The coronavirus crisis exposed the shortages in medical equipment that plague Greece's National Health System (ESY).
The country cannot afford the risk of becoming embroiled in a security crisis before the alert is raised over the shortages that years of austerity policy have bequeathed to our national defense.
There has been no shortage of warning signs.
Skilled labour shortage and its impact on companies, attracting skill labour and surveying market trends are some of the subjects to be discussed on Wednesday at a Labour Pact conference in Cluj-Napoca. "Romania needs a stable, predictable economy, where economic laws are not changed every year, an economy where the country's budget is built on real bases.
Romania's Black Sea resorts are set to start their 2018 tourist season this weekend, with over 40,000 visitors expected to head to the seaside for the traditional May 1 break.
But local entrepreneurs say they may have a hard time coping with the influx because of the unprecedented shortage of staff.