A powerful earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale jolted Japan on the first day of 2024, Monday, while warnings of possible tsunamis have been issued

Covid-19 hospitalizations reported a rise in the last 24 hours, experts warn that measures should be adhered to in order to avoid spread

As of January 2, when market sellers go back to work, they will be obliged to use Point of Sale (POS) machines for credit and debit card transactions for the first time

Celebrations took place across the world to welcome the beginning of the New Year

Beginning of January the government will reactivate the three-yearly work-experience pay-rise mechanism that was frozen in 2012. Private-sector employees will now receive a 10% increase for every three years of previous work experience up to nine years in total.