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Started by: wizwozz · 20.Mar.2019 · Employment
6 posts, 08:15 today
What are some good & durable flowers or…
The key to failure may be your 'constant watering' - actually most people overwater (like overfeeding their pets) - read the labels on your plants and only water them when the soil is actually dry... or once a week... I used to kill a…
Started by: LivingInCH · 20.Mar.2019 · Daily life
3 posts, 08:11 today
Tiny bugs in the flat
Started by: abacus · 20.Mar.2019 · Daily life
1 post, 08:07 today
Cauliflower rice - the best thing since…
Started by: peebix · 21.Mar.2019 · Food and drink
16 posts, 07:56 today
Buying a motorbike... for the zombie apocalypse
HDT USA M1030M10 JP8 I do not know where you can buy one or if it is street legal. But in case of a the zombie apocalypse the latter is of no interest. You might find one, plus ammo and other needful supplies at a US or NATO base . Hope…
Started by: Phil_MCR · 20.Mar.2019 · Transportation/driving
75 posts, 07:30 today
Are you all changing tires yet?!
Try reading post 40 again, maybe if you read slowly and take a bit of time to comprehend, you may just understand why i have such anger. It was because of an arrogant person, not from Switzerland that my 7 year old god child lost her…
Started by: ormesome · 19.Mar.2019 · Transportation/driving
12 posts, 07:26 today
Whats the name of this bush?
The picture in the OP is not very sharp, but I would have said that the bush with yellow blossom in the extreme top left hand corner is likely to be a Eucalyptus Macrandra. These provide an important habitat for Kookaburras. Where was the…
Started by: omtatsat · 20.Mar.2019 · Other/general
2 posts, 03:34 today
Beitragszahlungen an 2. Säule 😕
Started by: simpleman · 19.Mar.2019 · Finance/banking/taxation
3 posts, 02:18 today
Co-working area at Zurich ?
Started by: happyrobbie · 20.Mar.2019 · Daily life
2 posts, 00:00 today
Ovary sparing spay (Teilkastration)
Started by: Felix_PS · 20.Mar.2019 · Pet corner
1 post, 23:18 yesterday
Popup store in Geneva Switzerland
Started by: Jelane · 20.Mar.2019 · Business & entrepreneur
16 posts, 23:18 yesterday
How many candidate tenants will set me free…
Eh, that is what I thought ... the problem is that the managing of the new guy signing is done by the agency, not by me, so they are in position to put a deadline, not me. Please recall that at this stage the agency has already offered…
Started by: foice · 10.Mar.2019 · Housing in general
4 posts, 22:09 yesterday
Lexus cars - cost of ownership
Started by: PedroCZ · 20.Mar.2019 · Transportation/driving
33 posts, 21:41 yesterday
Fascism parfumes ad WTF?
Are you suggesting that West bank should be finally annexed and all inhabitants should be given Israeli citizenship even against their will? Are these 3 mill Arabs you are referring to? P.S. What does nominating justice of SC and…
Started by: jacek · 19.Mar.2019 · International affairs/politics
8 posts, 20:37 yesterday
Accountant Recommendation Tax Return on…
I had these people do mine. Did a good job and very competent. But I see thats its only for people over 60 so might not apply to you. Sorry the web page is only German. One makes an appointment and the tax declaration is done…
Started by: ALICE · 19.Mar.2019 · Finance/banking/taxation
3 posts, 20:32 yesterday
Selling Property which is bought with B…
Started by: ilkemir · 20.Mar.2019 · Housing in general
5 posts, 19:06 yesterday
Where to get MSG (monosodium glutamate)?
Started by: kerneltrick · 20.Mar.2019 · Food and drink
11 posts, 19:04 yesterday
Buying a motorbike
It's a step-thru. It looks just like the C50 my dad used to ride 50 years ago. It's not a proper motorbike. Dunno, that's not what i said. You said an auto scooter would be faster than a proper motorbike. It wouldn't. I don't…
Started by: Reycobos · 20.Mar.2019 · Transportation/driving
9 posts, 17:19 yesterday
Tonight, my Final Word on Brexit.
During the culturally and politically bit I shall study your shelves in the background to see if you got everything on stock I'm after. The cheese bit should be informative in the sense that we actually gain some sensible insight.
Started by: grumpygrapefruit · 20.Mar.2019 · International affairs/politics
14 posts, 17:05 yesterday
Skype's update made user experience horrible
Similar problem here...as if I was not struggling enough with bloody technology already!! Anyway, I was supposed to take part in a 3 way conference on Skype today, for work. It has always worked great, and I use my ipad so I can move…
Started by: meister · 8.Feb.2018 · Complaints corner
6 posts, 17:05 yesterday
Permit B to C half year tax declaration
Please see the 2018 Aargau tax instructions, p.33 and, specifically, bullet 5. This indicates to use a short-year filing when the taxpayer transfers from source tax to ordinary taxation: https://www.ag.ch/media/... My suggestion is to…
Started by: davdenic · 20.Mar.2019 · Finance/banking/taxation
4 posts, 16:43 yesterday
Mountain Bike Seat Post wanted
Started by: krlock3 · 20.Mar.2019 · Items wanted
15 posts, 16:25 yesterday
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Zurich
They're both mentally challenging, and I will say I came away with a lot more bruises grappling than boxing. You will find that when people are grabbing holds they'll often pinch or poke by accident. So your bicep and collar area will…
Started by: andrew · 27.Feb.2019 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
8 posts, 15:35 yesterday
Veteran Motorbike questions
I now its been a while but hopefully its OK to resurrect this thread. So last summer I got the cash, made arrangements to view and collect the bike and the seller changed his mind. Bike prices peaked for the summer and then dropped over…
Started by: pthompson · 7.Aug.2018 · Transportation/driving
10 posts, 15:29 yesterday
TV / Radio License - Mobile high speed internet
Thanks for your clarification. I checked on the website, it seems so, bad luck. I was reluctant to buy a TV and even considering a projector. But it seems TV sale should see the boost from 2019 ;)
Started by: dilip_gem · 9.Feb.2017 · TV/internet/telephone
3 posts, 15:27 yesterday
Radovan Karadžić at last sentenced
Started by: omtatsat · 20.Mar.2019 · International affairs/politics
38 posts, 15:14 yesterday
Begging letters
If you use gmail you can append a plus (+) sign to your email address before the @ sign and write a unique description for every signup. All emails will still arrive but you'll be able to see who sold your info (and filter). See:…
Started by: spalebärg · 19.Mar.2019 · Daily life
9 posts, 15:14 yesterday
English Dance Classes?
I have been attending LeRoc (modern jive) dance classes for a few years here in Zurich. These are taught in English. It is a very friendly international group. The beginners classes (including absolute beginners :-)) are every Thursday at…
Started by: delu · 25.Jan.2009 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
82 posts, 14:53 yesterday
Technophobe needs to get out of Jurassic Era!
Well, iPhones (first to market) are now massively outsold by Android devices, even by just one brand alone of Android devices, sooo... (Although that probably has more to do with the innovation lead that Android has enjoyed over IOS…
Started by: McTAVGE · 29.Nov.2018 · TV/internet/telephone
6 posts, 14:31 yesterday
Viewings during notice period..
No viewings unless someone from the regie is present. Otherwise you'll work for them for free, and given their actions so far they'll definitely abuse that. And like Phil mentioned, not for longer than a handful of hours in total and…
Started by: John_H · 20.Mar.2019 · Housing in general
2 posts, 13:59 yesterday
Amazon Alexa 3rd Gen Dot Power
Started by: krlock3 · 20.Mar.2019 · TV/internet/telephone
2 posts, 13:45 yesterday
Liability Insurance
Started by: spdfgh · 20.Mar.2019 · Insurance
5 posts, 13:36 yesterday
Electricity Bill
Started by: azukimonaka · 18.Mar.2019 · Housing in general
33 posts, 12:51 yesterday
Youngest now leaving the nest, help me out!
Not necessarily. If OP has calculated 20 grand a year for all costs, in the US at a very good private university my costs were 14 grand a year...public would have been two or three grand. US uni costs vary a lot based on public v…
Started by: McTAVGE · 24.Feb.2019 · Insurance
4 posts, 12:31 yesterday
How Child Allowance is calculated?
Started by: MarekDublin · 20.Mar.2019 · Family matters/health
11 posts, 12:24 yesterday
From public primary school to Steiner for…
Correct. They're often the source for outbreaks of diseases like measles and rubella and instumental in spreading them. The craziest happened in 2008. From 2006 thru 2009 a series of small measles epidemics occurred in Switzerland (some…
Started by: swissmama · 16.Feb.2019 · Education
130 posts, 11:25 yesterday
Question regarding Fundsmith
It's been making all time high throughout the 8 year history since inception. Original price 100.00p Today it's 409.29p Stock markets go up over time you can completely ignore market fluctuations as over the long term they…
Started by: Dr Mick · 11.May.2017 · Finance/banking/taxation
27 posts, 11:01 yesterday
Long term parking in Geneva before receiving…
Ideally central in/close to Geneva yes, albeit not being aware of free spots close to the city center (apart from the mentioned lane on the semi highway next to the lake towards Lausanne mentioned in an earlier post - and which seems a…
Started by: DaanNL · 18.Mar.2019 · Transportation/driving
102 posts, 10:53 yesterday
Amazon Prime [delivery] coming to Switzerland
Bizzarrely, after ages of me not able to get a huge and heavy microwave delivered by Amazon (I had checked multiple times and they never delivered to Switzerland), they all of a sudden unlocked the option to ship to Switzerland... for…
Started by: rlchen · 29.Nov.2017 · Daily life
89 posts, 10:39 yesterday
Therapy needed for depression/anxiety
What do you mean? Worms were suggested as a therapy. Fasting, btw, is awesome treatment for...all (seems to me). Gut health is a must, indeed. I can't find enough fresh fermented non-dairy stuff, don't have the time to ferment myself.
Started by: citeradieuse · 9.Mar.2019 · Family matters/health
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Parliament wants to scrap work permit quotas for non-EU graduates of Swiss unis

Parliament wants to scrap work permit quotas for non-EU graduates of Swiss unis

The Swiss senate on Tuesday defied the Swiss government and voted in favour of measures designed to make it easier for students from outside the European Union who have completed tertiary studies in Switzerland to work in the Alpine county.

Swiss competition gives winner Picasso painting for a day

Swiss competition gives winner Picasso painting for a day

For most of us, the closest we will ever come to having a Picasso in our house is a print, a fridge magnet or perhaps a novelty mug.

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