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October, 2018

Travel | Living History

A stately gem in Lower Burgenland, Bernstein castle offers respite from modern living History has a way of drawing you in. Lords and ladies, knights ...

Wienerberg | Working-Class Playground

On a late summer afternoon, a man pushes a cooler across the dirt paths around the Wienerberg pond, selling cold beer for €2 a can to visitors of this...

Risk & Reward

After 1989, Austrian companies were among the first to invest in Europe’s “Wild East.” But in assessing political risk, they have to up their game. T...

Industry Next Door

Like the trams and trains produced by Siemens, manufacturing is still part of Vienna. Glowing sparks arc through the air as massive cranes transport ...

From Slaughterhouse to Lighthouse

Biomedical research in Vienna is revealing the secrets of life, as two research institutes make breakthroughs in cancer treatment. The announcement c...

Buy me a Forest

It’s not easy to buy woodlands in Austria. You need passion, roots in the local area and many millions. Cord Prinzhorn, the chief executive officer o...

Expat’s Voice | The (Other) Sound of Music

Austrians like to show off their serious appreciation of classical music. But if you want them to erupt into joyful singing, you’ve got to play them s...

Expat’s Voice | The Future is Female

Three women now head the parties of the opposition. A small revolution for AustriaSometimes reality overtakes prophecy. Christian Kern was quicker...

Opinion | Women’s Rights Sell-Out

The Austrian government has cut essential funding for feminist organizations and initiatives – a move that says a lot about its image of womenThis...

Profiles | Karin Fleck

Founder, Vienna Textile Lab“If synthetic dyes originate from crude oil, does it make sense to be using them for a 5-euro T-shirt you throw out aft...

Profiles | Toni Steinmetz

Regional Secretary, PRO-GE Vienna“Some say, ‘Live and let live.’ I can only live well if I can allow others to live well and be able to look after...

Profiles | Helene Wagner

Deputy Head of Special Exhibitions, Vienna Technical Museum“Our goal isn’t to say to our visitors, ‘OK, here’s the future, take it or leave it.’ W...

Profiles | Thomas Gratzer

Executive Director, Production & Technology for Manner Schnitten “Vertical production is an essential component of urban production. Our factory...

How to… Visit a Factory in Vienna

See how Augarten porcelain is crafted, learn how to make chocolate pralines, and sample Schlumberger Sekt right at the source Walking through the Ott...

Diplomacy | Out of Poverty

UNIDO sees regearing industrial development in public/private partnerships as a key to world peace The United Nations Industrial Development Organiza...

Vienna Legal | Incorporating in Austria

Austrian law offers a number of options for establishing a business here. The legislative jungle can be quite confusing, so here’s a brief overview A...

Cover Story | Hidden Giants

Austria may sometimes appear frozen in time. But below the surface, its people power one of the most vibrant globalized economies in the world Skis, ...

Opinion | Kurz’s Course Correction

The EU is finally getting tough on Europe’s strongmen. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz played a major role in this turnaround On September 12, th...

Publisher’s Letter | The Best Kept Secrets

We live in one of the most globalized countries in the world, the fourth richest country in the EU and one of the top funders of research and developm...
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