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No summer break: 35 million in EU can't afford holidays

San Francisco Chronicle 02 Aug 2021
BRUSSELS (AP) — The majority of low-income families in the European Union can't afford a summer holiday, according to a study by the the European Trade Union Confederation ... “A holiday should not be a luxury for the few ... The biggest divides in access to holidays between those with income below 60% of median and...
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No summer break: 35 million can't pay for holiday in the EU

Seattle PI 02 Aug 2021
BRUSSELS (AP) — The majority of low-income families in the European Union can't afford a summer holiday, according to a study by the the European Trade Union Confederation ... “A holiday should not be a luxury for the few ... The biggest divides in access to holidays between those with income below 60% of median and those with income above...
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No summer break: 35 million can’t pay for holiday in the EU

Ekathimerini 02 Aug 2021
The majority of low-income families in the European Union can’t afford a summer holiday, according to a study by the the European Trade Union Confederation ... “A holiday should not be a luxury for the few ... “The rise in holiday inequality shows how the benefits of economic growth in Europe over the last decade haven’t been shared fairly.”.
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CIIE opens new doors for foreign companies

China Daily 02 Aug 2021
During peak hours such as holidays, sellers have to replenish stocks 3 or 4 times a day, said Xue Yingjie, general manager of Greenland Global Commodity Trading Center Group ... Tang Meiyi, general manager of the brand in China, said the CIIE offers an excellent opportunity for the Chinese market to recognize and accept new brands.
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COVID-19: Here's how to deal with your kids' holiday blues in the UAE

Gulf News 01 Aug 2021
Even that annoying jab in the nose meant for a PCR test was given little thought as the time came to put the air conditioning off and head off for a holiday ... The holiday was over; it was time for home ... “The holiday blues are temporary, and feelings of sadness generally go away.” However, they can mutate into something more sinister.
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Myanmar: State of emergency extended with coup leader as PM

BBC News 01 Aug 2021
The general who took power in a coup in Myanmar in February has named himself prime minister and said emergency rule may now extend to August 2023 ... The general said Covid would be contained through more vaccines, extended public holidays and what he called the harmonious co-operation of the people.
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Bank Holidays in August: Lenders to be Shut for 15 Days Next Month. Check Full List

Yahoo Daily News 31 Jul 2021
From this list of 15 leaves, lenders will be able to observe eight days as state-wise leaves, religious holidays or festivals ... In general, these three categories are the ‘Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act’, ‘Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act and Real-Time Gross Settlement Holiday’ and ‘BanksClosing of Accounts’.
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Honeycutt resigns as Lee High boys basketball coach

Kingsport Times-News 31 Jul 2021
During Honeycutt’s initial season, highlights for the Generals included winning the championship of the Grand Home Furnishings Holiday Classic tournament and advancing to the Region 2D tournament for the first time in a decade.
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Six Senses Ibiza review: the party island’s relaxing new hotel

The Times/The Sunday Times 31 Jul 2021
Generally holidays in Ibiza are a bit like the Sixties — if you can remember them you weren’t really there ... The view is instantly addictive ... .
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Pet-adoption trends slow in light of end of quarantine

The Signal 31 Jul 2021
When COVID-19 first prompted a quarantine last March, forcing everyone indoors, local pet experts and animal-adoption professionals reported that business was booming. However, that pace seems to have slowed somewhat ... Bobby Block / The Signal ... People wanting to travel and take advantage of summer holidays generally cuts into their adoption numbers ... .
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Big tax free weekend set to start today

Roane County News 30 Jul 2021
The Tennessee General Assembly approved two new one-time holidays for this year, in addition to ...
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COVID-19 has workers rethinking careers

Colorado Springs Business Journal 30 Jul 2021
Jenna Clifford was tired of being a middle school teacher ... She also became licensed to sell life and health insurance ... “I wanted to have a national holiday, not to mention the tech industry is known for having generally appealing benefits ... When he worked in the outdoor industry, Converse said, he often worked 60-hour weeks and didn’t get holidays off.
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Sales tax holidays are underway this weekend in Tennessee

Johnson City Press 30 Jul 2021
The state General Assembly has also created a new sales tax holiday this year on food, food ingredients and prepared foods during a period beginning at 12.01 am on Friday and ending at 11.59 p.m on Thursday ... The General Assembly has also established a year-long state tax holiday ...
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Colorado AG Warns Ransomware Could Have ‘Disastrous Consequences’ For Small Businesses

CBS News 30 Jul 2021
Companies in more than a dozen countries found their data encrypted before the Fourth of July holiday weekend, in the single largest ransomware spree in history. On Thursday, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser urged local businesses to review their data security practices.
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Neighbors concerned over proposed quarry changes

Rutland Herald 30 Jul 2021
A public hearing is scheduled for 10.30 a.m ... 30 ... 1, with everything else being year-round except federal holidays. There will be no change to general operating hours, but crushing, blasting and hammering won’t happen on Saturdays ... No blasting would occur on federal holidays and homes within 2,000 feet can request written notice ahead of any blasting.
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