Tuesday, 23 October, 2018
  • BASF to produce vehicle batteries materials in Harjavalta

    BASF to produce vehicle batteries materials in Harjavalta

    BASF AG will launch a new venture to produce raw materials for electric vehicle batteries in the Finnish town of Harjavalta, the German chemicals giant announced on Monday. "BASF has chosen Harjavalta, Finland as a first...

  • Finland ranks 3rd in global pension index

    Finland ranks 3rd in global pension index

    Finland ranked third in the retirement income system across the world, according to the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index published on Monday by the Monash Business School’s Australian Centre for Financial Studies (ACFS). The Netherlands ranked...

  • Helsinki Airport security personnel observe strike
    Protesting colleague dismissal for wearing a pink ribbon

    Helsinki Airport security personnel observe strike

    Some of the security personnel in the Helsinki Airport walked out on Monday to protest against one of their colleagues' layoff for wearing a pink ribbon, which is an international symbol of breast cancer awareness,...

  • SIMHE helps immigrants get varsity admission

    SIMHE helps immigrants get varsity admission

    Applying for higher education requires language skills, familiarity with the Finnish education system and evidence of personal skills from immigrants. To make better use of immigrants’ skills and to encourage them to apply for further education,...

  • EU, UK agree on 95% of Brexit deal: May

    EU, UK agree on 95% of Brexit deal: May

    British Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday that Britain and the European Union (EU) have agreed to 95 percent of a post-Brexit relationship agreement.    Addressing MPs in the House of Commons, May said people are...

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Helsinki Airport security personnel observe strike

Some of the security personnel in the Helsinki Airport walked out on Monday to protest against one of their colleagues'...

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1 NATO soldier killed, 2 injured after Afghan soldier's shooting

A NATO soldier was killed and two service members were wounded after an Afghan soldier turned his weapon and fired...

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Räikkönen clinches US Grand Prix title

Finnish driver Ferrari's Kimi Räikkönen  on Sunday took his first victory for more than five years to clinch the US...

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Int’l summer cruise in Helsinki breaks records

The international cruise ship season that ended on 17 October 2018 was record-breaking in Helsinki, said a press release issued...

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SIMHE helps immigrants get varsity admission

Applying for higher education requires language skills, familiarity with the Finnish education system and evidence of personal skills from immigrants. To...

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