2019 period while data for December has not yet been published. The peak of supplies...
telecommuting in eu
In the latest press relase by Eurostat (statistical office of the European Union) interesting new data shows the share of Europeans who regularly work from the comfort of home office. In 2018. 5.2% of employees aged between 15 and 64 regularly worked from home. The percentage is an average number for all the EU countries . The...
Who killed journalist Pavel Sheremet in Kyiv, Ukraine in 2016? One suspect, Andriy Antonenko, was singled out for praise by then-President Petro Poroshenko in 2017. Police said some of Antonenko's social media posts helped them identify him as one of the shadowy figures seen in surveillance-video footage approaching the parked car in which Sheremet...