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, […]