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6
Jul

Bangladesh: advisory from Canadian Government: Chittagong Hill Tracts

Bangladesh Advisory from Canadian Government- Exercise a high degree of caution There is no nationwide advisory in effect for Bangladesh. However, you should exercise a high degree of caution due to the threat of terrorism, political demonstrations, nationwide hartals (enforced strikes) and violent clashes. See Security for more information. Chittagong Hill Tracts – Avoid non-essential […]

6
Jul

Ghana: Aviation staff threaten to strike Friday Jul 8

Aviation staff threaten Friday strike over encroachment on land Staff of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) have threatened to suspend domestic flights indefinitely if government does not move to secure a property belonging to the air traffic regulator.   The threat to strike by the workers is fueled by encroachment on the air traffic […]

6
Jul

Athens: 24 hrs rail workers strike

he Greek TrainOSE railway company, which operates nearly all of the country’s railway lines, as well as the ROSCO rail rolling stock servicing and maintenance company, are set to be privatized as part of the Tsipras government deal with international creditors to unlock further funds under the indebted country’s third bailout package. The companies will put up for a tender sale on Wednesday. The privatization will […]

5
Jul

Spain: heatwave

Heatwave warning for Spain – published on Jul 5   A warning has been issued for most of Spain after temperatures soared to more than 40 degrees Celsius. Many areas will experience severe storms this week, with heavy hail in mountainous areas. High temperatures in the south are expected to trigger heavy thunderstorms. Temperatures last […]

5
Jul

Taiwan, E China, S Korea: Typhoon Nepartak

Typhoon Nepartak will target northern Taiwan and Japan’s southern Ryukyu Islands with flooding rain and damaging winds later this week. Eastern China and South Korea will also be threatened. Nepartak continues to gain strength after ending the record for longest stretch without a named tropical storm in the northwestern Pacific Ocean on Sunday. The environment […]