Tag: Austria

BP election candidate Wlazny votes in Vienna-Simmering

BP election candidate Wlazny votes in Vienna-Simmering

Beer party candidate Dominik Wlazny said he was “deeply relieved overall” when he voted in Vienna-Simmering for the 2022 federal presidential election. Voting now: polls open for Hofburg election BP nominee Dominik Wlazny on the VIENNA.at podcast Musician and beer party founder Wlazny voted for the 2022 federal presidential election in his hometown of Vienna-Simmering. […]

Voting now: polls open for Hofburg election

Voting now: polls open for Hofburg election

The first polls have been open for voting since 6 a.m. this Sunday in the 2022 presidential election. Voting across the country ends at 17:00. BP nominee Wallentin has already cast the ballot 73 percent of young people want to vote for BP At 6 am, the first polling stations opened the doors for the […]

BP nominee Wallentin has already cast the ballot

BP nominee Wallentin has already cast the ballot

Tassilo Wallentin became the first of seven candidates to vote in Sunday’s Hofburg election. He went to the polls with his dog. Cross, dash or dot: how to choose correctly 6,363,489 Austrians have the right to vote BP election candidate Wallentin hopes to qualify for the second round On Sunday morning, BP election candidate Tassilo […]

Sebastian Kurz joins the maintenance initiative “HeldYn”.

Sebastian Kurz joins the maintenance initiative “HeldYn”.

A year after retiring as Chancellor, Sebastian Kurz is now joining the care initiative “HeldYn”. Kurz joins “HeldYn” with his investment firm “AS2K”, which he runs with investor Alexander Schütz. After his dedication to the Styrian start-up “SkinScreener”, this is another involvement of the former ÖVP boss in the health and care sector. “HeldYn” wants […]

Medical Association “cautiously optimistic” for mother-child passport

Medical Association “cautiously optimistic” for mother-child passport

Austrian Medical Association President Johannes Steinhart continues to press the government for rapid reform of the mother-child passport: The fact that politicians now signal a concession and announce the results in a timely manner is taken with cautious optimism, said Johannes Steinhart, President of the Austrian Medical Association, It’s on the air on Saturday. It […]

National Council delivers first Brunner budget speech

National Council delivers first Brunner budget speech

The National Council presents an unusually strong October program next week. Not only is the Finance Minister Magnus Brunner (ÖVP) giving his first budget speech, many important laws are being passed. The elimination of “cold progress” has a long-term effect, at least in the short term, subsidies to households and companies aim to alleviate high […]

Final images of the Wlazny and Grosz candidates

Final images of the Wlazny and Grosz candidates

The presidential election campaign is coming to an end. Most of the candidates held their last event on Friday. Beer party boss Dominik Wlazny motivated his supporters with a short, witty speech and loud rock music at Stephansplatz on Friday afternoon. Gerald Grosz was also in the city centre, but in the morning he was […]

Van der Bellen at the end of the pre-BP election campaign: “Ka g’mahte Wiesn”

Van der Bellen at the end of the pre-BP election campaign: “Ka g’mahte Wiesn”

Incumbent Alexander Van der Bellen celebrated the end of his campaign two days before the federal presidential election. The crime scene was in Vienna where the 78-year-old player said, “This is ka g’mahte Wies’n”. Alexander Van der Bellen, backed by leading Greens politicians as well as SPÖ, ÖVP and NEOS, celebrated the end of the […]

Resolution on “killer robots” adopted at UNHRC meeting

Resolution on “killer robots” adopted at UNHRC meeting

Austria is one of two countries that has introduced the decision on autonomous weapon systems called killer robots. This was adopted at a meeting of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). At the 51st session of the UN Human Rights Council on Friday, a resolution that Austria and Panama had tabled on autonomous weapon […]