France ups the ante by increasing penalty tax on carbon emissions by cars

France ups the ante by increasing penalty tax on carbon emissions by cars

By Anna Domanska - Oct 10, 2020

France introduces a new carbon emission tax plan that will make buyers of gas-guzzlers like Porsche and Ferrari to recon...

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France to impose heavy pollution tax on SUVs and Trucks

France to impose heavy pollution tax on SUVs and Trucks

By Anna Domanska - Dec 28, 2019

France has decided to tax polluting vehicles like SUVs and trucks heavily. This penalty is in addition to the new Europe...

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Bonjour! Chirps Starbucks to France

Bonjour! Chirps Starbucks to France

By Carrie Ann - Jul 02, 2015

Popular coffee-chain brand – Starbucks has inked a deal with Groupe Casino – a global grocery behemoth to open Starb...

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Euro, European Markets fall on fears of Greece Ditching the Euro

Euro, European Markets fall on fears of Greece Ditching the Euro

By Tom Parker - May 10, 2011

The Euro and European Markets dropped to new lows amid fresh concerns over Greece’s persistent debt issues, related wo...

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Judgment Day Chardonnay du Monde®: 2011’s Best Chardonnays declared

Judgment Day Chardonnay du Monde®: 2011’s Best Chardonnays declared

By Christy Gren - Apr 04, 2011

Wine connoisseurs world-over wait for this: a list of the best wines of the year, and given this specific event, a ranki...

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Abu Dhabi takes over Cepsa from Total

Abu Dhabi takes over Cepsa from Total

By Carrie Ann - Feb 17, 2011

Abu Dhabi’s state-owned petroleum holding company International Petroleum Investment Co (Ipic), is all set to take...

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Sanofi to acquire Genzyme for $20.1 Billion

Sanofi to acquire Genzyme for $20.1 Billion

By Richard Meryn - Feb 16, 2011

Nine months of relentless pursuit seems to have paid off, with the French pharmaceutical giant, Sanofi-Aventis, being ju...

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Acquisitions beyond Asia: PetroChina shakes hands with INEOS

Acquisitions beyond Asia: PetroChina shakes hands with INEOS

By Carrie Ann - Jan 11, 2011

Following its refinery acquisitions in Singapore and Japan, Chinese oil giant PetroChina is now in a deal to buy two ref...

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