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News Finland » Places: Skiing and storytelling combine with unique winter experience for Finland

News channel or source: http://www.attractionsmanagement.com/detail.cfm?pagetype=news&codeID=336383
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

One of Finland’s most popular ski resorts is combining winter ... The chief executive of British Ski &Snowboard has hailed Dave Ryding’s historic second place finish at the World Cup Slalom 2017, and claimed that the media spotlight generated by ...

News Finland » Places: Siida Museum

News channel or source: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/siida
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Don’t be surprised if you see a reindeer or two roaming around. Siida is located on the north end of the village of Inari, Finland. While it is open every day in the summer, it is closed on Mondays during the winter months. Hidden within a Gulf Coast ...

News Finland » Places: Why Finland's schools are top-notch

News channel or source: http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/06/opinion/sahlberg-finland-education/index.html
Publication date: Sunday 05 October 2014

(CNN)-- Millions of American parents spend countless ... But even if this were true, it would not explain why in Finland students learn better in their schools than in most other places in the world. Some aspects of the American school system are not ...

News Finland » Places: Three graphics that show why Finland is the safest place on the planet

News channel or source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/maps-and-graphics/travel-risk-mapped-security-medical-road-safety/
Publication date: Wednesday 15 November 2017

Anxious holidaymakers should head to Norway or Finland for their next trip, according to a new map of travel risks around the world. Produced by security specialists International SOS, the 2018 Travel Risk Map, below, charts threat levels across the globe ...

News Finland » Places: COMPANY NEWS; FINLAND PLACES BIG MILITARY JET ORDER

News channel or source: http://www.nytimes.com/1992/05/07/business/company-news-finland-places-big-military-jet-order.html
Publication date: Wednesday 06 May 1992

The McDonnell Douglas Corporation said Finland had placed a $3 billion order for fighter planes to replace its air force combat fleet. The company said the order was for 57 F/A-18 Hornet fighter planes and seven training aircraft to replace Finland's aging ...

News Finland » Places: Finland’s Family Benefits Prove Why It’s Ranked the Number One Place in the World to be a Parent

News channel or source: https://inhabitat.com/inhabitots/finlands-family-benefits-prove-why-its-ranked-the-number-one-place-in-the-world-to-be-a-parent/
Publication date: Wednesday 05 June 2013

The impressive maternity care box offered by the Finland government to expecting families has been all over the news lately. Offered since 1938, Finnish maternity packages are a time-honored tradition in Finland. Initially, these boxes were only offered to ...

News Finland » Places: The best place to live is Finland? Really?

News channel or source: http://www.silive.com/opinion/columns/index.ssf/2010/08/the_best_place_to_live_is_finl.html
Publication date: Friday 20 August 2010

And the winner is: Finland! According to Newsweek magazine, that is the best country on the face of the earth. Who knew? The United States is the 11th best place to live, just behind Denmark, which, of course, is close to the promised land of Finland.

News Finland » Places: Almost all education research takes place in the US — but Finland is using it better

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/finland-schools-american-education-research-2016-9
Publication date: onday 26 September 2016

But it's not that Finland knows more about how to build effective schools than the US does. Almost all education research takes place in the US, and American schools can't seem to learn from any of it — and yet Finnish people do. "My estimate is that ...

News Finland » Places: New Act on trade secrets is about to take place in Finland

News channel or source: https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=16a5d7f3-917d-4054-b9d8-beeaed421d60
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

On 18 October 2017, the working group set up by the Finnish Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment published a report on the proposed amendments to the national implementation of the Trade Secrets Directive ((EU) 2016/943, "Directive"). The working ...

News Finland » Places: Defence Ministry: UK offers Finland place in joint expeditionary force

News channel or source: https://yle.fi/uutiset/osasto/news/defence_ministry_uk_offers_finland_place_in_joint_expeditionary_force/9443643
Publication date: Sunday 05 February 2017

The Ministry of Defence says it will analyse in detail an offer from the UK for Finland to join Britain's seven-member Joint Expeditionary Force. The possibility of a new military cooperation will be looked at in the autumn. The United Kingdom has offered ...