The man had ordered another passenger to “return to his own country” in the British Airways lounge at London Heathrow Airport. Markku Tynkkynen69, also told his travel companion Jain Wu that “the Chinese are arrogant.”
He told Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court he was “shocked” because Mr Wu was sitting in his seat. “On 11/11/2021 at around 4pm, the victim, Mr Wu, sat in British Airways’ business lounge at Heathrow Airport Terminal Three waiting for his flight to Barcelona,” the prosecutor said. Melania Drozdowska.
Wu told the court that he had to charge the phone and went to sit in an area with charging points. He sat there for half an hour and looked at his emails. Tynkkynen approached him and said, “You must be Chinese, so arrogant. Why are you sitting here? There are so many places, why are you sitting here?”
Ms Drozdowska said:
– He looked up from his computer and couldn’t believe what he heard. He said he answered nothing and was completely in shock.
– “The accused sat opposite and said ‘you should go home to your own country and learn the manners.’
“The accused then got up and moved to another seating area. The victim then got up and spoke with the British Airways service manager and reported the incident.
According to the prosecutor, the manager of the Lounge had told Tynkysen that it was not acceptable to make racial comments, and the defendant had said “He is a bastard.” That ch ** k should not be in this lounge. He should return to the country he belongs to. “
Police had then arrived at the scene and arrested Tynkkysen, who had spent the night in a police cell.
Tynkkynen admitted he had commented on Mr Wu, but denied calling him “ch ** k” to the British Airways service manager.
The original story was released by Berkshire Live on 02/02/2022 and can be found here.
Meet the chef: Marko Laasonen with a new wave of sustainable fine dining in Finnish Lapland
“In northern Finland, the power and abundance of nature have created an innovative culinary scene that combines Lapland traditions with sustainable practices. Here, the chef of Restaurant Kaunis shares his passion for country cuisine.
It is difficult to talk about Finland, one of the most forested countries in Europe, without turning the debate into nature. Finland’s deep-rooted relationship with nature is perhaps best understood through its food. The ingredients here – from wild strikes to fresh reindeer meat – vary with the seasons, and historically locals spend their weekends cooking Arctic fish and snow-resistant potatoes over an open fire.
We’re talking Marko Laasonenhead chef at Star Arctic Hotel’s Restaurant Beautiful in remote eastern Lapland, learn more from farm to fork cooking in an area where a passion for sustainability and a return to ancient cooking techniques pave the way for the next generation of Finnish cuisine.
The original story was published in National Geographic on January 26, 2022 and can be found here.
Finland set an all-time record of residence permit applications in 2021
“A total of 36,206 first residence permit applications were submitted to Finland in 2021, of which the most common reasons for immigration were work, family and studies, the Finnish Immigration Service has revealed.
According to a press release, the number of residence permit applications submitted in 2021 has reached an all-time high (36,206), leaving the 2020 figures 71% behind (21,160), according to SchengenVisaInfo.com.
In addition, the total number of work permit applications submitted on the basis of work was 15,012 in 2021, which is 71% more than in 2020, when 8,771 applications were submitted. In addition, the number of applications from employed people, such as chefs, nurses, cleaners and restaurant workers, increased by 91.2% to 8,529, while the number of applications from experts, such as IT experts, peaked at 1,605 in 2020, 853.
The original story was published in the Schengen Visa Info on 26.01.2022 and can be found here.
Finnish diplomats targeted Pegasus spy programs, says Foreign Ministry
“The Finnish government says its diplomats’ mobile devices have been hacked with Pegasus spyware.
The Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs stated on Friday that some of its officials abroad had been the target of advanced software.
“Through spyware, authors may have been collecting information about the device and taking advantage of its features.”
Developed by the Israeli NSO Group, Pegasus can break into a mobile phone and give its operators access to the device’s content and location history.
The original story was published in Euronews on January 28, 2022 and can be found here here.
Finnish dock workers block UPM’s deliveries to support the strike
“On Monday, port employees began blocking UPM’s UPM.HE paper and pulp deliveries in Finnish ports, as the Finnish Transport Trade Union AKT warned on Sunday.
Saarro aims to support paperworkers and electricians who have been on strike since 1 January to demand a company-wide collective agreement with UPM.
“It will take as long as necessary, ie until an agreement is reached between the paper workers’ union and UPM,” Ismo Kokkothe chairman of the transport workers’ union told Reuters.
Instead of a joint agreement, UPM has proposed separate agreements for all businesses and has already entered into collective agreements with its plywood and wood industries.
The original story was published on the Nasdaq on January 24, 2022 and can be found here.
Department No. 6 Review: Guests on a Russian train
“A young Finnish woman embarks on a journey of self-discovery that takes her (and you) through a rich, detailed and surprising terrain.
When the heroine in “Section No. 6” gets into the car with a man who has given her nothing but sorrow, you may shout quietly: What is she thinking? You can also condemn her for what seems like a bad decision, or spoil the filmmaker for putting another woman in hacking hardship again. Vulnerable women and dangerous men are clichés, but they’re also on their heads in this smart, emotionally nuanced film that rarely goes to wait. ”
The original story was published in The New York Times on January 25, 2022 and can be found here.
Finnish Web3 startup Kleoverse locks over one million euros to revolutionize the search for talent in the online world
“Kleovere has just raised more than € 1 million in developing a new way to help talent find jobs on the DAO on Web3. Funding is led by Founders, Sfermion and angel investors such as the crypto entrepreneur Ville Vesterinenand Equilibrium, a leading global blockchain firm.
Founded in Finland in 2021, Kleoverse is revolutionizing job search and helping freelancers create a professional identity on Web3. Using Blockchain, Kleoverse uses NFTs to visualize an individual’s Web3 Proof-of-Talent based on their projects with the DAO (Distributed Autonomous Organizations). The platform replaces the need for a traditional and old-fashioned CV that does not give a realistic picture of the applicant’s experience and skills. Instead, Kleoverse brings the latest wave of technology, Web3, to find talent.
The original story was published by EU-Startups on 25.01.2022 and can be found here.
Source: The Nordic Page