Donate blood, save lives – also in Uzwil

On Wednesday, January 18, 2023, the Samaritan Association of Wil and the surrounding area is carrying out a blood donation campaign with the blood donation SRK Ostschweiz for the population of Uzwil and the surrounding area. The event will take place in the community hall of Uzwil. Starts at 4.30pm and ends at 7.00pm. January […]

Looking for successors of Bencic and Odermatt

When the golden carpet is rolled out in the Zurich Leutschenbach television studios in December, Swiss sports stars appear in evening dresses or business suits instead of the usual sportswear. The snow sports contest will need to dress warmly on Sunday night. No less than four Olympic champions and two Olympic champions from the Beijing […]

Scandal during Jiang Zemin’s visit to Switzerland

Jiang Zemin’s reign (1993-2003) coincided with the era of China’s opening up to the West, launched by party leader Deng Xiaoping in 1979. China and Switzerland intensified their bilateral relations. At the time, the Swiss economy in particular benefited from numerous contacts at the highest level. Jiang Zemin’s visit to Bern on March 25, 1999, […]

Lauwarm puts the topic of racism in the foreground

Cultural Appropriation – The reggae band, whose concert in Bern was canceled due to allegations of cultural appropriation, believes it is important to discuss this topic. Among other things, it is about racism. At times, however, the discussion went in the wrong direction. “Many don’t know what cultural appropriation is about,” said singer Dominik Plumettaz […]

Lightning shorten in Stanley Cup final | Sports at home/abroad

NHL – The decision in the Stanley Cup finals is adjourned. The Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Colorado Avalanche in Denver 3-2 in game five, reducing the series to 2-3. Twice the Avalanche were able to respond to a deficit, the home side had no answer to the third Lightning goal, scored by Ondrej Palat […]

Trans people in the focus of the Zurich Pride

Festival – Under the motto “trans – living diversity”, the large political demonstration parade of Pride with many thousands of participants moved through downtown Zurich on Saturday. Trans people should be able to live without restrictions and exclusion, they demanded. The organizers spoke of the record number of 40,000 participants. The parade started at 2:00 […]

Tampa Bay Lightning second finalist

NHL – Colorado Avalanche and Tampa Bay Lightning contest the Stanley Cup this year. The first game of the NHL finals takes place in Denver on Thursday night. Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the New York Rangers 2-1 in Florida and won the best-of-7 series with 4-2 wins. Captain Steven Stamkos managed a brace. The Canadian […]

“Weg vo Wil”: Off to Amsterdam, New York, Zurich, Lenzburg

In the “Weg vo …” series, we introduce people in no particular order who lived in the region and left it for a variety of reasons. They tell us what they miss about the new place – and what they like better there. Today: Tourism expert Rafael Enzler, who left the country only once […]

Switzerland should ban Russian channels

Ukraine – Ukrainian entrepreneur and former world boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko has called on Switzerland to ban Russian state media. Anti-Ukrainian propaganda runs there. “The brainwashing also takes place in Switzerland,” he said in an interview. “It’s very important that Switzerland doesn’t just stand passively on the sidelines,” said the 46-year-old, who has a doctorate […]