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News Switzerland » Obwalden: A cable car with a twist! Rotating gondola opens in Switzerland to give 360-degree panoramic views on the way to 9,926ft summit

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Publication date: onday 01 December 2014

The Titlis Rotair gondola rotates its way up towards the snow-covered summit of Mount Titlis from the popular resort town of Engelberg in the Canton of Obwalden in central Switzerland. The vehicle transports tourists from the middle station at Stand up to ...

News Switzerland » Obwalden: Will there soon be a referendum on freedom of expression in Switzerland?

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Publication date: hursday 23 May 2013

On page 97 there is a decision of the Government Council of the Canton Obwalden that would please Voltaire. Here is the decision from Central Switzerland: “For civil servants and authority members there is no interdiction to speak about proposals which ...

News Switzerland » Obwalden: American base jumper killed after crashing into rock face in Switzerland

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Publication date: Saturday 04 July 2015

An American base jumper has been killed after colliding with a rock face following his 9,900ft-leap in Switzerland. The 32-year-old man ... according to a prosecutor from the Obwalden valley. The air rescue service had struggled to recover the body ...

News Switzerland » Obwalden: Take a walk in the clouds on new suspension bridge between mountain peaks

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Publication date: onday 08 September 2014

Though the bridge is the first of its kind as it will the tallest suspension bridge connecting two peaks, the honor of the tallest suspension bridge goes to the Titlis Cliff Walk in Obwalden, Switzerland, which connects a mountain to a chair lift station ...

News Switzerland » Obwalden: Swiss air force jet goes missing, search launched

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Publication date: onday 29 August 2016

The plane, a one-seater F/A-18C, went missing near Susten in central Switzerland at around 14:30 ... in 2013 when the plane crashed during a training flight in the canton of Obwalden. (Reporting by John Revill; Editing by Richard Balmforth)

News Switzerland » Obwalden: 3 killed, 5 injured in train crash in Switzerland

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Publication date: onday 11 August 2014

GENEVA -- Three people died and five others got injured Monday morning in a collision between a passenger train and a minibus in the canton of Nidwalden in central Switzerland ... a resort town in the Obwalden canton which is located to the south of ...

News Switzerland » Obwalden: Fighter jet crashes in Switzerland

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Publication date: onday 18 February 2008

It is an F/A-18," ministry spokesman Peter Minder told AFP, confirming reports that the fighter jet had crashed in the central canton of Obwalden. It remained unclear ... the witness was quoted as saying. Switzerland bought 34 single- and double-seated ...

News Switzerland » Obwalden: Clarity on Swiss Taxes

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Publication date: Wednesday 07 July 2010

Corporate income tax rates in the cantons – 2015 and 2016 The cantons of central Switzerland still lead the tax ranking. Most cantons made no changes to ordinary tax rates. While Schwyz and Valais raised their tax rates slightly, Aargau, Uri and Vaud ...