Ukrainian mustard company perseveres amid power scarcity and supply problems

Issued on: 28/11/2022 – 08:55altered: 28/11/2022 – 09:03 As the blackout in Ukraine continues, the country’s industries are struggling to cope. One factory in Vinnytsia is still running for the time being. It came to the aid of France earlier this year when the country ran out of mustard. FRANCE 24’s Gulliver Cragg Reports. When … Read more

Police crack down on European cocaine “super cartel”.

BRUSSELS — Law enforcement agencies in six different countries have joined forces to take down a “super cartel” of drug traffickers that controls about a third of Europe’s cocaine trade, the European Union crime organization said Monday. Europol said 49 suspects were arrested during the investigation. The latest series of raids in Europe and the … Read more

South Korea will hold first talks with striking truck drivers on Monday | Business and economy

South Korea’s government will meet with a striking truck drivers’ union for initial talks of a five-day nationwide strike as supply chain problems worsen and construction sites run out of concrete. The government, which estimates daily losses at about 300 billion won ($224 million) as supplies of cement and fuel for gas stations run out, … Read more

Chinese netizens, censors scramble for redress amid COVID protests | News on social media

Taipei, Taiwan – Chinese internet users and government censors are engaged in a game of cat and mouse to contain the narrative surrounding the country’s anti-“zero COVID” protests. Protests began Friday in Urumqi, the capital of the extreme western region of Xinjiang, after the death of 10 people in an apartment building fire, before spreading … Read more

Binance, others prepare bids for bankrupt Voyager after FTX collapse

Voyager said it has about $1.3 billion in crypto on its platform and more than $350 million in cash on behalf of clients of New York’s Metropolitan Commercial Bank. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Binance and other crypto firms are preparing takeover offers for beleaguered digital currency lender Voyager Digital after FTX, which had initially … Read more

Abu Dhabi.. A competitive economy – Al Ittihad newspaper

Strength, diversity, flexibility and competitiveness are key elements of the economy of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, pushing it towards more GDP growth rates in the face of global challenges, a translation of a vision planned by the wise leadership based on of launching initiatives, boosting investment, supporting various economic activities and providing the best … Read more

Queensland bears the highest cost of climate disaster in Australia, according to the Climate Council report

Queensland has suffered more economic damage from extreme weather disasters than any other state or territory, with more extreme weather to come. Most important points: Disasters have cost Queensland some $30 billion since the 1970s The former QFES commissioner says the disaster response system is under strain Damage to public infrastructure in south-east Queensland has … Read more

Railway workers in Austria will go on strike on Monday in wage dispute

BERLIN — Railway workers in Austria are going on strike for a day on Monday after a failed round of negotiations. The Austrian news agency reported on Sunday that both sides said the fifth round of talks on the remuneration of some 50,000 employees of some 65 railway companies, including the main national operator OeBB, … Read more

Emirates News Agency – Dubai Customs launches “Al-Bairaq Challenge” to spread a culture of motivation and positive competition

Sunday, November 27, 2022 – 5:03 PM DUBAI, November 27, 2020 (WAM) — His Excellency Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs and CEO of the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, launched the “Al-Bairaq Challenge” award, which aims to culture of motivation and positive competition among employees. The award was launched in a … Read more

WA Premier Mark McGowan warns recession is coming next year

Western Australian Prime Minister Mark McGowan has warned that a recession is coming next year, having previously only indicated it was a risk. His comments came while answering reporters’ questions about an ongoing pay dispute with striking nurses, reiterating that the current deal being offered was generous. “We expect a recession to come next year,” … Read more