New year is not a particularly important festival in England. It is something what we celebrate largely because it happens so soon after Christmas and it can mark a useful end to the Christmas celebrations.
On Tuesday, September 20nd, Brussels hosted a large-scale protest against the signing of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Just before, mass demonstrations took place in various German cities.
In my direct experience and interview with a Thai company experienced in exporting products to Russia, we found that there are many problems especially related to language for cooperation and communication between both sides.