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The Swiss government decided on Wednesday not to sign the draft institutional agreement with the European Union, negotiated for seven years. Brussels expresses its "regret". Noting that "there are still substantial differences between Switzerland and the EU in some key...
"30 days in Hong Kong. Fragments of a protest" is a direct account of the mass protests that have inflamed the former British colony since the summer of 2019. The author, who lived in Hong Kong as a journalist during...
The UK, even in the education sector, tries to live without the European Union. While applications from EU students to enter UK universities have been flat since 2016, applications from non-EU students to enter UK universities have decreased in...
 We are always in Turpan in a complex where is prdouced these "Naan Bread", the Naan bread. PLEASE NOTE This text is a translated transcription of the video avaiable on My Youtube Channel The interesting thing is the live sale, somewhat what...
 Another theme, with which we begin with the first guest, are relations between China, Europe and the United States. It seems that the Biden administration is moving very quickly between Europe and China. And it seems that relations are...
Globalisation is an important driver of income inequality within countries, but mostly via financial rather than trade channels. Several explanations exist to explain the increasing income inequality within nation states since the 1980s. An inequality indicator that clearly points towards...
The shift in the world’s centre of gravity to the Indo-Pacific started years ago, but the pandemic is accelerating it. As EU, we need to look at the consequences in geo-political and geo-economic terms and define our approach to the Indo-Pacific. We have a big stake in the region and should do our part to keep the regional order open and rules-based.

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Beijing cools GDP to warm wages

The weak growth of Chinese GDP in the third quarter (+ 4.9%) was received negatively by many analysts who attributed the cause to the...