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SWI Public Council

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SWI Highlights 2016

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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 ...
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 ...
Manga comics break sexual taboos for young Swiss
Japanese mangas depicting love stories between men – written, drawn, and read by girls – have been popular in Japan for more than twenty years. Now 'yaoi' ...
The experimental shop of the future
Are unstaffed shops the future of shopping? (SRF/swissinfo.ch) At Zurich main railway station a trial is being carried out with an unstaffed shop that can only be ...
Swiss fear effects of 5G antennas
Fifth-generation (5G) mobile communications antennas are starting to go up in Switzerland. Not everyone is happy about this. --- swissinfo.ch is the international ...

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