The money tussle, hard-fought at the best of times, is especially problematic this time around because of Britain's departure from the EU. The "Brexit gap" caused by the loss of the UK's contribution is 75 billion euros (US$81 billion) over the 2021-2027 period. … [Read more...] about EU leaders to face off in ‘very tough’ budget summit
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European Union flags fly outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, April 10, 2019 – PHOTO: REUTERS BRUSSELS (REUTERS) - European Union leaders will clash this week over the EU’s 2021-2027 budget as Britain’s exit leaves a 75 billion euro (US$81 billion) hole in the bloc’s finances just as it faces costly challenges such as becoming carbon neutral by 2050. … [Read more...] about EU leaders to clash over money as Brexit blows hole in budget
Hun Sen had already expressed scepticism about the risks posed by the virus and offered to go personally to the Chinese city of Wuhan - the centre of the outbreak - to tell frightened Cambodians living there that they must stay put for the sake of relations with China, a vital ally for his country. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: How did Cambodia’s cruise ship welcome go wrong?
At the meeting, Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said that the RoK is one of the Vietnam’s leading economic partners, ranking first in investment, second in official development assistance (ODA), tourism and third in trade. The two countries are striving to to lift the bilateral trade turnover to US$100 billion this year. … [Read more...] about Vietnam, RoK eye direct flights between countries
The Cognex representative said besides targeting foreign enterprises operating in Việt Nam, Cognex would focus on approaching local firms to help increase the quality and lower the cost of manufacturing across all industries through error proofing product assembly lines, detecting defects, identifying and tracking items for manufacturing and logistics, and providing robot guidance. … [Read more...] about Cognex expands presence in ASEAN market, targeting Việt Nam