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Monday, January 21, 2019

Simon Ballam

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English, studied in NY and worked in London, Düsseldorf, NY, Fankfurt, Prague and Vienna. This covered stints in market research and the film industry, international advertising coordination and strategic planning. Currently business school lecturer and journalist.
bacchus

Bacchus Meets Disney

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op-ed

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On the Menu: The Gourmet’s Who’s Who – Zum Schwarzen Kameel

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Be My Guest: Chef Fuad Vojic – Giorgina

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social banking

International: Is Social Banking Europe’s Future?

Banks have reacted to the post-2008 crisis climate in different ways. Some focus on squeaky clean ethical transparency, others on special programs to help poor people There is nothing new in bank bashing: Post 2008...

February Agenda

Whatever Happened To The U5? The Vienna subway network is fast, safe, and clean – but something has been missing.  The lines are U1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 – but no U5. Now that...
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