How has the pandemic changed the way we work?
20 December 2021 | 1:49 pm
The entire workforce had no choice but to develop new skills and experiences during the pandemic. Our population has been forced into a crash course on modern technology, and the result is that more people than ever have the skills and knowledge to work effectively from anywhere.
European Council President Charles Michel said EU leaders agreed to cooperate on energy after a long day of talks. However, a consensus was not reached on capping gas prices.
Film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us why Tarek Saleh's "Boy from Heaven" had her gripped. The movie follows a young student caught up in the collusion of religion and politics in contemporary Cairo. We also look at the touching and tragic study of friendship in Lukas Dhont's award-winning feature "Close". Plus we discuss the comedic potential of the queer romance "Bros" as it arrives in American cinemas.
Created to reduce the gaps and inequalities between the different regions of the European Union, the bloc's cohesion policy was caught out by the unexpected arrival of Covid-19. But did it fail to act against the pandemic? We take a closer look.
Resistance to antibiotic drugs was already a problem in India before the pandemic. Doctors say it's gotten a lot worse.
Forbidden Stories, which was founded by Laurent Richard, allows journalists to continue the investigative reporting of "silenced" journalists and to unveil their stories to a wide audience.
Egypt climate talks focus on financing for low-income countries so they can adapt to a warming world and pay for climate destruction.
In late 2019 a mysterious respiratory infection surfaced in China. COVID-19 soon spread around the world. How much longer do we need to worry about infection and potential damage to the heart, lungs and brain?
Violence against women has increased significantly worldwide during the coronavirus pandemic. The victims' association Weisser Ring estimates there was an increase of around ten percent in 2020. The number of unreported cases is also very high.
Thousands of striking truck drivers in South Korea have been ordered to return to work or face severe consequences. The strikes organizers say they will not yield.
The government has ordered thousands of cargo truck drivers to return to work. The strike has been going on for two weeks, over freight fare issues. Concerns have been raised over the effect on the economy.
The Japanese government is planning to offer couples extra money for having children, but with costs rising steeply and wages static, that is unlikely to be an adequate incentive, say experts.
Save the Children, the Norwegian Refugee Council and CARE said they could not resume their work without women staff. The Taliban had ordered all nongovernmental organizations to suspend their female employees.
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