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Maybe that's why unemployment actually rose as high as 10 percent in Finland last year, and why the program has been terminated despite officials' insistence it did not fail. It's easy to laugh at such economic illiteracy, but the increasing acceptance of socialism among America's young adults — many of ...
Finland's military invited bids on Friday to supply 64 multi-role fighter aircraft to replace its ageing fleet of F/A-18 Hornet jets, which are due to be phased ... US President Donald Trump suggested last year that Finland had already chosen Hornets, made by US group Boeing, but Finnish officials denied that.

The European Union's former top economic official Olli Rehn is expected to be formally appointed governor of the Bank of Finland next month. Olli Rehn Image: Heikki Saukkomaa / Lehtikuva. Parliament's banking affairs council on Friday formally proposed Olli Rehn, currently the bank's deputy governor, ...
Finland has been forced to deny widespread media reports that its universal basic income experiment had fallen flat. A trial has been put in place ... The Finnish centre-right government is austerity focused but is looking to reduce the country's 8.5 per cent unemployment rate. This trial is being viewed as a ...
The Finnish holiday Vappu (May Day) is nearly here, and the Finnish Metrological Institute, FMI, says the weather will be a mixed bag. ... 1 May is also the official holiday of the Student Union of the University of Helsinki, so students past and present dust off the and don the white caps that symbolise their ...
The one-time settlement was reached during the first quarter of 2018 through a mutual agreement procedure (MAP) between Indian and Finnish tax authorities—a dispute resolution provision offered in the double tax treaty between the two countries. The resolution, he added, “also resulted in a cash ...

NGOs and city officials are also negotiating with several food waste restaurants with a view to providing free meals to people in need. “They are interested in new approaches based on sustainable development,” the city official added. The Hursti foundation lists a number of sponsors (content in Finnish) of ...
From the beginning of April, Finnish authorities introduced a new kind of residence permit for start-up entrepreneurs. According to the ... So far, officials don't know whether or not meeting the income criterion will be an obstacle for new businesses looking to set up shop in Finland. Migri said that it expects to ...
Everyone within Finnish football including players, parents, coaches and officials, can access the network through websites and mobile apps designed especially for them and their role within their sport and club. The Finland FA is currently testing the platform and if successful the technology could be ...
The official Twitter page of the Finnish Olympic team has even joked about Koskinen's favorite pasttime, quipping, "Oh yes, he is knitting again." When asked what the coach was making, they revealed the sweetest answer imaginable: Koskinen is hard at work whipping up a blanket for the Finnish ...
Her actions set off a chain of events that lead to one of the biggest debates about security and press freedom in Finnish history. A day before she ... High-ranking government officials, including the defense minister, accused the newspaper of being unpatriotic and harming national security. President Sauli ...
That particular campaign intensified in 2012 in an apparent attempt to spark distrust of Finnish authorities among Russians and the Russian-speaking population in Finland. Helsinki was initially caught off guard, especially as the government officials who could best debunk these accusations were legally ...
Finnish authorities must do more to ensure that the grounds for granting asylum are examined thoroughly and that the applicants are provided the legal assistance they require, says Niina Laajapuro, the executive director of Amnesty Finland. “It's difficult to comprehend why even this death won't lead to any ...
Finnish authorities have adopted stricter asylum policies since the sudden influx of asylum seekers in late 2015, most of them from Iraq and Afghanistan. As a result, a larger proportion of asylum seekers have received negative decisions on their applications. While in 2015 it was still relatively simple for ...
Ali and Noor are not the only asylum seekers dealing with negative asylum decisions from Finnish authorities. Over the past two years, Migri has denied roughly 18,000 applications for asylum – 11,000 of which were from Iraq. The proportion of Iraqis being denied asylum in Finland is still rising quickly.
FINNISH AUTHORITIES have slammed Microsoft's 'Get Windows 10' (GWX) app that aggressively pushes the updated OS to Windows 7 and 8 users. The Finnish Consumer Authority has criticised the app, which was silently installed as part of a Patch Tuesday release and became the enabler of what ...
The agreement between the Finnish Consumer Authority and Microsoft comes after an investigation into the GWX app which started back in 2016. The authority decided that Microsoft's actions contravened consumer protection laws in Finland. It also determined that the Get Windows 10 app was a direct ...

In Finland, only about 5 percent of the population speak Swedish but you can use either Swedish or Finnish for official state business. You can also find examples closer to home, as most U.S. territories have similar tension between two official languages. In Puerto Rico, Spanish is taught in schools and ...
Contacted by Xinhua, the Media Agency Hill+Knowlton that handles communications for Microsoft in Finland referred to the announcement of the Consumer ... At that time the Finnish Consumer Authority gave no official comment on the marketing of Windows 10, but the authority's lawyer Miina Ojajarvi told ...
Finland's Transport Safety Agency, Trafi, is looking to tap into this ubiquitous nature so that drivers no longer need to carry a plastic driving permit, instead ... The information and photo displayed on the permit will always be the most up to date available from the Finnish authorities and, like a physical license ...
Let us learn from the Finnish ... An official of the National Center for Assessment said this week during a channel discussion that graduates of the Primary School Teachers Course can apply ... Education authorities in Finland select primary school teachers carefully, especially teachers of grade one to three.
Maria Lohela, Speaker of the Finnish Parliament came to Namibia on an official visit and will be hosted by her Namibian counterpart, Prof. Peter Katjavivi. She will be accompanied by Finland's members of parliament, Prof. Pekka Puska and Mr. Olli-Poika Parviainen for the visit that will commence on ...
Mothers and families need more help in order to succeed." While babies in Finland are breast-fed longer than in many other Western countries, THL is keen to further boost breast-feeding due to the health benefits it offers. According to Otronen, breast-fed babies have fewer respiratory infections, diarrhoea ...
Sudbury officials head to Finland to learn more about 'world class' ferrochrome smelter ... Mayor Brian Bigger will lead the delegation to Tornio, Finland to meet with mining industry leaders from Outokumpu — a stainless steel producer. Bigger says the delegation will also meet with municipal, public health ...
Antti Hartikainen, the director general of Finnish Customs, has been charged with violation of official duty, reports Helsingin Sanomat. Prosecutor Anja-Riitta Rinkinen revealed to the newspaper yesterday that the charge stems from his failure to leave a meeting where the fixed-term employment contract of ...
Finnish authorities are investigating a bizarre incident in which a pilot was killed by a plane door which became detached from the plane. He was ... The Gulfstream G150 jet, usually used for private flights arrived at the Kittila airport in northern Finland from Moscow, the local Lapin Kansa newspaper reports.
Foreign Minister Pramudwinai denied instructing the Finnish embassy to issue the guidelines. According to Thai media outlets, the minister suspected that the advisory was erroneously published or that the embassy's Facebook account had been hacked. Pramudwinai has reportedly called for an official ...
... Saint Petersburg businessman Alexander Chukhlebov as a candidate in the upcoming presidential election because it says he holds a Finnish residence permit. Under Russian law that would disqualify him from running for president, but he says the Finnish authorities have already cancelled his permit.
Environmental officials estimate that one fifth of this may already be going to waste due to climate change, but add that the figure may actually be higher. Last year Finland received about one fifth more rain than the long-term average. Researchers say that matches forecasts for the future 'new normal'.
The influenza season is now officially considered an epidemic in more than half of Finland, with the worst yet to come. ... However official diagnoses represent only a small fraction of those who actually fall ill – as most wisely stay home. ... Officials say that the peak weeks of the epidemic still lie ahead.
2 (Xinhua) -- Unusually mild weather and heavy rains this winter have given Finnish environmental officials a sampling of what negative impact the ... Markku Puustinen, an agriculture specialist at the Finnish Environmental Center, told Yle that the situation in southern Finland is now "uncontrollable" and ...
Russian officials are said to be still searching for two men who drove through a checkpoint at the Finnish-Russian border in the early hours of Wednesday morning. One of the men is said to be a Finnish citizen. The incident occurred at the Vaalimaa-Torfyanovka border crossing between Finland and Russia ...
ROVANIEMI, Finland — Here in Santa Claus Village, near the Arctic Circle, is the self-anointed “Official Santa,” a Finn who refused to give his real name, insisting he was actually Mr. Claus. A couple of hundred yards away in a competing venue is Second Santa, whose real name is Kari Eskeli, 65, also a ...
Prosecutor General Matti Nissinen was handed a fine of 1,720 euros for violation of official duty on Wednesday by the Supreme Court of Finland (KKO). Nissinen was ruled to have violated his official duties by being involved in acquiring management coaching services for the Office of the Prosecutor ...
... from scores of countries, and bringing wide-eyed children to a reliably snowy place that is, for youngsters at least, a convincing recreation of the North Pole (which is actually 1,600 miles north), complete with reindeer-drawn sleighs, staff in elfin dress and an official Finnish government “Santa's post office.
Niina Konu, head of the Consumer Advisory Services unit of Helsinki's Local Register Office, says Finland's consumer rights authorities should have more rigorous methods at their disposal. "In a way, the consumer authorities are toothless. The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority can bring the ...
Nadbornik indicates his wish for the Finnish state to assist the Jewish communities in Finland with the significant costs of their expanded security. "The Nordics have been living under this threat for several years now, and each of the countries has given the Jewish communities financial support – except ...
The official site of the self-proclaimed separatist Donetsk People's Republic (DNR) announced that its official representative office was opening in Helsinki, ... Such an “event” should cause serious concern for the Finnish authorities, as publicly popularizing the activities of terrorists who retain temporary ...
A Chinese delegation led by Li Shulei, deputy secretary of the 19th CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, arrived in Finland Thursday from ... At a gathering of Finnish officials, business leaders and think tank members in Helsinki Friday, Li explained how China is deepening reform to improve ...
Finland and Norway have today (8 December) implemented terminal migration across their mission-critical radio networks and are only the second ... Similarly, Norwegian officials can now contact their colleagues anywhere in Finland and make calls on Norwegian devices over the Finnish Virve network.
If ever there was a film crying out for some John Waters pizazz, it's "Tom of Finland." Granted, this biographical drama of a provocative gay artist is the Finnish government's official entry in the 2017 foreign-film Oscar race. But achieving what is seemingly impossible and certainly undesirable, director Dome ...
They were believed to be going there to take part in a demonstration called by the Finnish branch of the organization on the day of centenary celebrations in the country. A Finnish court recently banned the NRM following a request by police. Viking Line said it had security concerns. "Today Finland ...
Finnish police are planning to send non-resident Estonian drivers penalty notices for traffic violations committed during their stay in Finland. The notice would allow the drivers in Estonia to choose between picking up the fine upon returning to Finland and providing a Finnish address where the fine may be ...
Researcher: Workplace theft in Finland more common than people think ... office supplies is a widely-known occurrence at Finnish workplaces, but the ... of workplace crimes end up being reported to law enforcement officials, ...
India and Finland on Friday resolved to boost cooperation in a range of ... According to official figures, Finnish companies invested USD 419 ...
Finland's financial regulation body has issued a warning about the ... Investors can pay in other cryptocurrencies or in traditional, official ...
ABS-CBN News Europe Bureau sent an email for an official statement ... Another report in Finnish from Finland's public broadcasting company ...
A Finnish bakery is to offer bread made from crushed crickets in a move ... but it could not be launched until approved by Finnish authorities.
While girls in Finland have recently been close to the top in OECD ... Finnish educational officials have expressed concern that recent results ...
Image: Yle. Officials from the Central Finland police department said Tuesday they suspect an organised criminal ring of masterminding a spate ...


 

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