Lagarde Will Give China a Senior Position in IMF

Lagarde Will Give China a Senior Position in IMF

China is about to get a senior position at International Monetary Fund, it was learned Wednesday from sources close to the matter, while Christine Lagarde, the new boss of the IMF, has pledged to give more power to emerging countries. According to sources at the IMF, China’s Zhu Min (朱民), who was deputy governor of […]

Global Growth Driven by BRIC

Brazil, Russia, India and China, four countries expected to drive global growth in the years to come. Grouped under the acronym “BRIC”, emerging economic powers fuel the greed of foreign companies.

MEPs Reject Budget Freeze

The European Parliament has refused Wednesday to a very large majority the European budget freeze in coming years claimed by Great Britain with the support of France and Germany, and requested a 5% increase for the period 2014-2020.

The Titanic Sank, Again

The Titanic Sank, Again

Its fate was written: the Titanic II, a small yacht named in memory of the ship which sank in 1912, suffered the same fate during its maiden voyage in an English port, this time without casualties and without struck an iceberg.

Ban Ki-moon to Succeed Himself

Ban Ki-moon to Succeed Himself

Monday, June 6, South Korea’s Ban Ki-moon has formally requested the Security Council of the United Nations to support his candidacy for a second five-year term as Secretary General of the organisation.