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Wednesday, 19.06.2013, 11:58
Estonia and Finland have never been as strongly integrated as they are today and that has been our purposeful choice, said the prime ministers of the two states, Andrus Ansip and Jyriki Katainen after their meeting in Tallinn on Tuesday, reported BC the government's press service.
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The Estonian Riigikogu decided at its session on Tuesday to dispute the requirements concerning non-financial information of companies in a European Union directive, that obliges to report on the age, gender, education and geographical origin of employees, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
The Tallinn City Enterprise Board has issued a new publication titled Guide for the Start-Up Entrepreneur, reported LETA the Tallinn City.
Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen and Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip confirmed at a joint press conference on Tuesday in Tallinn that the liquefied natural gas terminal and the gas pipeline that will connect Estonia and Finland, the Baltic Connector, will be looked at as a whole as separately there wouldn't be any point to them, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
According to Statistics Estonia, Estonian ports handled 3.7 million tonnes of cargo in May 2013, which is by 5.9% less than in May 2012, LETA/Delfi reports.
At a meeting with Tunisian Foreign Minister Othman Jarandi on Monday, Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet said that Tunisia’s initiative to organize an internet freedom conference is a good example for other countries in the region to promote freedom in cyberspace as well, reported BC the Foreign Ministry of Estonia.
Estonia's largest mobile phone operator EMT announced on Monday that it has covered 95% of Estonia with 4G signal, making Estonia the top state in this sphere in Europe; competitors doubt the data though, LETA/Postimees writes.