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Coronavirus: Central Europe's car concentration backfires

Some estimates suggest that the chip shortage could cost the global auto industry around €200 billion ($229 billion) in 2021 alone. Customers face a long wait to get their hands on a new car and ...

EU, US trade and technology talks to continue despite diplomatic tensions

The first US-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC) talks involving top trade officials from the European Union the US took place in Pittsburgh and will continue, albeit on shaky footing. Talks were c...

EU welcomes extension of license for Poland's TVN24

The EU welcomed the extension of the broadcasting license for Polish TV station TVN24 Thursday. Poland's National Broadcasting Council extended TVN's broadcasting license at the eleventh hour...

Polish regulators renew license for Discovery-owned channel

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s broadcasting regulators extended the license of Discovery Inc.-owned TVN24 at the last moment Wednesday but also adopted a resolution to pressure the American company to...

Can Pakistan secure Chinese investment in restive Balochistan province?

Prime Minister Imran Khan said last week he was considering "talking to insurgents" in Balochistan province, adding that the country's western province can only progress if there was pea...

China, India drive Asia to defy COVID-19-induced investment slump

Foreign direct investment inflows to Asia rose 4% to $535 billion (€449 billion) last year, defying the COVID-19 pandemic as foreign investors continued to bet on the region's biggest markets...

Jordan's unprecedented palace drama moves to the courtroom

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's version of a trial of the century gets under way Monday when a relative of King Abdullah II and a former chief of the royal court are to be ushered into the defendants' c...

Erdogan urges investors to trust Turkey's economy, potential

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged foreign investors Wednesdays to have confidence in Turkey’s economy days after he fired his third central bank governor in less than ...

China threatens 'drastic action to protect its interests' in Myanmar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's state-owned media on Tuesday (March 16) threatened that the country would take "drastic action to protect its interests" amid alleged attacks on Chin...

Call me? US-Turkey reset faces long list of hurdles

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has toned down his anti-Western and anti-US rhetoric in an apparent effort to reset the rocky relationship with his NATO allies, but so far...

Erdogan pledges rights reforms, critics say not enough

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced a series of reforms aimed at improving human rights in the country on Tuesday, but critics questioned their effectiveness in impr...

Number of foreigners buying Taiwan real estate falls by 10%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the COVID-19 pandemic reducing international travel, foreign purchases of real estate in Taiwan slipped by 9.6 percent in 2020 compared to the previous year, reports ...

Buoyed by the Spain Golden Visa Scheme, Singaporean Investors Are Snapping Up Properties in Valencia as a Gateway to Gain Permanent Residency in Europe

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 18 December 2020 - House prices, sales transactions and rentals are all skyrocketing in Valencia. The city has seen a growing demand from international buyers in recent ye...

Lanzhou tops the Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities China Index

Lanzhou, Shenzhen and Chengdu round out top 3 larger cities; Heyuan tops list of smaller cities Milken Institute analysis shows that China's regional development has elevated to a new level, with West...

PiS-friendly petrol firm buys up Poland's Polska Press

The deal was announced on Monday in Germany's Passauer Neue Presse newspaper. "For strategic reasons, we have now decided to sell our Polish activities," said Alexander Diekmann, the ma...