Italy fears ‘catastrophe by October’ as tourists vanish

THAILAND REOPENING PHUKET FOR TOURISM OCT 1– VISITORS MUST STAY 30 DAYS
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Smooth going at Johor-Singapore border
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As Italians await a €209bn EU stimulus package next year, fears are rising that the recovery will come too late to save businessesByNick Squires IN ROME26 August 2020 • 6:00am

Illustration of the Pisa tower crashing into the Italian flag

This five-part series looks at how major European economies have coped with the Covid crisis, and how governments have scrambled to save jobs and businesses. Today we visits Italy, where the loss of tourism has had a trickledown effect on the whole economy….