Lockdown-easing plan leaves many confused and service industry disappointedApril 20, 2020, 10:08 a.m.
After last Thursday’s lockdown easing announcement - the food and beverage industry was particularly disappoint...
Hospitality industry nervous about futureApril 17, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
Following the announcement, many sectors of the economy are relieved. But those in the hospitality industry remain ne...
Government looks to protect companies in crisisApril 10, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
The government’s looking at ways to protect Swiss companies hit by cash-flow problems and debt.
Lockdown extended but restrictions set to loosenApril 9, 2020, 9:50 a.m.
Switzerland’s lockdown has been extended by another week - until April 26.
Government prepares to enforce lockdown over EasterApril 8, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
The Swiss government and cantonal officials are preparing to enforce lockdown rules over the sunny Easter weekend.
Public asks when restrictions on life might easeApril 6, 2020, 10:19 a.m.
We are now three weeks into lockdown in Switzerland - and public debate has started to ask when we might expect restr...
Government prepared to increased financial aid to suffering companiesApril 2, 2020, 9:50 a.m.
The government says it’s ready to increase the amount of financial aid to companies suffering financial losses ...
Star Alliance asks government for assistanceMarch 18, 2020, 10:08 a.m.
Some business news.
Majority of citizens support government handling of Covid-19 outbreakMarch 9, 2020, 9:56 a.m.
The majority of people in the country believe the government is doing a good job in its efforts to control the spread...
Government to reassess how it distributes international aidFeb. 21, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
The government is looking to reassess the amount of money it spends on development aid – and how it spends it.&...
Government reports budget surplus exceeding forecastFeb. 20, 2020, 9 a.m.
The government has beaten its own forecast and is reporting a budget surplus of over CHF 3bn.
Government considers increasing Swiss contribution to IMFFeb. 13, 2020, 9:48 a.m.
Parliament is to debate doubling the amount of money Switzerland pays into the IMF emergency bailout fund.
Swiss newspapers ask for more subsidiesJan. 9, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
Swiss newspaper publishers are calling on the government to provide more subsidies for the industry – otherwise...
US Air Force 2 lands at Swiss military baseDec. 17, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
Speculation is rife after a US government aircraft, often dubbed as Air Force 2, landed at the Swiss military base in...
Little economic growth predicted for 2020Dec. 13, 2019, 7:28 a.m.
The economy is not going to grow much in 2020 according to a new government report.
Elections to Federal Council today - Greens fight for a seatDec. 11, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
Elections to the Federal Council take place today and the Greens will be fighting for a seat at the top table. Althou...
NGOs pressure government to strengthen sexual violence lawsNov. 29, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
The government is being pressured to strengthen its sexual violence laws.
Government crackdown on trucks passing through AlpsNov. 14, 2019, 8:47 a.m.
The government is to use a carrot and stick approach to get more trucks to use the train link through the Alps and no...
Government may reverse decision to stop coffee stockpilingNov. 12, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Switzerland is reconsidering its decision to stop stockpiling coffee in case of an emergency.
Green parties' success throws doubt over current government structureOct. 28, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
The success of the Green parties in last week’s parliamentary elections is causing a major rethink on how the g...
Protest outside UN claims Lebanese corruption enabled by Swiss banksOct. 23, 2019, 9:10 a.m.
Around 250 people demonstrated outside the UN in Geneva yesterday in support of the Lebanese calling for the resignat...
Factory farming ban will be voted onSept. 18, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Voters will be given a say if Switzerland should ban factory farming.
Separatists in Geneva monitored by Spanish governmentAug. 12, 2019, 9:10 a.m.
The Spanish government is keeping a close eye on Catalan separatists in Geneva - and the Spanish secret service may a...
Women's retirement age to increase to 65July 4, 2019, 8:59 a.m.
The government has put forward yet another plan in an effort to shore up the struggling Swiss pensions fund.