Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Bulgaria's average monthly jobless rate fell to 6.4% in April, 1.2 percentage points lower than in the same month of 2017 and the lowest since December 2008, the government's employment agency said on Tuesday. Month-on-month the jobless rate fell by...
New programs and policies for inmates and ex-cons could eliminate the need for as many as 48,000 prison beds, the report said. The experts who developed the study estimated that could save California taxpayers $561 million to $684 million...
With a tropical rainforest climate, rapid urbanization, changing demography and ecology, Singapore experiences endemic dengue, with the last large outbreak in 2013 culminating in 22170 cases. In the absence of a vaccine on the market, vector control is the...
Japanese Foreign Affairs Minister Taro Kono and his Chinese counterpart kicked off the first high-level economic talks between their nations in eight years on Monday, at a time of tense trade relations with the United States for both countries. Concern...
The number of people displaced from their homes due to conflict and persecution last year exceeded 60 million for the first time in the United Nations’ history, a tally greater than the combined populations of the United Kingdom, or...
AccuWeather forecasts that Harvey would be the most expensive natural disaster in US history, at about $160 billion. Other estimates are more conservative, but rising. According to data from the risk modeler Enki Research cited by Bloomberg on Wednesday, the hurricane could cause...
Bulgaria’s Black Sea port cities of Varna and Bourgas will see no cruise ships dock in summer 2018, a result of companies’ concern about the geopolitical situation in the Black Sea region. Cruise companies plan ship voyages about two to...
With rising gas prices now rivaling unemployment as a key issue in this year’s election, both the president and his Republican opponents have been speaking out about what, if anything, should be done. Republicans argue that the nation needs...
Bulgaria’s only nuclear plant, Kozloduy, shut one of its two 1,000-megawatt reactors for planned annual maintenance early on Saturday, its state-run operator said. It said the reactor, Unit 5, will be connected back to the national electricity grid at the...
Bulgaria's financial regulator said it has banned the local branch of Cyprus-based insurer Olympic from signing new insurance and reinsurance contracts, as well as extending the term and widening the scope of contracts already signed. The decision comes after Cyprus'...