Finland reports decrease in Unemployment in October

HELSINKI, Finland — According to the Employment Bulletin of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, a total of 230,100 unemployed jobseekers were registered in Finland at the Employment and Economic Development Offices at the end of October. This was 42,400 fewer than a year earlier. The number of unemployed jobseekers was down by 1,900…

Africa’s Fastest train launched in Morocco

TANGIERS, Morocco — Last week, French President Emmanuel Macron and Morocco’s King Mohammed VI inaugurated Africa’s first high-speed train line on Thursday. The all-new high speed train rests in the renovated station of Tangiers. The French-made double-decker TGVs are made by manufacturer Alstom and can reach speeds of 200 miles per hour. King Mohammed VI and…

Swedish Parliament Rejects Ulf Kristersson (Moderate Party) as Prime Minister

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — In what has spun out to become a historic tale in the political spectrum, the Swedish Parliament has rejected Prime Minister candidate Ulf Kristersson. On November 12, the Speaker Andreas Norlén presented a proposal for a candidate for prime minister to the Riksdag. The Speaker’s proposal for a new prime minister was…

World Leaders gather in commemoration of end of the First World War

PARIS, France — On Sunday, World leaders gathered in Paris to honour 100 hundred years since the ceasefire which concluded the end of the First World War. This was commemorated in a major event in Paris from November 10-11 , attended by some 80 heads of state and government and heads of international organisations —…

Poland Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Independence

WARSAW, Poland — Sunday marked a century of regained independence by Poland after a more than 120-year absence from the map of Europe. Poland’s president, prime minister and other top leaders led an Independence Day march that included members of nationalist organizations, the first time Polish state officials have marched with the far-right groups. Some…

Czech Republic reports lowest Unemployment rates in 21-Years

PRAGUE,Czech Republic — According to information released by the Czech Statistics Office on Thursday, unemployment in the Czech Republic again declined in October, falling to 2.8 percent. The number of jobless last month was 215,622, the lowest figure since July 1997. The unemployment rate in October 2017 stood at 3.6 percent. The country’s chronic labour…

Iconic filmmaker Spike Lee to speak at C2 Montréal 2019

MONTREAL, Canada — American filmmaker Spike Lee will be taking the stage at the 8th edition of C2 Montréal, the award-winning creative business conference happening on May 22-24, 2019. To kick off this year’s roster of speakers, C2 Montréal announced today that it will be hosting the Socio-political critic and acclaimed storyteller under the banner…

Unemployment in Poland at 5.7% in October

WARSAW, Poland — Poland’s Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported last month that the country’s unemployment rate fell to a new 28-year low of 5.7 percent in September, from 5.8 percent in August. The labour ministry earlier estimated that unemployment in Poland in September stood at 5.8 percent. According to the EU’s Eurostat statistics agency, which…

Video: How Does China’s Largest Automated Warehouse Work?

WUXI, China — Located in Cainiao’s Future Park logistics complex in Wuxi, China, take a close look at how the warehouse uses 700 robots to streamline and speed up the order-fulfillment process. Cainiao recently opened the biggest automated warehouse in China, in the eastern city of Wuxi. It is part of the company’s first Future…