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3 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

The Finnish FSA has approved base prospectus of Lassila & Tikanoja...

Helsinki, Finland, 2014-08-28 13:30 CEST -- Lassila & Tikanoja plc Stock exchange release 28 August 2014 at 2:30 pm The Finnish FSA has approved base prospectus of and the company is considering the issuance of a senior unsecured bond Not for release, publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into and its business operations and ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | Dairy Reporter

Valio suspends Russia lactose-free exports over certification confusion

Four trucks of Valio lactose-free products, including its Eila brand milk, were stopped at the Russian border yesterday Finnish dairy Valio has suspended shipments of lactose-free milk and dairy to Russia, just one week after it was given the go-ahead to resume exports of the specialty products to the country.

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9 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Unisem Announces Exhibits at Upcoming Fall Conferences

Unisem, a global provider of semiconductor assembly and test services, today announced that it will be exhibiting at the following conferences this Fall: -CPMT's ESTC 2014: 5th Electronics System-Integration Technology Conference on Sept 16-18 in Helsinki, Finland but will not be exhibiting.

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9 hrs ago | Autoblog

Helsinki could make owning your own car a thing of the past

Helsinki, Finland is no stranger to transportation alternatives. From EV testing to a solid public transportation system , the northern European city knows that private cars are not the only option to get around.

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13 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 2-Finland accuses Russia of 3rd airspace breach in a week

Finland accused Russia on Thursday of violating its airspace for the third time in less than a week, saying it would demand an explanation for what the defence minister termed an unacceptable incursion.

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17 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

Multinational naval exercise to kick off in Finland

The annual large multinational naval exercise, Northern Coasts 2014 , will be held from August 29 to September 12 in Turku, a coastal city in southern Finland.

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18 hrs ago | ABC News

Finland Suspects Russian Airspace Violation

Finland's Defense Ministry said it suspects a Russian military aircraft on Thursday violated Finnish airspace - the third such incident in six days.

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18 hrs ago | Washington Times

Finland suspects Russian airspace violation

Finland's Defense Ministry said it suspects a Russian military aircraft on Thursday violated Finnish airspace - the third such incident in six days.

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23 hrs ago | Pique News Magazine

Finding Helsinki

No one was more surprised than the Finns - languishing in the shadow cast by the rest of Scandinavia - when post-millennium travel guides quietly began to tire of Stockholm's hyper-hipster culture in favour of declaring the Finnish capital the new "it" place.

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Yesterday | WhirledView

Finnish Model isn't a Solution for Ukraine

See more at: http://whirledview.typepad.com/whirledview/2014/03/russia-and-ukraine-a-view-from-finland.html#sthash.ogAFhTYZ.dpuf Jyrki Iivonen was Director for Public Policy at the Finnish Ministry of Defense from 2002-13 and Minister Counselor at the Finnish Embassy in Washington, DC from 1996-2000.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Xinhuanet

Physical activity enhances children's learning ability: Finnish study

Physical activity not only has positive effects on children's physical health, but also boosts children's cognitive prerequisites of learning, suggested researchers from University of Jyvaskyla in a latest study.

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Channelnewsasia.com

I made S$6.2m fixing matches: Wilson Raj

Wilson Raj Perumal sits in the Lapland district court in Rovaniemi in this June 22, 2011 file photo.

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Business Wire

Skanska Invests DKK 255 M, about SEK 306 M, in Office Buildings in Copenhagen, Denmark

The two office buildings, Plaza II and Plaza III, with a total area of almost 14,000 square meters will be constructed on Havneholmen, Copenhagen.

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ZDNet

'A glance shows when something's wrong': The IoT startup using 3D interfaces to control smart cities

The Internet of Things is as hyped as it gets right now, but it's a market predicted to be worth $7.1tr by 2020 and Finnish 'industrial internet' start-up CyberLightning wants a significant portion of it.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Finland, Sweden increase ties to NATO

By TOM MURPHY AP Business Writer Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room for them to... By TOM MURPHY AP Business Writer Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still ... (more)

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GreenCarReports

Which City Wants To Make Privately-Owned Cars Obsolete?

A few cities encourageresidents to eschew car use for public transit, cycling, or car-sharing services--but now one is trying to eliminate privately-owned cars altogether.

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PsychCentral

Eating Disorders May Hike Risk of Autoimmune Disease

Finnish researchers have found that individuals with eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder are at risk of developing specific medical problems.

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RISI

Mondi to shut down PM 1 at its Lohja specialty kraft paper mill in Finland, effective June 30, 2015

Mondi confirms that on 21 August 2014 it has informed its employee representatives about the planned shutdown of paper machine one at its Lohja mill in Finland effective approximately 30 June 2015.

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GlobeNewswire

Citycenter celebrates: Keskuskatu finally becomes a pedestrian street

One of the long-term goals of the development of Helsinki's city centre has finally been achieved: Keskuskatu is now a pedestrian street through its entire length from Pohjoisesplanadi to Kaivokatu.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Heritage Foundation

Obama's Trip to Estonia: The Right Visit at the Right Time

In advance of the NATO summit on September 4-5 in Wales, President Obama will visit Tallinn, Estonia, to meet with leaders from Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.

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