Friday, 17 February 2012 Finland is to suspend aid to the Central American state of Nicaragua after decades of development cooperation but to concentrate on helping a smaller number of countries, including Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Nepal, Zambia and Vietnam.
Sunday, 05 February 2012 Sauli Väinämö Niinisto for the Finnish, Conservative Party becomes Finland's next president after receiving 65.5 percent of the advance votes against his opponent, Pekka Haavisto’s 34.5 percent who accepted defeated just before 20 hours Swedish time.
Sunday, 29 January 2012 Support for the True Finns Party has dropped by 2.5 percentage points since December to 17.4 percent. Meanwhile the Green League picked up about two percentage points, according to recent opinion poll conducted for the Finnish broadcaster, YLE published on Friday. How growing racism make Finland known as a racist country and an almost no-go-country of some races
Sunday, 29 January 2012 Finland's reputation abroad is being strained as a result of growing racism acknowledged the Finish newspaper, Helsingin Sanomat.
Sunday, 22 January 2012 • The Finns have just over 85,000 in home loans on average Finland’s household bets is growing exponentially - increased more than the amount of disposable income in 2010, reports the Statistic Finland in its latest data release.
Thursday, 19 January 2012 The annual Finnish Emma gala takes place on Friday, rewarding the most successful Finnish music of the past year. English-language hip-hop from artists with immigrant backgrounds is this year's hot tip. Finland’s presidential candidates talk discrimination as never beforeFriday, 13 January 2012 As the Finnish presidential candidates debated in front of a youthful audience on Thursday night, high on the agenda were issues surrounding racism, internationalism and discrimination. Missile vessel, Thor Liberty leaves Finland
Friday, 06 January 2012 The Thor Liberty, a Manx-flagged ship that was stopped at Kotka harbour in Finland before Christmas carrying Patriot missiles and over 150 tons of explosives, has departed Finland, headed for Asia.
Sunday, 01 January 2012 With the start of a new year, tobacco products will no longer been seen in Finnish shops. Tougher anti-smoking legislation means tobacco products may not be displayed and must be kept out of sight. The impounded armament in Finland yesterday were legal shipment to South KoreaThursday, 22 December 2011 The seized Patriot missiles in Finland were perfectly legal exported products from Germany to South Korea, according to German authorities.
Wednesday, 21 December 2011 A British cargo vessel detained at Kotka harbour has been found to be carrying a shipment of American-made Patriot missiles. Finns are working less and less and spending more time on social mediaThursday, 15 December 2011 The amount of hours Finns use at work has declined and leisure has increased. This is based on a recent survey result published by Finnish Statistics office today. Finland trains Arab spring states police Tuesday, 13 December 2011 Arab spring countries Tunisia and Egypt are looking to Finland for police training following a similar initiative with Palestinian law enforcement officials this autumn.
Sunday, 11 December 2011 Finland tops the statistics in the Western world when it comes to children who die as a result of abuse, according to latest report from the Finnish news paper, Sunnuntaisuomalainen. Finnish Government requested to seek costing strategy for Euro exitTuesday, 29 November 2011 The rightwing party, True Finns is asking the Finnish government to put a price on exiting the euro. This follows continues pressures and talks in Finland of withdrawal from the euro single currency. More foreigners want to study in Finland as Sweden and UK price themselves out if the market
Tuesday, 29 November 2011 With Sweden getting more expensive for foreign students to study there, prospective students are filing an increasing number of residence permit applications with Finnish officials.
Monday, 31 October 2011 A new study in Finland shows that financial literacy in schools for 15-20 year olds are taught in many subjects but as time goes the young people are finding it hard to understand economics.
Monday, 31 October 2011 Motor cycle criminal gang, Hells Angels and Bandidos are growing rapidly in Sweden’s eastern neighbours. The gangs are seeing the Baltics as a sought after destination for them to establish their criminal activities, but also in Finland, the biker gangs have become more and more aggressive in recent months - not least in the cases of extortion. Growing support for death penalty in Finland
Monday, 24 October 2011 It is not only in the UK where the call for re-institution of death sentence is being made loud and clear. In Finland too, there are increased calls such punishment and the calls are gaining political support.
Monday, 24 October 2011 Finland has granted nearly 23 million euros for humanitarian emergency aid. With this additional funding, Finland’s contribution to humanitarian aid comes to over 90 million euros this year, according to latest reports.
Thursday, 20 October 2011 Finland plans to deport Vietnamese workers living in the rural communities such as Ostrobothnia which attracted the Vietnamese to fill unwanted jobs which Finns did not want to do. The reason for the deportation is because immigration officials have determined that they do not earn enough money to qualify for residency in Finland.
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 Just last month we reported the growing racist activities in Finland especially since the coming of the Far right True Finns to parliament in Finland. But it also has turned out that there has been a general fall in racist crimes in the country.