EUROPE

Finland: Finnair reported less-than-expected profitability

October 23, 2019 admin 0

Finnish flag carrier Finnair reported less-than-expected profitability during the July-September period. Its operating profit declined to 100.7 million euros (112.03 U.S. dollars) from 118.2 million euros a year earlier. Business daily Kauppalehti reported that a […]

Health

Finland ‘alcohol war’ continues unabated

June 26, 2019 admin 0

The northeastern most tier of the European Union (EU) is on the brink of a further escalation of an “alcohol war”. Tourists have been increasingly bringing alcohol products to Finland since last year, and the […]

Business & Money

Finnish economy slows down more than expected

May 30, 2019 admin 0

Finnish economy slowed down more than expected during the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, growing only 0.2 percent compared with 1.2 percent in the same period in 2018, according to Statistics Finland on Wednesday. Exports […]

Politics

Political rift over NATO widens in Finland

April 10, 2019 admin 0

The political rift on whether it will be realistic for Finland to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) widened last night. The outgoing Prime Minister Juha Sipila said on Tuesday that Social Democratic Party […]

EUROPE

New twist in Finland NATO debate

April 6, 2019 admin 0

While foreign and security policy has not been much of a theme in the current Finnish electoral debates so far, the discussion of Finland’s relationship with NATO has got a new twist this week. Antti […]

EUROPE

Industrial poisons threat to seagulls in Finland

April 3, 2019 admin 0

Industrial poisons and less open dumps of garbage have been deemed the reasons behind the reduction of flocks of seagulls in Finland. Since the prohibition of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) in industries in Finland in 1990, […]

Transport

Finnair records profit and passenger increase

February 16, 2019 admin 0

Finnair has reported positive figures for 2018. The company managed to make profit of 9.2 million euros during October-December 2018. During the whole year 2018, Finnair turnover grew by over 10 percent and reached 2.8 […]