Pressure rises for school pupils as school year end nears


Parents splash out a collective 33 million Euros a year on tuition fees in Austria for their children, but are now being advised to spend more time talking to them instead. Recent figures from the Vienna Chamber of Labour shows that every fourth student in the capital – around 6,000-7,000 – retake their exams every […]

Green Heart of Austria Goes to China

Green Austria

By Austrian Independent special correspondent John Morris Austrian companies from Styria, the Green Heart of Austria, travelled on a trade mission to China the last two weeks visiting Hong Zhou, Shanghai, Tianjin and Beijing to stimulate the region¬ís economy following the deepest recession since the 1930s. Raiffeisen Zentral Bank general manager for China, Andreas Werner, […]