Day: January 6, 2021

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Greece: COVID-19 mass vaccinations to begin Jan 20

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday that the general population will be vaccinated against the coronavirus from January 20-starting from those 85 years of age or older.    He said at a meeting hosted by the headquarters of the Civil Defense Secretariat that the online platform for electronic vaccination appointments will be opened […]

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Portugal: Big companies continue to have more men on management boards

According to a study released Wednesday by consulting firm Mercer, men continue to dominate the top managers of Portuguese companies, accounting for 85% of the members of management and supervisory bodies.    According to this study, although the leadership position of men has slightly diminished since 2017, the number of women in leadership positions is […]

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Covid-19: Norwegian government to impose lockdown

Justice Minister Monica Maeland said on Wednesday that the Norwegian government is enacting legislation to allow curfews to be imposed after new COVID-19 cases reach record levels.  Maeland said at the press conference: “But let me make it clear immediately that from today, we have not considered imposing a curfew or similar measures…this is something […]

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Greece: Kindergartens and elementary schools to reopen on Monday

The Ministry of Education approved the recommendations of the Ministry of Health’s Coronavirus Expert Committee on Monday evening to reopen kindergartens and elementary schools in Greece on Monday, January 11, and also decided that grades 7-12 will restart e-courses on Friday, January 8 – until another Notice.    The committee will re-evaluate the epidemiological data […]

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Switzerland to lengthen lockdown till February-end

 The Swiss government said on Wednesday that Switzerland plans to extend the lockdown by five weeks to the end of February, including closing all restaurants, cultural and entertainment venues.    After consulting with the states, a formal decision will be made next week. The government said that it has cancelled exemptions for areas that are […]

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