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Employers are finding it hard to hire, and the supply chain crisis is forcing businesses to hike prices. The situation is likely to persist for at least the next six to 12 months, says one bank chief.
Russia's COVID-19 crisis deepened on Sunday, with the country reporting at least 1072 deaths. 35,660 new cases were also reported, more than 5,000 of them in the capital, Moscow.President Vladimir Putin this week approved a nationwide workplace shutdown in the first week of November. Moscow will reimpose a partial lockdown from Thursday (October 28), with only essential shops including pharmacies and supermarkets allowed to remain open.Authorities in St Petersburg also announced on Saturday that the city will introduce the same measures from October 30.Despite developing its own COVID-19 vaccine early in the pandemic, Russia has vaccinated only about a third of its population, one of the lowest rates in Europe, with citizens citing distrust of the authorities and new medical products.
The law enforcement authorities used tear gas to disperse the Crowd of agitated people."All the people stranded here are in great misery. We just demand that we be given a small opening, so that we can all go home. We were protesting because everyone is fed up of being stuck here. The severe cold is destroying us," said 62-year old Abdul Manan.The border has been closed for nearly three weeks now.Pakistani officials have said the border has been temporarily closed due to fear of an influx of Afghans who are trying to leave their homeland after the Taliban seized power in August.The Chaman border crossing, the second-largest commercial border point with Afghanistan after the Torkham commercial town in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, links with Spin Boldak in the Afghan province of Kandahar, and is used by thousands of labourers, as well as traders, from both countries on a regular basis.The Chaman-Spin Boldak crossing generates huge revenue for Pakistan and Afghanistan. Nearly 1,000 trucks carrying commercial goods cross the border each day during times of peace.
Finland's leader said Sunday that the Turkish president’s decision to order that 10 foreign ambassadors, including the Nordic country's envoy, be declared persona non grata after calling for the release of a jailed philanthropist and human rights activist was a “regrettable situation.” Prime Minister Sanna Marin told public broadcaster YLE that “this is a tough reaction” from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who announced the move on Saturday. A declaration of persona non grata against a diplomat usually means that the individual is banned from remaining in their host country.
“I just encourage the guys to create, come up with their own content," Malcolm Mitchell told Yahoo Finance.
Japanese gymnastics legend Kohei Uchimura said he would consider his future after finishing the world championships empty-handed on Sunday, but hinted his love for the sport may lure him back.
As social-audio apps like Clubhouse, Beams, Pludo, Racket and Quest have gained popularity in the last year, more marketers, product teams and up-and-coming competitors are beginning to explore the strategies that are making and breaking the user experience in this space. On one side, these products were fairly straightforward when they first hit the market because content creators could simply sign up, create audio rooms or short-form podcasts, and then set a time for a broadcast. Given my background in television and marketing, it should come as no surprise that I believe social audio needs to leverage the same strategies used by major news organizations.
Kingsbury missed a win against the Browns due to COVID-19 protocol.
Before the MotoGP season started Fabio Quartararo said he believed he could win and in Italy on Sunday he delivered, bringing a first ever title to France.
Hot Wheels has released a $500 radio controlled car based on the new Batmobile. The car is a highly detailed replica of Bruce Wayne's alter ego's latest ride, which will debut in the 2022 movie titled simple The Batman. If you suspect that the car might not exactly be for kids but for adult collectors, that is doubly confirmed by Mattel's own website, which described the car as "what happens when our design team goes bat$#!+ insane on a project."
The Canadian Coast Guard successfully evacuated 16 people from a container ship near Victoria, British Columbia, after a fire broke out aboard the ship on October 23, they said.The Zim Kingston was en route to Vancouver, according to marine tracking information. At least ten containers on the ship caught fire, according to the coast guard.An emergency zone of one nautical mile was set up, the coast guard said. They added, “currently there is no safety risk to people on shore, however the situation will continue to be monitored.”This footage was published by Gerald Graham, and shows smoke and flames rising from the ship. Credit: Gerald Graham via Storyful
There’s a housing boom going on in America as low mortgage rates, the accumulation of wealth, and the desire for more space has renters becoming buyers.
“Soberbio.” I used to hear this word from my mestiza Spanish lola (grandmother) everytime she would scold us during our younger days. In English, it means “arrogant and stubborn.” This is similar
The 'Underworld' actor said she isn't a big fan of either traditional dating or the modern world of apps.
Fabio Quartararo won his first MotoGP world title on Sunday after his closest rival Francesco Bagnaia crashed out of the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix.
Nice substitute Evann Guessand scored his first senior goal three minutes into injury-time to clinch a 3-2 comeback home win over Lyon in Ligue 1 on Sunday.
TALISAY City, Cebu will be closing all its public and private cemeteries from Oct. 29 to Nov. 2, 2021 in compliance with the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Emerging Infectious Diseases resolution.However,
Thousands of fans arrived for the Twenty20 World Cup blockbuster between India and Pakistan in Dubai on Sunday with one supporter saying he chose "cricket over the wife" to watch the game.
Next to the turnout of the 2022 Philippine general election, the conduct of the country’s first election in a pandemic concerns many citizens.The Oct. 23 test-run by the Commission on Elections (Comelec)
Tourists hoping to visit Jerusalem or Tel Aviv after Israel's announcement last week that it would open to some vaccinated foreign travellers should read the fine print before booking, local hoteliers say. That has tempered excitement among hoteliers hoping for some improvement around 20 months after Israel banned most foreigners to halt the spread of the coronavirus. "How many tourists out in the world have actually gotten boosters or are sitting in that six-month period following their second dose?" Israel Hotel Association CEO Yael Danieli said.