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SOUTH ASIAN AIRPORTS



BY SWINEETHA WICKRAMANAYAKE AND ANNIE KEY
PROPOSALS are in the pipeline for airport construction projects, expansions and refurbishments throughout India and Sri Lanka. Over the next five years, there are plans to launch at least five new airports throughout the region, although it in anticipated that significant support from their respective governments will be required for them to be a fully fledged success.…

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ALTERNATIVE MEDICINES



BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Commissioner for enterprise and the information society Erkki Liikanen has told the European Parliament that his officials are drawing up a new proposed directive on alternative medicines and have been working on the legislation since last year.…

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ALTERNATIVE MEDICINES



KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Commissioner for enterprise and the information society Erkki Liikanen has told the European Parliament that his officials are drawing up a new proposed directive on alternative medicines and have been working on the legislation since last year.…

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DIGITAL COPYRIGHT



BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Parliament has resisted siren calls from lobbyists to unstitch the compromise struck last year in the EU Council of Ministers over private copying rights in the proposed digital copyright directive. Although MEP’s voted to strengthen the legal guarantees held by copyright holders by insisting that copies should not be made for even indirect commercial gain, the European Commission has declared that it is satisfied with the changes made in the parliament’s second reading of the directive.…

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FRANCE



BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Commission is threatening France with legal action at the European Court of Justice over its alleged failure to recognise pharmacist diplomas from other EU Member States. Under European law, a special alternative recognition procedure is in place for Member States to assess and, where necessary, recognise some pharmacist diplomas whuch do not meet minimum training requirements under EU Directive 85/433/EEC.…

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ST PAUL'S SURVEY - EXTENDED PIECE



BY ALAN OSBORN
IN large companies in both America and Europe there are serious worries about new technology, according to a survey commissioned by the St Paul Companies of the US. In Europe, company risk managers put technology risks as the number one threat at present.…

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DIGITAL COPYRIGHT



Keith Nuthall
BUSINESSES have been warned that they could find themselves in a legal labyrinth when trying to fight a case stopping a copyright thief from exploiting their confidential documents, designs, music, artwork, fiction, or any other digital material by illegally reproduced and circulated it via the Internet.…

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EU FOOD SAFETY RESEARCH



BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Commission has launched three projects, drawing Euro 43 million from its Sixth Framework Programme for research developing food safety expertise. They are ‘Safe Foods’ on risk analysis in food safety; ‘NuGO’ on creating a network of specialists in genomics, nutrition and health; and ‘Welfare Quality’ on animal welfare in food production.…

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FRAUD THINK PIECE



BY ALAN OSBORN
LET’S say you’re a big spending organisation like the European Commission and you come under attack for the level of fraud and financial mismanagement committed under your regulations. You decide to tighten up the rules quite radically and enforce them more thoroughly.…

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LEATHER HANDBAGS



BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Union Council of Ministers has reversed a decision that led to a German company paying DM 1.45 million in anti-dumping duties on imported leather handbags from China, which it should never have incurred and which it can now reclaim.…

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