Despite health experts agreeing inoculation is the best route to move beyond Hong Kong’s zero-tolerance approach, the proven safety of vaccines and with tighter restrictions on the way, a small minority refuses to be jabbed.
Residents are getting tired of dealing with up to 10,000 visitors a day and in late August blocked the road leading to the village. A replica of the village was built in China about a decade ago.
Austrian rail operator OeBB has Europe’s biggest fleet of night trains, serving 1.5 million passengers in carriages that include bed compartments.
‘Dame mit Fächer (Lady with a Fan)’ sold after a 10-minute bidding war between four art lovers at a Sotheby’s auction in London.
Secretary for the Civil Service Ingrid Yeung asks 173,000 public sector staff to join organ donor register.
The Hungarian government is releasing thousands of foreign prisoners serving sentences for human trafficking on the condition they leave Hungary within 72 hours, according to a decree issued by Prime Minister Viktor Orban.
The two suspects also blasted the ‘Heil Hitler’ Nazi salute via the train’s intercom several times – a criminal offence in Austria.
Both sides say the meeting between Wang Yi and Jake Sullivan in Vienna was ‘candid and constructive’ but analysts remain cautious about where it will lead.
Hong Kong-owned hotel brand Rosewood’s Vienna hotel is perfectly located on Petersplatz and includes the Neue Hoheit restaurant and Asaya Spa, with prices starting at US$765 per night.
Earlier on Thursday the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna reported that 2.5 tonnes of the material had gone missing from a Libyan site and ‘may present a radiological risk’.
The puppets and their startlingly lifelike movements take years to master, which is why Salzburg Marionette Theatre’s work has Unesco World Heritage status.
The Austrian lender, which plays a critical role in the Russian economy, said it had received a request to ‘clarify payments business and related processes maintained by RBI’ in light of events related to Russia and Ukraine.
On Friday the 32-year-old Chinese man, said to be skiing away from the designated routes, died in an avalanche in the resort of Soelden.
Over 100 years since her death, Empress Elisabeth of Austria is having an unprecedented pop culture moment, thanks to Netflix’s The Empress, biopic Sisi & I and the Oscar-tipped Corsage
Countries such as the US, Japan and Italy are testing new arrivals, while other countries are actively courting Chinese tourists.
Led by your nose, a tour of Vienna’s churches, tombs, libraries and shops can be a treat for a sense largely ignored in our visual social-media age.
Caged for 20 years so diners could watch him, fed a poor diet and unable to hibernate, Mark is overweight, ill, stressed; welfare group says he’s the 34th wild animal they’ve helped to move out of the country.
After inheriting a 49 per cent stake in Red Bull from his late dad Dietrich ‘Didi’ Mateschitz, Mark Mateschitz now has a net worth of US$15.7 billion … but what do we know about him?
The Austrian president performs a largely ceremonial role, but also has sweeping powers that mean overseeing periods of transition and turbulence.
The 23-nation alliance, led by Saudi Arabia and Russia, is expected to meet on Wednesday.
The actor was at Auschwitz, which was under German occupation during WWII, as part of his work with the Auschwitz Jewish Centre Foundation, whose mission is to fight hatred through education.
Vienna is home to small-scale vineyards attached to wine bars called Heuriger, which traditionally make young wines from a mix of grapes. They have a new focus on quality and consistency to draw the young crowd.
Far-flung French territory holds 7.1 million tonnes of high-grade nickel vital for making lithium-ion batteries to power electric vehicles.
Volker Turk is assuming the role hot on the heels of predecessor Michelle Bachelet’s assessment of China’s actions in the region.
A private aircraft en route from Spain to the German city of Cologne flew way off course and ended up far over the Baltic Sea before crashed into the water off the coast of Latvia.
Extreme weather warnings continue and rescue services are on high alert after hail, heavy rain and winds up to 224km per hour swept the region this week.
From US$100,000 upwards you can earn citizenship in many sun-kissed Caribbean countries – but an Austrian EU passport will set you back nearly US$10 million
In its annual World Drug Report, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime said legalisation appears to have accelerated the upwards trends in reported daily use of the drug.
Beijing came in 71st, and Damascus, the capital of war-torn Syria, retained its place as least liveable city on the planet.
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