NEWS FROM : ITALY  

The Negroni is so popular, it was given its own week (which just happens to be this week). That’s a big deal. You don’t see the Grasshopper getting its own week, right? Hell no. That’s because this combination of gin, Campari, and vermouth is one of the most popular cocktails in the world. So beloved that Hemingway famously named a dog after it. If...

Ben sette utenti di internet su dieci identificano la parola “blockchain” col mondo delle criptovalute – leggi bitcoin – e dei servizi finanziari. In realtà si tratta di due concetti totalmente differenti, seppure collegati: i bitcoin sono infatti un tipo di criptomoneta, cioè una moneta virtuale, mentre la blockchain è la tecnologia sottostante ai...

Italy and the United States enjoy a robust trade relationship, bolstered in part by ties that go back decades. The U.S. is Italy’s third-largest export market and a major trade partner related to intellectual property. Still, as Italy’s economic recovery gains momentum, experts say opportunities abound for increased collaboration between the countr...

Michael Occhipinti supposes he could be Jewish, in some distant way. People tell him he looks like it. Others say he looks Arab, Egyptian or Italian, and he smiles every time: “All of the above,” he jokes. All he knows for sure is his family hails from Sicily, Italy, a Mediterranean melting pot of cultures, religions and dialects. His surname is ve...

“Trump tra incentivi fiscali e dazi: il mercato USA è ancora un’opportunità?”. È stato questo l’eloquente titolo della Tavola Rotonda svoltasi giovedì 24 Maggio a Como, presso la sede di Espansione TV e del Corriere di Como (sezione comasca del Corriere della Sera). Una domanda a bruciapelo, diretta e impegnativa come non mai. La risposta, dopo che...

Next year ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano is returning to the International Space Station for his second mission and he will be acting as commander of the weightless research outpost during the second part of his flight. Luca was the first of ESA’s astronauts selected in 2009 to fly to the Space Station in 2013 and stayed for 166 days. On his Volare m...

“È fondamentale lavorare in sinergia tra i diversi Paesi per creare basi comuni nella gestione dell’immigrazione. Un fenomeno complesso come quello che in questi anni stanno affrontando i nostri Paesi vede ovunque in prima linea gli amministratori locali”. Lo ha affermato Matteo Biffoni, sindaco di Prato e delegato Anci all’immigrazione, in occasio...

Ad Aeroporti di Puglia arriva lo statunitense Alexander D’Orsogna, sarà lui il nuovo direttore commerciale della società. L’innesto di un manager di spessore internazionale come D’Orsogna – country manager per l’Italia della compagnia Vueling e con esperienza in Qatar Airways – è un passaggio fondamentale per raggiungere gli obiettivi che Adp si è...

A team of researchers from the University of South Florida has discovered olive oil residue on potsherds dating back to the Bronze Age. The sherds were discovered by Italian archaeologist Giuseppe Voza, while he was excavating a site in Sicily back in the 1990s. Two decades later, conservators from the Archaeological Museum of Siracusa reconstructe...

This is the first full episode of the Italian American Power Hour. These episodes will air periodically and will feature Italian Americans talking about the Italian American community today and current cultural topics. In this episode we will be dissecting the Italian American wedding today versus years ago. Times have changed dramatically since ou...

Dieci. Cinque donne e cinque uomini, tutti sotto i quarant’anni. Parità di genere, al momento nella lotta contro il cancro. Ma hanno un’altra cosa in comune: sono i globetrotter della ricerca. Sono giovani italiani che stanno studiando strategie per combattere il cancro nei laboratori e negli ospedali, in Italia e all’estero. A questi va, quest’ann...

In a major step forward for the reincarnated Italian airline Air Italy, the airline flew its first ever flight in its new branding from its home base at Milan’s Malpensa Airport to New York’s JFK Airport. The joint venture between Alisarda, the controlling shareholder, and Qatar Airways aims to displace Alitalia, Italy’s current national carrier th...