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Tuesday, January 23, 2018
How well do you know your neighbors? We looked into the Alpine Republic’s special relationship with each of themAh, the mountainous microstate sandwiched between Austria and Switzerland, the principality on the Rhine, the constitutional monarchy with a sordid history...
People spend over $100 billion on medical procedures in foreign countries. In CEE, the trend has become a goldmine Plastic surgeon Greg Pataki is a bit of a missionary. Founder of Premium Plastic Surgery in Budapest, he talks about “perfect...
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 peopleThere is nothing new in bank bashing: Post 2008 anyone claiming to “like” banks...
In the world of romance, globalization brings a new dynamic to an age-old mysteryBrexit, Trump, Strache, Le Pen. With all the gloom and doom on globalization, you’d think everyone was miserable. Think again.One of the most profound effects of...
How well do you know your neighbors? We looked into the Alpine Republic’s special relationship with each of them“Austrians are in a good position economically, and they have jobs for us!”, Slovene Ziga Luknar tells me enthusiastically.He has been...
Europe’s youngest country has had a tough start to its hard-won independence, but projects backed by Austria are helping bring hope to the west Balkans.Flandrit Krasniqi, a 16-year-old Kosovar in a spotless lab coat, hands me a glass of luxuriously...
Born in the chilliest era of the Cold War, Vienna's OSCE fosters common-sense cooperation between people of good will“What we do is soft power,” said Natacha Rajakovic, spokeswoman for the Office for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the OSCE....
Austria's true challenge of the ongoing refugee crisis lies not in handling the immediate influx, but in making sure those who stay, stay with a purpose.Nothing has made a deeper impression on the Austrian public over the past year...
For American citizens overseas, doing your civic duty is easier than you think: Cast an absentee ballot!The impact of absentee voting was made abundantly clear in at least one national election. One party’s candidate held a slim lead after...
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