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  1. Austrian skiers create overnight stay record

    » Business 2012-05-29

    The number of winter season overnight stays by Austrians has reached a new record.

  2. Knoflacher emphasises pedestrian zones' economic effects

    » General News 2012-05-24

    A renowned traffic planner has stressed that shop owners are generally appreciating the introduction of pedestrian zones.

  3. IV demands focus on industry in crisis

    » Business 2012-05-24

    The general secretary of the Federation of Austrian Industries (IV) has appealed on Europe’s political leaders to strengthen the continent’s industry.

  4. FW turnover takes off

    » Business 2012-05-24

    Austria’s biggest airport has managed to increase its profit.

  5. Austrian economy recovers, says OECD

    » Business 2012-05-23

    The Austrian economy will manage to grow by nearly one per cent this year, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

  6. Economy evades recession

    » Business 2012-05-17

    The Austrian economy keeps recovering, according to the Institute for Economic Research (WIFO).

  7. Post AG turnover up by six per cent

    » Business 2012-05-17

    Austrian postal services company Post AG has managed to increase its turnover and earnings.

  8. Congress tourism boosts cities and countryside

    » Business 2012-05-17

    International conferences are becoming increasingly important to the Austrian tourism industry.

  9. Schieder wants technology offensive

    » General News 2012-05-15

    Finance Secretary Andreas Schieder has appealed on politicians and businesspeople to ensure that Europeans benefit from technologic developments.

  10. Internet increasingly attractive to holidaymakers

    » Business 2012-05-15

    The number of Austrians opting for online solutions when it comes to booking a holiday is soaring.

  11. TA recovers as CEO rejects Pecik fears

    » Business 2012-05-11

    Telekom Austria (TA) is back in the black.

  12. BA almost takes €400mn profit hurdle

    » Business 2012-05-11

    Bank Austria (BA) has achieved a profit of almost 400 million Euros in the first quarter of 2012.

  13. Turmöl sales soar

    » Business 2012-05-11

    Austria’s main discount petrol station network earned more in the first three months of this year thanks to the current developments on the energy products sector.

  14. Economy not at risk, says Felderer

    » Business 2012-05-11

    Economic expert Bernhard Felderer has dismissed concerns that the latest budget package could seriously harm the Austrian economy.

  15. Bonuses must mean tax cuts, says ÖVP boss

    » General News 2012-05-02

    The People’s Party (ÖVP) has suggested to lower the tax pressure on companies which share their profits with employees.

  16. Strabag turnover soars thanks to EE

    » Business 2012-05-01

    Two of Austria’s leading construction companies had good and bad news for shareholders in the past few days.

  17. UNIQA prepares capital increase

    » Business 2012-05-01

    UNIQA Versicherungen AG (UNIQA) boss Andreas Brandstetter announced plans for a capital increase.

  18. Pfeiffer Group invests in Zielpunkt

    » Business 2012-04-27

    An Upper Austrian food industry company has purchased a Zielpunkt stake of nearly 25 per cent.

  19. All-clear for new railway tunnel

    » Business 2012-04-26

    Decision-makers have defended the construction of the Semmering tunnel.

  20. Sberbank set to spend €300mn

    » Business 2012-04-25

    The new owner of Volksbank International (VBI) has revealed plans to invest hundreds of millions of Euros.

  21. Makeover for VIA terminals

    » Business 2012-04-25

    The terminals of Vienna International Airport (VIA or VIE) will be renovated or rebuilt, according to Flughafen Wien AG (FW).

  22. Viva reveals Austrian visions

    » Business 2012-04-25

    A German music television broadcaster has disclosed plans to introduce Austrian contents.

  23. DM Austria set to spend €70mn

    » Business 2012-04-20

    DM Austria plans investments of 70 million Euros.

  24. Schleicher suggests public transport action

    » General News 2012-04-20

    A climate expert has called on lawmakers to provide people with cheap public transport tickets as petrol prices continue soaring.

  25. Reckless fuel pricing must mean prison, says BZÖ

    » Business 2012-04-19

    An opposition party wants jail sentences for energy sector businesspeople while the government plans to increase the financial support of drivers.

  26. OMV boss predicts energy price jumps

    » Business 2012-04-19

    OMV AG chief Gerhard Roiss has claimed that psychological aspects often matter more regarding the price of oil than fundamental grounds.

  27. Hundstorfer ready to reduce working week

    » General News 2012-04-18

    The Social Democrats (SPÖ) plan an initiative for shorter working weeks.

  28. Fitch approves Austria's financial trustworthiness

    » Business 2012-04-18

    One of the world’s leading credit rating agencies has confirmed the Austrian AAA.

  29. Fuel price hikes boost ÖBB passenger figures

    » Business 2012-04-17

    Federal Railways (ÖBB) is benefiting from rising fuel prices, according to CEO Christian Kern.

  30. Zielpunkt expansion follows sale rumours

    » Business 2012-04-17

    Zielpunkt boss Jan Satek has reacted to sale claims with the opening of new stores.

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ORF Watch To Probe State Broadcaster
Nine Austrian journalists, including the author of this article which is one of many published on my Tagebuch (diary), have got together to create a new website www.ORF-Watch.at.

Julius Meinl expands to UK
Austria's prestigious coffee brand Julius Meinl is launching its famous product in the UK, with the hope of challenging the British culture of taking coffee to go.

Indestructible Armoured Police Tank Damaged By Eggs And Tennis Balls
An Austrian manufacturer of a high-tech anti-riot water cannon costing almost 1 million EUR is facing some tough questions after one of the vehicles was badly damaged during a demonstration that involved eggs and tennis balls.

Wiener Linien grinds to a temporary halt Wednesday morning
Vienna's public transport will grind to a halt between 4 am and 6.30am on Wednesday morning as unions hold an emergency meetings to discuss the safety of Wiener Linien staff.

Vienna to host fashion awards
Since 2009, the Vienna Awards for Fashion and Lifestyle has played a big role in the Austrian fashion scene and has evolved itself into one of the country's most important events in the industry to date.

Angry business leaders say Austria is too expensive
Austria as an economic location is seriously under threat according to domestic business leaders.

Austrian architecture in the 20th Century
The Architecture centre in Vienna is opening the third stage of it's long term exhibition looking at Austrian 20th and 21st Century architecture.

Czech canoeist drowns in Austria
A canoeist drowned on the Saalach River in Austria at the weekend after his canoe capsized in the water.

Austria to house a further 1000 Syrian refugees
An extra 1000 Syrian refugees will be allowed into Austria on top of the original quota of 500, Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner has said.

Criminal caught after asking police if he should be arrested
A criminal who thought he had got away with four counts of embezzlement and fraud managed to alert police to his crimes after he walked into a police station to ask if there was an arrest warrant out on him.

 


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