Some municipalities receive up to 40 percent less budget for after-school care – Maria Iscariot wins Humo’s Rock Rally

Some municipalities receive up to 40 percent less budget for after-school care – Maria Iscariot wins Humo’s Rock Rally

News of the day This overview will help you quickly catch up on today’s most important events. 1. Some municipalities receive up to 40 percent less budget for after-school care: “We are the victims of our success” A new childcare crisis is in the making. This time it is about after-school care. Many municipalities will … Read more

INFOGRAPHIC ⟩ The European Central Bank will not change interest rates

INFOGRAPHIC ⟩ The European Central Bank will not change interest rates

At the meeting of the ECB Council in Frankfurt, it was decided to maintain the main refinancing operations rate at 4.5%, the overnight deposit rate at 4% and the overnight lending rate at 4.75%. In order to fight against inflation, interest rates had previously been increased by the ECB Council for ten meetings in a … Read more

Despite additional capacity, there is still almost 15 percent overcrowding in prisons

Despite additional capacity, there is still almost 15 percent overcrowding in prisons

Justice On March 1, there were 12,316 detainees in Belgian prisons for 10,743 places. Despite extra capacity, there is 15 percent overcrowding. Places have been added in Belgian prisons over the past year. But there is still almost 15 percent overcrowding, according to figures from the Federal Public Service of Justice. A year ago the … Read more

Fourteen percent of students leave secondary education without a diploma

Fourteen percent of students leave secondary education without a diploma

In the 2021-2022 school year, 14.1 percent of students left secondary education without sufficient qualifications. This is evident from the administrative data of the Flemish Ministry of Education and Training. Source: belga Today at 08:20 The percentage of early school leavers increased between the 2014-2015 and 2018-2019 school years from 9.7 to 12.1 percent. During … Read more

Additional language support for 15 percent of children in third kindergarten

Additional language support for 15 percent of children in third kindergarten

There are major differences between schools and between regions in Flanders, according to the results of the language screening that was organized for the third time this school year in every third kindergarten class. Between Tuesday, October 10 and Thursday, November 30, 2023, the language screening, the Koala test, was organized in every third kindergarten … Read more

Semarang City Mayor Leads Efforts for 100% Polio Sub PIN Immunization Success

Semarang City Mayor Leads Efforts for 100% Polio Sub PIN Immunization Success

Mayor of Semarang, Hevearita Gunaryanti Rahayu during the implementation of the first Polio Sub Pin in the Graha Padma Area, West Semarang. Documentation picture Lingkar.co – Head of the Semarang City Health Service, dr. M. Abdul Hakam said that the Semarang City Government continues to strive to create a golden generation free from polio or … Read more

Geopolitical tensions and interest rates set to make 2024 another turbulent year for global economy

Geopolitical tensions and interest rates set to make 2024 another turbulent year for global economy

As geopolitical tensions rise and interest rates remain at elevated levels, 2024 will be another turbulent year for the global economy. This is especially true for emerging markets, which managed to avoid the crisis in 2023, but may find it difficult to do so again if global growth does not live up to expectations. In … Read more

Mangistau turned out to be the leader in rising prices for non-food products

Mangistau turned out to be the leader in rising prices for non-food products

According to the Bureau of National Statistics, among the regions, the highest monthly inflation was registered in Shymkent – 1.1 percent, the lowest – in Almaty, Zhambyl, Kyzylorda regions – 0.4 percent each. “By region, prices for food products increased the most in the city of Shymkent – by 1.8 percent, non-food products – in … Read more

The Link Between Smoking and a 40% Increase in Diabetes Risk Revealed by Family Physician

The Link Between Smoking and a 40% Increase in Diabetes Risk Revealed by Family Physician

Al-Marsad newspaper: Family physician Dr. Saud Al-Shehri revealed a bad habit that causes diabetes by up to 40 percent. Al-Shehri said in the video that he posted on his account on the X platform: A smoker is 30 to 40 percent more likely to develop diabetes than others. He continued: The other thing for someone … Read more

SEB Banka Introduces Interest on Current Account Balances and Boosts Savings Rates

SEB Banka Introduces Interest on Current Account Balances and Boosts Savings Rates

“After seven years of sub-zero benchmark interest rates, we are historically back to a more normal interest rate situation. At the moment, we see that the situation with rates has stabilized, the annual Euribor has practically not changed since the beginning of the summer, and announcements from the European Central Bank show that the period … Read more