International Skating Union Raises Minimum Athlete Age to 17 — RT DE

After lengthy debates, the International Skating Union has agreed: The minimum age for figure skating, short track and speed skating will be gradually increased to 17 years. The association justifies the change with concern for the health of the athletes. Previously, the minimum age for athletes participating in adult competitions was 15 years. At a […]

Higher retirement age is a sign of “social progress” — RT EN

Élisabeth Borne, who has just been appointed France’s new prime minister, is laying the groundwork for Macron’s long-planned and controversial pension reform. According to Borne, the reform is necessary to “secure the financing of our social model”. In the Journal de Dimanche (JDD) on May 22, new French Prime Minister Élisabeth Borne defended President Emmanuel […]

Working groups in the Bundestag agree on compulsory vaccination from the age of 60 — RT DE

6 Apr 2022 7:54 am According to information from the magazine Der Spiegel, the working groups in the Bundestag have now found a compromise proposal on compulsory vaccination: This provides for compulsory vaccination from the age of 60. According to the application, there should also be an obligation to provide advice. On Thursday, the Bundestag […]

Promotes fourth corona vaccination from the age of 60 without collusion with STIKO — RT DE

1 Apr 2022 2:55 p.m During consultations with EU colleagues in Brussels, the German health minister advocated a fourth vaccination for citizens over the age of 60. The STIKO and politicians in Germany are irritated because the proposal represents a solo effort without consultation. On March 26, 2022, the German Minister of Health strongly advocated […]

Habeck for voluntary higher retirement age — RT DE

21 Feb 2022 8:20 p.m With the transition of the baby boomer generation into retirement, the number of employed persons will decrease significantly. In the fight against the shortage of skilled workers, Federal Economics Minister Robert Habeck has brought a voluntary higher retirement age into play. Federal Minister of Economics Robert Habeck (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen) […]