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Switzerland 5 days in prison for asking for money

Switzerland 5 days in prison for asking for money

In Switzerland it is forbidden to ask for money even when you are hungry. Beggars can be fined … and you will be fined. A person who asks for money logically has no money. How to pay a fine when you have no money. By begging? This law should limit begging except that to pay the fine it encourages it, otherwise it is prison. In 2011 Ms Lăcătuş, who was unable to find work, began asking for charity in Geneva….

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Tulipes festival Morges Switzerland

Tulipes festival Morges Switzerland

Set in the Parc de L’independence, just behind the beautiful Château in Morges, the annual Fête de la Tulipe starts this weekend and runs from 1st April to the 14th May. This leaves ample time for the different species of tulips (approximately 300 in total) to bloom (very much weather permitting, as cold weather can often delay this).   In addition to 120,000 tulips on display, other spring bulbs such as daffodils and hyacinths can also be seen at this beautiful…

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Hospital of Lausanne CHUV

Hospital of Lausanne CHUV

The sun is going down, the darkness is coming near the CHUV (Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Lausanne)… This area is a big building area with lot of crane. Spectacle of color in the sky without cloud. Agora building looks more like an exibition center or art gallery than a research against cancer building.  

Gruyère 1st of August

Gruyère 1st of August

The first of August is the national day of Switzerland. I was at Gruyere a medieval and picturesque town. Maybe you know the cheese gruyere. It comes form that village and that region. One event of that day is traditionaly playing Alphorn and playing with swiss flag.     The typic food of Gruyere is meringue with cream of Gruyère. It was really good sweet. Cow eat green grass of the Alp product quality milk and cream. Such dessert cost…

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Yverdon

Yverdon

Yverdon is the second most important town in the Canton of Vaud. It is famous for its thermal springs and is an important regional centre for commerce and tourism.     The imposing main walls and their four towers were erected within a few years. The design of the castle followed the geometric characteristics used for castles set in plains     Walking in the center we can see very old house. This house was build in 1675 more than…

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Saint Aubin Neuchâtel

Saint Aubin Neuchâtel

Saint-Aubin-Sauges is a village of La Grande-Béroche and a former Swiss commune in the canton of Neuchâtel, located in. Go down to the lake  at the harbour. You can have a nice view toward the east side of the lake.

Referendum of Sovereign Money in Switzerland

Referendum of Sovereign Money in Switzerland

On 10th June 2018 Switzerland will be the first country in the world to have a national referendum on the introduction of Sovereign Money. The sovereing money is a reform to the banking system that would remove the ability of banks to create money, in the form of bank deposits, when they make loans. It would transfer the ability to create new money exclusively to the state, creating what we have termed a ‘sovereign money’ system. Sovereign money is issued…

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Swiss median monthly salary is CHF6,500

Swiss median monthly salary is CHF6,500

In Switzerland half of the employee earn more than 6500 Fr and half less. The gross salary of CHF6,502 is what a full-time employee in Switzerland would earn on the assumption that half of his or her colleagues earn more, and the other half earn less. That represents a CHF313 pay rise relative to 2014, when the last statistical office survey was conducted. However, this median value masks significant disparities between different economic sectors and the various regions of the…

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