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Drug dilemma What’s behind Switzerland’s vaccine shortage?

Switzerland is struggling to maintain stocks of 16 key vaccines, forcing doctors to adapt their practices.

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Personal finance Senate pushes for bank accounts for Swiss expats

Big Swiss banks should make it easier for Swiss people living abroad to maintain a bank account, finds the Senate. 

Swiss Pioneers The king of chocolate in Mexico

A Swiss man emigrates to Mexico, sets up a company, and makes a fortune making something the Mexicans have never tasted before: white chocolate.

Cheers to that UNESCO status boosts wine trade in Lavaux

Wine producers in the spectacular wine-growing region on Lake Geneva have enjoyed success since getting UNESCO World Heritage status a decade ago.

Second pillar of the community Occupational pensions, a hidden Swiss treasure

Swiss pension savings far exceed gross domestic product (GDP) and the reserves of the Swiss National Bank (SNB). 

Zermatt plague Marmots invade Matterhorn area


“So sweet!”, coo the tourists. “Shoot them,” say the authorities in Zermatt, where marmots have become a plague.