Industry Commissioner says Europe will speed up space ambitions

Thierry Breton, Internal Market Commissioner said on Sunday EU is planning to invest in rocket launches, satellite communication and space exploration, in light of rapid progress by the US and China.  “Space is one of Europe’s strong points, and we’re giving ourselves the means to speed up,” Breton told Reuters in an interview, on Sunday. […]

EU trade commissioner Hogan mulling candidacy for WTO chief

European trade commissioner Phil Hogan is considering putting his name forward as a candidate to be the next director-general of the World Trade Organization, his spokesman said on Sunday, Trend reports citing Reuters. The WTO post will become vacant at the end of August after incumbent Roberto Azevedo said he would step down a year […]

#WorldHealthOrganization – Joint Statement by High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell and Commissioner Stella Kyriakides on the  adoption of the resolution on COVID-19 response at the World Health Assembly

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General  “We welcome the World Health Assembly’s adoption by consensus of the resolution initiated by the European Union and its member states on the importance of a collective response to the coronavirus pandemic. The 195 member states of the World Health Organization (WHO) have convened at the Assembly in unprecedented […]

Las Vegas mayor’s proposed ‘gamble’ for reopening economy denounced by county commissioner

Mayor Carolyn Goodman has taken heat for offering workers as virtual lab rats. April 28, 2020, 5:18 AM 8 min read 8 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article Saying that Las Vegas casinos, hotels and businesses will only reopen when scientific data says it’s no longer a gamble with people’s lives, a […]