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Luxembourg: Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, met on Saturday with Etienne Schneider, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy of Luxembourg. They discussed bilateral relations and ways to enhance cooperation and partnership in various fields, including tourism, ...
The political pilgrimages are an indication of the paralysis, even desperation, of efforts to tease a government out of a hung parliament back in Rome. Seven weeks after general elections, President Sergio Mattarella is expected to announce his next move as early as Monday with Salvini and Berlusconi ...

Luxembourg this week decided to skip spring and head straight to summer - prompting impromptu BBQs across the nation. ... The Luxembourg government wrote to the European Commission questioning its "competition perspective" after the Eu's executive arm called on the company to sell some of its ...
The European Commission has issued a letter to the Luxembourg government in an attempt to reassure it over the future of employees at ArcelorMittal's Dudelange site, should a proposed sale go ahead. In a response letter to Luxembourg's economy minister, Etienne Schneider, and Dudelange ...
In the 1980s, the Luxembourg Government made a bet that 30 years in the future, satellite telecommunications would be an extremely profitable venture and decided to support in SES. They were correct, and now SES has annual revenues of nearly €2 billion, of which the Government earns a very ...
According to the rating agency, Luxembourg has the lowest gross public debt among 'AAA' sovereigns, amouting to nearly 23% of GDP in 2017. The Luxembourg government has recorded seven consecutive years of budget surpluses, the agency also said, averaging 1.3% of GDP over the last five years.

This is the second proof of the presence of wolves in Luxembourg within a few months. Local residents will be able to hear more ... The UK government was quick to apportion blame for the attack on Russia, and many western allies agreed with its analysis. Aitkenhead says that the government used its ...
According to government information portal, conversion is compulsory for “drivers who obtained their driving licence in a non-EEA Member State. These licences must be converted into Luxembourg driving licences within one year of taking up normal residence in Luxembourg.” Should they fail to ...
The device is expected to reduce emergency services' response times by 50% in rural areas and 40% in urban areas, leading to an estimated reduction of fatalities of up to 1,500 per year. According to a statement from the Luxembourg government, the Commission estimates it will take until 2035 before the ...
LUXEMBOURG: Luxembourg is recalling its ambassador to Moscow for consultations in the latest show of solidarity from EU states to Britain over the poisoning of an ex-spy, the government said in a statement on Wednesday. The move comes just a day after the tiny but wealthy grand duchy said it would ...
In the statement, the Luxembourg government also confirmed its "full solidarity with the United Kingdom in the face of this serious challenge to our common security." On Tuesday, Asselborn told the RTL radio that Luxembourg had no intention of expelling Russian diplomats over the Salisbury incident.
Yet, she said, the door to dialogue with the Russian government remains open; but if Russia wants to improve relations, it needs to first acknowledge its responsibility for this attack and cease its recklessly aggressive behavior. According to foreign media outlets, Skripal and his daughter were found ...
"The Luxembourg government condemns the attack in the strongest terms and agrees with the analysis of the United Kingdom that it is very likely that the Russian Federation is responsible for this act and that there is no other plausible explanation," the Luxembourg foreign ministry said in a statement.
GovSat 1 has entered operational service to provide secure communications to governmental and institutional users. The spacecraft is GovSat's first, a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) between the government of Luxembourg and SES. SpaceX launched the satellite into space in January on a flight-proven ...
On Friday, the Luxembourg government first issued a statement about the fraudulent labelling of meat at the abattoir. Products from the abattoir which were delivered to Luxembourg included beef tails and minced meat. These products had been removed from sale by Friday of last week, the government ...
For some years now, the Luxembourg government has been committed to the principles of the circular economy, seeing it as a potentially powerful driver of economic growth. In a series of articles this week, Delano will take a look at how far Luxembourg has progressed in applying these principles.
Luxembourg is supporting Austria in its legal challenge against the European Commission over a controversial planned nuclear power plant ... The new German government would push for a change to the Euratom treaty and end to EU support for new nuclear power plants, the coalition agreement said.

The satellite, which was launched on 31 January 2018, was commissioned by LuxGovSat, a public-private initiative between the Luxembourg government and satellite operators SES, based in Betzdorf. It was constructed by Orbital ATK, an American defence manufacturer, which is excluded from the ...
The motion was presented on Thursday and adopted by a large majority of MPs during a debate on Luxembourg's acute housing shortage. Housing minister Marc Hansen outlined the issue that each year 13,000 new residents move to Luxembourg, widening the gap between housing supply and demand.
Luxembourg's government has published draft legislation to incorporate into national law the requirements under articles 30 and 31 of the European Union's Directive 2015/849 on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorist financing, better known as ...
Furthermore, the self-consumed power, the government said, will be exempted from paying grid fees. Schneider also announced that on February 24 a tender for the installation of PV projects exceeding in size 500 kW has been launched. Private citizens and enterprises are entitled to participate to the ...
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg Jean Asselborn says the policy of the Hungarian government might cost the country its EU membership. ... in an interview with the German edition of Der Tagesspiegel, which provides for a ban on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) supporting migration.
On 14 February 2018, the law of 13 February 2018 implementing a substantial part of the 4th anti-money laundering directive (4th AML Directive) was published in the Official Journal of Luxembourg. The law will enter into force on 18 February 2018. It should be noted that through such new law (in addition ...
Luxembourg is looking to reinforce its defence capabilities for military and civilian operations, with Parliament approving a budget to advance on two major projects. On Monday, lawmakers approved the launch of a second government satellite, as well as a bill to deliver and operate military aircraft ...
The Luxembourg government has written to the European Commission after global steelmaker ArcelorMittal last week announced it put forward plans to sell its Dudelange unit. Luxembourg's economy minister Etienne Schneider, along with the mayor of Dudelange, Dan Biancalana, sent a letter to ... Brussels
Whatever the Luxembourgers say, I respect those who leave Thionville or Metz around 6am and who do not return before 8pm, to work in Luxembourg and earn wages that are still moderate. Unlike many others, I have no problem with the Luxembourg government taking part in investments made ...
Deep Space Industries and Planetary Resources are already working closely with Luxembourg's government. Stibrany said the government contributed an undisclosed amount of R&D funding to Deep Space Industries. And in November 2016, Planetary Resources and Luxembourg struck a deal: ... Silicon
The Japan News Luxembourg, a leading financial center in the European Union with about 600,000 people and the highest GDP per capita in the world, provides a unique legal and business environment for investors and companies to explore and use space resources. During his stay in Tokyo to attend ... Silicon
According to the Luxembourg government, which sent a press release on Tuesday afternoon, the St Marseille was attacked by five armed pirates in the Bay of Cotonou in the Gulf of Guinea. Two Beninese guards were shot and injured during the take-over. With no cargo on board, the pirates eventually fled ... Silicon
Up to 30,000 people living in Luxembourg have been diagnosed with a rare disease and the number is rising thanks to new diagnosis technologies and ... Luxembourg's government is working on a five-year national plan to ensure access to quality and equal care, diagnosis and support for sufferers of rare ... Silicon
Luxembourg has been preparing for the possible return of the wolf, which is protected throughout Europe. Wolves generally avoid contact with humans and therefore encounters with them are rare but not impossible, the government writes. If you see a wolf, you can report it by emailing Silicon
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg Jean Asselborn believes that the policy of the Hungarian government could cost Budapest membership in the European Union. He stated this in a telephone ... “We can't punish non-governmental organizations that help asylum seekers. Such methods are used ... Silicon
However, this training, which is endorsed by the government, marks the first time mobility experts have attempted to engage company managers directly to find solutions. A number of companies in Luxembourg have already adopted measures to ease congestion and improve staff mobility. Among the most ... Silicon
What legislative and regulatory initiatives has the government taken to combat tax avoidance in your jurisdiction? ... Recently, Luxembourg has amended its participation exemption regime in order to introduce the general anti-abuse rule (GAAR) and the anti-hybrid provision of the EU Parent Subsidiary ... Silicon
“The extra contribution we have signed today from the Luxembourg government is a truly positive signal and a vote of confidence for our initiative to tackle migration and build resilience,” said EIB president Werner Hoyer. The UK has also confirmed its support through a commitment of up to £25 million. Silicon
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg Jean Asselborn says the policy of the Hungarian government might cost the country its EU membership. ... in an interview with the German edition of Der Tagesspiegel, which provides for a ban on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) supporting migration. Silicon
“The Orban government is protecting Hungary's security, but the Luxembourgian foreign minister would like to demolish the border security fence — together with George Soros and his comrades in principle in Hungary — and flood Hungary with migrants.” Amnesty International said the new laws would ... Silicon
Luxembourg's foreign affairs minister Jean Asselborn, has called on the EU to trigger Article 7 proceedings against Hungary. ... looking forward to the Italian election results and the turn with which the common sense, Italian national and cultural awareness and Silvio Berlusconi will again be in government. Silicon
Speaking at a Berlin press conference with Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, Merkel acknowledged that not all EU members share Berlin's openness to ... into the EU budget," Munich-based newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported Monday, citing an internal paper from the Dutch government. Silicon
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Even after the elections, no matter which party or coalition wins, the Italian government is unlikely to tackle the issue of the high debt-to-GDP ratio forcefully and decidedly. The Partito Democratico (Democratic Party) is mostly pro-European, although with some populist and anti-austerity flourishes (former ... Silicon
Describe the general government/regulatory policy for transfer pricing in your jurisdiction. To what extent is the arm's-length principle followed? The legal framework for transfer pricing in Luxembourg is derived from, and thus in line with, the guidelines of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and ... Silicon
Chinalux will be running a range of events and activities throughout the year, from workshops and trainings, to events on the “hot topics” of China-Luxembourg relations. We will also be connecting and collaborating with different sector bodies and organisations, as well as government representatives, both ... Silicon
The petitions to parliament opened for signature on Friday and can be signed by anyone living or working in Luxembourg until 30 March. ... in petition 953, while the person behind petition 913 wants the government to create a quality label for construction firms to encourage transparency and prevent fraud. Silicon
The government has released the latest statistics on asylum seekers. In January 2018, 175 asylum seekers were registered as having arrived in Luxembourg, compared to 225 in 2017 and 265 in 2016. However, this figure does not include all those who come to Luxembourg, because not all introduce an ... Silicon
It means that the government must amend elements of the law relating to the closing times of small retail stores, known as “small-scale retail businesses employing only one person assisted by family members.” At the request of Luxembourg's artisans federation, secretary of state for the economy Francine ... Silicon
The Luxembourg government has agreed to create a "Council for Scientific and Technical Cooperation" researching environmental technologies, mining ... On the sidelines of the BLEU-Russia Joint Commission, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Luxembourg national agency for ... Silicon
According to the health ministry, more than one in ten Luxembourg residents drink alcohol to excess at least once a week, compared with one in 20 across the EU. With carnival season underway, the situation is even more acute, prompting the government to launch an awareness raising campaign about ... Silicon
There will be 560 fewer regional buses driving through Kirchberg by June 2018 and 800 fewer by 2019, according to the government. In a press statement published on Monday, the infrastructure ministry announced plans to reduce the number of buses along boulevard Konrad Adenauer. The changes ... Silicon
Yet the British government still seems fully confident that it will be able to negotiate a bespoke trade deal for itself. At the heart of this optimism is the assumption that some EU countries, such as Germany, the Netherlands, and Belgium, have a significant interest in good trading relations with the UK and ... Silicon


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