Swiss Info

Tue, 5 Dec 2023 09:18:00 GMT
One in three Swiss medical students ready to leave profession after internships
Working as a doctor is one of the most prestigious professions in Switzerland, but the reality seems quite different: one-third of medical students say they are ready to give up after their first internship in a hospital due to the long hours and hea...

Tue, 5 Dec 2023 08:37:00 GMT
Credit Suisse reinstates independent overseer for Nazi-account probe
Credit Suisse reinstated Neil Barofsky as an independent ombudsperson to oversee the Swiss bank’s review into its history of servicing Nazi-linked accounts. The decision was announced on Monday by the US Senate Budget Committee, which has been pr...

Tue, 5 Dec 2023 08:05:00 GMT
Hackers publish Baden city data on darknet
Hackers have published large amounts of data from the Swiss city of Baden on the darknet, it has been confirmed. NZZ online first reported the data theft on Monday. Data from the city of Baden, located in northern Switzerland, has been available for...

Tue, 5 Dec 2023 07:34:00 GMT
Swiss bank Pictet to pay $123m to end US tax case
Banque Pictet & Cie SA, the Swiss private bank and asset manager, agreed to pay $123 million (CHF107 million) to resolve a US investigation into how it helped Americans hide more than $5.6 billion in secret bank accounts. Federal prosecutors charged...

Mon, 4 Dec 2023 15:26:13 GMT
WHO board to hold emergency meeting on Gaza health situation
The World Health Organization's executive board will hold an emergency session on Dec. 10 to discuss the health crisis in Gaza and the West Bank, with the Palestinian envoy seeking more medical aid and access for foreign healthcare workers. The WHO ...