NEWS FROM : ITALY  

  Foreign press seems particularly interested in monitoring Italian interest in selling its brands and big industrial groups abroad. A few days ago, the Italian Economy Minister, Fabrizio Saccomanni, directly answered to these speculations stating in public that the government has no interest and no plans to oppose foreign takeovers of domest...

by Alessia Pirolo   Foreign investors are showing a growing appetite for Italian commercial real estate, a sign that the gradual improvement of the European economy is being felt in some of the Continent's weaker property markets.   From January through early October, the volume of Italian cross-border transactions totaled €2.75 billi...

The American University of Rome is set to offer a month-long summer internship immersion program to its students in the picturesque seaside town of Tropea, in the region of Calabria, this summer in association with the Fondazione Calabresi nel Mondo (FCNM).   The aim of the internship program is to expose AUR students to the economical and d...

La più popolare radio indipendente americana, Public Radio International (www.pri.org), nei giorni scorsi ha pubblicato in grande evidenza un reportage sul Gluten Friendly, la ricerca "Made in UniFg" che attraverso la modifica delle proteine del glutine potrebbe rivoluzionare le abitudini alimentari dei celiaci di tutto il mondo.   Il report...

Dagli USA all'Università dei Sapori di Perugia per dieci giornate di formazione intensiva su cucina italiana, dieta mediterranea ed eccellenze agroalimentari ed enogastronomiche.   Protagonisti 150 chef e manager della catena Olive Garden, compagnia che ha più di 750 ristoranti diretti in America, da oggi, a gruppi di quindici, e sino a marz...

by Annamaria Capparelli   Expo Milano 2015 is an important challenge for the Italian agro-food industry and for Maurizio Martina, the Minister of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies, who demonstrated his belief in the strategic role of the Exposition by immediately giving it a strong push. CAPPARELLI: Minister, do you think Expo starti...

by Luca Orlando   In 2014, the total consumption of ceramic tiles in the US showed a 0.5% increase to 231.4 million square meters, after the previous year's 12.9% leap. "In terms of value, having reached $3 billion in turnover gives ceramics a central role in the US flooring market,"explains Confindustria Ceramica president, Vittorio Bo...

di Giampaolo Colletti   CONTO alla rovescia per il nuovo Next, la Repubblica degli Innovatori, che stavolta si terrà a Genova nell'ambito della Repubblica delle idee e sarà incentrato sui ventenni in grado di cambiare il mondo. 'Quei magnifici 20' è il titolo dell'appuntamento di venerdì 5 giugno alle ore 09.30 che si terrà nella Sala Maggio...

by Elisa Schiffo   Qando ha sentito del primo focolaio, in Africa Occidentale, si è chiesto, nel suo piccolo, se si potesse fare qualcosa per combattere l'Ebola, la febbre emorragica che ha mietuto oltre 10 mila morti e che ora sembra riaccendersi in Liberia.   Andrea Senacheribbe, neodiplomato da 100 e lode al liceo scientifico Verce...

by Donata Marrazzo   At around 9 pm, in the frescoed rooms of Palazzo Lante, in the via Monterone, near Piazza Navona, in Rome, the Missionary Workers of the Immaculate start chanting the Ave Maria. It is the prayer sung by the workers that run the Eau Vive, a restaurant that specializes in French, international, and fusion cuisine: the...

by Jacob Bryant Film composer Ennio Morricone is being honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Morricone will receive the 2,574th star on the Walk of Fame — located on 7065 Hollywood Boulevard — on Feb. 26 at 11:30 a.m. Event emcee and Hollywood Chamber president-CEO Leron Gubler will unveil the star with help from director Qu...

Ninfa is a beautiful garden that in 2000 was nominated a "Natural Monument of the Lazio Region". And Ninfa is indeed a beautiful place that the British garden expert Rory Stuart recently included it in the top ten of world's most beautiful gardens, describing it as "a romantic ruin garden created by three generations of woman, with water everywhere...