VW loses $3 billion more over emissions scandal

Volkswagen added provisions of around $3 billion on Friday to the mounting total from its diesel emissions scandal, which has already cost the company more than $20 billion.

The Big Picture: The dangers of dying industries

In the 1950s, the writing was on the wall for Germany’s state-backed steel and coal giants, which formed the backbone of the economy and employed hundreds of thousands of people. Sixty years later, the Ruhrgarbeit’s smelting yards and mine shafts stand rusting and empty – if they’re not museums. And yet, wages in the region […]

09/28/2017 China-US Trade on the Line & Germany’s Next Four Years

US Secretary of State Tillerson will follow Commerce Secretary Ross to China. Will their consecutive trips resolve trade disputes, and ensure that President Trump receives a warm welcome when he arrives in China in November? On the other hand, although Angela Merkel won her fourth term as a chancellor, the far-right AfD party was the […]

China’s relations seen to grow further under new German government

China’s ambassador to Germany, Shi Mingde, says relations between the two countries will continue to develop under the next German government. He mentioned that “The outcome of this German election indicates that negotiations for a coalition government will start soon,” and he added that the new German government will not change much, “especially with regards […]

CGTN Special on Germany Election Part-3

After picking itself up from the past, today’s Germany is already a strong economy, a respected partner for many, a country that has drawn special attention to itself. But the country is facing uncertainties too. Can Germany go ahead with the difficult reforms urgently needed to spur the economy? How will it handle the rise […]

CGTN Special on Germany Election Part-2

After picking itself up from the past, today’s Germany is already a strong economy, a respected partner for many, a country that has drawn special attention to itself. But the country is facing uncertainties too. Can Germany go ahead with the difficult reforms urgently needed to spur the economy? How will it handle the rise […]

CGTN Special on Germany Election Part-1

After picking itself up from the past, today’s Germany is already a strong economy, a respected partner for many, a country that has drawn special attention to itself. But the country is facing uncertainties too. Can Germany go ahead with the difficult reforms urgently needed to spur the economy? How will it handle the rise […]

World Insight Special ‘Germany Decides’: Merkel stays in power but…

Angela Merkel may well be headed for another four years in power, and her fourth term as German Chancellor, but voters have punished her unexpectedly for her immigration policy. She has kept Germany’s doors open to hundreds of thousands of refugees. It’s not what many people thought possible twelve months ago. But it seems it […]


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