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Inquiry launched into huge Swiss navy losses
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:43:00 GMT

Swiss Economics Minister Guy Parmelin has announced an administrative inquiry into huge government losses related to the Swiss merchant navy.   The decision comes “in view of the losses of several hundred million francs incurred by the Confederation in connection with guarantees for...

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‘Yes to an initiative promoting moderately-priced housing’
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 10:00:00 GMT

The free market in Switzerland has built housing units that remain empty because they are too expensive, or in out-of-the-way places, says Marina Carobbio Guscetti. The Social Democrat senator believes that the initiative "More affordable housing" will fix these problems. It will help the middle...