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ASML sees no impact from China trade war, good growth in 2020

22 Jan 2020

VELDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS Semiconductor equipment maker ASML Holding NV on Wednesday forecast double digit growth in sales and profits for 2020, saying it did not expect any financial impact from being swept up in the trade war between the United States and China.

ASML sees no financial impact from delay to Chinese order for EUV machine

22 Jan 2020

VELDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS, Jan 22 The chief executive of semiconductor equipment supplier ASML on Wednesday said the company has received an order for one of its most advanced machines from a Chinese customer but could not deliver it because it has not received a licence from the Dutch government.

Takeaway seals victory in 6.2 billion pound Just Eat battle

10 Jan 2020

AMSTERDAM Online food ordering company Takeaway.com has won the battle for Britain's Just Eat with a 6.2 billion pound share offer that will create one of the world's largest meal delivery companies.

RPT-INSIGHT-Trump administration pressed Dutch hard to cancel China chip-equipment sale -sources

06 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON/AMSTERDAM/SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 6 The Trump administration mounted an extensive campaign to block the sale of Dutch chip manufacturing technology to China, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lobbying the Netherlands government and White House officials sharing a classified intelligence report with the country's Prime Minister, people familiar with the effort told Reuters.

Trump administration pressed Dutch hard to cancel China chip-equipment sale - sources

06 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON/AMSTERDAM/SAN FRANCISCO The Trump administration mounted an extensive campaign to block the sale of Dutch chip manufacturing technology to China, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lobbying the Netherlands government and White House officials sharing a classified intelligence report with the country's Prime Minister, people familiar with the effort told Reuters.

Google to end 'Double Irish, Dutch sandwich' tax scheme

31 Dec 2019

AMSTERDAM Google parent Alphabet will no longer use an intellectual property licensing scheme, known as the "Double Irish, Dutch sandwich", which allowed it to delay paying U.S. taxes, 2018 tax filings show.

Takeaway pulls ahead in Just Eat bidding war endgame

19 Dec 2019

LONDON/AMSTERDAM Takeaway.com was poised to win the battle for British food delivery company Just Eat after it trumped a raised offer from rival Prosus NV, which put it within reach of a 50% threshold needed to clinch the deal.

Suu Kyi tells U.N.'s top court charge of Rohingya genocide is 'misleading'

11 Dec 2019

THE HAGUE Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday rejected accusations of genocide committed against her country's Muslim Rohingya minority as "incomplete and misleading", and said the case should not be heard by the U.N.'s highest court. | Video

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