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Wall Street Journal Archives - Page 1094 of 1262 -

Minimum Wage Under Fire in Spain

June 2, 2013 |

The Bank of Spain’s recommendation reflects concern that a year-old overhaul of labor laws had made the economy more competitive but failed to encourage hiring, leaving about 27% of the nation unemployed. What’s News Europe

Dell Sets July 18 for Buyout Vote

June 2, 2013 |

Dell filed proxy materials regarding its proposed acquisition by founder Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners, again contending that going private is the best course and announcing plans to hold a shareholder meeting July 18 to vote on the matter. US Business

Hagel Presses Beijing on Cyberspying

June 2, 2013 |

Chuck Hagel used his first visit to Asia as Pentagon chief to press U.S. concerns about China’s role in “disruptive” cyberespionage and urged Beijing to join talks to establish global rules in cyberspace. What’s News Asia

Infosys Brings Back Founder

June 2, 2013 |

India’s Infosys brought back its founder, N.R. Narayana Murthy, in response to shareholder demands to revive the struggling technology company. US Business

ISS Backs SoftBank Bid for Sprint

June 2, 2013 |

A prominent proxy adviser said Sprint Nextel shareholders should vote for a $ 20.1 billion acquisition by SoftBank, but set aside the question of whether the deal is better than a rival proposal from Dish Network. US Business

What China Can Learn From Hot Dogs

June 1, 2013 |

Behind the planned takeover of Smithfield by China’s biggest meat processor is a push by the Asian nation to industrialize its food-production system to address health problems and feed an increasingly wealthy population. US Business

Turkish Protest Grows to Rare Clash

June 1, 2013 |

Turkish police clashed with thousands of protesters around Istanbul’s main square, as four days of attempts to shutter a small protest to save a park evolved into a broader demonstration against the government. What’s News Europe

Japan’s Abe Presses China for Dialogue

June 1, 2013 |

Japan’s prime minister renewed his call for resuming talks between Tokyo and Beijing ahead of a summit between Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Barack Obama. What’s News Asia

EU to Relax Sanctions on Syria

June 1, 2013 |

The European Union is relaxing its financial sanctions on Syria to allow greater assistance for the opposition to President Bashar al-Assad and to civilians and businesses in rebel-held territories, EU officials said. What’s News Europe

LVHM Says Hermès Exit Is Possible

June 1, 2013 |

LVMH Möet Hennessy Louis Vuitton said it hasn’t ruled out the sale of its 22.3% stake in rival Hermès, offering a sliver of hope to Hermès that its unwanted shareholder might go away. What’s News Europe