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  1. News - World - CYBERSECURITY

    Internet governance too US oriented, says European Commission

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 03:44pm by The Guardian in London

    ... The Guardian in London European Commission says Edward Snowden's NSA revelations call into question US role in internet governance, which should be more global The mass surveillance ... declared. Setting out proposals on how the worldwide web should function and be regulated, the European commission called for a shift away from the California-based Internet Corporation for Assigned ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    European commission approves NYSE takeover

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 10:11pm by AP

    ... BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission has approved InterContinental Exchange's proposed $8.2 billion takeover of NYSE Euronext, saying the two are not direct competitors in most ... be the third-largest exchange group globally, behind Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing and CME Group. The European Commission confirmed it approved the merger in an emailed statement Monday. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    European Commission approves NYSE takeover

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 10:50pm by AP

    ... BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission on Monday approved InterContinentalExchange's proposed $8.2 billion takeover of NYSE-Euronext, saying the two are not direct competitors ... market investigation revealed that they do not exert a greater potential competitive threat on each other compared to other exchanges," the Commission said in a statement detailing its ...

  4. News - World - FOOD

    European Commission bans pesticides blamed for killing bees

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Brussels Europe moves to keep beehives alive The European Commission will ban pesticides blamed for killing the bees that pollinate food and fruit crops for two ... ensure that our bees, which are so vital to our ecosystem and contribute over €22 billion [HK$219 billion] annually to European agriculture, are protected". The insecticides- imidacloprid ...

  5. News - World - SPACE

    European rocket launches Earth-observing satellite

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 11:41am by Associated Press in Kingston, Jamaica

    ... Commission in partnership with the European Space Agency. The Copernicus programme aims to create a European satellite network to collect and evaluate environmental data for civil safety ... Associated Press in Kingston, Jamaica Satellite designed to monitor climate change, agriculture and natural disasters launched by European Space Agency from pad in the Caribbean The space ...

  6. Business - Economy

    France's growth push sets up showdown with Brussels

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:10am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... of his Socialist party, which is deeply suspicious of both the "responsibility pact" and the ascension of Valls to the premiership, will be viewed dimly by the European Commission. Brussels has been pressuring France to adhere to its commitment to bring its budget deficit within the European Union's limit of 3 per cent of GDP by next year and push ahead with structural ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi likely to meet Obama during European tour

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 05:09am by Zhang Hong

    ... of the heads of state of the 28 EU members, and Jose Manuel Barroso, president of the European Commission, the executive arm of the EU. Chen said the meeting reflected the importance the Chinese ... to meet Obama during European tour President Xi Jinping is likely to meet US President Barack Obama during his first presidential visit to Europe at the end of the month. Both presidents ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ART

    European art museums flock to Asia to exhibit- and attract donations

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 04:46am by Vivienne Chow

    ... of that whole dynamic," says Van Gogh Museum director Axel Ruger. The Van Gogh Museum isn't alone. Smaller European arts centres are following in the path of the big British and American ... US$10 million to establish a Chinese art initiative designed to bring contemporary artists' work to the museum. The museum plans to commission artists from throughout China to produce works ...

  9. Business - Companies

    EU raids oil majors in probe over possible price fixing

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Brussels The European Commission has carried out surprise inspections at several major oil companies over possible price fixing in breach of EU anti-trust rules. ... spokesman said: “We can confirm that Shell companies are currently assisting the European Commission in an inquiry into trading activities. Norwegian firm Statoil and Platts, the world’s leading oil ...

  10. Beijing to unveil new anti-monopoly commission

    Posted Jul 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Adam Chen in Beijing Beijing will unveil a national anti-monopoly commission headed by Wang Qishan, the vice-premier in charge of trade and finance, an official said. The source said the new commission would have three deputy directors. They would be the heads of the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Commerce and the State Administration for Industry ...




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