OECD says more needed to be done on bribery

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The OECD Working Group on Bribery regrets that Austria has not had a conviction of bribing foreign public officials despite a number of allegations, 13 years after ratifying the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention. However, enforcement appears to be picking up, with one case being tried, two more cases soon to be tried, and four ongoing investigations. […]

130 million unclaimed by families

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Politicians have started a debate on what to do with 130 million euros of unclaimed cash put aside to help with the cost of childcare for families. The MPs are agreed that the money should go to families but are now debating how it could be used. The money was to cover the 2,300 euros […]

Diverse exhibits on in Vienna

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Current exhibitions at museums in Vienna provide a fascinating insight into a wide spectrum of areas, from medals of the Royal Habsburg Family to photographic portraits of celebrated writers.On show at the city¬ís Museum of Art (Kunsthistorisches Museum, KHM; www.khm.at) at the moment are 250 medals from the Roman-German empire and leaders of the Austrian-Hungarian […]