Switzerland has very strict privacy laws. This is the main reason why affluent families and even certain dictators deposit their money in Swiss banks. There has been pressure for the Swiss government to ease up their banking laws to allow revelation of account holders who are suspected to be doing illegal activities.
Read the article below then share your thoughts about the topic.
1. Do you think that it’s time for Swiss banks to change their laws when it comes to privacy?
2. How would you describe the privacy laws of banks in your country?
3. What do you like about the current bank you’re with?
1. Describe the kind of technology featured in the article.
2. What do they call this new project mentioned in the article?
3. Name and describe other medical advancements that you know of.
4. Do you see any disadvantage to using high-tech machines or gadgets in the field of medicine?
There comes a point when a vacation is just what we need. We need to relax and have a breather to be able to come back recharged and sharper. But, as the author adds, “If you’re constantly thinking you need a vacation, maybe what you really need is a new life.”
The article below is a story of a journalist who gave up her job to move to an island to simplify her life. Express your thoughts after reading.
1. What is you reaction to the article?
2. If given the chance, would you move to a remote place where you don’t know anybody and start anew?
3. Where would you want to spend your life once you retire?
1. What is the mission of this sports project/initiative?
2. Who leads the initiative?
3. Describe how the players are able to have their matches within the facility.
4. What are the positive effects of this project?
1. What are some of the sports you enjoy practicing?
2. What are the advantages of playing a sport?
3. Are there other activities you would like to try?
People around the world work with minimum wage. A minimum wage is the lowest daily or monthly remuneration that employers may legally pay to workers. Which country has the best minimum wage in the world? Let’s take a look!