Saturday, 23 March, 2019
  • Nokia's self-scrutiny triggers stock value drop

    Nokia's self-scrutiny triggers stock value drop

    The stock value of telecommunication giant Nokia declined heavily in the Helsinki stock exchange on Friday.    Finnish national broadcaster, Yle quoted analysts as saying that the decline was triggered by a report Nokia had sent...

  • Finns Party MP gets tougher sentence for sexual assault

    Finns Party MP gets tougher sentence for sexual assault

    Helsinki Appeals Court on Friday increased the fines given to Perussuomalaiset (Finns Party) MP Teuvo Hakkarainen for sexual harassment and assault. Hakkarainen had attacked conservative female MP Vera Ruoho in the parliament building in December 2017....

  • FIN-FSA stresses assessment of loan-repayment ability

    FIN-FSA stresses assessment of loan-repayment ability

    The Board of the Financial Supervisory Authority (FIN-FSA) will not impose a countercyclical capital buffer requirement on credit institutions and will maintain unchanged the loan cap imposed a year ago for residential mortgage loans other...

  • Met cooperation hailed during Finland’s chairmanship

    Met cooperation hailed during Finland’s chairmanship

    Meteorological cooperation is considered one area where success has been achieved during Finland's Arctic Council Chairmanship. One of the Finnish priority areas that Ambassador Aleksi Härkönen, Chair of the Senior Arctic Officials, emphasizes as a success, is...

  • 4 remanded in custody for suspected robbery in Hartola

    4 remanded in custody for suspected robbery in Hartola

    Four men were on Friday remanded in custody for suspected robbery and breakage into an 80-year-old man's house in Hartola. The incident took place in Hartola on Tuesday, said the police bulletin The owner of the house...

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Finns Party MP gets tougher sentence for sexual assault

Helsinki Appeals Court on Friday increased the fines given to Perussuomalaiset (Finns Party) MP Teuvo Hakkarainen for sexual harassment and...

Europe

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26 dead, 28 injured in China coach fire

Twenty-six people were killed and 28 others injured after a tour coach caught fire in central China's Hunan Province on...

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Sports

Papadakis, Cizeron of France clinch fourth world title

Pyeongchang Olympic runners-up Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France won the ice dance gold medal at the 2019 ISU...

Weather

Travel

HSL to introduce new transport zones, tickets in April

The pricing of public transport tickets in the Helsingin seudun liikenne (Helsinki Regional Transport Authority)- HSL area will fundamentally change...

Culture

Education

Finland supports Myanmar vulnerable children schooling

Finland supports the follow-on financing of the World Bank’s Decentralizing Funding to Schools Project in Myanmar, said an official press...

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