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The Teachers Union of Ireland, which represents 4,000 third level lecturers, has resolved at its annual conference to seek pay rises. And the union says it will ballot its members to withdraw from the Haddington Road Agreement should the Government not honour its commitments. 6 more words
Dirty officials aren’t the only ones getting slammed as Xi Jinping continues his crackdown on corruption and waste. China’s restaurant industry grew 9 percent, to 2.56 trillion yuan ($411 billion), last year, its slowest growth in more than two decades, according to a report released by the China Cuisine Association on April 19. 176 more words
This link leads to Simon Wren-Lewis’ latest post. As such there is not so much in it that was not known yet, e.g. the role of German and French banks (not to mention Dutch banks), but it is always useful to have a reminder of how we ended up in this crisis (hint: it doesn’t have to do with public overspending in Spain, Portugal, Italy and Ireland).