· France adds another €80m to rescue its winegrowers →
The sector was already hard hit when Washington slapped a 25 per cent tariff on a number of EU goods including wine, cheese and olives, in a trade dispute over subsidies to Airbus.
· France to splash out €250 million on struggling wine sector →
In addition to the impact of Covid-19, France's wine industry has suffered from US tariffs on imports imposed as part of the trade dispute between the European Union and the United States over aircraft subsidies.
· Elderly residents to return to site of deadliest COVID-19 outbreak →
Under a formal notice issued late on Wednesday, the Highett nursing home run by Menarock Aged Care Services will be stripped of its Commonwealth subsidy if it fails to comply with the order.
· Global Electric Vehicle Cords Top 1 Million →
North America, with far less robust public subsidy and support, remains a distant third in the charging race, though there is some hope that a pandemic stimulus plan will catalyze a new wave of construction.
· Micromobility Isn’t Dead →
Also, government subsidies to reduce rental costs could lure more riders to more affordable rides.
· Japan Braces for Looming ‘Second Wave’ Amid Dramatic Spike in COVID-19 Cases →
The current uptick in coronavirus cases nationwide coincides with the government’s controversial “Go To” domestic travel subsidy campaign, which has come under fire for not only the initial budget blowout and allegations of corporate favoritism but for also irresponsibly pushing local tourism during an unpredictable public health crisis.
· An All-Star Team Is Helping Newark Restaurants Feed Their City →
Audible provides employees a monthly $500 housing subsidy to live in Newark; a “Lunch Out Wednesday” program offers them gift cards to support local restaurants.
· Interview | Six-month period to restore full-scale MSME operations seems ambitious: PHD Chamber President →
Assuring credit support, providing capital subsidy, and giving tax rebate are some of the incentives which can be offered to them.
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· Japan to deploy over ¥1 trillion of virus reserves on subsidies, other steps →
The funds are expected to be used for measures including a subsidy program to support the continuation of small businesses.
· Spoon-Fed by Tim Spector review – food myths busted →
Spector’s recommendations include subsidies for vegetables and restrictions on the voracious lobbying of the food industry.