Monthly Archives: October 2012

Vietnam: EUR 150 million loan for climate change mitigation

31-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a EUR 150 million loan to the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam with the purpose of part-financing projects that will contribute to the mitigation of climate change. The … Read the full press release

Top academy pupils treated to a taste of Malaysia

31-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Elephant trekking, hands-on conservation work and a daily slice of molten chocolate cake — it’s no wonder that 17-year-old Iffat Ahmad calls her all expenses paid trip to The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) the ‘best of her … Read the full press release

Flash estimate – October 2012 Euro area inflation estimated at 2.5%

31-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Euro area1 annual inflation2 is expected to be 2.5% in October 2012, down from 2.6% in September3, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Looking at the main components of euro area inflation, energy (7.8% … Read the full press release

British businesses battle back from the brink of bankruptcy

Manufacturers demonstrate strongest resilience in bouncing back from the brink of bankruptcy Micro businesses most able to turn impending failure into outright success  London, 31-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — An extensive study analysing approximately 44,000 businesses across the UK that were on … Read the full press release

Results of the October 2012 bank lending survey for the euro area

31-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Central Bank (ECB) is publishing today its report on the results of the October 2012 bank lending survey for the euro area. The bank lending survey, which is conducted four times a year, usually at … Read the full press release

The modern view of nature has religious roots

The Ploughshare Tortoise is one of the worlds most endangared species. Scientists estimate the current population size to less than a thousand. Photo:@Scanpix

31-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — All over the planet, people are fighting to save animals and plants from extinction – even though many species have no utilitarian value for us. In a new book, University of Copenhagen theologian Jakob Wolf takes up … Read the full press release

Remarks by High Representative Catherine Ashton at the press point with PM Dačić and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton after their meeting together with President Nikolić

Belgrade, 31-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — First of all, can I say how pleased I am to be here in Belgrade today. It is very good to be here because this follows the meetings I had with President Nikolić both in Brussels and … Read the full press release

BP Completes Cofferdam Sealing Operation in Gulf of Mexico

31-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — BP has capped and plugged an abandoned piece of subsea equipment known as a cofferdam that is thought to be the source of a recently spotted surface sheen near the Mississippi Canyon 252 lease block in the … Read the full press release

EURid and UNESCO speak at IGF meeting in Baku

Brussels, 31-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The .eu registry EURid and UNESCO will share their latest report on the global uptake of Internationalised Domain Names (IDNs) at the 7th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan on 6 November 2012. As … Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines to order more A380s and A350 XWBs

Maximum comfort and efficiency for medium and long haul routes Blagnac,  31-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced that it will order 25 more widebody aircraft from Airbus, comprising five double deck A380s and 20 A350-900s. The aircraft will … Read the full press release

Ancient History of Cyprus at the heart of Europe

Ancient History of Cyprus at the heart of Europe

An exhibition portraying the ancient history of Cyprus and the island’s everlasting character as a point of cultural interaction between peoples of the region, was opened today, October 30, in Brussels. The exhibition, which is held at the Royal Museums … Read the full press release

The third-quarter performance enables France Telecom-Orange to confirm its 2012 operating cash flow target of close to 8 billion euros

31-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Outlook for 2013-2014: the Group expects 2013 operating cash flow of more than 7 billion euros which will return to growth in 2014 outlook for 2013 and 2014 As in 2012, the Group will face a more … Read the full press release

Remarks by High Representative Catherine Ashton at the press point with President Izetbegović and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton after the meeting with BiH Presidency

Sarajevo, 31-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Thank you very much President Izetbegović, Secretary Hillary and everybody. It is great honour to be in this fabulous city of Sarajevo I am here today to underline our strong joint commitment for the future of Bosnia … Read the full press release

25 years of BMW 12-cylinder engines: setting new standards in the luxury class.

25 years of BMW 12-cylinder engines - BMW 750iL ( E32). (10/2012)

Munich, 31-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — BMW’s second-generation 7 Series, unveiled in 1986, featured two new top-of-the-range sedans whose formidable six-cylinder in-line engines generated universal enthusiasm in the motoring media. Nevertheless, it was an open secret that an even bigger star was … Read the full press release

EP: Presidency MFF proposal puts EU policies in jeopardy

31-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Parliament’s key negotiators on the EU long-term budget for 2014-2020 expressed dismay at the Cypriot Presidency proposal for the so-called multiannual financial framework (MFF), presented Tuesday. MEPs directed their main criticism at a proposed cut by €50 … Read the full press release

Großer Preis von Abu Dhabi 2012: Vorschau

Abu Dhabi, 31-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Der 18. WM-Lauf der Formel 1-Saison 2012 findet am Sonntag, 4. November in Abu Dhabi statt. Der Grand Prix auf dem 5,554 km langen Yas Marina Circuit beginnt um 17:00 Uhr Ortszeit und ist das … Read the full press release

Statement by Kristalina Georgieva, European Union Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response on the effects of Hurricane Sandy

Brussels, 31-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — I am following with concern the devastating passage of Hurricane Sandy through the states of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Virginia in the United States. I am saddened by the death and damage that the storm … Read the full press release

Keskon myynti kasvu-uralla Varsinais-Suomessa

31-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Keskon vähittäismyynti Varsinais-Suomessa tammi-syyskuussa 2012 oli 624 miljoonaa euroa, jossa kasvua 5,0 %. Parhaiten myyntiään kehittivät käyttötavarakaupat. Keskon tammi-syyskuun vähittäismyynti Varsinais-Suomen alueella kehittyi kaikilla toimialoilla vuoden takaiseen ajankohtaan verrattuna. K-ryhmän ruokakauppojen myynti vuoden yhdeksän ensimmäisen kuukauden aikana … Read the full press release

Industrial team given the green light for UK MoD’s LOSA RED programme

31-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The UK MOD has awarded the contract for their new programme providing innovative integration and experimentation in the land environment. In the Land Open Systems Architecture (LOSA) Research, Experimentation and Development (RED) programme, SELEX Galileo is providing … Read the full press release

Opening remarks at the second conference of the ESCB Macroprudential Research (MaRs) Network

Speech by Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the ECB,  Frankfurt am Main, 30 October 2012 Frankfurt am Main, 31-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be here today and open the second conference of the Macro-prudential Research … Read the full press release

Royal patron to attend St Andrews charity dinner

30-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Duke of Cambridge will attend a charity dinner in Middle Temple Hall, London on Thursday November 8, 2012, organised in support of the University of St Andrews’ 600th Anniversary Campaign. The Duke is Patron of the … Read the full press release

Late payments improve in Q3 according to Experian

Late payments improve in Q3 according to Experian

Nottingham, 30-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ —  The latest Late Payment Index from Experian®, the global information services company, today revealed that UK businesses paid their bills nearly 1.3 days earlier in Q3 2012, compared to the same period last year.  In July … Read the full press release

BP and Socar Agree Way Forward

30-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — As a follow up to last week’s London meetings, a group of BP senior executives representing BP’s upstream production, development, and strategy and integration divisions held a 3-day working visit to Baku to continue the discussions about … Read the full press release

Statement from the European Commission on the negotiating box on the next Multiannual Financial Framework presented by the Cypriot Council Presidency

Brussels, 30-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Commission takes note of the negotiating box which the Cypriot Presidency has proposed. This negotiating box is not supported by the Commission. The Commission remains committed to its proposal, which strikes the right responsible balance in … Read the full press release

Red Eléctrica and the Generalitat Valenciana sign two agreements for environmental conservation and improvement

30-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — During the visit today of José Folgado, Chairman of Red Eléctrica, to Valencia, the Company and the Generalitat have signed two collaboration agreements, one regarding the prevention and fighting of forest fires, and another on the regeneration … Read the full press release

Final draw starts count-down to UEFA Women’s EURO 2013

Draw will be held on 9 November in Gothenburg, Sweden Genève, 30-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The UEFA European Women’s Championship 2011-13 final draw will take place on 9 November in Gothenburg, Sweden. The list of the finalist teams Denmark, England, Finland, France, … Read the full press release

VICTORINOX SWISS ARMY & SUEVIA GROUP PRESENT “NIGHT VISION” IN BUENOS AIRES

30-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Swiss watchmaker and its Argentinian distributor light up the night with the latest Night Vision watch in the dark wine cellars of  “Experiencias del Fin del Mundo” restaurant in Buenos Aires To celebrate the Argentinian launch … Read the full press release

REXEL STRENGTHENS ITS COMMITMENT TO ENGINEERING, PROCUREMENT AND CONSTRUCTION CLIENTS WITH APPOINTMENT OF PIERRE ALLARD-COULUON

Paris, 30-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Pierre Allard-Couluon has joined Rexel as Vice President, International Projects Group (IPG), Rexel’s dedicated team of specialists serving Engineering, Arocurement and Construction Companies (EPCs). Initially based in Shanghai, Allard-Couluon will be responsible for developing Rexel’s service offering … Read the full press release

.eu supports TEDx Brussels

Brussels, 30-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — .eu, the Internet extension for business, organisations and individuals throughout Europe, will partner with TEDx for its Brussels event on 12 November 2012 at the Bozar in Brussels, Belgium. “.eu is the Internet extension of choice … Read the full press release

Experian Marketing Services lanza en España CheetahSender, la solución más eficaz para el “emailing transaccional”

Experian Marketing Services lanza en España CheetahSender,  la solución más eficaz para el “emailing transaccional” La compañía presentará mañana su nueva plataforma en el Congreso Nacional de Marketing y Ventas Madrid, 30-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Experian Marketing Services anuncia hoy la … Read the full press release