NEWS FROM : ITALY  

The Italian Wow Technology Group was amongst the winners of the "2016 International Projects" competition launched by the Environmental Management Division of the US Department of Energy (DoE). More specifically, the company based in Este, in the province of Padua, was one of the competition's ten winning projects.   Wow Technology thus obta...

Ferrari have revealed their 2016 car, the SF16-H, as they target overtaking Mercedes at the front of the Formula 1 grid this year. Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen pulled the wraps off the new car at the team's Maranello base. Chief designer Simone Resta enthused: "I can say that this F1 car is one of the most beautiful Ferrari's ever....

Pepper, Cherry and Sugar (Valentina Ruggeri, Vera Dragone and Teresa Federico) are three singers in the 1950's style, with the band name Ladyvette, playing pop songs from the 90's to the light, pulsating rhythm of swing music.   Almost four years into the formation of their band, Ladyvette have already performed in many Italian theaters and...

Every so often, a car cautiously serpentines down the winding hillside road away from the ancient hamlet of Ofena, in Italy's Abruzzo region. It's not the sort of drive you rush: Every downward curve opens onto yet another vista of superabundant grandeur.   The views here in the Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park are of such unrelen...

A study run by Milan Chamber of Commerce for the HOMI international trade fair for interior design and upscale home decor has shown that Italians invite friends over once every three weeks for lunch or dinner and they spend about 2,000 euros per year.   The 44% of people prefer to invite friends and relatives to their house, "because they th...

Italian ballerina Carla Fracci turned 80 years old on August 20, but she hasn't hung up her pointe shoes yet. She performed in late July at the Versiliana Festival with the Balletto del Sud in Fredy Franzutti's staging of "Scheherazade and the Thousand and One Nights" as Queen Thalassa, the queen of the sea.    "I've never loved ce...

By Sarah MulĂ©   A couple was reunited with their dog who sat buried in rubble nine days after their house was demolished in the earthquake that leveled parts of central Italy. Romeo, a golden retriever, survived for over a week in a pocket under the rubble of his former home, which was leveled in the 6.2 magnitude quake that rocked the...

Floods, drought, frost and hail cut into world wine production this year across Europe and South America, but the quality of the 2016 vintage shouldn't unduly suffer.   Italy remained the world's top producer for the second straight year, with a volume of 48.8 million hectoliters, according to figures released Thursday by the International O...

Italy can be "proud and satisfied" with its work to support the offensive against ISIS in Iraq, General Angelo Michele Ristuccia, the head of the Italian contingent in Kurdistan, has said. "As the commander of the men and women who have trained over 6,000 troops in Kurdistan, I can only be proud and satisfied with the work done," Ristuccia told ANS...

Il Made in Italy piace agli americani, che apprezzano i nostri prodotti. E molte nostre imprese investono direttamente negli Stati Uniti aprendo insediamenti produttivi o attivando canali di esportazione, grazie anche a specifici programmi statali. In calo invece gli investimenti diretti USA in Italia. L'elezione di Trump potrebbe diventare un'oppo...

L'Ufficio Commerciale USA del Consolato Americano di Milano in collaborazione con i suoi partners, l'Associazione Visit USA Italia e Brand USA, e' lieto di invitare tour operator, agenti di viaggio, e giornalisti italiani che visiteranno TTG Incontri ad incontrare gli espositori americani presenti nel Brand USA Pavilion. Dopo il successo dello scor...

Dossier Rapporto Italia-Usa   Dossier del Sole 24 Ore sui rapporti tra Italia e USA   Articoli di Mario Platero, Marco Valsania, Paolo Scaroni, Fulvio Conti, Enrico Cucchiaini, Fedele Confalonieri