Etiqueta 'Balearics'

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Choosing battles wisely

Of course, Podemos isn’t actually in government. Not formally. But it exerts enormous power.

Andrew Ede09/09/2015 00:00

The President of the Balearics, Francina Armengol, in Parliament today.

Finance

Madrid and Palma to meet to discuss Balearic financing

Armengol and the regional finance minister, Catalina Cladera, assured the leader of the El Pi party, Jaume Font, that the government plans to spend in a better way.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/09/2015 00:00

Balearics could take in 300 refugees

Refugees

Balearics could take in 300 refugees

The proposal was made during an extraordinary meeting of the conference on immigration in Madrid. 

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/09/2015 00:00

The Balearics are cruising

Nautical

The Balearics are cruising

These figures, all showing upward trends, confirm that growth in Spain’s yachting industry is in line with international markets and the expansion of the national economy.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/09/2015 00:00

Almost a million Balearic cruise passengers up until July

Tourism

Almost a million Balearic cruise passengers up until July

Spain received 4.29 million cruise ship passengers in the first seven months of the year, an increase of over 11%.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/09/2015 00:00

Francina Armengol (left) and Marga Prohens prior to their meeting this morning.

Tax

PP calls on Armengol not to raise taxes

Prohens was the first to meet Armengol during a morning round of discussions with party leaders and spokespeople prior to the restarting of parliamentary business.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/09/2015 00:00

Balearics prepare to admit refugees

Refugee crisis

Balearics prepare to admit refugees

Armengol told Rajoy that the Balearics were willing to receive refugees and to help people suffering the “drama” they are.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/09/2015 00:00

As the season draws to an end, unemployment is on the rise.

Employment

Balearics leading employment growth but jobless creeps up

The Balearics was the best-performing region, but the growth was slightly higher in the autonomous north African city of Melilla, where it was up 4.97%.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/09/2015 00:00

Francina Armengol

Politics

Armengol to demand a higher deficit ceiling

"Outrageous" that the Balearic budget for 2016 should have a deficit ceiling of 0.3%.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/09/2015 00:00

Island councils’ law to be revised

Legislation

Island councils’ law to be revised

The process will start with a meeting on Monday between President Armengol and the presidents of the four councils.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/08/2015 00:00

Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor

"Surely there are more subtle ways of raising finance than an off-putting tourist tax."

27/08/2015 00:00

July saw more foreign tourists and greater spending.

Tourism

Balearic tourist industry celebrates best July for 20 years

The various hotel federations have reported that average occupancy levels were 85 per cent, an increase in comparison to last year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/08/2015 00:00

Més wants greater protection for immigrants.

Immigration

Right to asylum for Balearic immigrants

The Més initiative aims to ensure that people detained by the security forces have the opportunity to demand the right of asylum before being transferred to holding centres for immigrants on the mainland.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter26/08/2015 00:00

The 2016 season already forecast to be as good as the current one.

Tourism

Hotels turning down exclusive contracts for 2016

The tour operators want such contracts in order to ensure they have the maximum number of beds available next summer.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter25/08/2015 00:00