With an end in sight to the economic crisis in Europe, it is an apt time for Thai businesses to change crisis into opportunity, seeing Europe as a market not only for trading but also investment, and to ensure sustainable growth with a free-trade agreement, a seminar heard yesterday.
Elections to the European Parliament will be held in all member states of the European Union (EU) between 22 and 25 May 2014. It will be the eighth Europe-wide election to the European Parliament since the first direct elections in 1979.
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Mixed reaction but smooth election: Almost no trouble in the North and North East voting. While many voters are able to vote in some Bangkok districts, the southern part also struggled to carry out. Overall, unusually low voter turnouts, estimated around 20-30%, casting doubt over poll outcome.
The EU has invited researchers to apply for the first part of its biggest-ever research funding programme, Horizon 2020, marking a major milestone for Europe as it seeks to create the jobs it needs to grow its way out of the financial crisis.