News in Brief – Costa Blanca North

News in Brief - Costa Blanca North

ANTI-COVID SUPPLIES: Denia hospital’s donation to a hospital in Ngandanjika in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Photo credit: Denia Hospital

Hospital aid DENIA hospital donated anti-Covid PPE material to a Gandia-based charity that will ship disposable hospital gowns, gloves, surgical masks and FFP2 masks to Ngandanjika (Democratic Republic of the Congo) for use in the local hospital and health centres.
Stay-at-home ANGELES CRIADO, a regional MP for the Vox party, opposed a parliamentary committee’s decision to remove gender from applications for public sector jobs.  Women should earn less than men, she said, “because they prefer to stay at home.”
Era ends TELEFONICA recently removed the last phone boxes from Javea’s streets, in line with recommendations from Spain’s National Markets and Competitivity Commission (CNMC) which pointed out two years ago that each was used less than once a day nationwide.
Duty bound FOOTWEAR manufacturers and 17 Spanish municipalities, including Elche, Elda and Novelda, that depend on the industry have agreed to ask the central government and the European Union to defend the sector against a threatened rise in US import duty.

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