Events to Watch this Week: July 2 to July 7
By Chris on July 2, 2012
Select events to watch this week all identified using Recorded Future. Please leave us a comment if there’s a particular subject that would be interesting, and we’ll do our best to incorporate in the future.
- Monday, July 2 – Merger between Duke Energy and Progress Energy expected to be approved; union workers at Sunoco to vote on new contract with Carlyle Group.
- Tuesday, July 3 – Telefonica Germany to introduce DSL from O2.
- Wednesday, July 4 – Final vote set for Rangers FC placement in Scottish football league after going into administration; Renault to launch new Duster line in India; in San Francisco and New York, Uber will start to give customers the option of choosing a hybrid car.
- Thursday, July 5 – HTC Droid Incredible 4G HD to be released on Verizon; French company Arianespace will launch its third Ariane 5 of 2012 from French Guiana.
- Friday, July 6 – German engineering firm Elster Group SE has agreed to be acquired by British manufacturing buy-out specialist Melrose Plc.
- Monday, July 2 – United States President Barack Obama to announce removal of limit on stem cell funding.
- Tuesday, July 3 – Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will visit Denver and Colorado Springs, Colo., and Boise, Idaho; Miami celebrity chef Michelle Bernstein will be on NBC’s Today show.
- Wednesday, July 4 – German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti in Rome;
- Thursday, July 5 – 11-year old boy Ali Hasan in Bahrain to receive verdict on alleged participation in an illegal gathering.
- Friday, July 6 – Former personal assistant to U2 Carol Hawkins to be sentenced in fraud case.
- Monday, July 2 – Liam Fox is going to use a speech to suggest that the Tories in British government should adopt a noticeably more robust Eurosceptic position.
- Tuesday, July 3 – The Central Elections Committee is due to start updating the electoral register in the Gaza Strip
- Wednesday, July 4 – National ‘Occupy’ movement gathering for protest in Philadelphia.
- Thursday, July 5 – European Central Bank policy meeting to be held in Frankfurt.
- Friday, July 6 – France will host a meeting with about 50 countries that back the departure of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.