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A Thousand Days Of Juha Sipilä

The Finnish government marks a milestone today, one thousand days on the job with Juha Sipilä (Centre) as Prime Minister. Compared to some recent previous Finnish...

Thirsty Start To 2018 For Alko Sales

It's been a thirsty start to the year for Finland's state alcohol monopoly Alko. The company reports today that sales are down in all product...

Bank Worker Negotiations; Labour Agreement Deadlines

Service Workers Union PAM says there are still no solutions in several major areas in their ongoing collective agreement negotiations. The deadline to...

Nordea Profits Decline ‘Not A Surprise’

The CEO of Nordea Group Casper Von Koskull says he's not surprised the bank had a weak fourth quarter in 2017. Today, the company reported operating...

Positive Summer Jobs Forecast

It might still be the middle of winter, but if you're already thinking about a summer job, then there is some good news on...

WEEKEND: From Holy Land To Lapland – Finland’s Surprising Seasonal Visitors

A surprising number of winter visitors from Israel are making a big impact on the local economy of Rovaniemi, as thousands come each year...

Education Inequality Drives Greens Against Government

Finland's Green Alliance says its vocal position on education inequality has brought the issue to the public's attention and forced the government to take...

Economy Grows Again During Third Quarter

Finland's economy continued to grow strongly in the third quarter of the year, according to new figures released today by Statistics Finland. There are a...

The Ice Dragon Cometh: China’s Arctic Ambitions

Chinese companies are investing billions of euros in Lapland projects. There's plans for a railway linking the north of Finland with Asia routes. They're...

September Job Seekers Down; But Government Employment Goals Still Not Met

The number of people in Finland registered as unemployed and looking for work in September was 275,600. That's a fall of almost 54,000 from...