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Home office is a culture change that cannot be ignored

Are all workers back at work this Monday? Certainly not. But the obligation imposed on companies by lawmakers to allow...

Apple presents the Turbo iPad

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One can only speculate what would have happened if the already easily inflamed fanboys and fangirls had been able to...

How Tiktok wants to better protect minors

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The new year could have started better for Tiktok. At the end of January, a ten-year-old girl who had taken part in a...

German exports slump sharply

The Corona crisis tore deep holes in the German export balance last year. Exports of goods slumped by 9.3 percent compared...

German Pandemic response creates record public debt

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The poor financial handling of the pandemic has caused German public debt to reach record levels, with the highest...

Green results from the environmental 'LET'S DO IT' marathon

More than 1K trees and bushes were planted at Nornickel's annual corporate event aimed at turning regular employees into...

Guard Your Eyes Jealously

In August 2017, it happened that I met my pre-primary school teacher deep down in my cradle village in central Uganda....

German Engineering Skill Shortage Hits Hard

German Jobs
Currently the situation on the German labor market is eminently good. The unemployment rate is dropping and the number of...

Will Brexit's Impact on the UK Casino Industry Affect Europe

On 29 March 2017, British Prime Minister Theresa May, invoked an article of the Treaty on the European Union in the...

The Growth of Website Software Engineering: Node.js, AngularJS and Ionic3

Website Development and Software Engineering
Rarely, in any field of human endeavour, has the landscape changed so dramatically and so consistently, over such a short...

Finance best practices for startups

taking care of business means taking care of money
I believe every person has at least once considered the option of opening their own business. It may be for a variety of...

Drop in German business confidence

German business confidence slips, yet again
German business confidence has dipped again to its lowest level in almost two years, according to Ifo, the Munich-based...

German government stalls plans for aerospace & arms merger of BAE and EADS

Aerospace & arms merger of BAE and EADS in doubt
As British BAE and German/French aerospace and arms firms rush their plan to merge by October 10th, the German government...

Amazon and the eBook story

Amazon Kindle--- days numbered?
Recent kindle releases have shown Amazon's eagerness to battle it out with Apple and Samsung on the tablet market. Amazon...

Renewable Energy reaches 25%

The German Association for Energy and Water Management (Bundesverband der Energie- und Wasserwirtschaft) has announced...

Honeymoon over for MAN and VW

VW has big plans for MAN SE
Three months after the consummation of the friendly takeover of MAN SE (MAN Truck and Bus) by VW (Volkswagen) the real...

Last lap at Nürburgring

Germany's most famous race track announced last week that it was going bankrupt. Anyone who knows about German motor...

Munich's Christmas music is in July, not December

June through July is Munich's high season for high end shopping thanks to Burqa-clad women from the Gulf States. Photo: foreignpolicy.com
There is a symphony being played right now in the high street in Munich and many other quarters throughout the city. The...

Battery research charged up with 32 million euros

A partner project between the Technical University of Munich and the German Battery Manufacturer VARTA Microbattery GmbH...

BMW to invest more than 300 million EUR in the UK

Munich, dpa - BMW wants to expand its UK plants in the next three years with a further 250 million pounds (315 million...

E-Commerce : cheap purchases from China is over

On July 1, the biggest EU-wide VAT reform since the creation of the Single Market in 1993 comes into force. The reform...
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Amazon achieves record profit

Amazon.com continues its rapid growth. The online retailer significantly exceeded expectations with its figures for the...
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Netflix growth slows

Netflix was considered one of the big winners of the Corona crisis. In the midst of the pandemic, the video service gained...
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Lufthansa expects a challenging summer

The Lufthansa Group is relying on the desire to travel after months in lockdown for the first step out of the crisis. The...
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Facebook wants to lift block on media content

The Australian government has reached an agreement with Facebook in the dispute over media content on the platform. The...
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German companies lagging digital peers

It's hard to imagine a typical workday in Germany without digital technologies from abroad. Video chats via Microsoft...

Berlin remains top business location despite pandemic

The pandemic has Berlin in its grip - but the city remains an important part of German life. Last year, the state-owned...
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Billions for Europe's chip industry

The chip industry in Germany and Europe is apparently facing a wave of investment worth billions. After bottlenecks in the...

The Trianon Startups International Forum was held in Moscow

The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts hosted the second part of the Russian-French Trianon Startups Forum, where 30 French...

Green gifts for Black Friday

Nordgreen's rise in the field of sophisticated and stylish consumer watches has been breathtakingly meteoric, which is...

Russian Corporate Governance Award granted to British Chairman

Roger Munnings, Chairman of the Norilsk Nickel Audit and Sustainable Development Committee won the 8th National Director...

Germany Seeks Software Engineers

The German Government has published a list of job vacancies aimed at non-EU citizens. Working in Europe is the dream of...
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Accelerate your goals for 2018

Workshop Sunday March 4th 2018 from 9:30 to 17:30 Why it's important for your success to align your personal development...

SEO Tips 2018

Ranking high is very important in digital marketing. It allows you can stay relevant and gain competitive advantage. SEO...
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Gennadiy Butkevych's ATB Discount Store Competes with Eastern European Retailers

European Ambitions of Ukrainian Business: "ATB" Discount Store of Gennadiy Butkevych Will Compete with Eastern European...

Who Needs Engineers? Germany Does!

Germany enjoys one of the highest standards of living in the world, with its cities consistently ranking highly in various...

Apple Hopes to Address Missteps With New iPhone

The fall of 2017 is going to be a big season in in the world of smartphones. Both of the major companies have new devices...
English Garden tunnel

English Garden Reunited

Munich's city council has unanimously approved the concept for a tunnel which is to reunite the southern and northern part...
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Topshop and Topman Coming to Munich

The British fashion labels "Topshop" and "Topman" will open a shop in Munich this summer. The collections for women and...

Trading signals on Forex

Currency trading on the Forex market has its own important features and rules which each player should follow. The...
A very British Christmas indeed

A British Christmas, delivered to your door

Sometimes you just can't beat the taste of home. And with the festive season upon us, what better time to enjoy a few of...
Eco-friendly accessories in Munich

Don't imitate: recycle and innovate

You are what you wear. A phrase, containing in itself more than a combination of yellow skirt, pattern t-shirt and funky...
Eurozone exits recession following an unprecedented 18 months of economic contraction

Eurozone emerges from recession

The eurozone has finally emerged from recession following an unprecedented 18 months of economic contraction. Its GDP grew...
InterNations prepares for 7th birthday party in Munich

InterNations Prepares for 7th Birthday

The 181st Oktoberfest isn't the only anticipated event in Germany this September. InterNations, the world's largest...
Entertainment as business - it works

Call for change in German TV

When stand-up comedians Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld came up with the idea for a show about nothing at the end of the...
BMW and Toyota to develop a fuel cell vehicle

BMW and Toyota to develop a fuel cell vehicle

MUNICH (awp international) - BMW and Toyota will jointly develop a fuel cell-powered vehicle by 2020. The two car...

Allianz warns against D-Mark return

Munich - According to the insurer Allianz, a return of the D-Mark would cost Germany wealth and jobs. The result would be...

Impressive stats for Munich tourism

Already a tourist destination for other Germans and people around the world, Munich's tourism figures for the first half...

Bavarian companies beg for workers

September 1st is traditionally the first day to start apprenticeship in Germany. In the past, this was the time when...
Austerity measures drag Europe ever backwards.

Under the Hellas boardwalk

A public sector bloated by corruption and cronyism, practices for which Greece has been ridiculed, can also be found in...

Olympics 2022: bid to lose

Munich has already won one gold when it hosted the Olympics in 1972. Is it really prudent to bid on the 2022 Winter Games...

Could the financial crisis be extending to Germany?

The financial crisis that has hit Europe has for a long time not quite affected Germany. However, major companies such as...

Bad weather makes for juicy sales

On Monday, many shops on the streets of Munich began their summer sales. Bad weather means that "% SALE" signs are...
Americans have a lack of 'work-life' balance due to myriad reasons. Photo: smh.com.au

America shows again it 'loves to work'

There was a film in 1969 called "If Today's Tuesday, this must be in Belgium", a comedy centered on a group of travellers...

Bavarian production rates drop

Bavaria's industrial production fell by 7.6 percent, according to data that has recently been released. Production of...

Spanish bulls' final run

(subheading)The German public is running out of patience for seemingly endless bailouts (subheading end)   Recently the...

Want to climb out of a hole? First stop digging

Paul KrugmanEnd This Depression Now! Norton, 2012. A popular joke went viral recently about a Wall Street hedge fund...

Eight tips for BEFORE you travel

Whether you have travelled extensively, or this is your first trip abroad, here is a quick list of things you should...
Over 55 million iPads have been sold

Apple to pay $60 million

Guangzhou - In the dispute over the brand name iPad, the U.S. technology giant Apple Inc. is to pay 60 million U.S....

Munich loses battle for the seat of the European Patent Court

Brussels - The new EU patent court gets its seat in Paris, while Munich and London have to settle for field offices. In...