The first vote on the ballot focuses on the climate protection and binds the city and municipalities into limiting climate change and striving towards «Net Zero» emissions. All the main parties are in favour with the exception of the SVP and the ultra right EDU.
The Teen Vote
The second vote seeks to ratify the reduction in voting age from 18 to 16 years in municipal and cantonal elections. The idea is to engage younger people in politics but, as younger people tend to be more environment conscious and left leaning the SVP, FDU and EDU all object.
Want To Become Swiss?
The third vote ratifies the requirements of the naturalisation process in Canton Zurich and ensures that these processes remain uniform across the canton. These matters are democratic, according to the cantonal constitution, so must be put to the people.
Time With The Kid.
The final vote is a people’s initiative and, like most people’s initiatives looks doomed to fail due to a lack of support in the cantonal council. The initiative proposes to increase maternity leave from 4 to 18 weeks and increase paternity leave from 2 to 18 weeks.
Switzerland is full of surprises but if you have travelled to the Ticino by car the «perm-a-jam» at the Gotthard tunnel will not be one. Recently, in an attempt to avoid it i travelled along the Rhône valley which runs between
2. Tips: How to find your dream flat
You didn't manage to get your dream flat? Don't worry, ask Ron. I'm sure these tips will help you to secure a flat of your dreams.
1. How to deal with the agency
Most flats are rented out through an agency. Some are very
3. Watch out!
I've told you before but another warning can't hurt. Fraudsters are active on all housing platforms in Switzerland. Also on my pages. Unfortunately, I can't guarantee that all offers are genuine. I do my best to blacklist any i catch but
1. World in Pictures
Isn`t it funny...
Ein paar Zeilen eingängiger Text.
Viele Worte. Einfach so.
Für die Übrigen. Ja. Sofort.
Mach mit mir Sport. Spot. Einen Spot. Keinen Werbe, nein. Einen echten.
2. Nature Photography
Images far from urban life
3. Urban Signs Photo Trip
Take part in Ron's Urban Signs Photo trip. If you come across any unusual signs, shop windows, adverts or street art in your world travels, take a picture and upload it to the website. Limit yourself to your very best shots from where
1. Casa nostrana
Albisstrasse 25, 8038 Zürich
2. Lucky Dumpling: Authentic Chinese
6 years ago we welcomed 'Dini Mueter' to the Langstrasse. This summer, the bar and restaurant underwent a refurbishment and just reopened its doors with a new concept and a new name. Well, actually the new name is also the concept: Lucky
3. Ooki: All the way from Tokyo
Whenever a new Japanese restaurant opens somewhere, you can be sure that I’m not far behind. This new locale is called Ooki and serves gyoza, ramen, tempura, udon, Japanese curries and sake. The interior is very authentic, the