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Hong Kong's private wealth management industry is turning to Switzerland as it looks to improve its expertise to tap into growing demand for its services ... Last month, Hong Kong and Swiss authorities and industry bodies signed three agreements covering cooperation in financial markets, including the ...
A red carpet was rolled out as the President of the Swiss Confederation Alain Berset arrived in Dhaka on a four-day official visit on Sunday. ... On Tuesday, Berset will visit the Kutupalong camp in the Cox's Bazar, where Switzerland provides humanitarian aid to refugees from the Rohingya ethnic group who ...

The meeting, which is being held within the frames of official visit of Dominique de Buman, President of the National Council of Switzerland (lower house of ... I want to highlight the role of the structures, in particular, that of the Armenian-Swiss chamber of commerce and industry, the parliamentary friendship ...
According to their report, Abramovich received a positive preliminary decision on his residence request from authorities in Valais. ... Le Matin Dimanche says this case puts the spotlight on “exceptional residence permits for rich foreigners” which Switzerland can grant in rare cases considered “of major ...
In the report, a public health official described the situation as “worrying”. Up to 2013, Switzerland had access to various EU communication and alert systems, allowing it to obtain important health information. But Bern has lost its observer status in the relevant bodies, notably the EU's Early Warning and ...
The public prosecutor's office in Zurich has confirmed the Swiss-based businessman, whose liquidated Dublin company Pembroke Dynamic Internet Services is the subject of an inquiry by the Charities Regulator, was arrested at Zurich Airport on December 22nd, 2017. The authorities in Switzerland, where ...

The pair were only tracked down and notified after officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention opened channels usually reserved for ... The CDC reached out to Swiss authorities with “probably the least amount of information we have ever had: Two people that we think are Swiss, who might ...
The ambassador welcomed the positive efforts undertaken by Iran for improving its banking system and said he will discuss Iran's proposals with Swiss banking officials, so that Iranian banks are able to obtain permits to open branches in Switzerland. Leitner earlier met with the head of Tehran Chamber of ...
In Switzerland, several thousand people are reported missing each year, but the authorities rarely initiate a public search. About 4,700 people go missing annually, according to Sunday newspaper SonntagsZeitung. The newspaper based this figure on data from 13 cantons. Many of the missing are under ...
He was invited by Missio Switzerland, the Swiss branch of the Pontifical Mission Societies that are under the jurisdiction of the Pope. Miranda leads a diocese of ... Money that was sent from 12 Compassion branches, including Switzerland, was blocked by the authorities. This resulted in a seven-figure ...
This winter has already seen a record number of dynamite-triggered avalanches in the Swiss Alps. The reason is the huge amount of snowfall. For safety's sake, Swiss ski resort and security authorities have set off thousands of avalanches this winter – blowing up 120 metric tonnes of explosives so far, ...
Florida public health officials say a Swiss couple who recently handled a bat in East Naples that turned out to have rabies have been located and are ... had been contacted by health authorities in the United States about the Swiss couple, according to the Federal Office of Public Health in Bern, Switzerland.
A Greenwich, Conn. resident and citizen of South Korea was sentenced to six months in prison for failing to report to the U.S. Department of Treasury more than $28 million in funds he maintained at Credit Suisse branches in Switzerland, with the bank paying a $2.6 billion penalty in 2014 over its secret ...
It concluded that Swiss officials "helped the Nazi regime achieve its goals" by closing the country's borders to thousands of Jewish refugees, effectively sending them back to near certain death ... In 1942, the Swiss authorities definitely closed their borders to refugees fleeing "only for racial reasons", it found.
Cassis is expected to present the Federal Council's (Swiss government) official position on European policy on January 31. ... This comes after Swiss officials sent mixed signals concerning a treaty to replace 120 bilateral accords that currently govern ties between Switzerland and its most important trading ...
In Switzerland, the child of a mother under 18 is automatically put into care. Erika remembers there were discussions with the authorities at the time to see if someone in the family could be the guardian, but she said the family decided it would be better to have someone official from the child protection ...
Top of the arguments against suffrage for Swiss expatriates, however, was a perceived legal contradiction: Political rights in Switzerland were tied ... Swiss citizens living abroad and wishing to vote must fulfil a single condition, according to Braun Binder: They must register with the Swiss authorities in one ...

23 (Xinhua) -- China and Switzerland Tuesday pledged to further promote bilateral relations, at a meeting here between senior officials of the two ... In particular, the successful visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Switzerland last year and the participation of President of the Swiss Confederation Doris ...
Thousands of anti-capitalist protestors marched through Swiss cities Tuesday evening, in order to protest against President Donald Trump's ... Swiss authorities had rejected permission for protestors to demonstrate against Trump in Davos because heavy snowfall had limited the space for demonstrations.
23 (Xinhua) -- The authorities and private sector representatives from China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Tuesday signed ... and the Swiss Bankers Association to "further collaborate to promote the development of private wealth management in Switzerland and Hong Kong," ...
Some 9,000 people are stranded there. Some residents were also evacuated in the Swiss town of Davos, where world and business leaders are gathering for the World Economic Forum this week. Officials advised people living in about 30 homes to find somewhere safer to spend the night on Sunday.
Eritreans made up almost a fifth of requests followed by Syrians, Afghans and people from Turkey – the Turks largely in the category of people fleeing a crackdown arising from a failed coup in 2016. Eritreans topped September 2017 Swiss asylum requests. Most migration reports on Africa has identified ...
Swiss authorities have barred protests outside the World Economic Forum where a number of world leaders, include President Donald Trump, will convene this week. Citing heavy snowfall, officials in Davos said in a statement to the Associated Press that “the extremely tight space situation due to the ...
The scandal hit LafargeHolcim (created after France's Lafarge merged with the Swiss company Holcim in 2015) in summer 2016 following a report in Le Monde. The paper claimed Lafarge paid Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) in 2013-2014 to continue operations in northern Syria. Lafarge's Jalabiya plant in ...
Lafarge, which merged in 2015 with Swiss building supplies company Holcim, hung on in Syria for two years after most French companies had left as Isis made major territorial gains. The jihadists, who have since lost huge swathes of territory in international military offensives, eventually took over the ...
Further rail network upgrades are in the pipeline, however, including at the Luino section linking Switzerland and Italy. This has temporarily reduced the amount of freight that can be transported on this section due to construction work. Once complete, the Swiss authorities will monitor increases in capacity.
Like many small villages in Switzerland, Albinen has experienced a decline in its population, with three families leaving in the past year alone, forcing the ... The new scheme should help boost the population and bring new life to the village, feel the authorities, who said in a recent newsletter that it would be ...
While Britons can currently live and work in Switzerland under the country's freedom of movement deal with the EU, they still have to apply for residence ... In typical Swiss downbeat style, the village authorities issued a statement accusing the media of creating a “worldwide sensation” and “unnecessary ...
Citing an anonymous source, AFP reported the decision by Israel defence minister Avigdor Lieberman on Wednesday to stop Swiss officials going from ... the Swiss foreign ministry in Bern said it had also learned of the decision via media sources, and was in contact with Israeli authorities to clarify and – in ...
BERNE|NEW DELHI: Paving the way for India to get instant access to details on Indians with Swiss accounts, a key parliamentary panel in ...
The security authorities in North Darfur announced on Wednesday that kidnapped Swiss aid worker Margaret Schenkel has been “released ...
November 18, 2017 Zurich, Switzerland—Among the many ... lawmakers, successfully leading to the first Swiss legislation dealing with their protection. ... abandoned animals, and those collected by authorities, and it cares for ...
He announced that he will be taking the Swiss authorities to court. ... "If Marri was able to enter Switzerland to work with Brahamdagh Bugti and ... The official said that Pakistan has been regularly communicating with various ... 130 Sindh Police officials were forced to retire over criminal activities: report ...
... scrutiny from French and Swiss authorities over links to extremists. ... by French officials on a backlist known as “Fiche S” since at least 2012, will be ... It is the biggest in Switzerland and can host 1,500 worshippers. .... an official religion, requiring Muslims in Switzerland to make a greater effort to integrate.
Swiss authorities have confirmed that an entry ban has been issued ... been very active in organising protests in Switzerland for their cause.
... scrutiny from French and Swiss authorities over links to extremists. ... by French officials on a backlist known as “Fiche S” since at least 2012, will be ... It is the biggest in Switzerland and can host 1,500 worshippers. .... an official religion, requiring Muslims in Switzerland to make a greater effort to integrate.
Sources said that Swiss government's foreign ministry officials met him and ... pages explaining why his immigration into Switzerland will not be allowed. ... in touch with the Swiss authorities about Marri and his brother-in-law, ...
A Swiss man who admitted to spying on German tax officials was given a ... Switzerland had been seeking the identities of three German tax ...
The U.S. National Under-18 Team opens play in the 2017 Under-18 Five Nations Tournament in Hameenlinna, Finland against Switzerland at ...
The U.S. National Under-18 Team fell to Switzerland, 3-2, following a ... information can be found on the official tournament website here .
Swiss prosecutors say the statute of limitations prevents them from ... house arrest in Switzerland in 2010 while authorities considered, and ...
It all started with Switzerland's protection of bank secrecy — a thorn in the side of North ... tax officials by parking huge sums of money in Swiss bank accounts. ... But the Swiss authorities were not ready to let the matter go.
French, Swiss authorities detain ten in anti-terror raids ... in France and one was detained in Switzerland, according to French officials. ... A French security official who spoke to the Associated Press said the suspected plot did ...
Politicians, business directors and companies in Switzerland are among those ... One of the most interesting names for the Swiss authorities is ...
The number of threats of violence made to Swiss parliamentarians and other government officials reached 1,700 in 2016, compared to just 105 ...
One itsy-bitsy home intruder in Switzerland prompted a police operation ... a spider in her bedroom, authorities said in a statement on Sunday.
A TEEN axe attacker injured several people before being shot by police and arrested tonight, authorities have said. A 17-year-old Latvian ...
The Swiss authorities are missing a golden opportunity to establish the country as a leading centre for provenance checking and restitution of ...
If a farm is abandoned, the federal authorities cover half of the retraining ... The Swiss Farmers' Association denies that the agriculture sector is ...
A visit to Switzerland by Myanmar's military top brass was necessary to confront ... The official visit last month was condemned by Amnesty International, ... to put Switzerland's message across to top Myanmar officials, which ...


 

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