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#Huawei announces it will open manufacturing plant for wireless products in France

#Huawei announces it will open manufacturing plant for wireless products in France

| February 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

By EU Reporter Correspondent Huawei has today (28 February) announced that it will open a factory in France dedicated to the production of wireless equipment for 4G and 5G networks. The majority of the products leaving this facility will be destined for European markets. The value of the first phase of this investment will be […]

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#COVID-19 – Commission works on all fronts to contain the outbreak and expresses solidarity with #Italy

#COVID-19 – Commission works on all fronts to contain the outbreak and expresses solidarity with #Italy

| February 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

By EU Reporter Correspondent The Commission continues working on all fronts during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak and maintain absolute solidarity with Italy and all member states. On 26 February, at a press conference in Rome, Health and Food Safety Commissioner Stella Kyriakides (pictured) expressed strong support for the Italian efforts and underlined that the results […]

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#OliveOil – EU’s support scheme contributes to alleviate pressure on market

#OliveOil – EU’s support scheme contributes to alleviate pressure on market

| February 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

By EU Reporter Correspondent The private storage aid scheme for olive oil adopted in November 2019 was concluded today, with the last tendering procedure. Overall, the scheme covered a total volume of 213,500 tonnes of olive oil, representing about 27% of total EU stocks at the beginning of the marketing year 2019/20. The fourth and […]

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#CompetitivenessCouncil – #GreenDeal and #SingleMarket must be pursued in unison says #EUROCHAMBRES

#CompetitivenessCouncil – #GreenDeal and #SingleMarket must be pursued in unison says #EUROCHAMBRES

| February 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

By EU Reporter Correspondent EUROCHAMBRES has highlighted the importance of ensuring synergy between two of the main topics on the agenda of Competitiveness Council: the Green deal and the future of the Single Market. Single Market Performance Report 83% of businesses in a recent EUROCHAMBRES survey on barriers in the Single Market support improvements in […]

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#WorldJewishCongress recognizes significance of Vatican’s opening of #WorldWarIIArchives

#WorldJewishCongress recognizes significance of Vatican’s opening of #WorldWarIIArchives

| February 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

By EU Reporter Correspondent As the Vatican prepares to unseal millions of pages representing the WWII archives of Pope Pius XII on Monday, 2 March, the World Jewish Congress celebrates a step forward in transparency of that era’s history. World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder said: “In inviting historians and scholars in to publicly […]

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EU mobilizes €10 million more to respond to severe #DesertLocust outbreak in #EastAfrica

EU mobilizes €10 million more to respond to severe #DesertLocust outbreak in #EastAfrica

| February 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

By EU Reporter Correspondent The European Commission has announced €10 million more to respond to one of the worst Desert Locust outbreak in decades in East Africa. The outbreak could have devastating consequences on food security in an already vulnerable region where 27.5 million people suffer from severe food insecurity and at least 35 million […]

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Governments ramp up preparations for #Coronavirus pandemic

Governments ramp up preparations for #Coronavirus pandemic

| February 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

By EU Reporter Correspondent Governments ramped up measures on Thursday (27 February) to battle a looming global pandemic of the coronavirus as the number of new infections outside China for the first time surpassed new cases in the country where the outbreak began, write Colin Packham and Josh Smith. Australia initiated emergency measures and Taiwan […]

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International ministers announce signing of Declaration of Intent aimed at strengthening #Quebec relations with #Wales

International ministers announce signing of Declaration of Intent aimed at strengthening #Quebec relations with #Wales

| February 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

By EU Reporter Correspondent Gweinidogion Rhyngwladol yn cyhoeddi bod datganiad o Fwriad wedi’i lofnodi i gryfhau perthynas Québec â Chymru Welsh International Relations and the Welsh Language Minister Eluned Morgan and Quebec International Relations and La Francophonie Minister Nadine Girault (pictured) used their first meeting to sign a declaration of intent which, among other things, […]

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Car industry seeks support, free-trade #Brexit deal, as output falls

Car industry seeks support, free-trade #Brexit deal, as output falls

| February 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Guest contributor Britain’s car industry called on the government to help boost the market in its upcoming budget and secure a free-trade deal with Europe as output fell again in January, hit by a double-digit slump in domestic demand, writes Costas Pitas. British factories produced 118,314 cars last month, down an annual 2.1%, as […]

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Two more #Coronavirus cases in UK bring total to 15

Two more #Coronavirus cases in UK bring total to 15

| February 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

By EU Reporter Correspondent Two further cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the United Kingdom, bringing the total number of cases to 15, England’s chief medical officer Chris Whitty said on Thursday (27 February), writes Elizabeth Howcroft. “The virus was passed on in Italy and Tenerife and the patients have been transferred to specialist […]

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