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
SWI SWISSINFO.CH

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Ariane Rustichelli,
Director of the OSA

SWI SWISSINFO.CH

«Your connection to Switzerland»

«TOGETHER»

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SOCIAL MEDIA AT
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in 2017

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What remains of Swiss democracy after the coronavirus measures?
On March 16 the Swiss government declared an “extraordinary situation” due to coronavirus. People had to stay at home for two months. The spring session of ...
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 ...
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 ...
Swiss and homeless
A study by the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Northwest Switzerland shines a light on homelessness in Switzerland. Despite a social welfare net, ...
Swiss president expresses gratitude to Swiss Abroad
In a Swiss National Day address to Swiss citizens who live in another country, Ueli Maurer, who holds the rotating Swiss presidency this year, stresses shared ...
Starmus honours men who reached for the moon
With a mix of music and award honours, the Starmus Festival being held in Zurich this week has paid homage to the men who made the first moon landing ...
Gender equality in the art world
125 museums, hundred of exhibitions, pages of data. We wanted to know what percentage of exhibited artworks in Swiss museums was created by women ...
Ueli Maurer in China
On Monday, Swiss President Ueli Maurer was received by his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the end of a week-long visit to China. Discussions between the ...