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"Promuovere gli scambi commerciali è da sempre uno dei principali obiettivi della missione diplomatica americana in Italia. È stato così fin dal nascere del nostro Consolato di Napoli nel 1796. Oggi i rapporti economici tra i nostri due Paesi sono migliorati molto e le esportazioni italiane verso gli Usa ammontano a circa 36 miliardi di euro". Così...

It may not do away with the HIV-virus entirely, but the Italian discovery of the Tat protein “brings us closer to the eradication of the virus and promises to improve the lives of millions of patients,” says Barbara Ensoli, researcher of Higher Institute of Health (ISS) that discovered the protein vaccine more than 20 years ago. The discovery reach...

A new film that celebrates the rich history of Italian and European company museums and archives has been released by Museimpresa, the association that curates and promotes them. NEWMUSEUM(S) dives into company archives and museums by talking to museum directors, curators, experts, architects, artists, musicians, and creatives that have contributed...

As major motorcycle manufacturers around the world grapple with a new era of EVs, Ducati could be the next to roll out an electric motorcycle. That’s according to the company’s CEO who just confirmed Ducati’s commitment to developing a production electric motorcycle. While Ducati doesn’t currently have any production electric motorcycles to its nam...

Il sentiero dei limoni in Costiera Amalfitana è entrato nella top ten dei sentieri più belli e suggestivi d’Italia. Il percorso, che unisce Maiori a Minori e che può proseguire a piacimento fin su a Ravello, è entrato nella guida Travel 365, sito degli amanti della natura, delle passeggiate e i panorami mozzafiato. La guida ha  raccolto i migliori...

When your grandparents bring you up, getting cured with peculiar medical remedies is as natural as getting double portions on your dinner plate because you’re the youngest. We all got warm milk, honey and a drop of rum when we had a bad cough, and eating eggs was certainly forbidden if we were taking antibiotics. My grandmother, as many others from...

The Valtellina is a valley in the Central Alps that lies just south of the Swiss border, in the province of Sondrio. It is and always has been a relatively hot, wet and green gash in the middle of two relatively dry, cool and barren mountain ranges, the Rhaetian to the north and the Orobic to the south. At the eastern end of the valley lies Lake Co...

La Sicilia è la regione più desiderata dai turisti italiani (15%) per il turismo enogastronomico. Subito dietro ci sono la Toscana (14%) e l'Emilia Romagna (11%). E’ questo il risultato del Rapporto sul turismo enogastronomico italiano 2019 presentato stamane alla Bit di Milano. «La Sicilia, punto d’incontro di molteplici civiltà - evidenzia il pre...

PLAYING GIORGIO ARMANI: Mediaset is filming a four-episode TV series set in the Seventies and spotlighting the development of Italy’s ready-to-wear designers who have helped build the country’s fashion industry. Called “Made in Italy,” the series will bow in the fall and Giorgio Armani will be one of the designers portrayed, played by Italian heart...

Italy's presidential palace in Rome - the 16th-century Palazzo del Quirinale - is open for guided tours in Italian on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 09.30-16.00. There is a choice of two guided tours, both of which must be booked in advance: the first tour is free (apart from a €1.50 booking fee), lasts an hour and 20 min...

Italian has got to be one of the world's most romantic languages, and its vocabulary is well endowed with words for all things lovey-dovey. Here are a few words and phrases that might come in handy this Valentine's Day. Flirting: Italians have a reputation for being flirty, so these phrases could well come in handy if you're navigating the Italian...

This is a story that begins at lunch. Or, more accurately, it begins earlier, with one of those underwhelming Italian breakfasts that make you wonder how people who make some of the greatest food on earth can eat cake with their morning coffee (basically taking an overly sweet croissant and calling it brioche). Breakfast should never be the last me...