Merkel rejects higher taxes to finance Corona aid

Chancellor Angela Merkel underlined the importance of international cooperation between states. (Photo: AP) Berlin Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for further economic relief for the next phase of the corona pandemic. “It has been pointed out that the recovery phase must also be accompanied by economic stimulus programs,” said Merkel on Wednesday after a switch […]

Chat with colleagues – how to use Slack and Co. properly

Dusseldorf Christian Pokropp needs three monitors to keep an overview. Slack is open on one. He chats with his colleagues in Berlin and with those in Duisburg he uses Skype. On the next screen, Microsoft Teams is open for video conferencing. And he has just released a corona update to all employees in the capital […]

The Great Job Fear – Morning Briefing

Good morning dear readers, What Handelsblatt readers have known since the end of last week is now an official government statement: The federal government expects one for 2020 Burglary of economic growth by 6.3 percent. This is how strong the gross domestic product is in the Post war history never shrunk in a year – […]

Why India’s workers are protesting the government

Bangkok They are not supposed to leave their homes, but the women in the Indian metropolis of Amritsar have an important message: Given the curfew in their country that has been going on for a month, they are running out of food. As a sign of protest, they put empty plates and pots in the […]

Poverty reduction in India threatens to suffer a setback

Bangkok They can no longer go to work, but they are also not allowed to return home: At least 314,000 workers are stuck in the most important Indian industrial state, Maharashtra, which is also the financial metropolis of Mumbai, as the local authorities announced last week. In India there are strict curfews due to the […]

2.7 billion workers affected by anti-corona measures

The tourism sector, particularly the cruise operators, has been particularly hard hit by the crisis. Picture: AFP Four out of five working people around the world suffer from the effects of Corona, reports the World Labor Organization ILO. For them, the Corona crisis is the “worst global crisis since World War II”. DAccording to the […]