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Posts on Italian current affairs.

Italy’s 2015 Social Progress Ranking

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The 2015 Social Progress Imperative (SPI) Social Progress Index report is out and below you will find the figures for Italy, the UK, and Germany. While other systems measure and compare economic performance, the Social Progress Imperative's index attempts to gauge the social well-being or … [Read more...]

China to Take Over Management of Rome

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After snapping up Italian tire maker Pirelli's know-how and technology, China's shopping spree in Italy continues. Indeed, details emerged today that China is to take over the management of Italy's capital Rome. Italy's cash strapped capital is to hand over the administration of the eternal city … [Read more...]

Pirelli Goes Chinese

Following speculation in Italy press last week, the news is now emerging that Italian tyre maker Pirelli may well have fallen into Chinese hands. Rumor has it that the Chinese have taken control of Pirelli in return for pumping around €7 billion into the business. What is not yet clear is whether … [Read more...]