Fribourg (Switzerland)

Type: City
Name: Fribourg (Switzerland)
Country: Switzerland
Latitude: 46.810001
Longitude: 7.14
population: 33,806
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Dreaming of Europe

Yared (not his real name), a thin Ethiopian immigrant with a pale face, has lived in Switzerland for 12 years. He left Ethiopia 13 years ago and his journey to Switzerland was not an easy one.He had to start from Mombasa, Kenya, Frankfurt, Germany and ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Katherine Foster inspires innovation in Switzerland

Katherine Foster's journey to becoming an Innovation Lead for Europe's official Climate Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) has been equally rewarding and challenging. Katherine is a member of the Climate-KIC organization with her office located ... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Balancing on the highline

amSamuel Metzger (left) and Daniel Albrecht, two professional mountaineers balance on the ‘highline’ during the European Highline Meeting on the top of the Moleson mountain at 2,000 metres above the sea level, in the Swiss Alps, near Fribourg, Switzerland, ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

?IMD gave me a toolbox for all situations,? says EMBA alumnus

Speaking with Alexandre Renevey is a refreshing experience. He has an easy exuberance that is uncharacteristic for a Swiss banker of 20 years and he speaks his mind. He says that he didn't even know IMD until he came across the business school through ... [Published IMD - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Voters weren’t up for a radical cure, say media

The vote showed that Swiss healthcare needs a check-up(Keystone)Nearly 62% of voters threw out the initiative by centre-left political parties, patients and consumer groups. Of the nation’s 26 cantons, only four – all in western Switzerland – voted in ... [Published Swiss Info - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

The 1994 Solar Temple cult deaths in Switzerland

- 11:00Solar Temple gained worldwide notoriety between September 1994 and March 1997 when the burnt bodies of 74 of its members were found in Switzerland, Canada and then France. On October 5, 1994, 23 bodies were discovered in a burnt-out farm in canton ... [Published Swiss Info - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Beware ‘touchy-feely’ justice

The cases of Yam Seng Pte Ltd v ITC Ltd [2013] and Bristol Groundschool Ltd v Intelligent Data Capture Ltd and others [2014] seem to be the latest in a series of steps towards the worrying world of ‘touchy-feely’ commercial justice. I trace this journey ... [Published Law Society Gazette - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Trying My Hand

After I graduated from Notre Dame in 1949, I faced the problem of what to do to make a living. All my college friends seemed headed for graduate school, but I felt that I had spent quite enough time in a classroom and should find a real life.I had majored ... [Published Commonweal - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Job Posting: EPFL Postdoctoral Fellowship

Ecole Polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is inviting applications for post doctoral fellowships at any of their campuses in Lausanne, Neuchâtel, Valais or Fribourg in Switzerland. The EPFL Fellows international postdoctoral fellowship programme ... [Published Simon Fraser University - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Cheese disaster spells misery for Fribourg dairy

It was a miserable moment for a newly renovated cheese dairy in Misery, in the canton of Fribourg, last week when more than 2,000 rounds of gruyère cheese came crashing to the floor after the shelves they were stored on collapsed.For more stories about ... [Published The Local Switzerland - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

No catching Val as shes off to Switzerland for her charity speed walk

No catching Val as she’s off to Switzerland for her charity speed walk A VOLUNTEER educator from Tavistock will don her fitness gear next week for Switzerland‘s oldest road race — all in aid of Parkinson’s UK. Val Evans, 63, is preparing for the 8.68km ... [Published Okehampton Times - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Master of the sea

Established in January 2005, the Maestro Group is a privately held organisation that is active in the bulk, ro-ro, reefer and ship management segments; it has commercial offices in Copenhagen, Denmark; Fribourg, Switzerland and Melbourne, Australia, as ... [Published Shipping & Marine - Oct 02 2014]

Quotes

...pervision, migration is positive while it is the reverse for those Ethiopians who went to Europe dreaming as if it was heaven, he told The Reporter. "Most of them pass through hardship for years to secure their permit. For some who got the chance to work professionally like me, migration can be seen as an opportunity but for those who are well educated being a laborer cannot be considered as an opportunity." Zerihun said
When UBS sponsored his IMD EMBA, his boss told him: "You have a right to learn so that you can become better at your job and progress in the company." Renevey encourages employers to be as wise and perceptive as his former boss was
"Three young girls from western Switzerland - gaily wearing their winning spring dresses." This postcard, part of an Easter series, was made by a Lausanne company in 1916...

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Dreaming of Europe [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 27 2014]
Katherine Foster inspires innovation in Switzer... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 20 2014]
Balancing on the highline [Published Qatar Peninsula - Oct 17 2014]
?IMD gave me a toolbox for all situations,? say... [Published IMD - Oct 14 2014]
How propaganda flooded Switzerland during WWI [Published Swiss Info - Oct 14 2014]
Voters weren’t up for a radical cure, say media [Published Swiss Info - Oct 14 2014]
The 1994 Solar Temple cult deaths in Switzerland [Published Swiss Info - Oct 14 2014]
Beware ‘touchy-feely’ justice [Published Law Society Gazette - Oct 13 2014]
Trying My Hand [Published Commonweal - Oct 12 2014]
Scottish Ministers call in Dart Energy coalbed ... [Published Friends of the Earth Scotland - Oct 10 2014]
Job Posting: EPFL Postdoctoral Fellowship [Published Simon Fraser University - Oct 09 2014]
Cheese disaster spells misery for Fribourg dairy [Published The Local Switzerland - Oct 09 2014]
No catching Val as shes off to Switzerland for ... [Published Okehampton Times - Oct 08 2014]
Master of the sea [Published Shipping & Marine - Oct 02 2014]
Scott Sports has left the building [Published Idaho Mountain Express - Sep 26 2014]
Plymouth pensioner set to speed walk in Switzer... [Published Plymouth Herald - Sep 23 2014]
KKR agrees to invest in Switzerland-based media... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 14 2014]
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