European Union (EU)

Sustainability

How an Austrian minister saved the EU’s most hated climate law

Austria’s climate minister defied Chancellor Karl Nehammer, her boss, to cast the deciding vote on the Nature Restoration Law.
Apple, Google, Meta probed by EU in test of new digital law - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Tech

Apple, Google, Meta probed by EU in test of new digital law

The European Commission said Monday that Apple and Google’s app store rules will be targeted in the first probes.
EU starts anti-subsidy probe into Chinese electric vehicles - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Electric vehicles

EU starts anti-subsidy probe into Chinese electric vehicles

China is home to a slew of EV makers supported by government incentives for both industry and buyers.

Aviation & Engineering

EU signs accord with Southeast Asian bloc to expand flights

The pact will open up services for carriers including Singapore Airlines.
Fresh Off the Block: Meta reportedly introducing 'Zuck Bucks' and more  - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Cryptocurrency

Fresh Off the Block: Meta reportedly introducing 'Zuck Bucks' and more

The EU bans the provision of ‘high-value crypto-asset services’ to Russia while meme token Hamster Coin saw over 100% price surge.
Singapore and EU reaffirm joint commitment to climate change - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Climate change

Singapore and EU reaffirm joint commitment to climate change

The meetings also discussed opportunities for collaboration in areas like green finance.
Asean and EU seals world's first region-to-region aviation agreement - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Aviation & Engineering

Asean and EU seals world's first region-to-region aviation agreement

The conclusion of the negotiations took place virtually at the Extraordinary Asean-EU Senior Transport Officials Meeting on June 2
World’s largest economies vow greater sustainability with new measures  - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Broker's Calls

World’s largest economies vow greater sustainability with new measures

Spending on energy transition initiatives reached a new high of US$501 billion ($667.2 billion) despite Covid-19 disruption.

Brexit

UK completes split with EU; takes leap into unknown

The end of the transition period at 11 p.m. in London on Thursday launched the UK on a new path on its own, free from EU laws.

Brexit

UK clinches post-Brexit trade agreement with EU

The agreement will allow for tariff and quota-free trade in goods after Dec. 31.
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