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English becomes a dirty word in Neuchâtel

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by Malcolm Curtis|The Local, Switzerland|January 18, 2013 The government of the French-speaking canton of Neuchâtel wants merchants to stop using the English word “sale” for their annual price reduction campaigns. The word is commonly used in Neuchâtel stores, instead of … Continue reading

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Neuchâtel’s billion-franc rail plan draws flak

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by Malcolm Curtis|The Local, Switzerland|August 28, 2012 Voters in the canton of Neuchâtel will decide next month on the fate of a controversial proposed regional train line and associated improvements costing almost one billion francs ($1 billion). The TransRun project … Continue reading

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Swiss bid to brand absinthe faces French challenge

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by Malcolm Curtis Swisster.ch | June 24, 2010 | 09:00 French distillers are challenging a bid by producers of absinthe in the Neuchâtel region of Val-de-Travers to protect the strong liquor, banned for most of the last century but now … Continue reading

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MIG banking license caps dream for Neuchâtel expats

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by Malcolm Curtis | Swisster.ch |December 14, 2009 | 09:18 The Mansour family scores a coup by becoming the first foreign exchange brokerage firm to secure a banking license in Switzerland. The milestone marks the latest accomplishment for the father … Continue reading

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