Home Tags Finland

Tag: Finland

Foreign Minister on Myanmar Visit

Foreign Minister Tim Soini (Blue) is in Myanmar for a two day visit. During his visit, Soini will attend the ASEM Asia-Europe Foreign Ministers Meeting in...

Paavo Väyrynen’s Presidential Bid Falters

A bid to enter the 2018 Presidential election race by veteran politician Paavo Väyrynen has hit a snag: he can't get enough endorsements. Candidates need...

Janne Strang Editorial: Finland’s Yellow & Red Heritage

Since you no doubt are wondering why the Finnish flag is hoisted up every available pole on a Monday in November, let me cut...

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...

The Lapland MP, Julian Assange, Fake News & Catalonia

Finnish politician Mikko Kärnä (Centre) will publish the text of a parliamentary motion today which calls on MPs to recognize an independent Catalonia. It's a...

Trade War A “Threat” To Finnish Economy: Mykkänen

Finland's Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Kai Mykkänen (NCP) says the biggest threat to Finland's continued economic recovery would be a trade war...

Death Threats, Racial Abuse & Taunts of Sexual Violence: How Much...

When Finland's parliament returns for the autumn session this week, politicians will face a continued barrage of hate mail, death threats and personal attacks.   While...

Editorial: Mystery Presidential Meeting in the Centre of Storms

Editorial by Janne Strang for News Now Finland President Sauli Niinistö’s eagerly awaited meeting with US President Donald Trump was moved forward from Tuesday to...

President’s Steamboat and Opera Diplomacy for Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to pay a one day visit to Finland today, as part of the country's 100th independence anniversary celebrations,...

Strawberry Robber Strikes Porvoo Farm

A Finnish farmer is scratching his head over a night time theft which netted the robber five kilos strawberries. Peter Boije af Gennäs, who runs...