World’s highest minimum wage goes into effect on Saturday in Geneva

The Swiss canton of Geneva will apply from Saturday the minimum wage of 23 francs (about 21 euros) per hour, about 3700 euros per month, the highest minimum wage in the world. According to the Efe agency, the establishment of a minimum hourly wage was approved in a regional referendum in late September and only […]

WHO Says People Misunderstand Herd Immunity, This Is What It Should Be …

JENEWA, KOMPAS.com – Head of the World Health Organization ( WHO) on Monday (12/10/2020) warned that let Covid-19 spread out to reach herd immunity it is “unethical” and people misunderstand it. Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, in a virtual press conference, “ Herd immunity is a concept used for vaccination, in which a population […]

WHO: 10 Percent of World Population May Already Affected by Covid-19 Page all

JENEWA, KOMPAS.com – World Health Organization ( WHO) predict, about 10 percent of the total the inhabitants of the world believed to have been infected with Covid-19. Based on exposed data, cases of the corona virus on Earth have reached 35 million, with 1.04 million victims dying. But based on WHO estimates, it is believed […]

Geneva approves minimum wage of 3,859 euros in response to Covid-19

The proposal, from unions and left-wing parties, was approved with 58 percent of the votes and should take effect on October 17. It was a “mark of solidarity” with the city’s poor, responded Michel Charrat, president of the European Cross-Border Group, which supports those who live and work between the borders of France and Switzerland. […]

WHO Warns of 70 Percent of Total Deaths, 10 Worst Countries of Covid-19

JENEWA, KOMPAS.com – A total of 10 countries worst hit Covid-19 received a warning from the World Health Organization ( WHO), because it accounts for 70 percent of total deaths in the world. The ten countries are the United States (US), Brazil, India, Mexico, England, Italy, Peru, France, Spain and Iran. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom […]

WHO admits as “very likely” two million dead in the world by Covid-19

At a virtual press conference from Geneva, WHO executive director for emergency situations, Michael Ryan, asked how many deaths the organization is predicting, replied that “only one million dead is already terrible and we should think about it before we start thinking about two million”. But, he asked shortly after, “Are we collectively prepared to […]

Violence in Belarus is escalating inconspicuously. The videos show brutal interventions against women

Police crackdowns on peaceful demonstrations in Belarus are subtly intensifying. Security forces are increasingly using violence against women, as videos from Minsk over the weekend show. According to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, reports of violence in Belarus are alarming. 1:17 Sexual violence, beatings and torture. Belarusian regime attacks protesting women. | […]