Tag archive for ‘Budget’
By admin On Friday, January 1st, 2021
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US votes against UN budget, citing antisemitism and failure to pressure Iran 

US votes against UN budget, citing antisemitism and failure to pressure Iran  Only Israel voted with US against United Nations’ 2021 programme budget, citing antisemitism and issues with Iran More...

By admin On Sunday, December 27th, 2020
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Covid-19: Dubai cuts 2021 budget as pandemic impacts economy

Covid-19: Dubai cuts 2021 budget as pandemic impacts economy Emirate expects to reduce its budget by $ 2.6bn after tourism and other sectors are devastated by the virus MEE and agencies Sun, More...

By admin On Thursday, December 24th, 2020
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The future of Covid-era budget air travel? Ryanair promotes ‘jab & go’ summer flights

Ryanair has stirred up social media with an advertisement suggesting that the joy of international travel is just a quick jab away, after the company previously said Covid-19 vaccines would not be required to fly More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020
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Israel to hold fourth election in 2 years as parliament fails to meet budget deadline

Israel is set to hold a snap election after the Knesset failed to pass a spending package by a deadline set earlier this month, sending the country into its fourth vote in just two years as a fragile unity government More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020
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Stealth fighters and long-range missiles: Japan’s cabinet greenlights record-breaking military budget

Japanese government has approved a hike in military spending to address an “increasingly tough” security environment, as the country struggles under the world’s largest debt and the pandemic-induced economic More...

By admin On Sunday, December 13th, 2020
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Hungary signals ‘victory’, as EU budget might get approved with rule of law provision postponed

There’s a chance that the embattled EU budget will be approved during the summit of the bloc’s leaders, as Hungary has signalled that a compromise over rule of law will see Budapest and Warsaw lift their veto. “There More...

By admin On Saturday, December 12th, 2020
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George Soros Slams Polish-Hungarian Win in EU Budget Talks as ‘Merkel’s Surrender’

Brussels was forced to back down on its “rule-of-law requirements”, originally imposed on member states so as to disburse pandemic relief funds, after Hungary and Poland suggested they could make the More...

By admin On Saturday, December 12th, 2020
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‘Merkel’s surrender & worst of all possible worlds’: Soros pens angry op-ed over Polish-Hungarian victory in EU budget talks

Hungary and Poland getting the EU to abandon its conditioning of Covid-19 relief on ‘rule of law’ standards aimed to control their policies has incensed international financier George Soros, who called it a More...

By admin On Thursday, December 10th, 2020
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Hungary and Poland accept German EU budget proposal after rule of law standoff – reports

Hungary and Poland have reached a compromise with Germany to end their standoff with the EU, officials said, after Budapest and Warsaw vetoed the bloc’s €2.2 trillion, seven-year budget over a rule of law provision. The More...

By admin On Monday, December 7th, 2020
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Hungary & Poland uphold veto on EU budget and recovery fund – Budapest

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Monday that Budapest and Warsaw are upholding their veto of the European Union’s budget and a coronavirus recovery fund, though the EU may try to bypass their More...