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LuxembourgPosted on 21 March 2023 by Team

Resilience at its Finest: ๐—Ÿ๐˜‚๐˜…๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ด ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ธ๐˜€ ๐Ÿต๐˜๐—ต ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ ๐—ช๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—น๐—ฑ ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€ ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜ despite overlapping crises. The 2023 World Happiness Report proves that Luxembourg is a shining example of resilience and positivity in the face of adversity.

India-Luxembourg celebrates 75 years of Friendship.

Post Luxembourg and India Post have jointly issued a special stamp to celebrate the 75th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Luxembourg and India this year.

During the week of 6 to 12 March 2023, the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 increased to 1784 cases, compared to 1606 cases the previous week (+11.1%).

The European Union Member States are facing a shortage of workers, in particular in highly skilled fields like healthcare and IT, as well as in fields like agriculture and construction.

In the fourth quarter of 2022, the job vacancy rate was 3.1% in the euro area, stable from the previous quarter and up from 2.8% in the fourth quarter of 2021, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. The job vacancy rate in the EU was 2.8% in the fourth quarter of 2022, down from 2.9% in the previous quarter and up from 2.6% in the fourth quarter of 2021.

Foreign workers make up 70% of Luxembourgโ€™s 460,000-strong labour force, with 210,000 crossing the border daily for work.

What's next for ๐‹๐ฎ๐ฑ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ โœ๐ฌ ๐ž๐ฏ๐จ๐ฅ๐ฏ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐Ÿ๐ฎ๐ง๐๐ฌ ๐ข๐ง๐๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ซ๐ฒ

Luxembourg's Economy Defies External Challenges in 2022, But Uncertainty Looms Ahead due to Ukraine War Repercussions and Costly Fiscal Policies.

Sovereign cloud has been on Luxembourgโ€™s digital agenda for many years and will fill an important gap in our strategy to become a trusted digital hub from which we serve the most demanding public and private clients.

Highest life expectancy at birth in 2021 was recorded in Spain (83.3 years), Sweden (83.1 years), Luxembourg and Italy (both 82.7 years), while the lowest was in Bulgaria (71.4 years), Romania (72.8 years) and Latvia (73.1 years).

PhD Candidate in Machine Learning applied to Predictive Vehicle Maintenance

15 PhD STUDENT positions are available with up to 4 years fixed-term contracts, full-time. The earliest start date will be September 2023, after a comprehensive and competitive selection process starting in May 2023 Further positions can be filled over the next 24 months.

The government is under pressure again to bring down the current inner city speed limit of 50 kilometres per hour to 30 to match its neighbouring countries, after a fatal collision last week left three dead.

According to the European Office for Statistic, tourism figures compared to 2021 levels, with a total of 472 million nights spent being recorded in the last three months of 2022.

Luxembourg is the world leader in cross-border fund distribution, the second largest investment fund centre in the world and the largest in Europe.

The application cycle for the DiscoverEU spring call starts today, March 15, at noon, and it will end two weeks from now, March 29.

Proximus and Google Cloud Team Up to Bring Sovereign Cloud Services to Belgium and Luxembourg.

Stay up-to-date with the latest statistics and data analysis from the European Union with Eurostat! The age at which women in Luxembourg are having their first child is changing. According to recent data, the average age has increased to 32.5 years old, which is 1.5 years later than it was a decade ago.

Luxembourg, the first country in the world to make public transport free, by train, tram, and bus.

Explore the exciting journey that Mikhaila Friel undertook for just $25: A picturesque train ride from Luxembourg to Brussels

The EES will apply to all non-EU nationals travelling to the EU/Schengen Area regardless of whether they fall under the visa-exempt programme.

From Ruin to Romance: Couple Transforms 14th Century Italian Home into a Dreamy Getaway

Wishing a very ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐˜† ๐—•๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† to ๐—›๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฅ๐—ผ๐˜†๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—›๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€ ๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€ ๐—–๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—Ÿ๐˜‚๐˜…๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ด. Get to know Her Royal Highness Princess Claire of Luxembourg, a beloved member of the Grand Ducal Family.


Congratulations Christine Theodorovics on your appointment as CEO of Baloise in Luxembourg! We look forward to seeing the company's growth and success under your leadership

The service departs Stockholm every day at 5.30pm and arrives into Hamburg at 6.30am.

Youโ€™ve probably heard about โ€œMeluXinaโ€ more than once. However, weโ€™re not alluding to the famous myth of the mermaid Melusina, but to the MeluXina Supercomputer! This new machine is capable of processing large volumes of data and carrying out thousands of billions of operations per second.  But what is the supercomputer actually used for and in which fields

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