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The chances and opportunities of the chancellor’s visit to Egypt

The chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, is paying a two-day visit to Egypt on Thursday, to discuss several political and economic issues between Egypt and the most powerful industrial country in the European Union. Throughout the visit, it is scheduled for Merkal to meet Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, the Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Ahmed …

Hisham Salah

‘No sell-out of German businesses’

There’s no reason to fear a sell-out of German technology through Chinese takeovers, says APA Chairman Hubert Lienhard in an interview granted to DW at the Asia Pacific Conference of German Business in Hong Kong.

Deutsche Welle

The color of cities

A German researcher journeyed from Norway to Greece, visiting 22 cities to find out if there’s such a thing as a “color character” of a city – and if so, how does it affect us?

Deutsche Welle

German cities bemoan loss of taxes from VW

Volkswagen HQ in Wolfsburg isn’t the only place where the consequences of the dieselgate scandal are being felt. Cities that host VW’s production facilities must also rejigger their budgets as VW pays fewer taxes.

Deutsche Welle

German business confidence battered

Confidence among German business leaders has slipped markedly, the latest monthly index of Germany’s Ifo economic research institute has shown. Global uncertainties are finally taking their toll, experts say.

Deutsche Welle