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Pokemon fans hail Switzerland’s 1st trading card vending machine

Pokemon fans hail Switzerland’s 1st trading card vending machine

Newsfrom Japan Society Feb 24, 2024 23:10; updated Feb 24, 2024 23:17 (JST) Switzerland has its first-ever vending machine stocked with collectible trading cards from Pokemon and other popular games. The “Collectomat” machine began operating Saturday at a popular shopping mall in Zurich. It also offers cards featuring the Japanese megahit comic and animated TV...

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Swiss court rules reserve power plant licence invalid – SWI swissinfo.ch

Swiss court rules reserve power plant licence invalid – SWI swissinfo.ch

The Swiss government had granted a licence to build the reserve power plant based on fears of an energy shortage. KEYSTONE/© KEYSTONE / MICHAEL BUHOLZER The federal government should not have issued an operating ordinance for a reserve power plant in canton Aargau which was intended to supply Switzerland with electricity in the event of...

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The challenges of being a vegan cheesemaker in Switzerland  – SWI swissinfo.ch

The challenges of being a vegan cheesemaker in Switzerland  – SWI swissinfo.ch

LOU STUCKI/New Roots Despite using the same time-tested cheesemaking techniques, Swiss vegan cheesemaker New Roots has faced an uphill battle winning over consumers and peers.  This content was published on February 24, 2024 – 10:30 Anand Chandrasekhar Swissinfo.ch’s India specialist covers a wide range of issues from bilateral relations to Bollywood. He also knows a...

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How two years of war in Ukraine have marked Switzerland – SWI swissinfo.ch

How two years of war in Ukraine have marked Switzerland – SWI swissinfo.ch

Swiss Defence Minister (and current President) Viola Amherd with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during a visit to Bern by the latter, January 2024. KEYSTONE/© KEYSTONE / ALESSANDRO DELLA VALLE Switzerland, a country which had long managed to side-step conflicts, has not been left unruffled by the war in Ukraine. Two years after the Russian attack,...

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Dallas-Based Sunoco and Energy Transfer To Sponsor Switzerland’s Stake Formula 1 Team

Dallas-Based Sunoco and Energy Transfer To Sponsor Switzerland’s Stake Formula 1 Team

Sunoco and Energy Transfer are sponsoring the Stake F1 Team KICK Sauber [Photo: Business Wire] Dallas-based Sunoco and Energy Transfer have never entered a marketing partnership together—until now. And when they got together to join forces, they felt the need for speed. The two companies announced Friday that they’ve signed an agreement with Switzerland-based Sauber...

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UN: Switzerland plans Peace Conference for Ukraine amidst war fatigue | Orthodox Times (en)

UN: Switzerland plans Peace Conference for Ukraine amidst war fatigue | Orthodox Times (en)

Switzerland has formally informed the United Nations of its intention to host a peace conference on Ukraine “by the summer,” aiming to address the ongoing conflict in the region. Ukraine, led by President Volodymyr Zelensky, is seeking support for its ten-point peace plan amidst signs of “war fatigue” and a stagnant frontline. Meanwhile, the international...

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Swiss foreign minister calls for Ukraine peace at OSCE conference – SWI swissinfo.ch

Swiss foreign minister calls for Ukraine peace at OSCE conference – SWI swissinfo.ch

Swiss foreign minister Ignazio Cassis addresses the United Nations General Assembly ahead of the second anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. KEYSTONE/Copyright 2024 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. Addressing the OSCE Council, foreign minister Ignazio Cassis emphasised the need for a just peace in Ukraine. The high-level peace conference organised by Switzerland marks...

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Switzerland to hold Ukraine peace conference ‘by the summer’

Switzerland to hold Ukraine peace conference ‘by the summer’

UNITED NATIONS – Switzerland told the United Nations on Friday that it intends to organize a high-level Ukraine peace conference “by the summer” as the 193-member world body met to mark the second anniversary of Moscow’s invasion of its neighbor. Ukraine is seeking to rally support for President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s 10-point peace plan amid signs...

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Switzerland Today – SWI swissinfo.ch

Switzerland Today – SWI swissinfo.ch

Doctored documentary: SRF journalist makes it big in Russia. Here at SWI swissinfo.ch, and especially in this briefing, we often do readers the service of scouring the Swiss media to find decent articles which we then summarise or curate. In doing so, we also do our best to communicate the sense of the original article...

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Switzerland Advocates For Geoengineering Research – CleanTechnica

Switzerland Advocates For Geoengineering Research – CleanTechnica

Sign up for daily news updates from CleanTechnica on email. Or follow us on Google News! Geoengineering. It’s either a way to prevent the Earth from turning into a baked potato where only species that can endure 50º C (120º F) heat can survive, or it’s a giant boondoggle designed to let fossil fuel companies...

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Credit Suisse parliamentary inquiry files criminal complaint on leaks – SWI swissinfo.ch

Credit Suisse parliamentary inquiry files criminal complaint on leaks – SWI swissinfo.ch

Newly appointed Group Chief Executive Officer of Swiss Bank UBS Sergio P. Ermotti, right, outgoing CEO Ralph Hamers, center, and UBS Chairman Colm Kelleher, left, arrive for news conference in Zurich, Switzerland on Wednesday, March 29, 2023. KEYSTONE/© KEYSTONE / MICHAEL BUHOLZER Switzerland’s parliamentary inquiry into Credit Suisse’s collapse and takeover by UBS said on...

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Serious shortage of rabies vaccine supply in Switzerland – SWI swissinfo.ch

Serious shortage of rabies vaccine supply in Switzerland – SWI swissinfo.ch

Vaccines from compulsory stocks will therefore only be distributed for vital treatments until February 2026. KEYSTONE Switzerland has a shortage of vaccines against rabies. Vaccines from compulsory stocks will therefore only be distributed for vital treatments until February 2024, as announced by the Federal Office for National Economic Supply on Friday. This content was published...