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Spain’s gender pay gap is one of the largest in Europe

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, October 20, 2016

Women in the Iberian peninsula earn 19.3 percent less than men. It means that female employees will effectively be working for free from October 21st.     Spain’s gender pay… Read more…

Spain breaks record for visitor numbers in August

By Angloinfo World Editor - Monday, October 3, 2016

According to the National Statistics Institute 10.1 million foreign tourists visited the country in August.     The impressive figure represents a 5.8 percent leap from last year and sets… Read more…

Portugal adopts new tourism strategy

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, September 23, 2016

After a bumper summer for tourism which saw a record numbers of visitors, Portugal is now looking to attract tourists out of season to its undiscovered regions.     Officials… Read more…

Amsterdam set to trial self-driving boats

By Angloinfo World Editor - Tuesday, September 20, 2016

While the rest of the world focuses on self-driving cars, Amsterdam looks to floating robots for its transportation needs.     With nearly a quarter of the city covered by… Read more…

Zurich tops ‘greenest city’ list

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, September 15, 2016

The Arcadis sustainable cities index found Zurich had unbeatable environmental credentials.     The Swiss city topped an index which ranked 100 global cities on three areas of sustainability: people,… Read more…

Thailand named ‘least miserable’ country on planet

By Angloinfo World Editor - Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The South East Asian nation is the happiest place in the world, scoring highly for job security and keeping the rising cost of goods in check.   The findings reported… Read more…

Tourist boom in Thailand comes to an end

By Angloinfo World Editor - Monday, August 8, 2016

After five years of record growth, the tourism boom in Thailand has stalled but the industry still remains one of the best performing sectors in the country.   Despite Chinese… Read more…

What happens to expats if Britain chooses to vote leave?

By Angloinfo World Editor - Wednesday, June 22, 2016

We thought we would take a closer a look at the implications for expats of the leave vote…     With 1.3 million expat Brits residing in Europe, interest in… Read more…

Spain to hold elections for second time in six months

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, May 5, 2016

Spaniards tired at the political impasse in their country will now head to the polls again on June 26th after King Felipe called for a second election on Tuesday.  … Read more…

Singapore pushes smart city vision

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, April 22, 2016

The Government plans to develop its “Smart Nation” concept, which aims to transform the 277 square mile metropolis into a testing ground for the technology of the future.    … Read more…

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