Finland’s Ministry of Finance has proposed increased military expenditure in its 2021 budget for the procurement of new multipurpose fighter planes to replace the currently used Hornet fleet
A Conservative MP in Finland has proposed the removal of the Hakaniemi World Peace Statue in Helsinki and the Friendship of Peoples Monument in Itäkeskus, both symbolic of friendship with the people of Russia
A 3.3% increase in the salaries of the paper workers over a 25- month period has been agreed upon.
The demand has resurfaced ahead of the fresh negotiations with the employers for new collective agreements
The workers were protesting the management’s bid to force some of their colleagues into a new collective bargaining agreement which is likely to be followed by pay cuts
The pride parade in Helsinki on Saturday was attended by Finnish prime minister Antti Rinne and the first female Finnish bishop, Irja Askola
The citizens’ group, Ei enää leikkirahaa (No more play money), is organizing a campaign, demanding an increase in salaries. A proposal to modify the teacher to children ratio is also being pushed through a constitutional provision for direct democracy