Hackers target hospitals in times of crisis

Dusseldorf At the beginning of April, Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn’s mailbox received an unmistakable email. The threatening letter with the subject “Attack on German hospitals”, which is in the Handelsblatt, should force the CDU politician to transfer 25 million euros to a Bitcoin account. If the money is not received by April 17, […]

How can business and health be reconciled?

The largest automobile plant in the world is dead in the April sun. No worker far and wide. Up to one million vehicles can be manufactured in the Wolfsburg halls every year. At the end of the bridge over the Mittelland Canal, only one of the guards greets you VolkswagenSecurity team. He keeps his distance. […]

Altmaier is no guarantee of openness

SThe Federal Minister of Economics is now expanding his investment control powers. In order to ward off the alleged impending sell-out of German companies weakened by the Corona standstill, Peter Altmaier secures even more rights. In the future, the CDU politician will be able to extensively examine a share purchase by an investor outside the […]

Corona pandemic: serious recession in Germany according to economists

economy Spring report “Corona pandemic triggers serious recession in Germany” Status: 11:54 a.m. | Reading time: 3 minutes Economic research institutes expect a serious recession Against the background of the crisis related to the corona pandemic, leading economic research institutes see a serious recession in Germany. Follow the speech by Timo Wollmershäuser, head of the […]

“Off to Prayer in Your Houses”

AOn Tuesday, the Federal Government’s Integration Commissioner, Annette Widmann-Mauz (CDU), wants to talk to the Islamic associations about what should be observed in Ramadan, the month of fasting that begins on April 24, if the contact restrictions continue. Even then, there should be no common prayers on site. Muslims face a major challenge in times […]

Corona: Ministry of Economy coordinates pandemic production

Brussels, Berlin, Dusseldorf The question has arisen again and again in recent weeks – and again and again Minister for Economic Affairs Peter Altmaier avoided it. Pressed by MPs from the Economic Committee, Altmaier referred to the responsibility of the Federal Ministry of Health. The CDU politician, of all people, who has staged himself as […]

Corona: Ministry of Economy coordinates pandemic production

Brussels, Berlin, Dusseldorf The question has arisen again and again in recent weeks – and again and again Minister for Economic Affairs Peter Altmaier avoided it. Pressed by MPs from the Economic Committee, Altmaier referred to the responsibility of the Federal Ministry of Health. The CDU politician, of all people, who has staged himself as […]

The capital guarantee for the Riester pension is a problem

Older couple on the beach The subsidized supplementary insurance should help in old age. (Photo: Unsplash) Frankfurt It was certainly well-intentioned, but it did not lead to the goal: the capital guarantee for the funded private pension scheme called the Riester pension. The bottom line is that this obligation to guarantee the contributions paid in […]

Zoom in distress: politicians warn of video service

San Francisco, Düsseldorf, Berlin For Dennis Johnson, it should be the greatest success of his career so far. At the end of March, the doctoral student at California State University in Long Beach had to defend his dissertation, which was due to the corona risk via the video conferencing service Zoom. In the middle of […]

Coalition gains favor with voters in corona crisis – AfD crashes

Union poll values ​​from the CDU and CSU continue to rise during the Corona crisis. This shows a new survey. The AfD, however, continues to fall. The Federal Government’s handling of the Corona crisis is causing the Union’s survey figures to increase further. In a survey by the polling company Insa for the “Bild” newspaper […]