US and Germany post record declines - 'Big Tech' firms announce financial results - Airbus posts €1.9 billion quarterly loss
German companies are not doing enough to ensure their foreign partners respect human rights, according to a government survey. The findings come amid renewed calls for a global supply chain law to protect workers.
The world's second-largest economy is showing signs of recovery after the pandemic-induced slump. But the outlook remains mixed as imports contracted against predictions of an increase.
The new security law Beijing imposed on Hong Kong and the ongoing political turmoil cast a dark shadow on the financial hub's competitiveness and attractiveness to international business.
German government employees flew more often in 2019 than in 2018, according to a new report. The bulk of travel was short-haul domestic trips from Berlin — a reveal that runs contrary to calls to curb carbon emissions.
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