European leaders declaring they have gained the upper hand in the three-year-old debt crisis are sharpening efforts to channel a rebound in financial markets to an economic recovery to chip away at soaring unemployment.Tuesday, 15 January, 2013, 4:16am
The European Union yesterday agreed to disburse more aid to Greece and struck a deal on setting up a banking union, finalising two of the toughest issues it has confronted this year and giving its leaders a lift ahead of a two-day summit.14 Dec 2012 - 3:00am
One year ago, European Union officials seemed barely interested in China or its currency, the yuan.
True, monetary affairs commissioner Joaquin Almunia had gone on record to say that Beijing should allow more exchange rate flexibility. But he had added that Europe understood this was 'not easy to implement'.29 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
One of Europe's richest nations is characterised by stable politics, low unemployment and a booming financial sector
LANDLOCKED Luxembourg, one of the European Union's smallest member countries, is one of Europe's wealthiest countries.23 Jun 2005 - 12:00am
Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker will serve a landmark third five-year term after winning his bid for re-election by a landslide. That makes him the longest-serving head of state in Europe - and probably the most popular.23 Jun 2004 - 12:00am
In May, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Henri and Robert Goebbels, Minister of Economic Affairs, with 17 delegates from the government and private sectors, visited Hong Kong to promote the euro.
In early June, the Prime Minister, Jean-Claude Juncker, accompanied by a government assembly, arrived in Hong Kong for the signing of an air-service agreement with the SAR Government.23 Jun 1998 - 12:00am
A national day is a day of remembrance, rededication and celebration of deeds, good and magnificent, achieved in history and venerated in posterity.
Such it is today for the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The world's smallest state is known not only for her past glories. New laurels are accredited from year to year, refreshing and re-invigorating every national fibre.21 Jun 1996 - 12:00am