Governments and global entities have properly acknowledged the benefits but not the risks and costs of the process. The financial-international services industry has also been transformed, resulting in a large wealth transfer from the real economy to the world of finance with increased risks for long-term economic security. Tech and financial sectors have created huge challenges in many countries with rising wealth benefiting a small segment of the population while those who are low- and middle-income are made worse off. … [Read more...] about EU-China relations in a new world order
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A few companies are already experiencing difficulties in both the production and distribution of vaccines. Many customers are already increasingly frustrated with delays in the delivery of vaccinations. Some European countries even plan to take legal action against the drug makers for the delays. Tracking vaccine supply, storage, and distribution procedures will be even more difficult in countries without the necessary infrastructure and expertise. … [Read more...] about What challenges await humanity in its fight against the pandemic in 2021?
Vietnamese enterprises must be well prepared for legal issues if they seek to export to the US market, a seminar heard in HCM City last week. Tran Phu Lu, deputy director of the Investment and Trade Promotion Centre of HCM City (ITPC), said the US is Viet Nam’s largest export market and major items include seafood, textiles, footwear, and farm produce. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese firms told to be ready for legal challenges when exporting to US
“Ensure evaluation of existing safety measures in schools to identify gaps and take corrective measures followed by regular risk assessment at the Federal, State, and LGA level; Provide leadership and funds to support logistics of monitoring teams at all levels, and enforce compliance to COVID-19 safety rules and measures; and “Braze up security architecture in places where insecurity has affected learning.” … [Read more...] about 2021 Int’l World Education Day: We demand 20% budgetary allocation on education — ActionAid
Women are the hardest hit, yet again Globally, women are overrepresented in the low-paid precarious professions that have been hardest hit by the pandemic. If women were represented at the same rate as men in these sectors, 112 million women would no longer be at high risk of losing their incomes or jobs. Women also make up roughly 70 per cent of the global health and social care workforce − essential but often poorly paid jobs that put them at greater risk from COVID-19. … [Read more...] about Wealth inequaity increases after COVID-19