SWITZERLAND

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Here's What PM Modi Can And Cannot Do About Offshore Black Money

Since the HSBC Swiss leaks last year, there's been a growing scrutiny of the role of financial secrecy in aiding tax evasion, so it's no surprise that Prime Minister Modi's focus during his Switzerland visit included the subject of Indians with hidden Swiss bank accounts. Unfortunately, the issue of cross-border movement of black money is complex and governments around the world are limited in what they can do on their own to persuade jurisdictions like Switzerland to cooperate.
Priya Pathiyan

Happiness For All At St Moritz

Switzerland just earned the title of the World's Happiest Country in this year's World Happiness index. And the Swiss resort town of St Moritz is celebrating 150 years of existence this year. Two compelling reasons to find out what all the fuss is about!
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5 Life Lessons From 5 Countries

From a rural and orthodox community in South India to sophisticated Switzerland, I have found myself living in different countries and experiencing whole new worlds over the past several years. These experiences have shaped me and given me lasting perspectives on life. Through this post, I want to share the main life lessons I got from living in Japan, USA, Sri Lanka, Switzerland and India.