Swiss army head calls for more women and to allow foreigners

Swiss army head calls for more women and to allow foreigners

June 26, 2020, 9:09 a.m.
The fairly new head of the Swiss army wants to be more inclusive. He wants more women and even foreigners to join up....
Study predicts steep drop in foreign investment in Switzerland

Study predicts steep drop in foreign investment in Switzerland

June 23, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
A study by the financial consulting firm EY is predicting a steep drop in foreign investment in Switzerland this year.
French nationals now largest foreign population in Geneva

French nationals now largest foreign population in Geneva

March 6, 2020, 10:11 a.m.
French nationals now make up the largest foreign population in canton Geneva, knocking the Portuguese off the top spo...
Foreign ministry accepts tobacco money

Foreign ministry accepts tobacco money

July 23, 2019, 11:27 a.m.
The foreign ministry is being criticized for accepting money from the global tobacco company Philip Morris.
Foreign-sounding names discriminated against in rent market

Foreign-sounding names discriminated against in rent market

June 11, 2019, 9:24 a.m.
A survey by the Federal Housing Office is confirming what many may have suspected – those with a foreign soundi...
Turkish consulate hit with petrol bombs

Turkish consulate hit with petrol bombs

April 4, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
The Turkish consulate in Zurich has been hit by petrol bombs. A group called Barrikade admitted to the attack –...
Foreign voters don't make full use of rights

Foreign voters don't make full use of rights

Oct. 3, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
A study from canton Neuchâtel shows even when foreigners in Switzerland are given the right to vote – the...
New cabinet minister will take over foreign ministry

New cabinet minister will take over foreign ministry

Sept. 25, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
The new Swiss cabinet member, 56 year old Ignazio Cassis will become foreign minister.
Switzerland strengthens travel advice for Turkey

Switzerland strengthens travel advice for Turkey

July 28, 2017, 9:49 a.m.
The Swiss foreign ministry has tightened its travel advice for Turkey. It’s advising travelers they could face ...
Firms to be checked for foreign worker pay

Firms to be checked for foreign worker pay

Nov. 24, 2016, 6:40 a.m.
The number of spot checks on companies employing foreign workers will increase from 27,000 a year to 35,000.
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