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  1. Sport - Soccer

    Real Madrid destroy Copenhagen

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 10:11am by Associated Press in Frankfurt, Germany

    ... Associated Press in Frankfurt, Germany Ronaldo and Angel Di Maria each score two goals Ronaldo and Angel Di Maria scored two goals each for Real Madrid in a 4-0 rout of Copenhagen, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic notched a brace for Paris Saint-Germain in a 3-0 demolition of Benfica. United stayed true to its stuttering start in its first season after Alex Ferguson by conceding a late ...

  2. News - World - GERMANY

    Series of strikes prompts call to curb small unions in Germany

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:19am by Reuters

    ... for measures to curb the power of smaller unions in Europe's largest economy. Following a 50-hour strike by train drivers leaving millions stranded over the weekend, Lufthansa pilots followed up ... into a "standstill nation". "The continuing series of strikes shows that there is an urgent need to negotiate strike laws in Germany for companies that provide crucial transport ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Drop in industry orders bodes ill for German economy

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 05:25am by Reuters

    ... Germany is also suffering from the weakness of its euro zone peers." The German economy had a strong start to the year but shrank 0.2 per cent in the second quarter and some economists have ... Reuters in Berlin Drop in industry orders bodes ill for Germany German industrial orders tumbled in August by their largest amount since the height of the global financial crisis in 2009, ...

  4. Business - Economy

    Germany and France drawing up plan to boost EU investment

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 04:42am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Berlin Germany, France in investment discussion The German and French finance ministers are working on joint proposals for increasing investment in Europe that they will discuss ... investment, but private investment is also an important factor," she said. Kothe described the paper by Germany's Wolfgang Schaeuble and France's Michel Sapin as an attempt "to ...

  5. Business - Economy

    Trade still key to China's economy despite attempts at rebalancing

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:21am by CHIM SAI WAI

    ... Chim Sau-wai sauwai.chim@scmp.com Exports likely to be key for some time, despite attempts to create a consumer-driven economy Mainland trade still trumps consumption Despite the emphasis on consumption, economists expect trade to remain important to the mainland's economy, doubling by 2020 from the current 4 trillion yuan (HK$5.06 trillion) even though the current trade outlook ...

  6. News - World - GERMANY

    Merkel faces TV clash with election rival

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 03:14pm by Agence France-Presse in Berlin

    ... candidates battling for the leadership of Europe’s biggest economy. “The two candidates could hardly be more different,” said political scientist Ulrich von Alemann of Duesseldorf University. ... highlight party differences and try to awaken the electorate from its summertime slumber. Contrary to the common perception that post-war Germany’s two mainstream parties long ago met ...

  7. Business - Economy - UNITED STATES

    Robust consumer spending shields US economy from global turmoil

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 05:51am by Bloomberg

    ... economy, while its share has stagnated at just more than 55 per cent in Germany and France, Barclays said. "With the US more dependent on consumer spending in recent years, and growth slowing ... shields U.S. economy Call it the US$11 trillion advantage: Consumer spending is likely to steer the United States economy safely through the shoals of deteriorating global growth and turbulent ...

  8. News - World - GERMANY

    Germany’s powerful Greens to plot election campaign

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 02:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Berlin

    ... Agence France-Presse in Berlin Germany’s Greens, the country’s third-biggest political force, will hold a party congress this weekend, five months ahead of elections in which Chancellor ... Baden-Wuerttemberg, home to industrial leaders such as Daimler and Porsche. The Greens’ decades-long demand to shut down Germany’s atomic power plants, became government policy under Merkel following Japan’s ...

  9. News - World - EUROPE

    Anti-euro Alternative for Germany wins seats in Saxony state poll

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 11:22pm by AP

    ... time. Preliminary results on Sunday showed the party, Alternative for Germany, receiving 10 per cent of the vote in elections for the Saxony state parliament. This would be enough ... the Free Democratic Party was predicted to lose all of its seats in Saxony, the last of Germany's 16 states where it was still in government. The Left party was second in the poll, with up ...

  10. Business - Comment

    Time for Germany to play as a team and share its powers

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:01am by DAVID BROWN

    ... David Brown To put its economy back on the growth track, Berlin needs to integrate with its partners in the euro zone and loosen its fiscal policy Time for Germany to play as a team and share its powers Germany's growth locomotive has come off the rails again. The latest gross domestic product figures show the economy contracted 0.2 per cent in the second quarter. The odds ...




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