IN CONVERSATION WITH LARISSA M. BIELER

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SWI Highlights 2017

"TWITTERVIEW" WITH BALZ RIGENDINGER

Chief Editor for Switzerland

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Introducing the Multimedia team
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THE OSA AND
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Director of the OSA

SWI SWISSINFO.CH

«Your connection to Switzerland»

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THE SWI
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SOCIAL MEDIA AT
SWI SWISSINFO.CH
in 2017

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The Reformed Church welcomes career changers
The Reformed Church is low on new recruits. It has now launched a special training course to attract the next generation. The Reformed Church is low on new ...
Skis 'made in Switzerland'
About ten ski brands are still produced in Switzerland how do they keep their business afloat? Less than one in five skiers go down the slopes on Swiss skis.
Energy saving made easy
If heating systems in second homes in Switzerland could be controlled remotely, a large amount of energy would be saved. If heating systems in second homes ...
Older jobless struggle to find work
The long-term unemployed have a tough time finding a new job, especially if they're over 50. An estimated 100000 people in Switzerland are jobless and no ...
flight shaming
Young Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and the thousands of young Swiss who are striking for the climate have drawn the public's attention to air traffic pollution.
Refugees at work
While waiting for a decision on their asylum request, refugees are placed in asylum centres throughout the country. In some of them, cantons offer professional ...
Changes ahead for homeschooling families
There are 1000 children being homeschooled in Switzerland, 600 of them in the western Swiss canton of Vaud. But the rules there could be tightened, which will ...
A 2000-year-old guest in Switzerland
The loan of a three-metre tall, 2000-year-old Gandhara-period Buddha statue proved to be a bigger challenge than anticipated for Zurich's Rietberg museum.
Here comes the algorithm
Alliance F, the organisation of Swiss feminists' associations, has raised money to develop an algorithm that would be able to detect hate speech online.
Can religion be reconciled with homosexuality?
Even in modern Switzerland, homosexuals are being bullied into undergoing conversion therapies to change their sexual compass. (RTS/swissinfo.ch) ...