Jakarta (VNA) – Indonesia’s inflation rate in July dropped to the lowest level since 2000 as the COVID-19 pandemic ravages people’s purchasing power, according to Statistics Indonesia’s (BPS). The country’s consumer price index (CPI) was up by 1.54 percent year-on-year in July, below Bank Indonesia’s (BI) target range of between 2 and 4 percent. It […]
The second-lowest annual growth was in the north-east, where prices dropped 0.6% in the year to June. Prices are still growing strongly in other areas of the country, led by the West Midlands where prices rose by 5.8%, and the east Midlands with 4.1% annual growth.
– Getting NHS services to near-normal levels before winter – when a second wave of Covid-19 is feared in flu season – will be a “big stretch”, warned Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation.
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“The risk of further restrictions and lockdowns will continue to be a huge cloud of uncertainty for many industries, but after months of disruption, there may be a sense of relief at this data,” said Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at OANDA Europe.
He added: “I can tell you that as a minister, and other ministers, we are very careful with data and how we use our devices, whether physically or obviously on on the cloud, and the government in all departments takes these things very, very seriously.”
Away from the high street, in every city in Britain there’s great work being done. Historically the significant, pioneering, unforgettable music and nightlife has been in small-scale and hidden venues, down a street no one can find, putting on bands your parents have never heard of in a cheaper part of town, behind a bus […]