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Fire Up Airbus: Where President of Finland Has Traveled in the Past 2 Years

(FINNBAY) – Helsinki, 8 June 2014. Since the Finnish President, Sauli Niinistö, started his work on 1 March 2012, he has made more than 25 official trips abroad. As he will be doing more travels due to the Russia crisis, we thought we would take a look at where he traveled. In the past two […]

Finland to Force Global Firms to Improve Corporate Social Responsibility

(FINNBAY) – Helsinki, 4 June 2014. Finland has taken the necessary steps to put the firms in line. Pekka Haavisto, Minister for International Development and Minister responsible for state ownership steering explained of the government’s latest action plan to fight against tax evasion on the international level includes a new obligation: companies with the State’s […]

New Linguistic Map Shows Striking Differences Between Finland and Scandinavia

(FINNBAY) – Tampere, 2 June 2014. A new linguistic study shows striking linguistic differences between Finland and the Scandinavian nations of Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The linguistic map is released by a net company called ethnologue shows areas of common linguistic characteristics. Also Read: Finnish Language: What Are the Most-Common Finnish Words? While many in Finland […]

Finnish Army “Accuses” NYT and the Guardian of Information Warfare

(FINNBAY) – Helsinki, 25 May 2014. The Finnish army’s latest news article on information warfare features a controversial picture connoting the idea that news outlets like the New York Times (NYT), the Moscow Times and the Guardian are part of the information warfare network. The article, which was published on 23 May 2014, talks about […]

Finland Grants Funding For Data Cable Through Germany to Bypass Sweden+NSA Interception

(FINNBAY) – Helsinki, 21 May 2014. The Finnish government funding for a new undersea data communication cable to build a fast, high-quality and cyber-secure connection to Germany. Wikileaks believes, Finland makes such move to bypass Sweden after exposure of Sweden+NSA mass interception. “This investment, together with the cleanest networks and individual protection, will ensure that we are more competitive […]

Young People Face Age Discrimination at Work in Finland

(FINNBAY) – Turku, 15 May 2014. In Finland, over eight percent of people under the age of 30 say that they had experienced age discrimination in Finland in 2013 – compared to 6% in 1997, says a government survey. The government did not release the information related to the methodology of the survey or the background […]

Finland Looks Up to its “Adversary” Norway for Cooperation in the Arctic

(FINNBAY) – Oulu, 13 May 2014. Even though many in Finland would see Norway as the “adversary” in the Arctic as “it criticizes Finland for about anything especially of Finland’s school killings”, diplomacy rules and now Finland looks for ways to collaborate with Norway in case things go wrong with Russia. From 13 to 14 May, […]

Two Estonians Died in Espoo Construction Site

(FINNBAY) – Espoo, 9 May 2014. Two Estonian construction workers died in building collapse at Mankkaanmalmi in Espoo. The accident happened in an apartment complex close to the Tapiola golf courses. There were three employees at the time of the accident. Two of them were stuck under the trench and the other one was lucky to […]

Finnish Companies Invest in Environmental Protection Around €302 Million

(FINNBAY) – Helsinki, 8 May 2014. According to the latest data released by the government, Finnish companies invest in environmental protection around €302 million. The figure is more than the year before. The biggest investors were the metal industry and energy supply, both over €70 million. Also Read: The European Commission Looking into Finland’s Working Environment Over […]

Finland’s Ambassador to Russia Unaware of Internal Policies

(FINNBAY) – Helsinki, 6 April 2014. An ‘unverified’ twitter account of Ambassador of Finland to the Russian Federation, Hannu Himanen, exposed Finnish ambassador’s irrelevancy in the politics between Finland and Russia relations. Yesterday at 9:45 (Finnish time), FINNBAY published a story exposing insights of what Russian politicians’ (specifically the Russian Cabinet Committee on Foreign and Security Policy’s) […]

Interview with the Finnish Immigration on Asylum

Below is the interview we conducted with the Finnish Immigration Service on Asylum matters in Finland. The article was first published in FINNBAY’s print edition in Russian. How does the Immigration service respond to the increasing number of asylum seekers in Finland? The Finnish Immigration Service has in recent years prepared itself to the possibility of […]

Stockmann’s Clothes Originally Made in Bangladesh

(FINNBAY) – Tampere, 24 February 2014. Stockmann Group, which sell one of the most expensive clothing items in Finland, manufacture its clothing brands in Bangladesh and then ship it to Finland for sale at astronomic figures. Stockmann, which was established in 1862, is a Finnish listed company engaged in the retail trade. The Group’s revenue […]

Finland’s Secret in Protecting Water From Forest

(FINNBAY) – Helsinki, 22 February 2014. A new report released by the Finnish Forest Industries, exposes some of the best practices held by the Finnish forestry industry in improving water protection conditions in the country. Forestry increases the amount of nutrients and solids migrating from forests to waterways. The report suggest that looking at entire […]

Finns Spray Reindeer with Reflective Paint for Money not for Health, Says PETA

(FINNBAY) – 22 February 2014. Herders in Finland spray their reindeer with reflective paint to profit not (just) to help drivers see them in the dark, says the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) – the largest animal rights organization in the world, with more than 3 million members and supporters. The Internet has been […]

Finland Moves to Block Wikipedia Donations

(FINNBAY) – Helsinki, 9 February 2014. The Finnish National Police Board has sent an official request to Wikipedia to clarify its present fundraising activities in Finland. Should the Finnish police is not satisfied with the clarification, it will have the power to move to shut down Wikipedia Finland’s donation activities in Finland. The Wikimedia is a nonprofit charitable […]