Daily Archives: 21, March 2013

Twenty first summit between the European Union and Japan (Tokyo – 25 March 2013)

Brussels, 21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — On 25 March in Tokyo, Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, and José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, will meet Japanese Prime Minister Abe for the twenty first summit between the European Union … Read the full press release

ABB named one of the world’s most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute

ABB recognized for demonstrated leadership in ethical business practices Zurich, 21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ABB, the power and automation technology group, was named by the Ethisphere Institute, a leading international organization dedicated to best practices in business ethics, to its 2013 list … Read the full press release

Actavis launched Montelukast tablets immediately after patents expired in Europe

Zug, Switzerland, 21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Actavis, Inc. (NYSE: ACT) has launched Montelukast tablets immediately after patent expiry in Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK. In Austria, Actavis started pricing and reimbursement on Day … Read the full press release

MEPs: Safeguarding public pensions to ensure decent living standards for all in old age must remain a priority

21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Safeguarding public pensions to ensure decent living standards for all in old age must remain a priority, MEPs stress in a resolution adopted on Thursday. They also call for the development of supplementary pension schemes and longer … Read the full press release

Jean-Claude Trichet: EIB is playing an “important” role helping the European economy adapt to new realities

21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — According to Jean-Claude Trichet, the former president of the European Central Bank, the EIB is playing an “important” role helping the European economy adapt to new realities. He also underlines the support we have given small and … Read the full press release

Günther Oettinger, EU Commissioner for Energy welcomes Council adoption of the Energy Infrastructure Regulation

Brussels, 21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Günther Oettinger, EU Commissioner for Energy said today: “This is really a breakthrough and will give a big push to much needed infrastructure: Rather than waiting up to 12 years or longer for a permit, developers of crucial cross-border infrastructure … Read the full press release

“Intershop Mobile Commerce” Helps Online Retailers Deliver Individual Shopping Experiences on Smartphones, Tablets and Other Mobile Devices

Online retailers rely on Intershop technology and expertise when it comes to implementing a successful mobile commerce strategy Page content, product data and marketing campaigns automatically adapt to different types of mobile devices “Intershop Mobile Commerce” is an integral part … Read the full press release

Statement by the spokesperson of EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on attacks by Syrian forces on Lebanese soil

Brussels, 21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The spokesperson of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission, issued the following statement today: “The High Representative strongly condemns the attacks on targets on Lebanese … Read the full press release

Statement of Conference of Presidents on Cyprus banking sector

21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Following the Open Conference of Presidents in the European Parliament on 20 March 2013 on the outcome of the Spring European Council where the issue of the Cyprus banking sector was raised, European Parliament President Martin Schulz … Read the full press release

MEPs: The political elites of Bosnia and Herzegovina still lack a joint vision of its overall direction

21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The political elites of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) still lack a joint vision of its overall direction, and the is country falling further behind others in the region, warned the Foreign Affairs Committee in Thursday’s vote on … Read the full press release

An impressive total of 22 red dot award-winning product designs for Philips

Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is proud to announce its 22 winners of the prestigious ‘red dot award: product design 2013’ The red dot jury awarded the winning designs from Philips’ Consumer Lifestyle, … Read the full press release

Commission helps Member States to get on track with sustainable waste management

Brussels, 21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Every year, each European citizen generates over 500 kilos of municipal waste, more than one third of which goes directly to landfill. Whereas some Member States manage to put those resources to productive use, recycling or composting … Read the full press release

Banque européenne d’investissement (BEI) / France: 75 millions d’euros pour optimiser la fluidité et la sécurité des autoroutes

21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Améliorer la fluidité et la sécurité des autoroutes tout en renforçant la protection de l’environnement, tel fut l’objectif du contrat de financement d’un montant de 75 millions d’euros, signé ce jeudi 21 mars 2013 à Dijon … Read the full press release

MEPs: renewed mutual engagement is needed to maintain constructive relations between the EU and Turkey

21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Renewed mutual engagement is needed to maintain constructive relations between the EU and Turkey, said the Foreign Affairs Committee in a vote on Thursday. In their resolution, on the 2012 progress report on Turkey, MEPs praise talks … Read the full press release

A PhD student from the University of Dundee takes his science to Parliaments

21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A PhD student from the University of Dundee will have the chance to tell politicians and leading industry figures about his research at the SET for Britain competition in the House of Commons next week. Muhammad Sadiq, … Read the full press release

Intershop Customer Unieuro is awarded “Best Electronics Webshop 2012” for its online store unieuro.it

Italy’s second-largest consumer electronics retailer is awarded “Best Electronics Webshop 2012” for its online store unieuro.it Unieuro’s e-commerce presence is powered by Intershop Jena, Germany, 21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Intershop customer Unieuro is the winner of the prestigious Italian Retail Award … Read the full press release

LUKOIL published consolidated US GAAP financial statements for 2012

LUKOIL NET INCOME REACHED RECORD $11.0 BILLION IN 2012, FREE CASH FLOW AMOUNTED TO $6.4 BILLION 21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — LUKOIL has published consolidated US GAAP financial statements for 2012. The Company’s 2012 net income rose by 6.2% and reached record $11,004 million. EBITDA (earnings … Read the full press release

The European Commission launched a public consultation on how to improve access to justice for consumers and small businesses in small-scale cross-border disputes

Brussels, 21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has today launched a public consultation on how to improve access to justice for consumers and small businesses in small-scale cross-border disputes. The European Small Claims Procedure offers a cheap and easy way to resolve cross-border … Read the full press release

The University of Nottingham: Early operable breast cancer in older women has distinct biological differences to breast cancer in the under 70s

21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Early operable breast cancer in older women has distinct biological differences to breast cancer in the under 70s. The research by experts at The University of Nottingham could explain why the majority of older women tend to get less … Read the full press release

MEPs want to close all loopholes in Air passenger rights

21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Transport MEPs welcomed the proposal to update air passengers’ rights tabled by the Commission on 13 March but insisted that it include rules on hand luggage and solutions for passengers stranded if an airline goes bankrupt, in … Read the full press release

Philippe Maystadt appointed Special Adviser to enhance EU’s role in promoting high quality accounting standards

Commissioner Barnier appoints Philippe Maystadt as Special Adviser to enhance EU’s role in promoting high quality accounting standards Brussels, 21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EU Commissioner for Internal Market and Services Michel Barnier has today appointed Philippe Maystadt, former President of the European … Read the full press release

Lufthansa Supervisory Board approves major Airbus order

100 A320 Family aircraft and two additional A380s Third A380 order from the German flag carrier Blagnac, 21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Lufthansa’s Supervisory Board has approved the acquisition of 100 A320 Family aircraft (35 A320neo, 35 A321neo and 30 A320ceo with … Read the full press release

The European Investment Bank is lending EUR 100m to the Student Loan Centre in Hungary

21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 100 million to the Student Loan Centre (Diákhitel Központ) in Hungary to be on-lent to students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees at Hungarian higher education institutions. Mr Wilhelm Molterer, … Read the full press release

LUKOIL OPTIMIZES PETROLEUM PRODUCT SUPPLY SYSTEM IN RUSSIA

21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The LUKOIL Press Service would like to announce that the company’s Management Committee has decided to reorganize ООО LUKOIL-Tsentrnefteprodukt (http://www.luknef.lukoil.ru/main/default.asp) by singling out OOO LUKOIL-Chernozemyenefteprodukt and transferring the assets (filling stations and a bulk plant) in the … Read the full press release

The European Commission will meet the Russian Government over executive-to-executive talks

Brussels, 21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — President José Manuel Barroso and the European Commission will meet the Russian Government led by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow on 21 March 2013. These executive-to-executive talks will cover a wide range of EU-Russia cooperation, from … Read the full press release

Aviation training centre Baltic Aviation Academy in cooperation with Aviacom Inc. conducted seminar and workshop for pilots in India

21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Aviation training centre Baltic Aviation Academy (Lithuania) in cooperation with Aviacom Inc. conducted seminar and workshop for pilots on 2nd-3rd of March at Delhi Flying Club, New Delhi (India). The jointly organized event was dedicated for both … Read the full press release

The University of Birmingham’s clock tower, Old Joe, will be switching off its lights again this year in support of Earth Hour

21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The University of Birmingham’s clock tower, Old Joe, will be switching off its lights again this year in support of Earth Hour on the evening of Saturday 23 March. This switch-off is being undertaken in aid of the Earth … Read the full press release

Intershop to sponsor the Coffee Lounge at Internet Retailing Expo from 20-21 March in Hall 3a, NEC Birmingham

20/21 March at NEC Birmingham, Hall 3a London, UK, 21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Intershop is sponsoring the Coffee Lounge at Internet Retailing Expo from 20-21 March in Hall 3a, NEC Birmingham. A key event for online and multichannel retailers with over … Read the full press release

Diabetes UK has awarded two of its six prestigious keynote lectures to leading researchers at the University of Dundee

Two lead researchers address major conference 21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Diabetes UK has awarded two of its six prestigious keynote lectures to leading researchers at the University of Dundee – the latest endorsement of the Medical School’s standing as a clinical … Read the full press release

Operazione ‘Follow Me’: gli universitari diventano promoter di Fiat Group Automobiles

Gli studenti iscritti negli atenei italiani potrannopartecipare al progetto Follow Me, segnalando nuovi potenziali clienti di vetture Fiat, Lancia, Alfa Romeo, Jeep e Abarth. Ogni vendita effettuata grazie alla segnalazione dello studente sarà premiata con un bonus ‘Ti compro quello … Read the full press release