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13 posts, 04:43 today
Pharmacist looking for help work and study…
As a non-EU the chance to obtain a work permit in CH as a pharmecist is zero. My wife(Non-EU) is studying master in pharmacy in Switzerland and their department head has told her clearly that it is impossible to get an independent work…
Started by: AiLuv · 18.Nov.2017 · Employment
9 posts, 03:38 today
New Address- Can't buy anything by Invoice?
It does/should But they say that your address is unknown to them, so unless you want to be patient and hope it fixes itself (which it might if you really just moved recently and/or your house has been build very recently), you have to…
Started by: pisceangirl · 21.Nov.2017 · Finance/banking/taxation
3 posts, 01:25 today
US W-8BEN for Reward
Started by: Thaek · 22.Nov.2017 · Finance/banking/taxation
25 posts, 01:18 today
Mystery space object may be first confirmed…
Yes and no. Actually the TV station "Paul Nipkow" transmitted to over 160.000 receivers, but there were also closed circuit transmissions to the TV rooms in and around Berlin with one cable going to Leipzig. https://
Started by: marton · 28.Oct.2017 · International affairs/politics
9 posts, 01:07 today
Engineering Job market
I recently read an article which says that according to the Swiss Foundation for Employment and Training there is a surplus of chemical, mechanical and electronic engineers with unemployment over 5%. They also say the energy efficiency…
Started by: AJAXX · 21.Nov.2017 · Employment
35 posts, 01:07 today
What would you do if single and not visiting…
Makes the two of us. There is a ton of things I could think of...oh wait...the new xbox is out...I mean...no...sorry...ther... is a lot of grown-up stuff you could do. But then again, we do that Every. Single. Day. Do we not ? So I'm…
Started by: aa_248 · 19.Nov.2017 · Daily life
18 posts, 00:49 today
Accountant that understands cryptocurrencies
There is no bid price on 31/12 so that sale price is irrelevant to the other 99. I suspect the artist will value at close to zero & the tax office will have no information on the existence of the 99 so wont comment at all.
Started by: manyquestions · 13.Nov.2017 · Business & entrepreneur
2 posts, 00:49 today
Looking for a good car garage between Jougne…
Started by: yacek · 21.Nov.2017 · Transportation/driving
25 posts, 00:32 today
Injured crow
I was with a farmer called Hans from Sherz in Aargau on Saturday. He was telling me that on Sunday that he and his friends were having a crow shooting Sunday, because they were getting out of control. (been a good breeding year) He said it…
Started by: GodWilling · 21.Nov.2017 · Pet corner
50 posts, 00:20 today
RAV and overseas job hunting
Uncle Max gave good advice with this: "First thing to do is register with the RAV, even if still receiving a salary on gardening leave. You'll have to prove you're looking for new employment from the day after you've been informed of…
Started by: evansdav · 23.Feb.2017 · Employment
55 posts, 23:59 yesterday
Zimbabwe, Military Coup rumours?
You mean British colonial failures like Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore and even India You will really have to look closer to home for the causes for African problems. :p
Started by: marton · 14.Nov.2017 · International affairs/politics
14 posts, 23:34 yesterday
I’ve got a screw loose
Sorry for the delay, I missed your question. By PU I meant Polyurethane. Migros and Coop sell (or sold) Forbo PU glue for woodworking. The point of using PU is that it foams on contact with moisture, so it will fill the void.…
Started by: bowlie · 20.Nov.2017 · Daily life
8 posts, 23:18 yesterday
Is asbestos check mandatory before renovation
The health risks from asbestos are dramatic, but can be lessened by simply leaving it untouched, i.e. not drilling, chipping or crumbling it. Therefore, if you know your house contains asbestos, it might be worth at least considering…
Started by: samuelluo · 20.Nov.2017 · Housing in general
2 posts, 22:58 yesterday
Libanese cuisine in zurich
Started by: AndreaFlo · 21.Nov.2017 · Food and drink
19 posts, 22:41 yesterday
Black Friday - what is it?
Oh Black Friday... how I miss thee Entertainment is what it is, driving by all the major stores watching people line up the night before or early morning. Some even bring tents, sleeping bags and a portable bbq to be the first to get…
Started by: justjen · 21.Nov.2017 · Other/general
10 posts, 22:27 yesterday
Helmet Laws re Trikes
Holderchäppeli, Glaubenbülen, Glaubenberg, Brünig, Schallenberg, the allready mentioned, Furka, Susten, Grimsel, St. Gotthard, Nufenen, Lukmanier, Oberalp, Klausen, Pragel (Weekdays Only). Along Northside of Lake Thun and Brienz.…
Started by: Aerobatpilot · 19.Nov.2017 · Transportation/driving
7 posts, 22:12 yesterday
Early childhood and Primary teacher
will provide you with information about the Swiss school system. You have already been told that English is not one of the Swiss languages and you need proficiency for teaching. I've heard of Swiss students with a foreign language as a…
Started by: Nightshade · 21.Nov.2017 · Introductions
7 posts, 21:54 yesterday
Need help for my iMac
I never would have thought that if the progress bar doesn't move for 2hrs, it should be considered normal ;) Still... maybe I should have get advice from some Mac-enthusiast before playing around myself. Can you explain what does the…
Started by: Maciej · 19.Nov.2017 · Daily life
29 posts, 21:47 yesterday
Real Japanese restaurant
After so many expensive dissappointments with Japanese food in Switzerland, we found our go-to place, just over the border in Germany: https://www.tenmanya.de/... They get the rice right. And you can order a large portion of sushi for…
Started by: ilcontegis · 23.Feb.2016 · Daily life
43 posts, 21:44 yesterday
Melectronics Black Friday sale - 65" LG OLED TV
You are welcome. :D If you are looking for a good 4K blu-ray player, I am happy with the Samsung UBD-K8500. You need to make sure you get HDMI cables that work with 4K though. If you decide to wall mount the TV (using the LG wall…
Started by: Verbier · 21.Nov.2017 · TV/internet/telephone
20 posts, 21:19 yesterday
Zurich area garage for winter tyres
Then you're off the hook. You can expect that AMAG will only supply rims which are suitable for your car. If something goes wrong, you can hang them for it. To give you an idea, getting a set of rims approved when you're planning to…
Started by: Mountain High · 21.Nov.2017 · Transportation/driving
20 posts, 21:12 yesterday
Shipping from China, which port ?
Yep "some years" :D Does not really matter, I think in this case the buyer did not fully understand what he actually signed, and even if the Chinese would have intentionally leid how would he ever get the Chinese factory to pay these…
Started by: garlicpesto · 6.Feb.2012 · Business & entrepreneur
28 posts, 21:11 yesterday
Basketball in zurich
Hey fellas, I'm here for work for a a few days and wanted to see if anybody would like to shoot hoops Saturday or Sunday. Basketball was my sport long ago and I'd like to get back into it (I'm 37 and have mostly been playing soccer for…
Started by: SaschaSchmocker · 29.May.2017 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
31 posts, 21:07 yesterday
What is high Blood pressure?
Well what is more important is your blood pressure when you are out on the street or working. One does not sit all day at home. The lower measurement is the most critical as its when the heart is relaxing.
Started by: marton · 13.Nov.2017 · Family matters/health
6 posts, 20:45 yesterday
New neighbor renting out apt. as Airbnb, legal?
Yes exactly, based upon the rates I see online - she stands to make around 1500-2000 CHF per month. I wouldn’t mind if they were long term renters / or if it were only during Art Basel etc., but a new neighbor every night sharing my…
Started by: Swisstobe · 21.Nov.2017 · Housing in general
5 posts, 20:41 yesterday
Squash Partner at Airgate Oerlikon
Started by: Halfasleep · 22.Aug.2017 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
42 posts, 20:21 yesterday
FKK (nudist) opportunities?
Well I am thinking the Zürich women are generally prude. I mean I go to Werd Insel naked area.Its a big area there and its pretty much a mixed publicum. To see a naked woman there is a rarity. Are they simply too prude? Or are they…
Started by: John_P · 13.Jul.2010 · Travel/day trips/free time
8 posts, 20:13 yesterday
An idea to ease the house hunting (feedback…
Problem you wil face is that popular housing will easily find a new tenant due to mouth to mouth among friends, work etc.. We almost all know people who look for a house Big companies just want one platform for all their offerings…
Started by: BenderRules · 17.Nov.2017 · Housing in general
2 posts, 20:05 yesterday
A Timely Reminder
Started by: Medea Fleecestealer · 21.Nov.2017 · Pet corner
9 posts, 18:53 yesterday
Recommendation for accounting tool for a…
Based on their website, everyone has a 30 day free trial. UBS customers have a ongoing 10% savings on any of the program levels (see fine print at bottom of page left). Keep in mind that pricing is without VAT. Link:…
Started by: JulieMarie · 20.Sep.2017 · Business & entrepreneur
135 posts, 18:18 yesterday
S.O.S.: How does one survive the winter…
Leaden sky Kan ye sled? Dankly see: Sadly knee. And lee sky And eel sky. Keenly sad. Ask! Lend ye ale-den? Sky led, ye sank ale. End. Sky. Leaky ends. Send el yak! And, yes, elk! Say: “End, Elk!” Ay, elks…
Started by: DFranco · 20.Nov.2008 · Daily life
3 posts, 18:10 yesterday
Anyone travelling from India to Switzerland
Started by: fromsiggenthal · 21.Nov.2017 · Other/general
18 posts, 17:45 yesterday
Indian Food Lovers
Well I think Hiltl has good indian food. And here you can serve yourself . Other Indian restarants are good if you go in a group. Then you can order alot of different plates and all share. Unless of course they offer a Thali.
Started by: Bani Singh · 12.Aug.2017 · Food and drink
118 posts, 17:36 yesterday
Making a Fondue
It works without wine too in my experience, but with a really good broth. In fact I was checking some recipes in Trattoria by Carluccio&Contaldo and there is at least one there (those two "gangsta"...Italian enough for you st2lemans? ).…
Started by: peaky · 7.Nov.2017 · Food and drink
11 posts, 17:35 yesterday
Swiss resident buying second home in France
I don't know about France, but mortgage rates here are quite low - a fixed rate is only 1% for 5 years with UBS at the moment. Whether you'd get such a low rate for a second home in another country is another question though. The…
Started by: ipoddle · 3.Sep.2017 · Housing in general
2 posts, 16:34 yesterday
Removal recommendation
Started by: babaloo550 · 20.Nov.2017 · Transportation/driving
2 posts, 16:29 yesterday
Radiation testing / monitoring foodstuffs
Started by: alemap · 21.Nov.2017 · Food and drink
36 posts, 16:03 yesterday
'harmless' radioactive cloud over Europe
So why do people get so worked up about elements with half-lives in the thousands of years? The great thing about radioactive substances is they get less dangerous over time. Nasty stuff like phosphorous or mercury never get less…
Started by: marton · 10.Nov.2017 · International affairs/politics
11 posts, 15:41 yesterday
Pricing extras on a second hand X3 using…
As I said, Eurotax is a guide only, and the Swiss market places a premium on black cars with black interiors (and other desirable combinations) so if this is what you want you are probably going to have to pay a little more than you…
Started by: tr85858 · 15.Nov.2017 · Transportation/driving
6 posts, 15:40 yesterday
Steel rims type approval?
They seem to be a bit narrow at 4.5 inches. If I were you I'd just go and buy some genuine Mazda MX5 wheels or at least ones made specifically for the car. They can't be expensive. Or just use them and not have them entered on the papers.
Started by: Jochem · 13.Nov.2017 · Transportation/driving
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A 24-year-old man arrested last week over the double murder of a couple in Suberg, in the canton of Bern, has confessed to killing them, according to police.

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