Weekly unemployment claims edge down

first_imgThere were 818 new regular benefit claims for Unemployment Insurance last week, a decrease of 61 from the week before, as the data has smoothed since its volatility in January and has been under 1,000 claims the last four weeks. Altogether 12,486 new and continuing claims were filed, a decrease of 192 from a week ago and 2,340 fewer than a year earlier. The Department also processed 2,143 First Tier claims for benefits under Emergency Unemployment Compensation, 2008 (EUC08), 57 fewer than a week ago. In addition, there were 929 Second Tier claims for benefits processed under the EUC08 program, which is an increase of 21 from the week before. The Unemployment Weekly Report can be found at: http://www.vtlmi.info/(link is external). Previously released Unemployment Weekly Reports and other UI reports can be found at: http://www.vtlmi.info/lmipub.htm#uc(link is external)last_img read more

Norway detects its first case of coronavirus

first_imgThe number of new infections inside China – the source of the outbreak – was for the first time overtaken by those elsewhere on Wednesday as the virus spread to a growing number of countries.The disease has infected about 80,000 people and killed more than 2,700, the vast majority in China.Topics : Norway’s Public Health Agency (FHI) said on Wednesday that one person had tested positive for coronavirus and was being kept isolated at home, in what was the country’s first confirmed case.The person had returned from China late last week, but did not appear ill and was unlikely to infect others, the agency said.”This person is not showing symptoms but … was tested after returning from the region of China where the outbreak began,” FHI director Line Vold told a news conference.last_img read more

Adna Boric third at the European Championship in Taekwondo in Bucharest!

first_imgBH Taekwondo selection participated in the European Championship for cadets this week, and competitor from Sarajevo, Adna Boric, achieved the most important result in the category over 59 kg, and won the bronze medal.After she defeated the representative of Italy with 10: 6 and Croatian representative with 19:12, in the eighth and quarter-finals, Adna was defeated in the semi-finals by the French competitor with a score of 10:15, and won the bronze medal.Adna won the title of vice-champion of Europe in France last year, and won the gold medal at the European Championship for clubs in Turkey at the beginning of this year.In the past few days, members of BH selection performed with five other competitors, who were unfortunately defeated already in the qualification battles. Marijana Tanasic (Sokol – Bijeljina), was defeated by the representatives of Belarus with 10:22 in the cadet category up to 33 kg, Adnan Masic (Nur – Kakanj)was defeated by the representatives of Turkey with 4:13 in the cadet category up to 49 kg , Jusuf Ali Rasidagić (Novi Grad) was defeated by the representative of the United Kingdom with the result 7:14 in the cadet category up to 61 kg, Zico Simeunovic (Sokol – Bijeljina)  was defeated by a representative of Russia in the cadet category up to 65 kg, Sanja Gligorevic (Sokol – Bijeljina)  was defeated by the representatives of Russia with result 17: 8 in the cadet category up to 44 kg.This is also a great success for our country and one of the indicators that are our competitors, with consistent work and a little help of clubs, parents and government institutions, can deal with top fighters throughout Europe.“Adna Boric showed that she is prepared for great results by winning three medals from the European Championships, which is the result of a carefully-planned training programs and performances on the competitions. The great success of BH Taekwondo cadets will not remain alone, but will be followed with even more valuable and significant results,” said the coach Haris Husic.(Source: klix.ba)last_img read more