Category Archive: Switzerland

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

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

On “Evergreen” Monetary Policies: Print or Die!

Evergreen. For Ever. Unlimited.  A dam as a quick way to town – A “green” story. I live not too far from a 100 year-old dam that’s part of NYC’s water supply. There’s… Continue reading

Financial Wrongdoing of Cambodian Malaria Center.

Cambodia accused of serious graft in malaria fight. A major international aid fund has accused Cambodia of “serious” corruption in the use of money intended to combat malaria and other life-threatening diseases. The… 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

Britain has left the European Union in all but name.

Diminishing EU a Wonder to Behold. By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard  –  The Telegraph. To all intents and purposes, the UK is already out. We stayed still. Europe galloped away without us. No doubt we… Continue reading