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Sunday, September 24, 2017
austrian news
A quick-and-dirty synopsis of last month’s Austrian News. Austria’s Football and Volleyball Teams Finish Strong At the European Women’s Football Championship in the Netherlands, Austria’s team made it to the semifinals, sparking widespread enthusiasm from their countrymen (and -women) who are unaccustomed to football glory. Shortly after, it was the men’s time to shine as Austria’s duo of Clemens Doppler and...
austrian headlines
A quick-and-dirty synopsis of last month’s Austrian headlines. Construction Takes Over the Gürtel Throughout the summer large-scale construction work will turn the Inner Vienna Beltway (Innerer Gürtel) bordering the 7th and 8th districts and 15th and 16th into a tedious route. Renewals of water piping and roads along the much-used motorway will cost the city €3.9 million and is scheduled to...
headlines in Vienna
A quick-and-dirty synopsis of what everyone's been talking about in Vienna and beyond Trial Begins for Death of 71 Refugees The trial against the traffickers indicted for the death of 71 refugees begins on June 21 in Hungary. In August 2015, police discovered the decomposing bodies in a parked truck in Burgenland, Austria (Metropole reported in October 2015). One day after the...
Vienna Energy Forum
Here’s the challenge: First, eradicate poverty by getting over 90 percent of the world connected to electricity. Second, save enough energy to keep global warming below 2 degrees. And get both done by 2030. How this can be done was the topic discussed at the 5th biannual Vienna Energy Forum (VEF) hosted by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO),...
austrian headlines
A quick and dirty synopsis of last month’s headlines in Vienna Austria’s Richest Man Seeks Truth Red Bull tycoon Dietrich Mateschitz is partnering with Michael Fleisch­hacker (former Editor in Chief of Die Presse and nzz.at), Niko Alm (former NEOs MP), Rainer Fleckl (formerly of News), Judith Denkmayr (formerly Vice Alps) to provide a “journalistic answer to the rampant culture of mistrust.”...
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