BERLIN Ray Allen Jersey , Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- The Christian Democratic Union (CDU)and Free Democratic Party (FDP) have received the largest politicaldonations in Germany's ongoing election campaign so far, figuresreleased by the administrative offices of the Federal Parliament(Bundestag) showed Tuesday.
According to a Federal Parliament press release, the CDU hassecured 1.9 million euros in funds in donations amounting to morethan 50,000 euros, compared to 1.5 million euros for the FDP.
The figures for the FDP are particularly remarkable given thatit has not been represented in Federal Parliament since 2013. TheFDP achieved eight times as many large donations as the SocialDemocrats (SPD) and Green (Gruene) party who received one donationworth 100,000 euros each.
Both the Christian Social Union (CSU) and Left (Linke) partieshave failed to secure any large donations so far.
German law mandates that political parties must report donationsworth more than 50 Oscar Robertson Jersey ,000 euros immediately. The administrativeoffices of the Federal Parliament subsequently publish the names ofdonors.
In 2017, large political donors included some of the richestGermans and well-known corporations. The single highest donation ofmore than half a million euros was made by the internetentrepreneur Ralph Dommermuth to the CDU.
The German car industry, which is under intense internationalpressure for its role in the developing "dieselgate" and "cartel"corporate scandals, also showed generosity towards politicalparties.
The Quandt family, which owns the majority of shares of theBavarian carmaker BMW, donated 200 Mirza Teletovic Jersey ,000 euros in an even splitbetween the CDU and FDP. The Stuttgart-based carmaker Daimler,which owns the Mercedes-Benz brand among others, took a similarapproach. The SPD and CDU received 100,000 euros each from thecarmaker.
Smaller donations are also registered under the German electoralsystem if their combined volume is higher than 10,000 euros in agiven year. If several, rather than one single donation Matthew Dellavedova Jersey , are madeby the same individual totalling over 10,000 euros, parties mustregister the name and address of the donor which is eventuallypublished. Donations of up to 1,000 euros can be made in cash.
When German parties fail to act in accordance with theseregulations they can be fined up to three times the amount offalsely declared or undeclared donations. (1 euro=1.18 U.S.dollars) Enditem
YANGON， Aug. 27 (Xinhua) -- Seven people were killed and 12 others injured in a passenger car crash Saturday morning near Nantohn village in Thibaw township of Myanmar's easternmost Shan state， a local police official said.
With 30 people including drivers and conductors on board， the vehicle which was on route of Nay Pyi Taw- Lashio crashed and overturned due to a slip on the road caused by heavy rainfall， according to the official.
A total of 2，229 people were killed in road accidents across Myanmar in the first half of 2016， according to Myanmar Police Force.
LAGOS, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria must not relax because thegross domestic product (GDP) is still on the negative side, a topofficial with the National Bureau of Statistics said Wednesday.
Addressing reporters in Abuja Malcolm Brogdon Jersey , the country's capital city, YemiKale, the Statistician-General of the Federation, said that thereis growth but there is a problem with the distribution across thecountry.
According to Kale, there is a different stage Nigeria must gothrough before the masses will feel the effects of going out ofrecession, adding figures suggesting growth do not translate intoimprovement to the quality of growth.
Kale said the reason Nigerians were not feeling the real impactof the positive economic growth rate on their lives was because ofthe structure of the economy which is still largely driven byoil.
The bureau on Tuesday announced that Nigeria was out of economicrecession Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Jersey , stating that the nation's GDP grew by 0.55 percentyear-on-year in real terms in the second quarter of this year.
The economy slipped into recession in the second quarter of2016. Enditem
RIGA, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Although the Latvian economy is not currently facing a crisis like the one it experienced in 2009, it is showing some signs of overheating again, Bank of Latvia Governor Ilmars Rimsevics said at a news conference on Friday.
After weak performance in 2016, the Baltic country's economic growth has picked up this year, the head of the Latvian central bank said John Henson Jersey , noting that the recovery of the external markets was one of the main factors driving manufacturing growth in Latvia.
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Wage growth and rising prices in the public sector have also contributed to the growth of Latvia's gross domestic product (GDP) this year Glenn Robinson Jersey , Rimsevics said.
"The temperature of the Latvian economy is increased now. But the situation is radically different from what we experienced during the years of economic boom," the Bank of Latvia governor said, explaining that inflation remained under control, lending growth had been weak, and the current account deficit had been growing at a rate of four to five percent, in contrast to a 10-to-12-percent rate in the period leading up to the crisis of 2009.
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