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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

Switzerland in your pocket

SOCIAL MEDIA AT
SWI SWISSINFO.CH
in 2017

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Two tales of women's suffrage
Swiss men continued to deny women the right to vote until 1971. This inspired two Swiss-based authors to tell stories of women experiencing the fight for ...
Switzerland's four languages
The Swiss are known for their multilingualism. The proportion of polyglots has increased slightly since 2014, according to a new report from the Federal ...
A Swiss Rifle Club in America
Swiss rifles were coveted during the American revolutionary and civil wars. Today they're used for fun by the Swiss Rifle Club of Minneapolis. In the late 1980s, ...
Why the rock band Queen loves Montreux
The quiet lakeside town of Montreux has become a mecca for Queen fans. They make pilgrimages here each year to leave messages at Freddie Mercury's ...
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 ...