Federal Assembly of Switzerland

Type: Organization
Name: Federal Assembly of Switzerland
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

"NRT Smoking Cessation Aids in Switzerland" Now Available at Fast Market Research

at 09:39 AM EDT Boston, MA -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/23/2014 -- The Swiss Federal Assembly enacted a law for protection against second-hand smoke in 2008, which came into force on 1 May 2010. It prohibits smoking in enclosed, publicly-accessible areas and in ... [Published Fat Pitch Financials - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

November Vote: Do The Swiss Believe In Gold?

Early this month the price of Gold dipped briefly below $1,200 an ounce. Since then it has risen, not all that dramatically but more-or-less steadily, and it is as I write above $1,240.The latest move may have a lot to do with the Swiss vote on gold scheduled ... [Published Investing.com - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 5 reports

Swiss Gold Referendum "Propaganda War" Begins

Today - 12:24 GMTSwiss Gold Referendum “Propaganda War” BeginsThe referendum for the Swiss Gold Initiative is scheduled for November 30th and the propaganda war - between the Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the Swiss Parliament on one side and the Swiss ... [Published Gold Industry Today - Oct 14 2014]
Entities: Propaganda, Referendum, War
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Minister calls for global commitment on climate

Energy Minister Doris Leuthard speaks at the Climate Summit in New York(Keystone)Although Switzerland’s gross domestic product has grown by 36% since 1990, Switzerland has reduced its emissions by 8%, Leuthard said.By 2020, Switzerland plans to reduce ... [Published Swiss Info - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Swiss sitting on commodity trade ‘dynamite’

The commodities sector has 500 companies in Switzerland, mainly active in trading.(Keystone)Marty’s career has taken in a stint as Canton Ticino’s chief prosecutor then as a senator in the Swiss Parliament (1995-2011). As a member of the Parliamentary ... [Published Swiss Info - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Swiss Parliament Rejects Antitrust Reforms

The Swiss competition law is governed by the Federal Law of October 6, 1995, on Cartels and Other Restraints of Competition (the Cartel Act) . The regulatory framework is accompanied by numerous federal ordinances and communications of the Federal Competition ... [Published JD Supra - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

An Interview with Goran Seferovic, Scholar in Residence

This week’s interview is with Goran Seferovic who has been our scholar in residence at the Law Library of Congress this past summer. This interview is part of a series that introduces our scholars and summer interns to In Custodia Legis readers. Dr. Seferovic ... [Published Library of Congress - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Swiss Parliament Approves 2014 Arms Plan

The National Council has approved the four weapons programs, valued at an aggregate cost of 771 million Swiss francs.For the first time, the armament program includes the acquisition and the decommissioning of weapon systems. Thus, the National Council ... [Published Defense-Aerospace - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Parliament rejects 'undertaking'

The Swiss Parliament has rejected a plan to allow cars to overtake on the right. The motion was put forward by a Swiss People’s Party representative who says the rule change would help traffic flow on autoroutes.The idea was rejected by 103 to 70 votes ... [Published World Radio Switzerland - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Energy minister calls for global commitment at climate summit

Switzerland, which produces only 0.1% of the world’s global emissions, sets high energy goals for itself. În an address at the United Nations Climate Summit, Energy Minister Doris Leuthard called on the rest of the world to do the same through a global ... [Published Turkish Weekly - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Swiss e-commerce still not subject to cooling-off period

The National Council, which is the lower house of the Federal Assembly of Switzerland, is not extending the two-week cooling-off period to e-commerce, according to Klein Report. Previously, only doorstep sales have been subject to the right to change ... [Published Telecompaper - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

MP criticises Swisscom roaming prices

Swiss Parliament member Ursula Wyss has criticised Swisscom for not lowering its roaming prices proportional to cost, writes Handelszeitung. The politician from the Social Democratic Party said that the company was stalling for time and profiting from ... [Published Telecompaper - Sep 10 2014]

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...price was confirmed again recently by Alan Greenspan in his recent essay in Foreign Affairs on gold as an invaluable monetary asset where he wrote "[the western central banks] all agreed to an allocation arrangement of who would sell how much, and when..."
For his part, Berne Mayor Alexander Tschappatt salutes the UPU's anniversary: "Berne is not only the city of bears, Albert Einstein and Toblerone. Berne is cosmopolitan and welcomes residents from more than 160 countries. We are particularly proud that, for the past 140 years, the UPU has been part of our world heritage site protected by UNESCO. To the UPU, one of the oldest international organizations in the world and a United Nations specialized agency, I send my most sincere congratulations on its anniversary."
The acquisition of "laser firing simulator for the 6x6 command vehicle and the protected personnel transport vehicle" is intended to ensure realistic training in combat conditions and for turret operation. Funding is 32 million francs
"He does not just meet people and talk to them, he also tries to influence how they should act. He provides people with lists, with recommendations on what to do and not do It is aggressive. It is on the verge of being considered interference in the internal affairs of Switzerland" says Said Mahmoudi

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"NRT Smoking Cessation Aids in Switzerland" Now... [Published Fat Pitch Financials - 19 hours ago]
"NRT Smoking Cessation Aids in Switzerland" Now... [Published Digital Journal - 19 hours ago]
November Vote: Do The Swiss Believe In Gold? [Published Investing.com - Oct 23 2014]
Swiss Gold Referendum "Propaganda War" Begins [Published Gold Industry Today - Oct 14 2014]
Swiss Gold Referendum 'propaganda war' begins [Published Gold Industry Today - Oct 14 2014]
Swiss Gold Referendum âPropaganda Warâ? Begins [Published Market Oracle - Oct 14 2014]
Swiss Gold Referendum 'propaganda war' begins [Published Resource Investor - Oct 14 2014]
Swiss Gold Referendum “Propaganda War” Begins [Published Zero Hedge - Oct 14 2014]
Swiss sitting on commodity trade ‘dynamite’ [Published Swiss Info - Oct 14 2014]
Minister calls for global commitment on climate [Published Swiss Info - Oct 14 2014]
Universal Postal Union marks 140 years as part ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 08 2014]
Swiss Parliament Rejects Antitrust Reforms [Published JD Supra - Oct 03 2014]
An Interview with Goran Seferovic, Scholar in R... [Published Library of Congress - Oct 02 2014]
Switzerland: Land of Jihad [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Sep 26 2014]
Swiss Parliament Approves 2014 Arms Plan [Published Defense-Aerospace - Sep 25 2014]
Parliament rejects 'undertaking' [Published World Radio Switzerland - Sep 25 2014]
Energy minister calls for global commitment at ... [Published Turkish Weekly - Sep 24 2014]
Swiss e-commerce still not subject to cooling-o... [Published Telecompaper - Sep 18 2014]
MP criticises Swisscom roaming prices [Published Telecompaper - Sep 10 2014]
occupied Palestinian territory: UNRWA Commissio... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 03 2014]
PR Blunder By Norway’s Norconsult? [Published Suara Sarawak - May 20 2014]
PR Blunder By Norway’s Norconsult? [Published Sarawak Report - May 19 2014]
Gripen Fighter Jets Deal Nixed by Swiss Voters [Published WebProNews - May 19 2014]
Gripen Fighter Jets Deal Nixed by Swiss Voters [Published WebProNews Feed - May 19 2014]
Switzerland referendum stops Gripen E procurement [Published Frontier India Strategic and Defence - News, An ... - May 19 2014]
Saab: Result in Swiss Referendum Announced [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - May 18 2014]
Saab: Result in Swiss Referendum Announced [Published Business Wire Defense News - May 18 2014]
Result in Swiss referendum announced [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 18 2014]
Swiss Company Reviews Engagement In SCORE [Published Sarawak Report - May 16 2014]
Sweden tried to control parliamentary decision [Published Ekot - Apr 29 2014]
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Swiss Gold Referendum “Propaganda War” Begins [Published Zero Hedge - Oct 14 2014]
Swiss Gold Referendum “Propaganda War” Begins The referendum for the Swiss Gold Initiative is scheduled for November 30th and the propaganda war - between the Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the Swiss Parliament on one side and the Swiss People's ...
Switzerland: Land of Jihad [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Sep 26 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]-->     In this mailing: Soeren Kern: Switzerland: Land of Jihad Shadi Paveh: BREAKING NEWS: Iran Executing "Iran's Mandela," Dissident Hero AyatollahBoroujerdi Switzerland: Land of Jihad ...
occupied Palestinian territory: UNRWA Commissio... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 03 2014]
Source: UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near EastCountry: occupied Palestinian territory Bern The UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl, has made his first official visit in office to Switzerland. During the two day trip, ...
PR Blunder By Norway’s Norconsult? [Published Sarawak Report - May 19 2014]
Sarawak’s Save Rivers Campaigners outside the Swiss Parliament building this week The delegation of natives who took the trouble to visit Europe to explain the widespread popular resistance to SCORE has received an arrogant rebuff from the Norwegian ...
Saab: Result in Swiss Referendum Announced [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - May 18 2014]
LINKÖPING, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Further to the decisions by the Swiss Parliament in 2013 to procure 22 Gripen E, a national referendum was held today in Switzerland on the funding law for Gripen. The result was ‘no’ which means that ...
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Result in Swiss referendum announced [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 18 2014]
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