Philanthropist reducing face mask deficit talks to WRS

Philanthropist reducing face mask deficit talks to WRS

April 24, 2020, 10:05 a.m.
A Geneva-based philanthropist has been telling World Radio Switzerland about his huge investment in obtaining million...
Geneva-based philanthropist to set up 'air-bridge' between China and Geneva

Geneva-based philanthropist to set up 'air-bridge' between China and Geneva

April 15, 2020, 10:19 a.m.
The Geneva-based philanthropist Abdallah Chatila is spending CHF 130m on medical equipment and setting up an air-brid...
Swiss Post to stop delivering items to China

Swiss Post to stop delivering items to China

Feb. 13, 2020, 9:51 a.m.
Swiss Post says it can no longer deliver items to China as many airlines are no longer serving the country due to the...
US uges Switzerland to ditch Chinese 5G maker

US uges Switzerland to ditch Chinese 5G maker

Feb. 3, 2020, 10:11 a.m.
The United States is urging Switzerland to stop using Chinese technology in its 5G telephone network. The US says ...
Zurich hospital patients test negative for coronavirus

Zurich hospital patients test negative for coronavirus

Jan. 29, 2020, 9:36 a.m.
Health officials say the two patients in a Zurich hospital don’t have the coronavirus.
Coronavirus to cut Chinese tourism

Coronavirus to cut Chinese tourism

Jan. 28, 2020, 9:38 a.m.
Tourism could take a hit due to the coronavirus. 
Zurich patients test negative for coronavirus

Zurich patients test negative for coronavirus

Jan. 28, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
The two patients in a Zurich hospital are testing negative for the corona virus but doctors remain cautious as the vi...
Two suspected coronavirus cases in Zurich

Two suspected coronavirus cases in Zurich

Jan. 27, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
There are two suspected cases of coronavirus in Zurich. 
Test for coronavirus developed in Geneva

Test for coronavirus developed in Geneva

Jan. 24, 2020, 8:52 a.m.
Geneva University Hospital has developed a test for the coronavirus which is spreading in China. 
UBS reported as shareholder in company suppressing Uyghur Muslims in China

UBS reported as shareholder in company suppressing Uyghur Muslims in China

Dec. 16, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
It’s being reported the Swiss bank UBS is a major shareholder in a surveillance company which is heavily involv...
President criticised for meeting with autocratic leaders

President criticised for meeting with autocratic leaders

Nov. 22, 2019, 9:57 a.m.
The Swiss president is being criticised in some quarters for a world tour which seems to be focusing on autocratic le...
Hong Kong moves gold to Switzerland and Singapore

Hong Kong moves gold to Switzerland and Singapore

Sept. 18, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
Millions of dollars’ worth of gold is being moved out of Hong Kong – much of it is said to be heading to ...
IT manager accidentally sends sensitive documents to China

IT manager accidentally sends sensitive documents to China

May 28, 2019, 9:16 a.m.
An IT manager at a computer chip company has been fined after hundreds of sensitive documents were sent to China.
12,000 Chinese tourists visit Lucerne

12,000 Chinese tourists visit Lucerne

May 14, 2019, 8:55 a.m.
The historic town of Lucerne had to deal with an invasion of Chinese tourists yesterday – but everyone was prep...
US pressures Switzerland to stop using Huawei

US pressures Switzerland to stop using Huawei

March 19, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
The United States is pressuring Switzerland to stop using technology built by the Chinese firm Huawei, saying it coul...
Switzerland pressures China over human rights breach

Switzerland pressures China over human rights breach

Nov. 7, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
Switzerland is calling on China to end the detention of Uighurs.
Geneva protests plight of the Uighurs, China

Geneva protests plight of the Uighurs, China

Nov. 6, 2018, 9:18 a.m.
Geneva police are advising people to stay away from the centre of town this morning as more than 1,000 are expected t...
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.
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