News from on and off island.
Unemployment The number of people registered unemployed fell again in October, down 39 to 326. This has also dropped by 471 people compared to the same month last year (October 2020). The unemployment rate for October 2021 is 0.8%, down from 0.9% in September 2021. The International Labour Organisation estimates […]
Gef takes a look at what’s been going on in Afghanistan and speaks to Louise Whitelegg from Christian Aid IoM.
Image: Afghan residents waiting for papers. (Credit: Christian Aid)
Pride and Posting Ahead of the island’s first Pride Festival, Isle of Man Post Office has temporarily redecorated its post box in the Sea Terminal in the colours of the Pride flag and is updating its social media pages. In addition to these gestures IOMPO’s dedicated sponsorship committee has agreed […]
After meetings in London, global leaders have agreed an equitable solution on where taxation should be paid by multinational companies in an increasingly global and digital economy.
Image credit: Al Jazeera
Laura Cretney is a Manx PhD student researching conflict in the Middle East. She has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Middle East Politics and Arabic and has lived in the region intermittently over the last eight years. She has worked in international development and also runs the Middle East blog and online shop Pink Jinn.