In its plenary session on Monday, March 1, the government declared that the country is in a state of emergency as referred to in the Emergency Powers Act.
Established in July of 2020, the company champions the use of so-called far-UVC light as a method of disinfection for air, surfaces, spaces, objects, and more.
The government has made new decisions regarding entry restrictions into Finland.
Coronavirus Coordination Group in the Capital Region Allows Children to Resume Hobbies; Government Objects
The Metropolitan Area coronavirus coordination group has decided to lift some of the restrictions aimed to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. But not without discontent from the government.
Finland Closes Borders for Most Countries; Full List of Restrictions to Come into Effect on Wednesday
The new restrictions at the borders come into effect today.
The decision is based on an aim to stop the spreading of recent coronavirus mutations.
Due to the decision, many travelers find that returning to Finland is even more difficult than before or may be prevented altogether.
Upper Secondary School Seniors Can Opt Between Distance and Contact Teaching; ‘Penkkarit’ Has Been Canceled
View the full list of the decided measures to tackle the spread of the pandemic.
All passenger air services from Great Britain to Finland will be suspended for two weeks from December 21, 2020.
To limit the scars from the coronavirus pandemic and sustain the recovery, Finland should address underlying challenges such as boosting employment and productivity, according to the latest OECD survey.
As we start to see lending rates rise after its all-time low in April 2020, it’s important to be aware of the potential financial implications.
A strategy based on sustainable development can be formulated as follows: more environmentally friendly metals for the needs of the world’s green economy.
The production site is located about 250 km from the border with Finland and 300 km from the border with Norway.
The Helsinki Metropolitan Area coronavirus coordination group stated on Thursday evening that the capital region has now moved to the spreading phase in the coronavirus pandemic.
The Finnish postal service, Posti, will respond to the needs of the busiest time of the year by returning to the Friday delivery schedule.
On Monday, November 9, Estonia reimposes quarantine for travelers from Finland because of the heightened infection rate.
On Thursday, the government decided on new restrictions related to border control.
The quarantine is not mandatory for countries with an infection rate of 50 or lower.
The decree was adopted under the new temporary provisions of the Communicable Diseases Act and will remain in force until December 15, 2020.
Here’s what we know about the events surrounding the data breach of Psychotherapy Center Vastaamo.
Pharmaceutical companies have begun planning the supply chain for an anticipated vaccine against the coronavirus.
Government Adopts Resolution on Local and Regional Recommendations to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus
In its resolution adopted on October 23, the government outlines national and regional recommendations aiming to support regional measures to curb the spread of the pandemic and help get it under control.
Finland’s regions will be supported by more than 100 million euros to help their recovery efforts amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Posti Group Oyj will lay off about 90 experts and supervisors after concluding its negotiations for job redundancies.
Customer Capacity of Bars and Nightclubs Could be Limited to Half; Cafes Allowed to Serve for 75 Percent
In the future, restaurants are categorized into those that focus on serving alcohol and those that serve food. The latter includes cafeterias.
Finnair will cut about 700 jobs because of the market changes caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The redundancies will be implemented by the end of March 2021.
From Espoo to the Moon; Nokia Partners with NASA to Build First High-Performance Mobile Network on the Lunar Surface
Nokia’s technology will establish the first LTE communications system on the moon.
Failing to follow the new legislation could lead to a penalty of 100 euros, or a fine.
The Russian mining giant Norilsk Nickel is investing over a billion U.S. dollars in preparing a comprehensive five-year program to modernize copper processing at its site in Monchegorsk.
Finnish airport operator Finavia will now require all passengers and other visitors to its airports to wear a face mask for the entire visit.
As a result of the government’s decision on Thursday, Finland will restrict travel from the Schengen area beginning on October 12.
New rules concerning the opening hours of restaurants come into effect on Thursday, October 8.
The restaurants will close at 23:00, and they are allowed to take in only half of their usual number of customers.
The changing travel restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic have forced the state-owned airline to reduce flights to about 75 a day.
Finnish Forest Industry to End Collective Bargaining; Companies’ Needs Will Be Better Met, According to Metsä Group’s CEO
The decision, according to Metsä Group’s CEO Ilkka Hämälä, will enable the forest industry in Finland to continue thriving.
NoHo Partners Begins Negotiations for Layoffs Affecting 1,300 in Response to Restrictions on Restaurants
As the Finnish government limits opening hours of restaurants in order to combat the second wave of the pandemic, the industry prepares for more layoffs.
The two companies join forces to reach new markets.
Some restaurants could be ordered to close as early as 23:00 depending on how fast the coronavirus is spreading in the particular area.
The government has adopted a decision on restrictions on entry into the country, which will enter into force on Monday.
Corona Dogs Detect the First Passengers Infected With Covid-19 at Helsinki Airport; Here’s How the Testing Works
The corona dogs trained to detect the Covid-19 disease identified the first passengers positive with the virus on Thursday.
Konecranes is planning to lay off workers in Hyvinkää and Hämeenlinna.
The evacuation of all 200 passengers began on Sunday afternoon and ended in the early evening.
Neste Oyj is planning to shut down its refinery operations in Naantali. In addition, their Porvoo refinery would focus on co-processing renewable and circular raw materials.
Here’s the full list of countries from where travelers can and cannot enter Finland without self-quarantine.
Passengers from countries with a coronavirus infection rate of fewer than 25 cases per 100,000 people in the previous 14 days will be able to enter Finland without a voluntary quarantine.
Finnair serves 42 destinations in October, but frequencies will be reduced on almost all routes.
Posti Group Oyj aims to cut jobs from about 130 people to save costs and manage losses.
In August, Finnair carried 193,000 passengers, which is 85.8% less than in the corresponding period of 2019.
The Finnish Customs’ preliminary statistics reveal a decline in Finland’s international trade in goods.
This weekend banking services of Nordea and OP will have interruptions when their IT systems will be maintained.
The temporary act would apply to tour operator bankruptcies and when the coronavirus pandemic has caused the cancelation of the travel package.
Finland has decided to take part in the joint EU agreement to purchase coronavirus vaccines.
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However, events or gatherings can exceed 50 people if the organizers can follow the guidelines set by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) and the Ministry of Education and Culture.
The Finnish government has decided to reintroduce travel restrictions on many countries.
Here are the occasions we know about so far.
The value of new orders in manufacturing in Finland was 11.8% lower in June 2020 than twelve months earlier.
Travel Restrictions Reinstated on Netherlands, Belgium and Andorra; Opening Borders to Sweden Considered
The Finnish government has decided to reinstate internal border control for traffic between Finland and the Netherlands and between Finland and Belgium. Restrictions on external border traffic will be reinstated for traffic from Andorra to Finland.
Expectations of one’s own and Finland’s economy strengthened in July compared to June, according to the latest consumer confidence survey released by Statistics Finland on Monday.
Hundreds of new city bikes are going to be available in the city center from the last week of July.
During 2019, for the first time, more contactless payments were made than card payments with a PIN code, according to the Bank of Finland.
Finnair has received permission from Chinese authorities to begin operating one weekly flight as of July 23 between Helsinki and Shanghai.
In negotiations on the European Union’s massive spending package to fight the downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Finland reached many of its objectives.
Neither the number of seats nor the opening hours are limited. Alcohol may be served until four in the morning.
In a competition called Reto CDMX, the challenge was to come up with IT solutions to tackle urban mobility and solid waste management, a couple of key areas that could see improvement in Mexico City.
“Together with the team we will focus on creating shareholder value and delivering on Fiskars Group’s purpose of making the everyday extraordinary,” Nathalie Ahlström said.
The Henley Passport Index is the original ranking of all the world’s passports according to the number of destinations their holders can access without a prior visa.
Finland lifts border restrictions for Germany, China, Japan and others, beginning on July 13.
Health authorities have become aware of several cases where a passenger traveling with a cruise ferry has afterwards been diagnosed with a Covid-19 infection.
Air traffic has started to pick up in Finland. Several airlines operating in Finland are starting to add more and more flights.
Two studies aimed to find out if the busy traffic at the central West Harbor could be relocated to Vuosaari, eastern Helsinki.
One of the most famous tourist magnets in Helsinki turns into an assortment of allotment gardens, almost ready for customers.