IN CONVERSATION WITH LARISSA M. BIELER

"Switzerland has strong global interrelationships: it shapes foreign countries, it exercises influence, it depends on foreign countries – journalistically we have to position ourselves more strongly"

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SWI Highlights 2017

"TWITTERVIEW" WITH BALZ RIGENDINGER

Chief Editor for Switzerland

Tell the story!

Introducing the Multimedia team
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THE OSA AND
SWI SWISSINFO.CH

A summary by
Ariane Rustichelli,
Director of the OSA

SWI SWISSINFO.CH

«Your connection to Switzerland»

«TOGETHER»

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2017 was marked by a new addition to the SWI swissinfo.ch family: the tvsvizzera.it website.

THE SWI
SWISSINFO.CH APP

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SOCIAL MEDIA AT
SWI SWISSINFO.CH
in 2017

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Making prosthetic limbs from recycled bottles
Recycling plastic to make new bottles is one thing, but using the material to create prosthetic limbs? That's another. Two Swiss designers are using their skills to ...
What is it like to work in Switzerland?
Switzerland has a strong economy, low inflation, low national debt and a low unemployment rate. It's hard to believe that only a few generations ago, Switzerland ...
The Alptransit project - Lötschberg, Gotthard and Monte Ceneri tunnels through the Alps
The Lötschberg, Gotthard base and Monte Ceneri base tunnels make up the Alpine rail link project. The idea to dig the three tunnels under the Swiss Alps was ...
Nuns: powerful women of the Middle Ages
The Middle Ages were a rough time for women. They were considered inferior to men, and very few were educated. Convents offered them opportunities that ...
Why is Switzerland one of the most expensive countries?
Everybody seems to agree, Switzerland is one of the most expensive countries in the world, but why is that? The anecdotal evidence is there, and in the press, ...
How does asylum work in Switzerland
Switzerland has a humanitarian tradition and deals with relatively more asylum requests than other European countries, given the size of the population.
How to become Swiss
If you have a connection to Switzerland through your family or your partner and want to make it official by becoming Swiss yourself – this is how you can go ...
#swihack Live Stream of presentations
On location at #swihack Multilingual Journalism Hackathon organized by Swissinfo For more information, please visit https://swihack.ch --- swissinfo.ch is the ...
There’s plastic in your beer: here’s why
Plastic is all around us: it's so present in our everyday lives we don't just find it in our cupboards and on our desks, we even find it inside human bodies. A study ...
A sex change in the army
Lieutenant colonel Christian Hug told his bosses that he was going to become a woman. The army supported his decision and now Christine is the first ...