China: One of Germany’s EU presidency priorities

By |maj 29th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, EU Council Presidency, EU-China relations, Germany, News, Russia, US|

EU-China relations will be one of Germany's EU presidency priorities in foreign policy matters, with an overall objective of "strengthening Europe as an anchor of stability in the world," said Chancellor Angela Merkel. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Byung-Chul Han: COVID-19 has reduced us to a ‘society of survival’

By |maj 24th, 2020|biopolitics, Byung-Chul Han, China, civil society, Corona-Pandemie, Coronavirus thinkers, COVID 19 crisis, Globalization, News, South Korea, US|

“Survival will become an absolute, as though we were living in a permanent state of war”. That is how South Korean philosopher Byung-Chul Han described the world after COVID-19, in an interview with Efe: “a society of survival that loses all sense of the good life”, one where “enjoyment is also sacrificed for health”.

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Huawei: Chinese government would not let us get ‘slaughtered’ by US

By |marec 31st, 2020|5G, China, entity list, Eric Xu, EU, Europe, Huawei, News, Trump, US|

A top official of the telecommunications giant Huawei has said that Beijing may consider counter-measures should the United States choose to impose further restrictions on exports of American equipment to be used by the Chinese firm.

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US industry hits out at UK digital services tax

By |marec 12th, 2020|digital tax, EU, News, UK, US|

Representatives from the US tech industry on Wednesday (11 March) hit out at the UK's plans to introduce a digital services tax from the beginning of April, following a period of uncertainty as to whether the UK would continue with the measures amid at...

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UK to consider opposition to digital tax in pursuit of U.S. trade deal

By |marec 3rd, 2020|digital tax, News, UK, US|

Britain said on Monday (2 March) it would consider opposition to its plan to impose a new digital tax on big tech companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon as part of its ambition to agree a free trade deal with the United States.

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EU trade chief Hogan returns to Washington as auto tariffs loom

By |februar 6th, 2020|car tariffs, EU, News, Phil Hogan, trade war, US|

European Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan returned to Washington on Thursday (6 Febrero) for talks with US counterpart Robert Lighthizer designed to improve transatlantic ties as the threat of auto tariffs looms.

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5G rollout will lead to an ‘increased exposure to attacks,’ EU says

By |januar 29th, 2020|5G, China, EU, News, telecommunications, US|

5G security standards are set to be bolstered across the EU, amid fears that non-EU states may be trying to infiltrate the bloc's next-generation mobile technology networks. The EU has, however, pledged not to exclude any specific suppliers, despite he...

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UK to make Huawei decision today, amid intensifying US pressure

By |januar 28th, 2020|5G, Huawei, News, UK, US|

Huawei's future involvement in the UK's future 5G network infrastructure hangs in the balance today (28 January), as Prime Minister Boris Johnson sits down with members of the UK's National Security Council to come to an agreement on the Chinese teleco...

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Merkel defends financial crisis management legacy before economic elite in Davos

By |januar 24th, 2020|Angela Merkel, Davos 2020, EU foreign policy, financial crisis, Greece, Iran, Migration, News, trade, US|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended her tough stand and the austere fiscal policy she pursued in response to the financial crisis that shook up the eurozone in 2008 as she addressed the World Economic Forum on Thursday (23 January).

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Davos 2020 diary – day #3

By |januar 23rd, 2020|Brexit, David Sassoli, Davos 2020, digital tax, Donald Trump, News, Pedro Sanchez, Prince Charles, trade tensions, Ursula von der Leyen, US, Volodymyr Zelensky|

Welcome to Davos where the 50th edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) is taking place on 21-25 January. Throughout the week, EURACTIV gives you a glimpse into one of the world’s most exclusive conferences where political and business leaders meet every year to discuss global economic trends.

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