Wednesday, April 8, 2020
The Portuguese government has put a raft of measures in place to combat the spread of the virus and help workers and struggling businesses. (Photo by who?du!nelson on Unsplash)
Portugal, like many other countries in the world, has not left unscathed by the ongoing coronavirus epidemic, with the social and business landscape being transformed in a manner never seen before. The Portuguese government has put a raft of measures in place to combat the spread of the virus and has announced several initiatives to partially shield struggling...
U.S. President Donald Trump has imposed a travel ban on most visitors from Europe for 30 days. (Photo by Sara Kurfeß on Unsplash)
Since the first case of coronavirus was detected in Wuhan, China, in late 2019, the shadow of fear and uncertainty has loomed over businesses all over the world, including in Europe. A wide range of containment and restrictive measures announced by governments to slow and stem the spread of the virus has opened up an...
Processing credit card terminal with a visa card inserted. Photo by: Basile Morin.
Cashless societies are increasingly cropping up, thanks to the digitization of the global financial sector. While paper money has helped shape the world for decades, a transition to a cashless world is slowly gaining traction thanks to the proliferation of the internet and mobile devices. Governments are increasingly pushing for cashless payments as a...
Central Bank of Indonesia (left side). In the middle: Kantor Pusat PT Indosat, the headquarters of the major telcommunications operator. At the right side (frontbuilding): Sapta Pesona Building (Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy Campus). Image by: CEphoto, Uwe Aranas
JAKARTA, Indonesia (ViaNews) - On April 17, Indonesians cast their votes in the country’s biggest election as they elected president and vice president as well as legislative candidates at national and regional levels. As the vote counting process is still ongoing, the real count from the General Election Commission (KPU) as of April 20...

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