The government has adopted a decision on restrictions on entry into the country, which will enter into force on Monday.
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.
The guidelines included a misspelling.
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.
Nordic Business Forum, one of the leading annual business conferences, will be rescheduled to 2021 in Helsinki.
Prime Minister Sanna Marin and Argentine President Alberto Fernández discussed deepening cooperation between their countries.
The new finance minister has been involved in Finnish politics for four decades.
As the government eases restrictions and summer begins, bars in Helsinki welcome people to their sun-lit terraces.
The City of Helsinki is preparing to transform the Senate Square into a new commercial meeting space in the summer.
The layoffs concern all employees in Finland, about 6,100.
For both airliners, the joint venture is another step to deepen their cooperation that began last year.
Viking Line and Tallink Grupp suspend most of its ferry operations. S Group closes restaurants.
Finnair Cuts 90 Percent of Its Capacity From Beginning of April; Maintains Critical Air Connections for Finland
“We cannot fly customers in a situation where we may not be able to fly them back home.”
Finnair has already canceled approximately 1,400 flights from its network and is now further adjusting its network to the decreased demand.
Finnair will adjust its resourcing to the situation and will start negotiations on planned temporary layoffs affecting the entire Finnair personnel based in Finland.
Lundmark is currently the president and CEO of Fortum, a Finnish energy company based in Espoo, where he was considered a very successful leader.
Finland Cancels All Flights to Mainland China Until the End of the Winter Season Because of Coronavirus
“The coronavirus situation has led to a temporary decline in air travel between China and Europe,” Finnair says.
Turkka Kuusisto Appointed President and CEO of Posti Group; Kuusisto: Posti’s Aim is to Carefully Listen to Customers’ Needs
“Posti’s operating environment is undergoing an unprecedented transformation, and I take my appointment as Posti’s president and CEO as a great sign of confidence.”
Service Union Strike to Close Prisma Stores Across the Country; Cleaning Services to Be Affected at Hotels
PAM’s Executive Committee has decided to call for large-scale strikes, with the first strikes starting in week 8, during the first week of the skiing holidays.
In order to allow Finnair customers who are currently traveling to return home to Europe and China, Finnair will operate flights between its Helsinki hub and its mainland China destinations until February 6.
We interviewed Finnish experts on how Brexit will affect the future relations between Finland and the UK.
The strikes began at 06:00 or 07:00 in the morning and will last till February 10.
She will meet the tech leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on January 22–24.
Responsibility and sustainability are more relevant than before in Finns’ travel decisions: the majority favor local service providers, such as hotels and restaurants.
Nokia, the Finnish multinational telecommunications company, has a goal to save 500 million euros in expenses by the end of 2020.
Finnish Fiskars Group known for its iconic scissors, premium kitchenware and gardening tools is set to lay off about 220 office workers globally to reduce costs.
Finland and Estonia Celebrate Their Succesful Commission of Balticconnector; The Single Finnish-Estonian-Latvian Gas Market to Launch in January 2020
“We are launching the single Finnish-Estonian-Latvian gas market on January 1, 2020. This is the historical step to integrate three national gas markets in Europe into one in such a large scale.”
In total, the strikes involve about 100,000 workers
A handling fee will be introduced for goods outside the EU fiscal territory that have a value of more than 22 euros.
The strike will affect several critical services at Helsinki Airport, including ground services such as loading and unloading of aircraft, fueling and push-back of aircraft, as well as Finnair customer services at Helsinki Airport, catering of Finnair flights and Finnair maintenance operations.
VIDEO: Emma Smith of Eversend, Winner of Slush 100 Start-up Competition: Our Company Started From Sending Money to Grandma
Eversend is a neobank for Africa, which hopes to make banking services accessible for a large number of Africans.
This year, more so than previously, the environment and program of Slush included topics that empower women.
The CEO of President Barack Obama’s Foundation at Slush: We Should Channel Our Creative Energies Into Things That Affect Our Lives
We listened in as David Simas, the CEO of the Obama Foundation, spoke with Finnish activist Maryan Abdulkarim about the importance of building bridges between and within communities, especially by helping empower good ideas and entrepreneurs.
With more than 200 side events, Slush continues to grow and consolidate its brand as the largest start-up community gathering worldwide.
Have the Finns started to drink less, like the Swedes, perhaps?
With the financial backing, Helsinki Airport’s annual capacity is expected to rise to about 30 million passengers per year.
The 3,400 square meter store is the largest in Europe with up to 7,000 different products.
A citizens’ initiative for taxing air travel gathers over 50,000 signatures and heads to the parliament for consideration.
Gaming Monopoly Veikkaus Will Introduce Compulsory Identification and Reduce Up to 8,000 Slot Machines
The updated strategy of the Finnish gaming monopoly, Veikkaus, is going to focus more on responsibility.
The crowd at the sold-out Nordic Business Forum got a special treat when the Hollywood legend shared some of his life stories.
Nordic Business Forum Kicks Off Today in Helsinki; Includes Speakers Like Randi Zuckerberg and George Clooney
The list of speakers include Daniel Pink, Randi Zuckerberg and George Clooney.
In Mayor Jan Vapaavuori’s budget proposal for 2020, Helsinki prepares for continuous growth.
CEO of Posti Heikki Malinen Steps Down in the Middle of Political Controversy; Turkka Kuusisto Takes Over
Malinen has been the president and CEO of Posti Group Corporation since 2012.