Google, Market Finder
An online platform with digital tools and practical know-how for exporters, the initiative was launched and introduced jointly with the Handelsverband Ă–sterreich (Austrian Trade Assosciation) and AustrianStartups. With Austrian exports of goods up 5.7% in 2018 and expected to grow another 3.7% in 2019, according to the Austrian Economics Research Institute (WIFO), on Tuesday of […]
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HTL Ottakgring, School Spitting
Student aggression provokes a teacher beyond control. A short video shows the encounter that leads to disciplinary measures and a government response. By Veronika Hribernik A teacher and a student are screaming at each other – a “heated discussion” about the final grades, according to the principal of a Viennese trade school, HTL Ottakring. Suddenly […]
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Vienna’s University of Music and Performing Arts (MDW) placed first in its field – tying with the renowned Julliard School in New York – in Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Ranking of 2019.   The QS rankings, compiled from 1,219 academic...
Max Zirngast
Additional Research by Julia Seidl  Seven months after his arrest, Austrian reporter Max Zirngast remains in limbo following the cancellation of his April trial date. Accused of membership in a left-wing terrorist organization, Austrian journalist and political science student Max Zirngast has been denied permission to leave Turkey, where he has been confined since his […]
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Austria’s Armed Forces Bundesheer
Just nine months after a significant build up of armored personnel carriers, Austrian Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen and Defense Chief of Staff General Robert Brieger have announced (Mar 12) a joint call to reinforce military preparedness...
Quite a few people are still unsure how the EU Election voting system works. Our correspondent Jacob Lasser gives the following brief outline of the essentials. If you are an EU citizen and currently living in Austria, and want to vote for an A...
While Austria’s policy-makers are enacting numerous bills against climate change (Green Belt STEP 2025, Smartcity Wien environmental projects), young people are determined to apply even more pressure on politicians to protect the planet. #FridaysForF...
Kickl, Herbert Kickl, Stundenlohn
Interior Minister Herbert Kickl (FPĂ–) wants to limit the hourly wage for asylum seekers in public service jobs. To date, cities and municipalities have been able set the compensation. In the future, no more than €1.50 euros per hour are supposed to be paid. The suggestion is under review. The draft by Interior Minister Kickl […]
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Viktor Orban, EU elections, controversy
The Hungarian Prime Minister wants to build a European right-wing alliance. Austria’s Vice-Chancellor H.C. Strache is one of his strongest supporters, ruffling feathers at home. Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orbán continues to cause controversy in the run-up to the continent-wide European elections on May 23-26, and a headache for the governing coalition, which is increasingly […]
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