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Immigrants in Switzerland trust institutions more | Instant News

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While 41% of the latter trust the political system, the figure is 53% for those of immigrant background, according to 2019 figures published by the Federal Statistical Office.

The same applies to the justice system (50% and 60%, respectively) and the police (65% and 70%).

Immigrants are also (almost) the same as Switzerland naturally to participate politically, when they have rights. By 2019, almost 60% of this group took part in at least eight of the 19 votes available, while the figure was 67% for Switzerland.

On the other hand, immigrant populations in Switzerland (ie more than 25% of the population) generally have worse financial and material conditions.

For example, 6% of first generation immigrants live in poverty. The rate for second generation and non-immigrants is 3%. Some 6.1% of non-Swiss benefited from social welfare, compared to 2.3% of Swiss passport holders.


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Oregon reports 331 new COVID-19 cases, 2 new deaths | local news | Instant News

Portland — COVID-19 claimed two lives in Oregon, an increase in mortality of the state 273, the Department of health Oregon reported at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday.

Health service of Oregon have also reported 331 new confirmed and presumptive cases COVID-19 Thursday, the result of the state final to 15,713.

New cases for the following counties: in Clackamas (18), Colombia (3), Coos (3) crook (1), objects (18), Douglas (13), hood river (1), Jackson (8) Jefferson (3), Josephine (3), Oregon (13), lake (1), lane (12), Lincoln (5), Lin (3), malheur Park (10) Marion (39), morrow (4), Multnomah (77), Polk (13), Tillamook (1), Umatilla (39), Vasco (6), Washington (33), and Yamhill (4).

272nd COVID-19 Oregon’s death-is a 74-year-old man in Umatilla County, which gave a positive result on 29 June and died July 16, in good health system shepherd care. It had underlying conditions.

Oregon at 273 th COVID-19 the death of 79-year-old woman in Marion County who tested positive on July 8, and died July 21 in Salem hospital. It is the underlying conditions.

A new simulation shows, you need to stay the course

OHA Today’s updated Bi-weekly report about the simulation shows the different trajectories for COVID-19.

The simulation represents three scenarios:

• If the current rate of transmission continues, a new daily cases will continue to grow over the next four weeks about 1600 cases per day Aug. 13, with 27 hospitalizations.

• If transmission has decreased by 10 percentage points from the current price, the estimated number of new cases will decrease over time up to 600 cases per day Aug. 13 With 17 hospitalizations.

• And finally, a pessimistic scenario in which the transmission increases by 10 percentage points from the current price, shows 2300 new daily infections Aug. 13 46 hospitalizations.

Projections indicate the need for Oregon to continue to wear the face, six feet from each other and limit the size of social gatherings to re-adjust the curve. These actions, along with recent actions by the Governor, Kate brown, will make a difference in the course COVID-19 in the state.

Be aware COVID-19:

Response Oregon: the Department of health Oregon state and Oregon emergency Management to lead the state response.

Response U.S. Centers for control and prevention of diseases leads to the reaction of the United States.

Global response: the world Health Organization directs the global response.


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Head of Brazilian custom Raoni in ‘stable’ condition | Instant News

RIO DE JANEIRO: Indigenous leader Raoni Metuktire, one of the most famous defenders of the Amazon rainforest, was “stable” after receiving a blood transfusion at the hospital, his agency said Sunday (July 19).

Raoni, a chief of Kayapo people in northern Brazil, has been hospitalized since Thursday due to weakness, shortness of breath, poor appetite and diarrhea.

“The head has a stable condition after receiving a blood transfusion,” said the Raoni Institute.

The institute, which is the official Kayapo tribal environmental protection organization, said Raoni is undergoing tests to determine the nature of “digestive bleeding” which is thought to cause discomfort.

Raoni was first transferred to Santa Ines Hospital in the small town of Colider in the state of Mato Grosso. The hospital said he might suffer from digestive bleeding.

He was tested for COVID-19, and the results returned negative.

Raoni, who is now in his 90s, was later transferred to the Pinheiros Dois Hospital in the city of Sinop on Saturday due to weakness and deteriorating conditions.

Dois Pinheiros said he would run tests to see if Raoni might suffer from heartburn, estimating that he would remain in the facility “at least three days.”

Known for his colorful feather headdresses and large discs that are inserted in his lower lip, Raoni has traveled the world raising awareness of the threats posed by Amazon’s destruction.

President of the French NGO Planete Amazon reported that Raoni was depressed after losing his wife for more than 60 years, Bekwyjka, who died in June after a stroke.

He “started to get sick 15 days ago with fever, diarrhea and vomiting” and was very dehydrated, said Gert-Peter Bruch, association leader.


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German unemployment rate rises moderately, the government considers stimulus | Instant News

BERLIN – Germany’s unemployment rate rose moderately to 6.1% last month, contained by the widespread use of short work programs that put millions on the payroll, official data showed Wednesday when the government considered a stimulus package to revive Europe’s biggest economy.

The number of people registered as unemployed rose to 2.81 million in May – 169,000 more than in April and 577,000 more than a year earlier, the Federal Labor Agency said. The unadjusted unemployment rate – the main figure in Germany – rose from 5.8% to 6.1%, following a sharper increase in April.

Under seasonally adjusted conditions, unemployment increased to 6.3% from 5.8%. Before the coronavirus pandemic struck, it had reached 5% for months.

Germany’s improvement has been moderate by international standards because employers are making extensive use of government-supported short work programs that allow them to keep employees on their payroll while they wait for better time. Federal employment agencies pay at least 60% of reduced employee salaries or zero hours.

More than 10.1 million people have registered for the program at the end of April. The Ifo think tank estimated this week, based largely on a company questionnaire, that 7.3 million people were actually employed at short notice in May. Germany has a population of 83 million.

On Wednesday, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition spent the second day completing a stimulus package intended to help start the economy. It is estimated that it is worth 80-100 billion euros ($ 89-112 billion).

Germany already offers a total of more than 1 trillion euros in aid through various packages, which include money for pairs of small companies and individual entrepreneurs through virus-related closures and to pump capital into larger companies where needed.

The crisis has thwarted the dedication of the government to keep the budget balanced, long a matter of pride. After six years in the dark, the country borrowed 156 billion euros to finance the existing rescue package and cover the expected shortfall in tax revenue.

Germany began loosening the coronavirus restrictions on April 20, about one month after it was introduced, and easing has increased since then. However, the economy experienced a recession in the first quarter and it is expected to deepen in the current quarter.

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Electric workers gather for safe conditions, special benefits | Instant News

LAHORE: Hundreds of workers from the electricity distribution company and Wapda celebrated Protest Day on Monday.

They held meetings across the country under the auspices of the CBA Pakistan Wapda Hydropower Union, demanding electricity management to ensure safe working conditions for line staff who meet with fatal accidents due to unsafe working conditions and serious staff shortages. Three line staff members suffered fatal accidents due to electric shock within two days at the KPK, Lahore and Sukkur.

This Ramazan workers do not get special benefits (one month salary) as in previous years on the eve of Eid. They demanded from the electricity and management of the Wapda to provide special benefits to the workers as it became practice. Electric workers do the most dangerous work. They provide electricity to more than 25 million consumers throughout the country.

These meetings were held in various major cities including Lahore, Quetta, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Multan, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Rawalpindi, and Peshawar. Workers gathered in large numbers in front of the Lahore Press Club, carrying national flags to support their demands.

Khurshid Ahmad, Secretary General of the United Nations, addressed the rally paying homage to national heroes who sacrificed their lives during the implementation of the most dangerous work, ensuring the provision of electricity to the community. He urged workers to maintain unity in their ranks and records and comply with safety regulations at work.

He assured them that the union would continue to strive to improve the living and working conditions of the workers. It has accepted demands for an increase in the scale of their salaries, increased hazard benefits, marriage grants for their children and other special benefits, bringing in 9,500 workers on a regular basis.

The demonstration was also overcome by Haji Muhammad Younas, Osama Tariq, Nosher Khan, Rana Shakoor, Muzaffar Mateen, Naveed Dogar, Ch. Muhammad Akram, Malik Zahoor and other union representatives. On this occasion, the house demanded the federal and provincial governments to increase workers’ wages by at least 30 percent, examine rising prices of important commodities and ensure safe working conditions for all industrial, commercial and media workers.


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