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Government’s new budget plan includes big increase for their own salaries

The government revealed its 2020 budget proposals on Friday, which included a raft of provisions to boost employment and innovation; to cut carbon emissions...

Pihlajalinna to cut 180 jobs – fewer than expected

Finnish private healthcare company Pihlajalinna has announced it will make 180 job cuts. The announcement comes after negotiations with unions that started in June. The number...

Marimekko brightens up its profits

Finnish textile and design company Marimekko is reporting an increase in profits. The company says net profits rose from €27 million to €28 million in...

Dock renovation and recruitment as Meyer Turku starts work on huge...

Crews at Meyer Turku shipyard started work Tuesday on a huge new cruise ship project that will take more than two years to complete. The...

Growing gap in pay between bosses and employees

It's no workplace secret that the bosses earn more money than the workers. But do you know how much more? Helsingin Sanomat has been tracking the salaries...

DNA sale to Norwegian telecoms company approved by EU

The sale of Finland's DNA telecoms company to Norway's Telenor has been approved by the European Commission. The deal was announced in April, but only...

New China deal keeps Tallinn tunnel project on track, but it’s...

When officials from China's Railway Engineering Corporation CREC came to Vantaa last September to take part in a conference on large-scale tunnel construction, they...

Finnair sets new record with June passenger numbers

June was a record month for Finnair flights, as the national carrier flew 1.4 million passengers, up 11.9% from the previous year. The biggest increase...

Royal visit burnishes Finland’s business and culture profile in Japan

The visit of Japan's Crown Prince and Princess to Finland officially marks 100 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries, but it also...

Ramirent signs merger deal worth €970 million with French company

Finnish construction equipment company Ramirent has signed a merger deal with Europe's biggest machine rental company Loxam, an agreement worth €970 million. The price that the French company paid...