March 5 (Bloomberg) -- Veolia Environnement SA Chief Executive Officer Henri Proglio said he didn't cave in to political pressure from French President Jacques Chirac to abandon talks on a joint bid for Suez SA with Italy's Enel SpA. ...
March 5, 2006Admin
Feb. 17 (Bloomberg) -- France supports ending the international ban on nuclear-technology exports to India, allowing companies such as Areva SA to supply plants to meet India's growing energy needs, President Jacques Chirac said.To read the full story click here.
February 17, 2006Admin
Feb. 16 (Bloomberg) -- French President Jacques Chirac, visiting New Delhi next week, may find his call for increased trade overshadowed by the uproar over Indian businessman Lakshmi Mittal's attempt to take over a European steelmaker.To see the full story, click here....
February 16, 2006Admin
Nov. 30 (Bloomberg) -- The European Central Bank raised its 2006 inflation and economic growth forecasts for the 12 countries sharing the euro, a person familiar with the matter said. The bank has signaled it's preparing to increase interest rates as soon as tomorrow ...
November 30, 2005Admin
Oct. 27 (Bloomberg) -- French President Jacques Chirac threatened to derail international trade talks by ruling out further cuts in European Union farm subsidies and tariffs. ...
October 27, 2005Admin
June 9 (Bloomberg) -- French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin's 4.5 billion euro ($5.6 billion) plan to boost hiring and economic growth failed to win converts among political opponents, who stepped up attacks on his new government.To see the full story click ...
June 9, 2005Admin
May 29 (Bloomberg) -- France rejected the European Union's constitution in a national referendum, dealing a blow to President Jacques Chirac and European integration.To see the full story click here.
May 29, 2005Admin
Sept. 10 (Bloomberg) -- European finance ministers named Luxembourg Prime and Finance Minister Jean-Claude Juncker to a two-year term as spokesman for the euro currency, seeking to bring more coherence to economic policymaking.To see the full story, click here.
September 10, 2004Admin
The tide of depopulation from the Hebrides might just be turning thanks to the rise of teleworking, writes Emma Vandore Deep inside the croft houses scattered across the windswept Western Isles, a quiet revolution is taking place. The islanders have invested heavily in new telecommunications technologies, which are providing them ...
February 21, 2000Admin