Category Archive: Switzerland Schweiz

Swiss-Thai Cement – No (more) confidence in the Cambodian economy.

Siam City Cement Plc (SCCC), Thailand’s second-largest cement maker, has shelved its US $ 50-million cement plant in Cambodia over political uncertainty in the Khmer Kingdom. The managing director of SET-listed SCCC, said… Continue reading

Polonsky Reportedly Escaped Cambodia With Diplomatic Assistance.

Russian former billionaire Sergei Polonsky, who is on bail on assault charges from the Preah Sihanouk Provincial Court, may have been spirited out of Cambodia with the assistance of the Russian government and… Continue reading

Traumata in Kambodscha.

Rechtswissenschaft und Psychologie – Traumata in Kambodscha. Die Gräueltaten der Roten Khmer im Kambodscha der 1970er Jahre werden an einem Tribunal in Phnom Penh aufgearbeitet. UZH-Forschende aus Rechtswissenschaft und Psychologie erforschen dabei gemeinsam, wie… Continue reading

Swiss Voters Crack Down On Corporate Pay Packages.

A proposal to rein in payouts to top managers and company board members has won an overwhelming majority in a nationwide ballot.  Final results show 67.9 per cent of Swiss voters coming out… Continue reading

Chinese New Year Concert 2013 in Phnom Penh.

For the fourth consecutive year the Art+ Foundation invited  to a concert with European classic music on the eve of Chinese New Year. On Saturday 9 February,  at 8pm at the Meta House Gallery, Mathias Boegner… Continue reading

Europa – Auf dem Weg in die große Depression?

Auf dem Weltwirtschaftsgipfel in Davos wurde in heiterer Realitätsverweigerung das angebliche Ende der Euro-Krise gefeiert. Anlass dazu gibt es freilich nicht. Die Notenbanken drucken ungehemmt Geld, die Arbeitslosigkeit in den Südstaaten Europas erreicht… Continue reading

La Suisse – Faire bonne mine contre mauvaise fortune à venir?

Zur Schau gestellte Fröhlichkeit prägt das offizielle Bundesratsbild 2013. Die vier Frauen (mit Bundeskanzlerin) und vier Männer stellen sich unbekümmert dem Hof-Fotographen. Showtime oder gute Mine zum kommenden, bösen Buben-/Mädchenspiel des Jahres 2013. Aber… Continue reading

Is Switzerland the best place to be born?

Quality-of-life index links results of who is happy and who has best quality of life in terms of wealth, health and trust in public institutions. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), a sister company… Continue reading

A Tsunami in Switzerland?

Evidence of Lake Geneva Says Yes. In the sixth century, Gregory of Tours, a chronicler of the Germanic people known as the Franks, told of an extraordinary event in what is now Switzerland,… Continue reading

Cambodia: Swiss Premium Yoghurt – The dark side of Globalization.

Globalization has many sides. Some may be useful, but much is pure nonsense. And some are financed by taxpayers money. Such as the export of Swiss Premium Yogurt EMMI to Cambodia. The 100… Continue reading