Joseph

NEOS wants to address espionage in the National Council

NEOS wants to address espionage in the National Council

NEOS unveils its proposals to combat Russian espionage in Austria at Wednesday’s National Council meeting. The aim is to pressure the government to finally implement the tightening of the espionage paragraph it announced in the criminal code. While the SPÖ focuses on housing, the coalition also supports new solutions such as increased speed limits of […]

Moving from secondary school to NMS did not improve performance

Moving from secondary school to NMS did not improve performance

After a pilot phase in 2012/13, the New Secondary School (NMS) replaced the secondary school. Previous fixed performance groups have largely been abolished and students need to be better supported by measures such as team teaching. However, the success of the reform has been quite mixed. A tenth-anniversary anthology shows neither improved performance overall nor […]

Moving from secondary school to NMS did not improve performance

Moving from secondary school to NMS did not improve performance

After a pilot phase in 2012/13, the New Secondary School (NMS) replaced the secondary school. Previous fixed performance groups have largely been abolished and students need to be better supported by measures such as team teaching. However, the success of the reform has been quite mixed. A tenth-anniversary anthology shows neither improved performance overall nor […]

Xi to Scholz: China is not a party to Ukraine war

Xi to Scholz: China is not a party to Ukraine war

According to information from Beijing, Chinese President Xi Jinping, in his meeting with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, emphasized that China was not involved in Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine. In the statement made after the two politicians met in Beijing on Tuesday, it was stated that China is not a party or participant in […]

Increased surveillance of Jewish institutions in Austria

Increased surveillance of Jewish institutions in Austria

Jewish institutions in Austria are also increasingly scrutinized in response to escalating tensions in the Middle East following Iran’s attack on Israel. “As part of the protection of objects and people, surveillance of all Israeli and IKG objects has been increased,” the Ministry of Internal Affairs said in a statement on Tuesday, at the request […]

Your process, Mr. Trump; not all of America’s!

Your process, Mr. Trump; not all of America’s!

There he sat in the courtroom once again: Donald Trump, the former and likely soon-to-be president of the United States. The Republican must be held accountable for covering up a secret cash payment to former porn actress Stormy Daniels. The Republican and his legal team rejected his request for a stay of trial, marking the […]

Demonstration in Vienna on Saturday for the legalization of cannabis

Demonstration in Vienna on Saturday for the legalization of cannabis

On April 20, 2024, a demonstration to legalize cannabis in Austria will take place in Vienna. Legalizing cannabis: That’s what the parties and Austrians say The Austria 4:20 demo on Mariahilfer Straße in Vienna starts at 14:00 at Christian-Broda-Platz (Westbahnhof/Europaplatz/Mariahilfer Straße) and ends at 19:00 at the Human Rights Square in front of the MuseumsQuartier […]

Demonstration in Vienna on Saturday for the legalization of cannabis

Demonstration in Vienna on Saturday for the legalization of cannabis

On April 20, 2024, a demonstration to legalize cannabis in Austria will take place in Vienna. Legalizing cannabis: That’s what the parties and Austrians say The Austria 4:20 demo on Mariahilfer Straße in Vienna starts at 14:00 at Christian-Broda-Platz (Westbahnhof/Europaplatz/Mariahilfer Straße) and ends at 19:00 at the Human Rights Square in front of the MuseumsQuartier […]

Causa Ott: Kickl only for his U committee after the election

Causa Ott: Kickl only for his U committee after the election

Following the Greens and NEOS, the FPÖ is now seeking to set up its own parliamentary investigation committee into the Ott affair and suspected espionage activities in favor of Russia – but only after the election. Spying incident: FPÖ interrogation text apparently on Ott’s mobile phone Mobile phone photos containing Nazi references found in Jenewein […]

Climate change: Water workshops in schools to raise awareness

Climate change: Water workshops in schools to raise awareness

Over the next five years, workshops will be held in Austrian schools to raise awareness about the value of water. The target group of the Ministry of Agriculture’s (BML) initiative is young people in fifth to eighth grades. “We want to find out what drives and motivates young people when it comes to water, but […]