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Luxembourg residents still love to travel

Grand Duchy residents still love to travel, according to the latest Statec survey. Around 83 percent of the resident population has made at least one trip abroad in 2015. One-third of the travel is for pure leisure, while about one in four trips are made to visit relatives or acquaintances. And one out of five travel [...]

World Materials Summit 2017 to take place in Luxembourg

Luxembourg will host the World Materials Summit (WMS) in October 2017. Although the event has brought leading international materials experts together for nearly ten years, it is little known to the public at large. The International Union of Materials Research Societies (IUMRS) has organised previous editions of the [...]

UBS Faces MAS Scrutiny for 1MDB

UBS is among Swiss banks to be scrutinized by Singapore’s regulator for financial dealings with Malaysian state fund 1MDB, two sources familiar with the matter told finews.ch and finews.asia. There may be a critical difference between the Swiss banking giant and Banca della Svizzera Italiana, or BSI, a far smaller [...]

The evolution of the EU

The European Union is already operating at several different speeds, even before Britain’s vote to leave raised new questions about whether the bloc should be more integrated or give more power back to its member [...]
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