How the world of work is changing
29 April 2023 | 1:43 pm
Chile is to cut the working week from 45 to 40 hours — a stark contrast to the 48 hours of toil across the rest of Latin America. From four-day weeks to remote work,we explores the global shift in employment patterns.
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February 21, 2024
The government will unveil its latest economic forecasts for 2024 on Wednesday, with media reports suggesting a sharp downgrade to a mere 0.2 percent growth. In its autumn projections, the government was still expecting output to expand by 1.3 percent.
4 days ago
California-based chipmaker Nvidia showed with its latest earnings call that there is still room to grow, with revenue for the last quarter of 2023 surging 265 percent over the year to $22 billion and forecast to keep rising. In this edition of Business Daily, we take a look what Nvidia's success has been built on, and the potential challenges it could face moving forward.
3 days ago
On January 6, the US aviation regulator FAA ordered the temporary grounding of certain Boeing 737-9 MAX aircraft operated by US airlines or in US territory, affecting 171 planes.
1 day ago
As shoppers await price cuts, retailers like Home Depot say their prices have stabilized and some national consumer brands have paused price increases or announced more modest ones. Yet some industry watchers predict deflation for food at home later this year.
10 hours ago
Without pausing to wipe the sweat from their brows, workers in northern Ivory Coast picked cotton by the handful - a crop saved by the use of extra insecticides after a new pest wreaked record damage across West and Central Africa last season.
53 mins ago
Lina Soualem's latest film looks back at four generations of Palestinian women, with her mother, actress Hiam Abbass, serving as a guide to their family history. "Bye Bye Tiberias" charts their displacement from the shores of the Sea of Galilee to the village of Deir Hanna, using home videos and archive footage to place this very personal story within its larger historical context.
53 mins ago
Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre spoke to FRANCE 24 about the war in Ukraine ahead of the second anniversary this week of Russia's full-scale invasion.
2 hours ago
Located one hour from Madrid, the Toledo Training Command centre is one of the largest military training centres in Europe. Hundreds of Ukrainian civilians who have volunteered to head to the front are training there as part of the EU Military Assistance Mission in support of Ukraine (EUMAM), set up in October 2022. Spain is one of the EU's key training providers, having already trained 4,000 Ukrainian soldiers.
2 hours ago
Liverpool win the League Cup by beating Chelsea 1-0 through a late extra-time goal from captain Virgil van Dijk after a fierce end-to-end battle at Wembley.
5 hours ago
Speculation about the successor to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is high on the agenda ahead of NATO's 75th anniversary. Mr. Stoltenberg has been in office for almost a decade and is known for his success in balancing relations between the US and NATO.
5 hours ago
Officials in Valencia say the death toll from an apartment complex blaze has risen to 10. Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez visited the city, saying victims "lost everything in a matter of minutes."
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