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  1. News - World - NATIONAL IMAGE

    Germany tops poll of nations seen as having a 'positive influence'

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Global majority rate Germany most positive Follow @SCMP_News Germany is the most popular country in the world despite well-publicised protests against its ... on whether their global influence was "mainly positive" or "mainly negative". Some 59 per cent of those polled rated Germany as having a positive influence, while Iran came last ...

  2. News - World - EUROPEAN UNION

    European Union leaders divided by rift between France and Germany

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Brussels Rift divides EU leaders The EU began a two-day summit meeting yesterday amid sharp French and German differences on how to deal with the three-year euro crisis, leaving Paris and Berlin at odds as European Union leaders co ...

  3. Business - Economy - EURO CRISIS

    Germany against rush on plans for single banking supervisor

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Brussels Germany against rush on single supervisor plans German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble led criticism of the euro area's rush towards common bank oversight ... ECB oversight. Germany has broadly backed the banking union plans while emphasising the need for national regulators to monitor most of the euro area's banks. EU leaders called ...

  4. Business - Economy - Unemployment

    High minimum wage kills jobs and makes poor worse off

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 11:31am by STEVE HANKE

    ... for America," he said in his recent State of the Union address. As the worldwide economic slump drags on, the political drumbeat to either introduce minimum wage laws (read Germany) or increase ... at the data from Europe. There are seven European Union countries in which no minimum wage is mandated- Austria, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy and Sweden. Compare the levels of unemployment ...

  5. Business - Economy

    Scapegoat for austerity

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... of the debt crisis, the euro area is headed for a back-to-back annual economic contraction for the first time. Now, Rehn has become a scapegoat as Germany and the International Monetary Fund let ...

  6. Business - Economy

    France's growth push sets up showdown with Brussels

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

    ... recovery. All this sets the stage for a showdown with Brussels- and, more importantly, Germany, which believes that the commission is being far too lenient with France- over the direction of French ...

  7. News - World - GERMANY

    Merkel, Hollande meeting to mark watershed speech by de Gaulle

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 02:04pm by Agence France-Presse in Berlin

    ... Agence France-Presse in Berlin The leaders of France and Germany, who will meet on Saturday to mark a watershed 1962 speech by Charles de Gaulle to German youth, have forged a pragmatic ... to forge after his pivotal address in then West Germany 50 years ago. “The French president and I co-operate well – that does not mean it cancels out the conflicts of interest that we have had over ...

  8. Business - Economy - Unemployment

    EU summit aims to rescue ’lost generation’

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 02:41pm by AFP

    ... controversial and Letta said there was a “tug-of-war” with Germany over the proposals. Marie Diron, an adviser at US consultancy Ernst & Young, played down expectations saying there was “little ... but the question is how far they can go without compromising hard won gains. Germany, the bloc’s biggest economy and paymaster, insists that strained public finances still have to be put right if the EU ...

  9. Business - Economy

    Germans irked as Hollande says EU cannot dictate French reforms

    Posted May 31st 2013, 11:51am by Reuters

    ... French President Francois Hollande has angered Germany’s ruling conservatives with his comment that the EU executive cannot “dictate” reforms to member states. President Francois Hollande ... that angered Germany’s ruling conservatives. The two leaders agreed to propose that the 17-nation euro zone appoint a full-time president and hold more frequent summits to coordinate economic policy. ...

  10. Comment - Blogs - TRADE

    Reason comes to China, EU solar sector clash

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 01:06pm by Doug Young

    ... Beijing's state support for solar panel sector. Germany seems to be the driving force behind this welcome change in tone, following German Chancellor Angela Merkel's remarks last week that she ... and could potentially deal a crippling blow to a sector that will be critical to the world's future energy security. Following that behind-the-scenes pressure from Germany and perhaps one ...




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