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Asia Pacific Politics

Investors withdraw as protests in Thailand hurt growth

Thailand’s growth, business confidence and the baht suffer, as mass protests in Bangkok over an amnesty bill continue. Mass public protests have been a regular occurrence in Bangkok over the

Economics Europe

Unlike public, UK manufacturers favour EU membership

Anti-EU sentiment has been on the rise in most of the bloc’s 28 member states since the onset of the European sovereign debt crisis. However, few European countries have proven

Economics Europe

Confidence in EU Increases Amid Economic Crisis

Recent months have seen a significant boost in European business and consumer confidence, according to the latest official statistics published by Eurostat in late July. The data show that the

Economics Europe

Chinese Solar Exports Pressure EU Producers

Over the past five years, solar panel production in China has more than quadrupled thanks to the country’s enormous state subsidies and various support schemes targeting national solar technology firms.

Europe Natural resources and energy

Algeria Restores Hope for EU Energy Security

As one of the most resource-rich nations in the Mediterranean region, Algeria has long been identified as a strategic energy partner by European Union policymakers. Reflecting this vision, the development