Communications Minister concerned over Chinese takeovers of Swiss firms

Communications Minister concerned over Chinese takeovers of Swiss firms

Aug. 14, 2018, 10:14 a.m.
Swiss Communications Minister Doris Leuthard says she’s concerned about potential takeovers by Chinese business...
Resurrecting Europe-Asia trade route

Resurrecting Europe-Asia trade route

July 19, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
Minister announces goal to strengthen economic ties with Central Asia
Trade deal with China disappoints farmers

Trade deal with China disappoints farmers

May 14, 2018, 6:21 a.m.
Swiss farmers are complaining the much vaunted free trade deal the country has struck with China is not leading to th...
Switzerland offers to host US/North Korea talks

Switzerland offers to host US/North Korea talks

April 4, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
The Swiss foreign minister has told his Chinese counterpart that Switzerland could host talks between the US and Nort...
Protestors march against China deals

Protestors march against China deals

March 12, 2018, 6:48 a.m.
More than 3,000 people demonstrated in Geneva on Saturday, protesting Switzerland’s closer relationship with Ch...
Otto Warmbier's parents to speak in Geneva

Otto Warmbier's parents to speak in Geneva

Feb. 13, 2018, 5:28 a.m.
The parents of the American student who was tortured to death in North Korea will be speaking in Geneva at the Human ...
Swiss component found in N.Korea missile

Swiss component found in N.Korea missile

Feb. 12, 2018, 5:55 a.m.
A Swiss made electrical component has been found in the wreckage of a North Korean nuclear missile.
Chinese government using social media to glean information

Chinese government using social media to glean information

Jan. 8, 2018, 7:22 a.m.
The Swiss intelligence agency is warning China is using LinkedIn in an effort to persuade people to share sensitive i...
Switzerland offers to mediate in North Korea crises

Switzerland offers to mediate in North Korea crises

Sept. 5, 2017, 7:41 a.m.
Switzerland is offering to host talks between North Korea, the United States and China on ways to de-escalate the cri...
Swiss builders angry at Swiss Railways for Chinese cladding

Swiss builders angry at Swiss Railways for Chinese cladding

Aug. 9, 2017, 10:40 a.m.
Swiss building firms are angry at a decision by Swiss Federal Railways to buy stone cladding from China for its Europ...
Asian visitors lift Swiss hotel stays

Asian visitors lift Swiss hotel stays

Aug. 8, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
Visitors from Asia lifted the Swiss hotel sector in the first half of this year, according to new numbers from the Fe...
Protestors outside UN in Geneva ahead of China visit

Protestors outside UN in Geneva ahead of China visit

Jan. 18, 2017, 7:52 a.m.
Tibetans and Chinese Uighurs protested outside the UN in Geneva yesterday ahead of a visit by the Chinese president t...
Police complain of lack of planning ahead of China UN visit

Police complain of lack of planning ahead of China UN visit

Jan. 17, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
Police unions are complaining about what they see as a lack of organization ahead of the visit of the Chinese preside...
Chinese president on state visit to Switzerland

Chinese president on state visit to Switzerland

Jan. 16, 2017, 10:44 a.m.
The Chinese President is in Switzerland for a state visit. He arrived in Zurich and then traveled to Bern by train.
Chinese president to speak at WEF in Davos

Chinese president to speak at WEF in Davos

Jan. 11, 2017, 10:35 a.m.
This year’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos aims to persuade world leaders to be more responsible and res...
Dalai Lama to speak in Bern and Zurich

Dalai Lama to speak in Bern and Zurich

Aug. 4, 2016, 8:01 a.m.
The Dalai Lama is to visit Switzerland in mid-October during a trip to Europe. The spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddh...
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