Altmaier wants to simplify help for companies

Bundes economics minister Peter Altmaier (CDU) was “confirmed” in office at the weekend. Because Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU), the new CDU chairman Armin Laschet and the CSU chairman Markus Söder unanimously and immediately rejected the initiative of the defeated party chairman candidate Friedrich Merz to immediately take over the office of economics minister in […]

Altmaier wants tougher penalties for wrongdoing

AIn view of the increasing number of new coronavirus infections, Federal Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier advocates tougher penalties for violating the corona rules. “Anyone who deliberately endangers others must expect that this will have serious consequences for him,” said Altmaier of the German Press Agency in Berlin. “We must not jeopardize the upswing that […]

Freelancers can also get help

Olaf Scholz and Peter Altmaier (from left) The Federal Minister of Finance and the Federal Minister of Economics made it clear at the end of last week that companies in Germany would be supported in the corona crisis. (Photo: dpa) Berlin Federal Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier (CDU) and Federal Minister of Finance Olaf Scholz […]

Altmaier wants tougher penalties for wrongdoing

AIn view of the increasing number of new coronavirus infections, Federal Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier advocates tougher penalties for violations of the corona rules. “Anyone who deliberately endangers others must expect that this will have serious consequences for him,” said Altmaier of the German Press Agency in Berlin. “We must not jeopardize the upswing […]

Corona: In New Zealand nobody has been infected for 100 days

Start of the compulsory tests: “If you need a test, you should also pay for it” In the CDU, there is criticism of the free compulsory tests for travelers returning to Germany from Corona risk areas. “The effort for self-chosen risks cannot be constantly passed on to society,” said Saxony-Anhalt’s Prime Minister Reiner Haseloff to […]

Green send questionnaire to Angela Merkel and Olaf Scholz

90 questions – all not particularly edifying: The Greens wrote a letter to the federal government in the Wirecard scandal. A committee of inquiry is far from being averted. In the possibly largest fraud scandal in post-war history, many questions remain unanswered. How many? The Greens now have a first number ready: they want the […]

Power struggle over weapons manufacturer Heckler & Koch ended

Heckler & Koch has a new majority shareholder. After almost two years of examination by the Federal Ministry of Economics, the Luxembourg-based financial holding company Compagnie de Développement de l’Eau (CDE) is in control of the medium-sized company with over 900 employees. The CDE, behind which French investor and fund manager Nicolas Walewski is behind, […]