Amsterdam will not actively enforce the corona pass • RIVM: Long breath needed for higher vaccination rate

To increase the corona vaccination rate in the Netherlands, “the long breath” is needed. This is what Marcel van Raaij, program director of the corona vaccination program at RIVM, said in a technical briefing about corona policy in the House of Representatives. He still sees plenty of opportunities to convince people. Roughly speaking, the campaign … Read more

Constant increase in the number of students in higher education: should entrance exams be generalized?

Valérie Glatigny, the French-speaking Minister of Higher Education, was the guest of the morning of Bel RTL. Asked by Fabrice Grosfilley, she commented on the number of enrollments in universities and colleges which increases each year. The Minister of Higher Education in the Wallonia-Brussels Federation believes that selections should not be imposed at the start … Read more

“Yes, ten years ago higher education was better”

This Tuesday morning the guest of “Matin Première” is the rector of the Free University of Brussels, Annemie Schaus. Although the coronavirus pandemic is far from over, higher education is back to school, “face-to-face”. The opportunity for Thomas Gadisseux to come back with the rector of the ULB on the measures put in place by … Read more

Return to higher education: the King goes to the Catholic University of Louvain by bike (photos)

His Majesty the King attended this Monday morning at the opening of the academic year of the Catholic University of Louvain (UCLouvain). He arrived by bicycle, escorted by university officials. It’s a special start to the student year. This new school year celebrates the 50th anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone of the … Read more

New O2 tariffs: more data for slightly higher prices and 5G for everyone (slower for some)

As expected, O2 in announcing its new tariffs took advantage of the fact that T-Mobile will provide connection to the 5G network only for its more expensive packages. O2 says in a press release that, unlike other operators, it is setting up 5G for all its customers. However, some will continue to have their speed … Read more

US CDC: People Unvaccinated with COVID-19 11 Times Higher Risk of Death

People who are not vaccinated are about 4.5 times more likely to be infected with COVID-19 and 10 times more likely to be hospitalized, Walensky said during a virtual press conference. “As we have shown through various studies, vaccination is effective,” he said. “The bottom line is: we have the scientific tools we need to … Read more

In protests in Poland, doctors demand higher salaries; government promises to respond

Thousands of Polish health workers gathered on the streets of Warsaw this weekend to demand higher wages and better working conditions. The protest comes at a time when the fourth wave of the Covid-19 outbreak has hit Poland. The list of requirements for health care workers includes an immediate amendment to the law on the … Read more

The modern Škoda Superb is celebrating 20 years. She returned the carmaker to higher segments

After November 1989, the Mladá Boleslav-based carmaker Škoda became a manufacturer of quality cars sold at a reasonable price thanks to a merger with the German Volkswagen. The Octavia in particular, sold since 1996, became a pan-European hit, and three years later the smaller Fabia was introduced, which, however, was produced for some time at … Read more

Urgent statement from the Minister of Higher Education regarding the incident of forcing a nurse to

03:06 PM Friday 10 September 2021 Books – Mahmoud Mostafa: Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Mahmoud El-Matini, President of Ain Shams University, quickly referred the incident of insulting a professor and head of the orthopedic department at Ain Shams College of Medicine to a member of the nursing … Read more

Wall Street opens higher after Biden’s call with Chinese President

Wall Street’s main indexes began rising on Friday, amid signs of easing tensions between the United States and China after a call between the two countries’ presidents, and recent data allaying fears of a slowing economic recovery. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 70.21 points, or 0.20%, to 34,949.59 points. The Standard & Poor’s 500 … Read more