The Swiss economy is performing surprisingly well, according to a new report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
The Swiss government introduced new rules Wednesday to protect products from the Alpine region. From the beginning of next year, the label "Alpine" can only be used for products that abide by the region's regulations.
Switzerland said on Tuesday it has frozen anyassets that Syrian President Bachar al-Assad may have in the country, tightening sanctions Bern levelled against his regime last week.
Swiss MPs and journalists are set to travel aboard a Swiss ship taking part in an aid convoy bound for the Gaza Strip at the end of June, it was reported on Tuesday. The ten-ship flotilla was organized by human rights activists.
A flowering plant has been found at analtitude of above 4,505 metres (14,780 feet) on the central Swiss alps – a European record, Basel University said on Tuesday.
Shares in Swiss commodities giant Glencore slipped in their Hong Kong trading debut Wednesday, following a similarly tepid launch in London for the year's biggest initial public offering.