Closing the trust gap: how responsible data use can accelerate a sustainable society

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: JoAnn Stonier, Chief Data Officer, Mastercard Big data presents a huge opportunity to fuel the next century of innovation, but challenges remain surrounding data privacy. According to a recent survey by Mastercard, most people believe business needs to […]

EU and China to do more in common if the global scene gets worse

At a time of global trade, and not only, disorder, caused mainly by the US President of ‘America first’ Donald Trump, on 16 July in Beijing Europe and China held their 20th Summit. Both are targets of American trade aggression, but it seems the European Union is not yet ready to decisively join forces with […]

Apparently the EU Digital Single Market passes necessarily from China’s Digital Silk Road

The Road of the EU digital growth agenda paradoxically seems to necessarily pass from Beijing. This was the key take-away that came out from the third panel discussion during the China-Europe Investment & Connectivity Cooperation Forum. This one day conference took place last Monday 09 November at the Committee of Regions in Brussels. “Digital economy and […]

China is now heavily endorsing its big investment flow in the Central Eastern European (CEE) countries

Last Monday, 09 November 2015, a very important conference was held at the Committee of Regions in Brussels called: “China-Europe Investment and Connectivity Cooperation Forum”. Certainly one of the most stimulating panel discussions was on the Chinese Investment in Central Eastern European Countries (CEEC). It turns out that China is endorsing a huge and independent investment […]

“There are many converging visions and interests between the One Belt One Road initiative and the Juncker Investment Plan”, Ambassador Yang of the Chinese Mission to EU highlights from Brussels

Remarks of HE Ambassador Yang of the Chinese Mission to EU at the Forum on China-Europe Investment and Connectivity Cooperation which took place at the Committee of the Regions in Brussels on 09 November 2015. The Forum took place in presence of Jyrki Katainen, Vice President of the European Commission, responsible for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness and […]