Sharp rebound in temporary employment in the second quarter

The temporary employment sector saw a significant recovery in the second quarter, after declining for two years in a row, the Swissstaffing umbrella company revealed on Thursday. All areas of activity participated in the recovery. With a 24.5% jump over one year in extra hours worked, the Swiss Staffindex posted its first increase in eight … Read more

Russian science module Nauka docked with the ISS

After an eight-day trip to space and almost 15 years late, the new Russian science module Nauka docked Thursday at the International Space Station (ISS). He did, however, experience a temporary propellant problem. A few hours after docking, the cosmonauts indeed reported the unexpected ignition of Nauka’s engines, forcing them to turn on those of … Read more

Clariant confirms in the second quarter its performance in the first

Specialty chemicals Clariant posted a further growth spurt in the second quarter of 11% to 1.03 billion francs. The Ebitda margin gained 2.2 percentage points to 16.8%, for a related result up 28% to 173 million, said the progress report released Thursday. Quarterly performance is at the top of the AWP consensus projections. The analysts … Read more

Credit Suisse appoints new chief risk officer

Credit Suisse has appointed a new head of risk management in the person of David Wildermuth. The former Goldman Sachs will also join the executive committee, said the bank with two veils Tuesday. The new manager will take office in February 2022 at the latest. He was until now employed by the American banking giant, … Read more

Lindt & Sprüngli raises expectations and raises targets

Lindt & Sprüngli exceeded all expectations after the first six months of 2021, both in terms of growth and profitability. On the strength of these results, the Kilchberg chocolate maker raised its targets for the year as a whole on Tuesday. After a difficult year 2020, which notably saw strong Easter sales plummet, Lindt & … Read more

EPFZ takes the pulse of Mars and reveals its anatomy

The EPFZ has been taking the pulse of Mars for 30 months with the SEIS seismometer. Analysis of earthquake data provides insight into the anatomy of the red planet and its history. Scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ), together with an international team, were able to determine that the March crust … Read more

[Foresight Quick Comment]Foreign Internet celebrities rush to the CCP to find “Snow” all over the world | Pakistan terrorist attack | CCP publicity | Cyber ​​hackers

[Epoch Times July 20, 2021]Hello friends, today is July 19 (Monday), welcome to “Foresight quick review“, I’m Tang Jingyuan. In the recent period of time, under the siege of the United States and its allies, the CCP has clearly shown a trend of shrinking and defensive political economy. However, there is an opposite trend in … Read more

SGS: improved on all fronts in the first half of the year

The SGS group closed the first half of the year with sharply higher results, in line with the expectations of the financial community. “The gradual recovery of the market, the evolution of ICT opportunities and customer demand confirm our strategic evolutions”, welcomed the general manager of the inspection and certification giant, Frankie Ng, quoted Monday … Read more

Mixed results for Emmi’s sustainability goals

Dairy processor Emmi has a mixed record four years after setting its sustainability targets to be achieved by 2020. In some areas, ‘greater efforts are needed,’ she wrote in a report released on Monday. The company’s ambition is to source only sustainably produced milk and it has almost reached its target: 93% of the milk … Read more

The monument of the counts and countesses within smartphone reach

Discover in an attractive way a part of the history of Neuchâtel. This is what offers the free application “Monumentissimo” presented and launched on Friday. It allows you to get to know better, thanks to augmented reality, the different facets of the monument of the counts and countesses which is located in the heart of … Read more