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Beijing's central business district
China

China ‘worried’ about bubbles in property, foreign markets

Regulators are watching capital inflows into China
2 min. today at 07:13
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Exit strategy: marketing your business for sale

In this interview, Christophe Vandendorpe and Pierre Kuntzelmann from EY Luxembourg´s Strategy and Transactions team, discuss prepping your business for a successful sale.
The UK formally left the European Union on December 31
Irregularities with vaccinations have now happened in two hospitals, including at the Centre hospitalier du Nord in Ettelbrück (here pictured)
Nicolas Sarkozy, who was French President from 2007 to 2012, offered to help land a magistrate a job in return for a favour
Luxembourg's economy suffered less of a shock last year than had been previously feared, Statec said
Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights Nicolas Schmit
Ernst & Young Luxembourg
Alexey Navalny
Luxembourg Labour Minister Dan Kersch
A vaccine vial handled in Luxembourg
Vaccination

Luxembourg no-shows to get second shot at vaccination

Move to speed up vaccination roll-out comes amid criticism of favouritism in hospitals
by Yannick LAMBERT 3 min. 28.02.2021
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#13 - with John Ryan

In the 13th episode of our health Podcast we talked to John Ryan, the Director Public Health at the Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (DG Santé). We asked him about European coordination work in the pandemic, DG Santé’s role in it and how it is involved in the vaccination against COVID-19.
The Kirchberg business district in Luxembourg City
News round-up
27.02.2021
Private security agents have been operating in the Gare district of Luxembourg City since December last year
Rules now clarify the rules around the use of electric scooters
The Chairman of the Board of Hôpitaux Robert Schuman, Jean-Louis Schiltz, at the press conference on Thursday
A view of the Aviva office in London
Insurance

Aviva plans net-zero carbon emissions from investments by 2040

The UK company manages £522 pounds (€604 billion) of assets
2 min. 01.03.2021
Apps like Robinhood make stock trading quick, cheap, and alluring
Transaction tax

Gaming our economies

Slowing or staunching trades through a transaction tax will actually make things worse, argues Todd G. Buchholz
4 min. 28.02.2021
EY admitted that its reputation had been hit by the fraud uncovered at Wirecard, which collapsed into insolvency last year
Mitsubishi bank is located just outside of Luxembourg City
Mediahuis acquired the Luxembourg Times and other titles in the Saint-Paul Luxembourg group in April last year
Austrian company Plansee Group has gained control over the Luxembourg firm Ceratizit, although the exact details of the deal have not been disclosed
Paolo Gentiloni, the EU’s economic affairs commissioner, says the bloc's fiscal policy needs to be adapted
Economic recovery

EU’s economy chief calls for new fiscal rules to aid recovery

Measures should be adapted to help boost countries struggling with recessions caused by pandemic, says Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni
2 min. 26.02.2021
A passenger arrives for an American Airlines flight at O'Hare International Airport in February in Chicago, Illinois
pandemic

EU told to back vaccine passports or Google may do it anyway

Vaccine certificates could enable countries to reopen to travel
4 min. 26.02.2021
Champs Elysées, Paris, France
Luxembourg's business district on Kirchberg, where the European Court of Auditors is also based
Kirchberg, Luxembourg
US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen
Taxing tech

US removes stumbling block to global deal on digital tax

Biden administration drops insistence on ‘safe harbour’ for companies, opening door to agreement
3 min. 27.02.2021
US President Joe Biden
Joe Biden ordered the strikes after US facilities in Iraq in recent weeks, according to the Pentagon
exhibition

A taste of 17th century Florentine art

How Europe’s richest bankers flaunted their wealth 400 years ago
by YASEMIN ELÇI 2 min. 18.12.2020
Diane Jodes, Apple Dreams Photo: Yasemin Elçi
Vanessa Springora, the author of "Le Consentement". Photo: JF Paga
The Egyptian Theatre in Park City, Utah, which takes part in the Sundance Film Festival, where Kajillionaire premiered this year. Photo: Shutterstock.
Appointments should be made online once you receive your invitation letter containing a code, much like the large-scale testing system
Coronavirus

Getting vaccinated

The invitation phases, registering and vaccination centres – a guide to Luxembourg’s Covid-19 vaccination programme
by Sarita RAO 5 min. 26.02.2021
Spice up your usual menu with a visit to a speciality food store
Taking the time to think about the surroundings you want
Listen to woodpeckers, watch butterflies and spot new buds Photo: Laurent Jacquemart
Stay fit
28.02.2021