SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, April 26- One by one, Japan is turning off the lights at the giant oil-fired power plants that propelled it to the ranks of the world's top industrialised nations. Solar power is set to become profitable in Japan as early as this quarter, according to the Japan Renewable Energy Foundation, freeing it from the need for government subsidies and...» Read More
PARIS- GREEK FINMIN SAYS GREECE DOES NOT WANT ANOTHER TRANCHE OF LOANS.
PARIS- GREEK FINMIN SAYS LOOKS FORWARD TO MEETING GERMAN FINMIN IN COMING DAYS.
PARIS- GREEK FINMIN SAYS PROVISION OF LIQUIDITY AT TIME OF STRESS IS ECB'S JOB, OUR JOB IS TO MAKE SURE EUROPE CAN GIVE ITSELF THE BREATHING SPACE NEEDED FOR NEW EUROPEAN SOCIAL CONTRACT.
PARIS, Feb 1- France said on Sunday it was ready to help Greece's new government find an agreement with international partners, adding that it was legitimate for Athens to be worried about the burden of its debt and seek to alleviate it. "Yes, debt is an issue, among others," French Finance Minister Michel Sapin told a joint news conference after talks in Paris with his...
PARIS- GREEK FINMIN SAYS BEST WAY TO HELP GREECE IS TO COME TO AN AGREEMENT THAT REBOOTS THE WHOLE SITUATION WITH A DEAL THAT LINKS REPAYMENTS TO GROWTH.
PARIS- GREEK FINMIN SAYS THE PROBLEM WITH GREEK BAILOUT IS THAT GREECE WAS GIVEN TOO MUCH MONEU, MOST WENT TO BLACKHOLE OF UNSUSTAINABLE DEBT.
PARIS- GREEK FINMIN SAYS HIS CONCERN IS THAT THE BAILOUT PLAN IS COSTING THE REST OF EUROPE TOO MUCH, WANTS TO MINIMISE LOSS TO PARTNERS.
PARIS- GREEK FINMIN SAYS EUROPE'S INTERESTS GO FIRST, NATIONAL INTERESTS GO SECOND.
PARIS- GREEK FINMIN SAYS IF ALL SEAT ON THE SAME SIDE OF THE TABLE SUCCESS WILL BE THERE FOR PROSPERITY IN EUROPE.
PARIS- GREEK FINMIN SAYS SINGLE OBJECTIVE IS PROSPERITY OF THE AVERAGE EUROPEAN CITIZEN.
PARIS- GREEK FINMIN SAYS HAS STARTED FRUITFUL DISCUSSIONS WITH IMF.
PARIS- GREEK FINMIN SAYS WILL VISIT FRANKFURT FOR TALKS WITH ECB.
PARIS- GREEK FINMIN SAYS THERE MUST BE DELIBERATIONS TO FIND MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL UNITY.
PARIS- GREEK FINMIN SAYS WILL REFORM GREECE DEEPLY WITHIN A CHANGING EUROPE WITH INVESTMENT-LED RECOVERY.
FRENCH FINMIN SAYS IS CONFIDENT GREECE WILL BE ABLE TO OVERCOME DIFFICULTIES AND THERE WILL BE DIALOGUE WITH ALL STAKEHOLDERS.
FRENCH FINMIN SAYS IT IS UP TO NEW GREEK GOVT TO MAKE SURE THE NEXT FEW DAYS ARE AS CALM AS POSSIBLE TO PREPARE TOOLS AND BUILD REFORM PROGRAM.