The ministries stated last week that the implementation of the projects would require substantial public sector investment, as other sources of funding, such as operator and user fees, would be relatively small compared to the required investment. Although private investors have also expressed interest in such projects, they would likely require state guarantees, leaving the […]
The report does not take a position on whether there should be improved or new rail connections to Turku, Tampere and Kouvola, but assesses their effects on the economy and emissions.
The Finnish Environmental Center is renewing its organization: a vision of change in sustainable development, life within the limits of the planet
The Finnish Environmental Center (Syke) has changed its vision in the direction of sustainable development. The change in sustainable development guides our society to quickly operate within the carrying capacity of our planet. Syke has reformed its organization and focused its expertise on finding solutions to key sustainable development challenges. At the same time, its […]
He also expressed his confusion that the size of the indebtedness problem is not known and the need to change the line of economic policy. He believes that central banks are the root cause of the problem because they have implemented excessive asset purchase programs that have distorted public understanding of the realities of the […]
Heli Jantunen, Martti Koskenniemi and Merja Penttilä will receive the honorary title of Academician of Science
and research professor Merja Penttilä has expertise in biotechnology and synthetic biology. They are all respected scientists and researchers with pioneering experience in their respective fields of research. Their work has wide-ranging importance in different sectors of society and thus helps to solve global challenges. A maximum of 16 distinguished Finnish scientists can have the […]
“We are happy to state that the popularity of night train travel has increased by 17 percent compared to 2018. With these new buses, we want to meet our customers’ wishes and further develop the travel experience. For example, working and eating in your own cabin will be even more comfortable in the future”, says […]
The Ministry of Education and Culture admitted that the reasons for the decline in learning outcomes are largely unknown and emphasized the need to identify them. “Learning results continue to decline, so it is necessary to critically evaluate both the development and our previous assumptions about the reasons for good learning results.” Anita Lehikoinenpermanent secretary […]
Offering a vibrant food culture, cafe culture and unique products, the city is also a magical gateway to a wonderful and unique archipelago consisting of 40,000 islands and islets. “For the first time since we started organizing our MICHELIN Guide events in the Nordic countries, we have chosen Finland and the beautiful city of Turku […]
There are currently eight Michelin-starred restaurants in Finland.
Finland’s National Selection for the Eurovision Song Contest Revealed: Who Will Represent Finland in Liverpool?
Beginning at midnight on each artist’s own day, the songs and videos will be available on the Finnish Broadcasting company’s streaming service Yle Areena, as well as on Youtube, Spotify, and other music streaming services at midnight on their own respective days. Press material for each song entry will be published in the morning of […]
More electric cars in use – in addition to Helsinki, electric cars are now also used in Turku, Tampere, Espoo and Vantaa for home delivery of Posti packages
In 2021, Posti launched an operating model where the recipient of the package gets the exact time and real-time map tracking of their shipment. At the same time, the company started deliveries with exact delivery time and map tracking with 100% electric cars. Now this delivery of electric vehicles is expanding to the aforementioned areas. […]
The Helsinki District Court sentenced two Italian sailors to fines for the 2019 Baltic Sea oil spill
The accident resulted in 9-39 cubic meters of oil landing in the sea off the coast of Turku.
The case is currently under investigation.
Further excavations may reveal whether the stones of the previously unrecorded elk were raised to honor the dead or to dominate the area.
Turku is seeking donations of heating and electrical equipment to the Ukrainian twin city of Kharkiv
The collection point is open in the city from 7 to 10. december
Good sleep quality is related to the good quality of life and work ability of Finnish public sector employees
Occupational stress also had a strong connection with poorer work ability. Quality of life can be the most comprehensive concept that defines human well-being. A positive effect on the quality of life is now also seen as an important indicator of the quality of healthcare. The ability to work is also of great importance to […]
The competition collects the best works of BA and MA graduates from five art academies (Estonian Academy of Arts, Pallas University of Applied Sciences, Latvian Academy of Arts, Vilnius Academy of Arts and Helsinki University of Art) on the NOBA.ac online platform, promotes the art academy. graduation shows and brings international attention to graduating students […]
Nine Ukrainian flags fly around the city for the time being.