Over the past century or more, the economy’s centre of gravity has shifted and Rochdale faces problems familiar to many places on the wrong side of the geographical divide: how to replace old industries with new ones; how to break out of a low-wage, low-skill pattern of employment; how to persuade the young people leaving for university to come back when they have finished their studies. … [Read more...] about The Rochdale feelgood index: can you judge a town’s wellbeing from tweets?
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After seeing 33 percent growth rate in January compared with the same period last year, Vietnam’s tourism witnessed sharp decreases in the next months, 22 percent in February and 68 percent in March, because of Covid-19. … [Read more...] about Two scenarios for inbound tours for rest of the year
Regarding mechanics, VNR will invest in automation of manufacturing factories so as to develop into two modern manufacturing sites to assembly locomotives and railroad cars, and produce spare parts with localisation rate increasing to 50 per cent for locomotives and over 70 per cent for railroad cars. In terms of transport, the giant will increase connection with other means of transport such as road, sea, and air while ensuring rising application of technologies to ensure safety and increase service quality, administration, operation, and capacity. … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES MAY 25
Official statistics released Monday confirmed an earlier reading that the German economy shrank by 2.2% in the first quarter of the year compared with the same period in 2019. That was the biggest quarterly decline since the 2008-2009 global financial crisis. … [Read more...] about German activity picks up, can’t escape official recession
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index declined 0.8%, with signs mounting that President Trump will make his tough-on-China stance a key element of his reelection bid. The energy, technology and utilities sectors led the losses. After rallying as much as 32% from its March bottom, the index failed to hold at its average price over the last 100 days, a key technical level it hasn’t closed above since February. Trade tension with China contributed to market weakness in 2019 before a deal was reached. … [Read more...] about Stocks drop amid rising china tension and job losses
But in the wake of this terrible election, much of my hope has rested not on what could or should happen, and not what the historical record tells us has happened, but what is happening now. There is another America rising and taking action, and it is beautiful. I’m thinking of the many stories of people standing up for the vulnerable, directly when they intervene in confrontations with haters. Or indirectly, as with the young woman I know who co-organised the creation of Neveragain.tech, a public oath people working in tech can take to refuse to create Muslim registries, turn over people’s private data, or otherwise cooperate with state persecution. … [Read more...] about Another, more beautiful America is rising. Trump will be resisted