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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    US-EU trade deal can serve as a global benchmark

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am

    ... plain sailing. European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso has already served notice that Europe will not compromise on basic rules regarding consumer health, for example on genetically ...

  2. Who said it?

    Posted Oct 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... challenge our union has known in its entire history Jose Manuel Barroso, head of the European Commission, on the financial crisis ...

  3. Political reforms critical to social stability, says EC chief

    Posted Jul 16th 2005, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has urged Beijing to introduce political reforms, saying democracy and civil liberties are the key to sustained ... from our experience that without a sufficient level of political reform, growth may eventually be slowed or disrupted by instability,' Mr Barroso said in a speech in Beijing to scholars ...

  4. News - World - SCOTLAND

    Barroso casts doubt on independent Scotland becoming an EU member

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 05:17am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Barroso casts doubt on Scotland as EU member European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said states breaking away from existing European Union countries would struggle to gain EU membership, further complicating Scottish nationalists' already uncertain plans for independence. Barroso said in an interview it would be nearly impossible for the EU ...

  5. News - World - Cyprus

    Cyprus approves first EU bailout measures as clock ticks

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 08:56pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Nicosia The Cyprus parliament finally gave its approval early on Saturday to the first two of eight measures hammered out by the government in a desperate bid to rescue an EU bailout ahead of a Monday deadline. But with the clock t ...

  6. Talking points

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... in St Petersburg tomorrow, with the European side led by European Council President Herman van Rompuy (left) and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso. Russian media reports say Van ...

  7. EU decision is a 'political issue'

    Posted Sep 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said China had not been granted the status because it had not met the standards in four areas: state influence, bankruptcy law, accounting and reform in the financial sector. Mr Barroso said on Saturday after the ninth China-EU Summit that the granting of market economy status would not be a political decision. 'Once China fulfils ...

  8. News - World - UKRAINE

    Putin’s ‘two weeks to Kiev’ line quoted ‘out of context’ by EU chief

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:10pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Moscow 'Two weeks to Kiev' line quoted 'out of context' A Kremlin aide yesterday sharply criticised EU Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso ... said Putin's statement was "taken out of context and carried a completely different meaning". Ushakov criticised Barroso, saying it was a breach of diplomatic practices ...

  9. News - World - NORWAY

    European Union receives Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 09:18pm by Associated Press in Oslo

    ... Associated Press in Oslo The European Union has received this year’s Nobel Peace Prize in the Norwegian capital for promoting peace and human rights in Europe for six decades following the devastation of the second world war. EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy and president of the EU Parliament Martin Schulz collected their Nobel diplomas ...

  10. EU leader seeks more progress

    Posted Jul 19th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng The president of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso, yesterday outlined the barriers to China gaining market-economy status from the EU. He said the biggest concerns were China's service and banking sectors, ensuring non-discriminatory practices towards foreign companies, and the treatment of intellectual property rights. Mr Barroso said the mainland ...




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