Federal Assembly of Switzerland

Type: Organization
Name: Federal Assembly of Switzerland
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Gripen vote: how people power could ruin Saab’s $3bn Swiss deal

voters in Switzerland will be asked whether they want their government to fund 22 new Gripen fighter jets from Sweden. For Saab, the manufacturers of the Gripen, nearly $3bn hangs in the balance; meanwhile the Swiss Air Force urgently needs to replace ... [Published Air Force Technology - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Swiss Parliament Approves Free Trade Agreement with China

(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) The Swiss parliament has passed the free trade agreement between Switzerland and China.The Senate approved the agreement 25 to three, ... [Published MENAFN - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Kuwait Ambassador lauds MPs talks in Switzerland

BERN, March 26 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Ambassador to Switzerland Bader Al-Tunaibpraised on Wednesday the talks held by the Kuwaiti parliamentary friendshipdelegation during their visit the Swiss Federal Parliament here in the capitalcity and Zurich City's Parliament ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei's Regular Press Conference on March 24, 2014

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei held a press conference on March 24, 2014.Hong Lei started the press conference with the following announcement:At the invitation of Olga Golodets, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation and co-chair of ... [Published Ministry Foreign Affairs People's Republic China - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Cutting through reverberation: Meyer Sound CAL at 15th century Swiss Parliament Hall

At the Berner Rathaus in Switzerland, voice intelligibility has been greatly improved with the installation of two steerable Meyer Sound CAL 64 column array loudspeakers.The system is implemented in the Grossratssaal, the acoustically challenging main ... [Published AV Interactive - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Swiss parliament speaker invited to visit Kuwait

BERN, Switzerland, March 24 (KUNA) -- President of the Swiss NationalCouncil (lower house of the Federal Assembly) Ruedi Lustenberger received onMonday an invitation from Speaker of Kuwait's National Assembly MarzouqAl-Ghanim to visit Kuwait.The invitation ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Tax-News.com: Swiss Parliament Vetoes French IHT Accord

The Swiss Council of States has overwhelmingly rejected the revised inheritance tax (IHT) agreement with France, calling for the text to be renegotiated.The upper house blocked the deal by 35 votes to 4, with lawmakers insisting that they could not ignore ... [Published Tax-News.com - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Canvassing calls not to be banned

Health insurance companies can call private numbersMany of us do find the sales calls to our private numbers annoying – but the Swiss Parliament has said that a total ban on telephone canvasing for health insurance companies would restrict competitio ... [Published World Radio Switzerland - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

NA Chairman begins Switzerland visit

NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung met with Swiss National Council (Lower House) President Ruedi Lustenberger in Berne yesterday. — VNA/VNS Photo Nhan SangBERNE  (VNS)— National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung began his official visit to Switzerland yesterday ... [Published Viet Nam News - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Tax evaders no longer alerted to foreign requests

Tax evaders no longer have a right to be informed of the disclosure of their information to other countries, following a legal amendment approved by the Swiss Parliament. After a short public consultation the amendment to banking secrecy law was introduced ... [Published International Adviser - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Tax-News.com: Swiss Parliament Pushes Through Media Tax

The Swiss National Council has waved through a new media tax to replace the radio and television license fee.The charge will be levied on all households and on large companies in Switzerland with a household income or annual turnover in excess of EUR500,000 ... [Published Tax-News.com - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 2 reports

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Feb China data dominates the markets; Chiquita and Fyffes to merge

GMTTrade the News Staff - www.global-view.com/forex-services/TTN/Share This Story : | | Email TradeTheNews.comEU Market Update: Feb China data dominates the markets; Chiquita and Fyffes tomergeMon, 10 Mar 2014 5:21 AM EST***Notes/Observations***- (UK) ... [Published Global-View.com - Mar 10 2014]

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...plans Saab has in place if the Swiss people reject the Gripen deal, a spokesman said the company would not speculate on the outcome, adding: "We are not part of this campaign as it is a domestic issue. We are part of procurement programmes all over the world and sometimes there is a customer buying a product and sometimes there is not. Our track record to date is we have won 50% of competitions and we aim to sell 300 to 450 Gripen over the next 20 years."
"The delegation played a key role in consolidating friendship with the"
"National Assembly Speaker Al-Ghanem will visit the SwissSwiss Federal Assembly"
After the press conference, a journalist asked " Igor Schwayka, Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, reportedly said that China has filed a lawsuit to a London court asking Ukraine to give back the three billion dollars invested in the agricultural cooperation project between the two countries. Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Prime Minister of the UkrainianUkrainian government, said the other day that the whereabouts of the three billion dollars China provided to Ukraine was unknown. Please confirm that and give us more details."

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Gripen vote: how people power could ruin Saab’s... [Published Air Force Technology - Apr 14 2014]
Calling Jayantha Dhanapala a liar, or the trage... [Published groundviews - Apr 12 2014]
Geneva Internet Platform Launches; Neutral Grou... [Published Intellectual Property Watch - Apr 09 2014]
Swiss Parliament Approves Free Trade Agreement ... [Published MENAFN - Mar 29 2014]
Switzerland not honouring terms of double taxat... [Published Hindu Business Line - Mar 27 2014]
Kuwait Ambassador lauds MPs talks in Switzerland [Published Kuwait News Agency - Mar 26 2014]
Cutting through reverberation: Meyer Sound CAL ... [Published AV Interactive - Mar 25 2014]
World Coalition members call for increased scru... [Published World Coalition - Mar 25 2014]
Swiss parliament speaker invited to visit Kuwait [Published Kuwait News Agency - Mar 24 2014]
Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei's Regula... [Published Ministry Foreign Affairs People's Republic China - Mar 24 2014]
Tax-News.com: Swiss Parliament Vetoes French IH... [Published Tax-News.com - Mar 21 2014]
Switzerland and the EU: The Heavy Cost of Isola... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 20 2014]
Canvassing calls not to be banned [Published World Radio Switzerland - Mar 20 2014]
NA Chairman begins Switzerland visit [Published Viet Nam News - Mar 19 2014]
NA Chairman Hung begins visit to Switzerland [Published VietnamPlus - Mar 18 2014]
Vietnam seeks close trade ties with Switzerland [Published VOVNews - Mar 18 2014]
Tax evaders no longer alerted to foreign requests [Published International Adviser - Mar 13 2014]
Tax-News.com: Swiss Parliament Pushes Through M... [Published Tax-News.com - Mar 13 2014]
TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Stocks find ... [Published Global-View.com - Mar 11 2014]
Consequences of the Swiss vote to limit mass im... [Published Eversheds - Mar 11 2014]
TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Feb China da... [Published Global-View.com - Mar 10 2014]
European stock market, economy and companies up... [Published Stock Markets Review - Mar 10 2014]
Most Bank Stocks Rise on 'Credit Suisse Day' [Published The Street Latest - Feb 26 2014]
Swiss Banks Still Protecting Criminals [Published The Street Latest - Feb 26 2014]
Swiss Propose Treating Bitcoin Like Any Other F... [Published Zero Hedge - Dec 16 2013]
Saab's results January-September 2013 [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Oct 29 2013]
Parliamentary commission rejects TV licence fee... [Published Telecompaper - Oct 24 2013]
Situation in Tibet very worrying, says Switzerland [Published Topnews.in - Nov 22 2011]
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Calling Jayantha Dhanapala a liar, or the trage... [Published groundviews - Apr 12 2014]
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