Skeleton and Bobsleigh Athletes Sliding into Winterberg for World Championships
The city of Winterberg, translated as "Winter Mountain” in English, is aptly named, given that it is currently playing host to the 2015 Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Championships. The winter sporting event takes place every two years, and this is the second time the city in North Rhine-Westphalia has hosted.
On 11 February 2015, Dr. Wolfram Spelten, Economic Counsellor, gave a welcome speech at the press conference - organised by the MGCC - to officially announce the ACHEMA 2015.
ACHEMA is one of the wor...
Ambassador Holger Michael met with Tan Sri Dr. Ahmad Tajudin, President of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia, and Ms. Hazami Habib, COO, in the afternoon of 10 February 2015. They had a lively discussi...
Germany increasingly popular Migration Destination
Germany is an increasingly attractive destination for immigrants. According to the latest Migration Report, their numbers rose from 1.08 million in 2012 to 1.23 million in 2013, with net migration at its highest level since 1993. Net migration stood at around 430.000, the highest level since 1993.
Steady Growth for German Economy
January 2015. The latest GDP figures show that Europe’s largest economy grew by 1.5 percent in 2014, up from previous estimates of 1.4 percent. The ten-year average for annual German GDP growth is 1.2 percent.