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News Estonia: The Dwelling Price Index in Estonia grew by 4.8% in Q2

News channel or source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/analytics/?doc=133461
Publication date: Sunday 24 September 2017

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 2nd quarter of 2017, the Dwelling Price Index changed by 0.3% compared to the 1st quarter and by 4.8% compared to the 2nd quarter of 2016. Compared to the previous quarter, the prices of apartments increased by 0.1% ...

News Estonia: Tibetan leader confers Buddhist teaching in Latvia, meets Baltic MPs - Tibet Post International

News channel or source: http://www.thetibetpost.com/en/news/international/5730-tibetan-leader-gives-teaching-in-latvia-meets-baltic-mps
Publication date: onday 25 September 2017

Tibet Post InternationalTibetan leader confers Buddhist teaching in Latvia, meets Baltic MPsTibet Post InternationalHis Holiness then graced the stage, where he was greeted by an audience of more than 3800 — from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, and Russia. “Today, I'll be giving a teaching mainly for people from Russia,” His Holiness began, “which recognises Buddhism ...and more »

News Estonia: Estonia: ERR confirms dates for Eesti Laul 2018… and prepares to celebrate 10th anniversary

News channel or source: http://wiwibloggs.com/2017/09/20/estonia-dates-eesti-laul-2018/196633/
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

It’s the modern national final that’s given Estonia three top-ten finishes at Eurovision. Now Estonia’s national broadcaster ERR has confirmed the dates for Eesti Laul 2018. And 2018 will be a special year — it’s the tenth anniversary of Eesti Laul.

News Estonia: In lieu of fences, Rail Baltic route to employ sonic animal repellers - ERR News

News channel or source: http://news.err.ee/632329/in-lieu-of-fences-rail-baltic-route-to-employ-sonic-animal-repellers
Publication date: onday 25 September 2017

ERR NewsIn lieu of fences, Rail Baltic route to employ sonic animal repellersERR News... likely that the unfenced areas will be in areas uninhabited by humans, such as in bogs and forests, and sonic animal repellers installed along the railway projecting warning sounds will go off as a train approaches, reported daily Postimees (link ...

News Estonia: Why not become an e-citizen of Estonia?

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/other/why-not-become-an-e-citizen-of-estonia/vi-AAscyMp
Publication date: onday 18 September 2017

Taavi Roivas, Vice President of the Estonian Parliament and former Prime Minister of Estonia, said his country and Singapore have a shared interest in smart cities and e-governance.

News Estonia: Termination of the contract of service of the managing director of a subsidiary - GlobeNewswire (press release)

News channel or source: https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2017/09/25/1131882/0/en/Termination-of-the-contract-of-service-of-the-managing-director-of-a-subsidiary.html
Publication date: onday 25 September 2017

Termination of the contract of service of the managing director of a subsidiaryGlobeNewswire (press release)Estonia, 2017-09-25 08:42 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The managing director of AS Harju Elekter Teletehnika, Mr. Urmas Paisnik, CEO as well as member of the management board, will be leaving his post from 1 October 2017. The Management Board of ...and more »

News Estonia: Syrian refugee in Estonia jailed for setting wife on fire

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/09/22/syrian-refugee-in-estonia-jailed-for-setting-wife-on-fire.html
Publication date: hursday 21 September 2017

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – An Estonian court has sentenced a Syrian refugee guilty to 10 years in prison for setting his wife on fire. The Baltic News Agency says a court in Tallinn ruled Friday that the 20-year-old Kovan Mohammad was guilty of grievous ...

News Estonia: TELE2 AB (TLTZY) Cut to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research - Week Herald

News channel or source: https://weekherald.com/2017/09/25/zacks-investment-research-lowers-tele2-ab-tltzy-to-hold.html
Publication date: Sunday 24 September 2017

TELE2 AB (TLTZY) Cut to “Hold” at Zacks Investment ResearchWeek HeraldIt operates primarily in Sweden, the Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Croatia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Austria, Germany and internationally. Tele2 AB is based in Stockholm, Sweden. “ Shares of TELE2 AB (TLTZY) traded up 0.000% during mid-day trading on ...and more »

News Estonia: Estonia: Eesti Laul calls for songs celebrating its 10 years

News channel or source: http://esctoday.com/150019/estonia-eesti-laul-calls-songs-celebrating-10-years/
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Having been one of the first countries to officially confirm their presence at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, it’s time for Estonia to reveal their plans for their upcoming participation in Lisbon. The broadcaster ETV is going to use their national ...

News Estonia: How Kristel Kruustük turned a passion for testing apps into a big business - VentureBeat

News channel or source: https://venturebeat.com/2017/09/24/how-kristel-kruustuk-turned-a-passion-for-testing-apps-into-a-big-business/
Publication date: Sunday 24 September 2017

VentureBeatHow Kristel Kruustük turned a passion for testing apps into a big businessVentureBeatWhen Kristel Kruustük finished high school in Estonia, she went to London and became a waitress. Her friends turned her on to the tech scene, and she decided to go back to school to study software development. Kruustük fell in love with software ...

News Estonia: Harlem Globetrotters To Join U.S. State Department's Sports Envoy Program In Lithuania And Estonia

News channel or source: https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/prnewswire/press_releases/Georgia/2017/09/19/LA93327
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

ATLANTA, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Harlem Globetrotters will continue their tradition of bringing goodwill to people all over the world as part of the U.S. State Department's Sports Envoy program this week (Sept. 20-30), when they visit Lithuania ...

News Estonia: Firms looking east can bridge the gap to Estonian market - Independent.ie

News channel or source: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/firms-looking-east-can-bridge-the-gap-to-estonian-market-36160483.html
Publication date: Sunday 24 September 2017

Firms looking east can bridge the gap to Estonian marketIndependent.ieIf your company is interested in expanding to eastern Europe, there are good reasons to consider Estonia. Business people in Ireland and Estonia share a positive attitude, making both tech scenes fun and collaborative. At home, TechIreland gathers the ...

News Estonia: Estonia PPI Climbs At Faster Rate In August

News channel or source: http://www.rttnews.com/2816266/estonia-ppi-climbs-at-faster-rate-in-august.aspx
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Estonia's producer price inflation accelerated further in August, figures from Statistics Estonia showed Wednesday. The producer price index rose 4.7 percent year-over-year in August, faster than the 4.1 percent rise in July. The price index for the ...

News Estonia: No, Estonia Isn't Launching an ICO for a State-Backed Digital Currency - CryptoCoinsNews

News channel or source: https://www.cryptocoinsnews.com/no-estonia-isnt-launching-an-ico-for-a-state-backed-digital-currency/
Publication date: Sunday 24 September 2017

CryptoCoinsNewsNo, Estonia Isn't Launching an ICO for a State-Backed Digital CurrencyCryptoCoinsNewsLast month, CCN and mainstream media outlets including CNBC reported that Estonia was experimenting with establishing a state-backed cryptocurrency called estcoin, which would be partly distributed through an ICO. This would have been a monumental ...

News Estonia: Estonia’s cash rebate a success

News channel or source: http://cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=335762
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Film Estonia, a pilot programme started up by the Estonian Film Institute in 2016 (see the news), offering foreign film productions a cash rebate of up to 30%, has exceeded expectations after its first year of granting support. Foreign money to the tune ...

News Estonia: FISU President claims tackling inactivity and obesity among main goals in conference speech - Insidethegames.biz

News channel or source: https://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1055793/fisu-president-claims-tackling-inactivity-and-obesity-among-main-goals-in-conference-speech
Publication date: Sunday 24 September 2017

FISU President claims tackling inactivity and obesity among main goals in conference speechInsidethegames.bizMatytsin made the assertion during a keynote address to the University Sports conference, which took place in Estonia's student capital Tartu. He spoke of FISU's efforts to shape the leaders of tomorrow through international university sports ...and more »

News Estonia: Estonia, EU sign e-energy declaration

News channel or source: http://english.sina.com/news/2017-09-19/detail-ifykynia8345187.shtml
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

TALLINN, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Estonia on Tuesday signed the Tallinn e-energy declaration with the aim of digitizing the energy market further. It was signed by Estonian Minister for Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kadri Simson and European Commissioner ...

News Estonia: David E. Dix: Proud Baltic states boast impressive, historic cities - Columbus Alive

News channel or source: http://www.columbusalive.com/news/20170924/david-e-dix-proud-baltic-states-boast-impressive-historic-cities
Publication date: Sunday 24 September 2017

David E. Dix: Proud Baltic states boast impressive, historic citiesColumbus AliveEstonia's well-preserved central city of Tallinn, still undergoing restoration, goes back to the late Middle Ages. With its small population of 1.3 million, Estonians welcome immigration and we were told one can obtain citizenship online. The Estonians ...and more »

News Estonia: Putin attends military drills that worry Russia's neighbors

News channel or source: http://www.pantagraph.com/news/world/putin-attends-military-drills-that-worry-russia-s-neighbors/article_e5a8b667-b23f-578b-b14f-cd36b01430c9.html
Publication date: onday 18 September 2017

Putin, accompanied by Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, attended the Zapad (West) 2017 drills on Monday at the Luzhsky range in western Russia, just over 100 kilometers (about 60 miles) east of Estonia's border. Russian and Belarusian troops are ...

News Estonia: £15m army drones grounded by rain - The Times

News channel or source: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/15m-army-drones-grounded-by-rain-rnbfsnq23
Publication date: Saturday 23 September 2017

The Times£15m army drones grounded by rainThe TimesThey have been used during military exercises in the UK and were sent with troops deployed to Estonia earlier this year. Yet sources say that rainfall blocks key instruments, causing them to crash. The drones are unable to fly if there is more than 1mm ...