Friday, 19 January, 2018
  • Orpo for common EU asylum policy

    Orpo for common EU asylum policy

    Minister of Finance Petteri Orpo on Thursday said that EU budget should respond to new priorities and challenges such as migration, internal and external security, and defense. Speaking at a seminar of the Finnish Institute of...

  • New residence permit for startups from April

    New residence permit for startups from April

    The Aliens Act Amendment bill was approved on Thursday with the provisions for issuing residence permits to start-up entrepreneurs and extending the tenure of the first residence permit from one year to two years. At the...

  • Heavy snowfall welcomes giant pandas arrival

    Heavy snowfall welcomes giant pandas arrival

    Snowflakes swirled around the Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport on Thursday morning, as a crowd welcomed a pair of Chinese giant pandas eating bamboo inside two transparent glass boxes. The boxes were drawn by a vehicle with 60...

  • Applicants  at  Helsinki University Int`l programmes up

    Applicants at Helsinki University Int`l programmes up

    The international Master’s programmes of the University of Helsinki received a total of 2,946 applications, an increase of 83% from the previous year. A new degree programme, the Master’s Programme in Environmental Change and Global Sustainability,...

  • Rovaniemi takes sexual health project for youth

    Rovaniemi takes sexual health project for youth

    Rovaniemi has taken a project to prevent unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) mainly through distribution of free contraceptives among its residents aged below 25. The initiative implemented in full force from this year in...

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New residence permit for startups from April

The Aliens Act Amendment bill was approved on Thursday with the provisions for issuing residence permits to start-up entrepreneurs and...

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U.S. parents accused of torturing 13 children face life term

A pair of parents living in Southern California face up to life in prison for starving and torturing their 13...

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Paris Olympic bid records over EUR 5m budget surplus

Paris 2024 Bid Committee confirmed at its Thursday's final board meeting that it realized a budget surplus exceeding five million...

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Helsinki becomes world's busiest passenger port

The port of Helsinki became the busiest passenger harbor in the world in 2017, narrowly surpassing the British port of...

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Education

Applicants at Helsinki University Int`l programmes up

The international Master’s programmes of the University of Helsinki received a total of 2,946 applications, an increase of 83% from...

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