EconomySociety

Gig economy workers say they can no longer survive

Whether in Paris, Kuala Lumpur or California, gig economy workers fear they can no longer survive on meagre earnings from jobs that leave them increasingly vulnerable. The term “gig” stretches back a century to jazz musicians who used it to refer to a one-off…
China

China's Fosun Pharma to import 100 million BioNTech vaccine doses

A Chinese pharmaceutical company said Wednesday it had agreed to buy at least 100 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine from German company BioNTech, subject to Beijing approving its use. China has been rapidly developing its own Covid-19 vaccine candidates and ramping…
EconomyFuture

EU debates new rules for big tech companies

The European Commission proposed on Tuesday (15) a series of new regulations for the digital market that directly affect the big technology companies in the world, the so-called “big techs”. The measures still need to be voted on to take effect and have been dubbed the…
SocietyWorld

Singapore to allow business travel arrivals from all countries

Singapore will allow business travellers and visiting officials from all countries to enter from next month, authorities said Tuesday, as the financial hub seeks to recover from a coronavirus-induced downturn. Under the new arrangements, a limited number of travellers can…
EconomyPortugal

TAP: Revenue in 2021-2022 will be at 2006-2007 levels

The projections included in the restructuring plan, in a work version that Dinheiro Vivo had access to, indicate that the renegotiation with more than a thousand suppliers and optimizations will allow savings between 200 and 225 million euros per year Despite the…
ChinaEconomy

China remains Asia Pacific's most robust economy

China remains the most robust economy in the Asia Pacific with three of its cities ranked in the region’s top 10 for real estate investment and development prospects, according to a joint report released on Friday by the Urban Land Institute and PricewaterhouseCoopers…
AngolaEconomy

Angola to cut production by 261,000 barrels of oil per day

In 2021, Angola should set the level of oil production at one million and 267 thousand barrels per day (mb / d), reducing 267 thousand barrels daily, according to an OPEC adjustment table, attached to the decisions of the meeting held on 3 December in Vienna…