Daily Archives: 2, January 2013

Vestas commends President Obama and U.S. Congress on PTC extension

Vestas is pleased that the White House and Congress have agreed to extend the Production Tax Credit (PTC) for 2013. The PTC has always enjoyed strong bipartisan support, and Vestas commends the President and Congress for confirming their commitment to … Read the full press release

Environmental performance affected by ethnic and religious diversity

Ethnically or religiously diverse countries underinvest in measures to improve their environmental performance, according to new research by an academic at the University of East Anglia. 2-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Dr Elissaios Papyrakis also found that religious diversity has a … Read the full press release

Top ten tips to combat diabetes this New Year

2-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Getting your family and friends to support you in being physically active and setting yourself physical activity goals are among the top ten tips scientifically proven to help combat Type 2 diabetes. Newcastle University researchers carried out … Read the full press release

Magneti Marelli Motorsport: achievements of 2012

2-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — In 2012, Magneti Marelli was again alongside the main motorsport teams as they came to victory in the most important world competitions. Specifically, this year Magneti Marelli provided support to the teams in the achievement of the … Read the full press release

Attica Bank: H1 2012 and Q3 2012 Financial Results

Provisions for credit risk increased significantly and NPL coverage ratios remain high 2-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Statement by the Chairman of the BoD and Executive Director of Attica Bank, Mr. Ioannis Gamvrilis: «In this critical period for Greece and the Greek … Read the full press release

Back in Black: the P‘9981 all in black

A new version of the luxury smartphone by Porsche Design Stuttgart, 2-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The luxury brand Porsche Design (Porsche Lizenz- und Handelsgesel-lschaft mbH & Co. KG) is unveiling the new-look P‘9981 smartphone. The new version features a striking, completely black, … Read the full press release

Klöckner & Co sells Eastern European operations as part of its restructuring program

Duisburg, 2-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — As announced, Klöckner & Co is selling its entire Eastern European operations as part of its restructuring program. In the first phase of the transaction, activities in the Czech Republic, Bulgaria and Romania, which make up … Read the full press release

KPN sells KPN Spain to Orange Spain

Den Haag, 2-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — KPN has reached agreement to sell its Spanish mobile unit, KPN Spain, to Orange Spain for an undisclosed consideration. KPN Spain provides mobile services as a so-called virtual network operator to some 380,000 Spanish customers under … Read the full press release

Jean-Bernard Lévy, Chairman and CEO of Thales

Neuilly-sur-Seine, 2-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Mr Luc Vigneron, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Thales, having acknowledged the absence of support of the Group’s two main shareholders, tendered his resignation to the company’s directors at a meeting of the Board of … Read the full press release

DCNS, promoting innovation to preserve underwater ecosystems

2-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — DCNS has been selected by the European Commission to lead a major collaborative research project under the broad heading of sustainable development. The aim is to protect marine flora and fauna by mitigating underwater noise footprints due … Read the full press release

Message de condoléances du Président Barroso

Bruxelles, 2-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Suite à la mort tragique de douzaine de personnes à Abidjan la nuit du réveillon, Le Président Barroso envoie le message suivant au Président de la Côte d’Ivoire “Cher Président Alassane Ouattara, Je voudrais vous transmettre, en mon … Read the full press release

European Commission kick-starts the 2013 European Year of Citizens

Brussels, 2-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — As we enter into 2013, the European Commission kicks off the European Year of Citizens, a year dedicated to you and to your rights. This European Year comes at a critical juncture in European integration – 2013 … Read the full press release

Déclaration de la Haute Représentante sur la situation en République Centrafricaine

Brussels, 2-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — La Haute Représentante de l’Union pour les affaires étrangères et la politique de sécurité et vice-présidente de la Commission a fait ce jour la déclaration suivante: “Je suis vivement préoccupée par la crise qui perdure en … Read the full press release

Marseille and Košice: European Capitals of Culture in 2013

Brussels, 2-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Marseille (France) and Košice (Slovakia) are the European Capitals of Culture in 2013. The cultural programme will officially begin on 12 January in Marseille and on 19 January in Košice. Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, … Read the full press release