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Citing the Covid-19 pandemic as the reason, a grassroots organization has called for the postponement of next year’s elections and postponed them to 2025 instead. In a petition filed with the Elections Commission (Comelec) over the weekend, the Coalition for Life and Democracy (NCLD) said the pandemic is a compelling reason to postpone the May …

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In response to new regulatory requirements, companies will be required to report on green credentials from contractors and suppliers. The UK and the European Commission have both adopted proposals requiring large companies or listed companies to report in their financial statements on their assessment and mitigation of climate-related risks and opportunities. In the UK, this …

Evoking images of snow-capped landscapes, bare trees and freezing temperatures, winter weather sets an instant and identifiable tone. It’s no wonder that a number of key films use this particular season as a constant backdrop. Rarely does the mere use of weather make such an immediate impact as when characters exhale steam as snow falls …

December 3 (Reuters) – Tin prices have nearly doubled from a year ago and are on course for their biggest annual increase in more than 30 years, pitting heavy users of the solder agent such as electronics companies, utilities, solar panel manufacturers, and device makers. For automakers, who use tin in coatings, bearings, brake pads …

The local citrus industry has established itself as a leader in agricultural exports to South Africa, positively contributing to overall economic growth. Photo: Rosle Boerdery Southern African citrus growers exported 161.6 million boxes equivalent to 15 kg of local citrus in 2021. This was 18.6 million boxes more than last year, despite several logistical challenges. …

LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Portugal’s new homeworking law makes the European Union country a worker’s paradise. Companies cannot attempt to contact their staff outside of working hours. They have to help staff pay their gas, electricity and internet bills. Bosses are prohibited from using digital software to track what their teleworkers are doing. There is …

As a general rule, an employee needs at least one year of service with his employer to file a complaint for unfair dismissal with the Commission des relations du travail (“CMRHowever, there are exceptions to this general rule. An exception is if, for example, the WRC finds that an employee has in fact been penalized …

ISLAMABAD: the electricity division would have finalized a new electricity purchasing agency contract (PPAA) and an interconnection agreement (ICA) with Karachi Electric (KE) for the supply of 1,400 MW of electricity to the latter, but disagreement persists over base load versus firm capacity and Late payment supplement for regulatory delays between the two parties, knowledgeable …

Evoking images of snow-capped landscapes, bare trees and freezing temperatures, winter weather sets an instant and identifiable tone. It’s no wonder that a number of key films use this particular season as a constant backdrop. Rarely does the mere use of weather make such an immediate impact as when characters exhale steam as snow falls …