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US economy: Inflationary pressure eases slightly

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In the U.S., too, people are keeping their money together. They increased their spending in July by only 0.1 percent...

Liquid gas from Canada will only be available on a large scale in a few years

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Due to the possible drying up of gas imports from Russia, Germany is looking for alternatives. One of them: Canada. The...

Gas surcharge will be 2.4 cents

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The exact amount of the gas levy to rescue systemically important gas importers is now known: It will be 2.419 cents per...

Threat of strikes continue to drive up gas prices

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Amid concerns about gas supplies to Europe, a strike by oil and gas workers in Norway could reduce its gas production by...

Bitcoin has not been worth much for a long time

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The original cryptocurrency Bitcoin fell to its lowest level since the end of 2020 at 26,591 US dollars on the Bitfinex...

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...

German companies lagging digital peers

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

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...

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...
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Euro continues to weaken against the dollar

The euro has fallen to its lowest level in 20 years and is settling below parity against the dollar. At 0.9909, the common...

Turkey now imports twice as much oil from Russia

Turkey has more than doubled its imports of Russian oil this year. Imports have so far totaled an average of more than...
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Even fish are now tested for the coronavirus in China

Even fish caught in the sea have to undergo a corona test in China. Videos of fish being swabbed in the mouth with a...
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Israel and Turkey resume full diplomatic relations

After years of tensions, Israel and Turkey plan to fully resume diplomatic relations. Both countries have decided to...

China's exports rise by a surprising 18 percent

China's exports continued to perform unexpectedly strongly in July. Exports rose 18 percent in U.S. dollar terms compared...
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Oil production now suffers from long Covid

If we look at the development of the oil price over the past three months, we see parallels with the stock market in...
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What follows from iOS 16 for the iPhone 14

When Apple introduces the iPhone 14 in the fall, the also new operating system iOS 16 will also reach older devices. As...
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Relief over interest rate outlook boosts US stock markets

The U.S. stock markets on Thursday have strongly expanded the previous day's gains. According to stockbrokers, as on the...
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Sri Lanka no longer services its debts

After months of crisis, Sri Lanka declared its economic collapse on Tuesday. Debt service on the entire $51 billion debt...
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Germany wants to close airspace for Russian aircraft

In the conflict with Russia, the German government is preparing to close German airspace to Russian aircraft. Federal...

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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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...

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...
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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...

Green gifts for Black Friday

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

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 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...