Showing posts with label salaries. Show all posts
Showing posts with label salaries. Show all posts

Monday, May 1, 2017

Monday, January 9, 2017

Maduro hikes Venezuela's monthly minimum wage by 50 pct.


Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Sunday that he has decided to raise the monthly minimum wage by 50 percent from 27,092 bolivares to 40,638 bolivares, the latter amount equivalent to about $60 at the official exchange rate of 678 bolivares per US dollar.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Ukrainians Shocked as Politicians Declare Vast Wealth

An anti-corruption reform requiring senior Ukrainian officials to declare their wealth online has exposed a vast difference between the fortunes of politicians and those they represent.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Portugal's PM rejects claims there will be second bailout

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa on Wednesday rejected claims that the country could need a second bailout, insisting his anti-austerity drive is boosting the economy.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Bonuses ethos: Lack of US fighter pilots amid ISIS wars in Syria, Iraq, Libya etc

The US Air Force is struggling to fill a shortage of 700 fighter pilots by the end of the year, even as the US battles in three air wars against ISIS in Iraq, Syria and Libya.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Peru's president-elect Kuczynski refuses to discuss political alliances

Peru's president-elect, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, said Friday at a press conference that it was too early to discuss whether he would make any "political alliances" in forming his government.

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Greece reaches deal with creditors on fresh measures

Greece's government struck on Friday evening a deal with auditors of international lenders in Athens on the next set of measures to unlock a further one billion euro (about 1.1 billion U.S. dollars) bailout installment to the debt laden country in coming weeks.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

The Economic Bright Side of Migrant Crisis – (German Media)

Even though the need to accommodate hundreds of thousands of incoming migrants may cost the German budget around 10 billion euros next year, the positive effect this new situation could have on the country’s economy is hard to miss, German media wrote on Saturday.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Germany Not Interested in Stopping Migrants’ Influx to EU

The German government is not interested in shutting off the influx of the migrants into the country as they could be used as a low-wage labor force, necessary for the economy’s development, a Lebanese parliamentarian said Wednesday.

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Guatemalan interim president seeks to help with government transition

Guatemala's new interim president Alejandro Maldonado assured Congress on Friday that he would help find a solution to the country's current crisis, local media reported.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Greek gov't refutes media reports over IOUs for pensions, salaries

The Greek government on Wednesday dismissed as "absolutely fictitious" media reports that payments of pensions and salaries of civil servants will be made through IOUs in the coming weeks.

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