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Estonia , Tuesday 23 January 2018

News Estonia » People: Forest watchdog calls for protection of Estonia’s pagan heritage

News channel or source: http://www.climatechangenews.com/2018/01/23/forest-watchdog-calls-protection-estonias-pagan-heritage/
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

Estonia’s ‘sustainable timber’ could lose its certification ... “It has an existential value,” he added, “and people feel this psychologically.”

News Estonia » People: Interview: Kaspar Korjus, Estonian e-Residency lead

News channel or source: http://www.computerweekly.com/news/252433549/Interview-Kaspar-Korjus-Estonian-e-residency-lead
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Between January and November 2017, the e-Residency scheme received more applications than there were births in Estonia – 10,269 births, compared with 11,096 e-Residency applications. But why have people been signing up to become e-residents? Figures ...

News Estonia » People: Cinema visits total record 3.51 mln in 2017 in Estonia

News channel or source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/good_for_business/?doc=137007
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Estonian movies were seen in cinemas by 282,421 people and ticket sales totaled 1.54 million euros. Cinema visits per person totaled 2.67, which means that Estonia is among the countries with the highest number of cinema visits per person. The average cost ...

News Estonia » People: Record number of Finns vote in Estonia

News channel or source: https://news.err.ee/655649/record-number-of-finns-vote-in-estonia
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

The first round of voting in this year's presidential election closed for the Finns living in Estonia on Saturday. In Finland more than 110,000 people, or 24.2 percent of eligible voters, took part in the preliminary round of the presidential election on ...

News Estonia » People: Japanese PM kicks off six-nation European tour in Estonia

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/japanese-pm-kicks-off-nation-european-tour-estonia-52305906
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived Friday in Estonia's capital of Tallinn, where he focused on cybersecurity and information technology issues. The small Baltic nation of 1.3 million people is considered one of Europe's most advanced technological nations.

News Estonia » People: Campaigners in Estonia warn of new threats to its unique forests

News channel or source: https://theecologist.org/2018/jan/22/campaigners-estonia-warn-new-threats-its-unique-forests
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

A protest on 15th December last year against overlogging saw many people descend on the Estonian parliament. Their fears seemingly bolstered by an OECD (2017) report on Estonia’s environmental performance, with details of logging in the country.

News Estonia » People: Estonia's Internal Security Service probing 5 cases of crimes against humanity

News channel or source: https://www.baltictimes.com/estonia_s_internal_security_service_probing_5_cases_of_crimes_against_humanity/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

The investigation of the Boitsov case continues. Over the years, 12 cases involving charges of crimes against humanity have been sent to Estonian courts and courts have convicted 11 people on their basis.

News Estonia » People: Estonian Football Team Signs Dante Leverock

News channel or source: http://bernews.com/2018/01/estonian-football-team-signs-dante-leverock/
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

Estonia, a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe, is bordered by the Gulf of Finland, the Baltic Sea, Latvia, and Russia; and has a population of over 1.3 million people. Mr Leverock told Bernews, “It’s an amazing feeling, as it’s been a ...

News Estonia » People: Construction Workers Discover World War II–Era German Burial Ground in Estonia

News channel or source: http://mentalfloss.com/article/524608/construction-workers-discover-world-war-ii-era-german-burial-ground-estonia
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

Decades later, in 1995, Estonia and Germany signed an agreement that allowed ... attacks the liver and can result in cirrhosis and liver cancer, killing around 887,000 people per year. Though it can now be largely prevented by a vaccine, the World Health ...

News Estonia » People: Estonia’s population is growing again, due to immigration

News channel or source: http://estonianworld.com/life/estonias-population-growing-due-immigration/
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

More people immigrate to Estonia than emigrate, increasing the country’s population slightly. According to the preliminary estimate of Statistics Estonia, the country’s population on 1 January 2018 was 1,318,700, which is 3,070 people more than at the ...