European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi has said the ECB is ready to begin buying sovereign bonds on short notice to combat deflation. The measure is, however, controversial among economists.
With the European Central Bank struggling to meet its 2- percent inflation target, economics professor John Muellbauer is proposing a radically different strategy to give the economy a much needed boost.
The European Parliament may be looking into measures to split up Internet search engine services, which would primarily affect search giant Google. A draft motion was cited by the Financial Times and news agency Reuters.
About 750 entrepreneurs are meeting in Ho Chi Minh City to explore opportunities in Vietnam.
An expert explains what's important for German companies looking to invest in Asia.
Greece has defied international creditors by submitting a draft budget they say overstates the health of the country's fragile economy. Just last week official figures showed Greece emerging from a six-year recession.
Germany's Federal Criminal Police (BKA) is set to fight organized crime. Both the German police and Europol are better equipped than criminals would expect.
Volkswagen has announced a new multi-billion investment plan for the next five years. Newer, more fuel-efficient models are on the way, plus massive expansion in China.
China has cut its benchmark interest rate for the first time in over two years in hopes to avert a cooling in its economy. The move comes amid fears that 2014 growth will be the slowest in two decades.
Silicon Valley wants an immigration policy reform to make it easier for companies to employ foreign software engineers. Obama's proposed reform doesn't go far enough, industry insiders say.
It's better to be a skilled worker than just an assistant. To this end, Germany wants to see more foreign diplomas recognized to give foreign workers better jobs and incomes - which would also serve employers.
Chinese app developers are among the most successful in the world, and often they know their users better than their Western counterparts, says DW columnist Frank Sieren.
European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi has said the ECB is ready to begin buying sovereign bonds on short notice to combat deflation.
Asia is the backbone of the world economy, that is what German economy minister Sigmar Gabriel told more than 750 Asian and German business people gathered in Vietnam for the Asian Pacific Conference. Asia accounts for roughly 30 percent of world GDP, and 60 percent of the world's population.
Shoes and handbags with the "made in italy" label are coveted by fashionistas around the world. Italians themselves are big shoe shoppers, but many are cutting back due to the economic crisis.
Mozilla has made a change in the US. After working with Google for a decade, they will now have a new partner and default search machine in the Firefox browser.
This year marks the 7th Kish Air Show in Iran where aviation manufacturers and designers can showcase their latest products. Highlights of the show are an Iranian made rescue and training helicopter and a domestic drone for military reconnaissance purposes
One German export thats is proving popular is a training concept, not a product. The training is based on Germany's dual vocational education and training system - theoretical education is combined with on-the-job training.
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