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  1. Germany Quiz

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Test your general knowledge. The answers are below. 1 How many Formula One world championships has Michael Schumacher won? 2 Germany shares borders with which nine countries? 3 Which ... of the Church in Germany? Answers 1 Seven 2 Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, France, Luxembourg, Belgium and The Netherlands 3 Mercedes-Benz 4 Fast food 5 The Bierfest 6 A mobile ...

  2. e-pal germany

    Posted Feb 24th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Compiled by Miranda Yeung Connecting with teens around the world Name Ruben Vincent Brandhofer Age 16 City Hamburg I come from Hamburg, the second largest city in Germany with a population of about 1.7 million. The city is a commercial and industrial hub for northern Germany. It is also the most populous, non-capital city in Europe, and a beautiful city with a long history. Germany ...

  3. Mainland to trump Germany as world's biggest exporter this year

    Posted Feb 20th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... Tom Miller in Beijing The mainland would overtake Germany this year as the world's biggest exporter of goods, Germany's economy minister said on Monday. The news, which comes ... of Germany or Japan, where domestic firms account for the vast majority of exports,' he explained. The mainland economy was widely expected to overtake Germany's as the world's ...

  4. Two's a crowd in euro rescue

    Posted Jan 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the world's- most watched TV programme, adapted to show the leaders of France and Germany in the starring roles. President Nicolas Sarkozy plays James, the stumbling drunken butler, and Chancellor ... domestic product in the euro zone will contract by 1.2 per cent this year. Even Germany may record zero or negative growth. How much unemployment can any country bear, especially when social ...

  5. News - World - FRANCE

    Trains, planes and automobiles come to a halt as blizzards blanket Europe

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... at Europe's busiest three hubs. Air passengers faced long delays and disruptions at other airports in Germany, Britain and France, following widespread cancellations on Sunday. The Hong Kong Airport Authority said 11 flights from London's Heathrow, Charles De Gaulle in Paris and Germany's Frankfurt airport were delayed. More than one in 10 flights were scrapped at London Heathrow, ...

  6. China urges Europe to open up to more trade

    Posted Jun 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Hungary, Britain and Germany from June 24 to 28. Wen offered to help European economies deal with the debt crisis during visits to France, Portugal and Spain last year. Fu said China was very ... the enterprises,' he said. 'The problem has not been resolved. This affects the enthusiasm of Chinese enterprises to invest.' Fu said the cultural sector and some media in Germany had not been ...

  7. A united, stable Europe is vital to German interests

    Posted Nov 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for a supposedly 'clean break', is growing. It is vital that we keep a cool head. Let us look at Germany's interests. It has become fashionable to contrast German and European interests ... in Brussels around which the 27 member states sit as equals- and where they reconcile their interests through fair compromises- is very much in Germany's interest. Brussels is what guarantees ...

  8. letters

    Posted Jun 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... An enlightened way to know the blind Did you know that it's possible to find out how it feels to be blind? What's more, did you also know you can do this while having fun for an hour or two? Dialogue in the Dark (DiD) is a social enterprise that started in Germany. Organisers hoped to 'bridge the gap between the disabled groups and the rest of society' ...

  9. Germans inspire awe in Ukraine

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with Peter Simpson As they continue to turn away from Russia's long dominance, many Ukrainians look to Germany for inspiration. Little wonder. Sami Khedira's Mach 1 rocket to put Germany 2-1 up in the second quarter-final against Greece left the thousands of tourists watching in Kiev's Fan Zone stupefied and the locals nodding sagely. The ensuing dynamic destruction ...

  10. Business - Commodities - BULLION

    Dealers see opportunity for Hong Kong in European gold shift

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... opportunity in Europe's gold shift With Germany and other European countries planning to repatriate their gold reserves from the United States, dealers believe this might open up business ... For China, gold represents only about 1.6 per cent of its overall reserves, but for many Western central banks, the precious metal constitutes a significant portion. The US, Germany, Italy and France ...




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