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#Brexit: CEOs buzzing with confidence but ‘cautiously contingency planning’

#Brexit: CEOs buzzing with confidence but ‘cautiously contingency planning’

| September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Despite largely voting to remain in the EU, the Brexit vote hasn’t dampened the short or long term confidence of UK CEOs.  It has however raised a question mark over the UK’s ability to do business and, as a result, many as part of responsible contingency planning are considering relocating operations or headquarters, according to […]

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Partnering with China will help Europe speed up #5G deployment

Partnering with China will help Europe speed up #5G deployment

| September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

On 14 September 2016, the European Commission published its long-awaited outline for the future European 5G deployment strategy. ChinaEU welcomes the timely adoption by the European Commission of its ‘5G for Europe’ Action Plan. The rollout of 5G is expected to enable and widely disseminate technologies, such as the Internet of Things, self-driving cars, autonomous […]

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Mobile #roaming: Are ‘fair use’ safeguards fair?

Mobile #roaming: Are ‘fair use’ safeguards fair?

| September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

‘Fair use’ safeguards to prevent mobile phone users from taking unfair advantage of EU rules on roaming charges will be debated in the Industry Committee on Monday 26 September at 16h30. When agreeing on the ‘Roam like at Home’ safeguard mechanism included in the telecom package approved by the Parliament in October 2015, the European […]

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#EAPM: UN General Assembly hosts personalised medicine forum

#EAPM: UN General Assembly hosts personalised medicine forum

| September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Former health commissioner David Byrne has told a high-level forum at the UN that access for patients to medicines that efficiently treat illness must be addressed on a global scale, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Byrne is co-chairman of the Brussels-based EAPM, which held key meetings last week (Friday, […]

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#Oceana: Environmental NGOs urgently call for better protection of Europe’s oceans

#Oceana: Environmental NGOs urgently call for better protection of Europe’s oceans

| September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Environmental NGOs Oceana, Seas At Risk and WWF have urged the European Commission to be rigorous in its assessment of member states’ performance on protecting their oceans, and on member states to fulfil their obligations to protect those areas that are home to Europe’s most threatened marine life. The call comes ahead of this week’s […]

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#EURefMedia: Press coverage in UK was ‘overwhelmingly biased’

#EURefMedia: Press coverage in UK was ‘overwhelmingly biased’

| September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

A report by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism Research has found that the press coverage of the UK’s EU referendum was biased. While readership of newspapers has decreased, papers can still play an important role in agenda setting. The report was based on research into press coverage in the run-up to the […]

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European #BorderandCoastGuardAgency boosts internal security

European #BorderandCoastGuardAgency boosts internal security

| September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

The European Parliament’s chief negotiator Artis Pabriks MEP has reached an agreement with the EU Council of Ministers (ambassador level) on the setting-up of a fully-fledged European Border and Coast Guard Agency. The speed with which this piece of legislation has moved through the European Parliament and the EU Council of Ministers is unprecedented. Artis […]

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