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Sunday, 14.02.2016, 16:39
The Finnish airline Finnair is to open several new routes from Tallinn with intermediate landings in Helsinki to Europe, Asia and the U.S. in 2016, as a result increasing the number of the company's destinations by 10%, informs LETA/BNS.
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According to the Bank of Estonia (Eesti Pank), major layoffs in the oil industry will not result in a significant increase in the unemployment rate because layoffs being announced a long time before the actual occurrence will let the people being made redundant start looking for new jobs, informs LETA/BNS.
Nasdaq and the Republic of Estonia have announced that Estonia's e-residency platform will be facilitating a blockchain-based e-voting service to allow shareholders of companies listed on Nasdaq's Tallinn stock exchange, Estonia's only regulated securities market, to vote in shareholder meetings without being physically present, informs LETA/BNS.
The Alexela Group as well as a group of investors, Trilini Energy OU, want to acquire the majority holding in Estonia's natural gas seller Eesti Gaas from the Finnish energy group Fortum, the daily Eesti Paevaleht reports, cites LETA/BNS.
Vainamere Liinid on February 11th appealed the January decision of the Harju county court according to which former Minister of Economic Affairs Urve Palo did not submit false information about the 2014 ferry tender in saying that an offer by Vainamere Liinid was by 60 million euros more expensive than a rival offer by a subsidiary of the state-owned company Port of Tallinn, which won the tender, informs LETA/BNS.
According to the Estonian Travel and Tourism Association, the increase of domestic tourism in 2015 cannot compensate for the deficit arising from the decrease of foreign tourism and therefore it is important to increase the share of foreign tourism in long-term perspective, informs LETA/BNS.
The government's funding for the various projects and events to be organized as part of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia will amount to 24 million euros, it appears from the budget endorsed by the government committee in charge of the EV100 events on Thursday, reports LETA/BNS.