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News Estonia » Social: Statistics: One fifth of Estonians lived in relative poverty in 2016

News channel or source: http://news.err.ee/649354/statistics-one-fifth-of-estonians-lived-in-relative-poverty-in-2016
Publication date: Sunday 17 December 2017

In 2016, the income of the Estonian population increased and income inequality remained on the same level as the previous year. Social transfers, i.e. state benefits and pensions, helped prevent part of the population from falling into poverty, as had they ...

News Estonia » Social: Estonia's material, social deprivation rate among lowest in EU

News channel or source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/analytics/?doc=135881
Publication date: Wednesday 13 December 2017

Of residents of Estonia 7.7% suffer from material and social deprivation, which is among the lowest such ratios in the European Union, Eurostat said on December 12th. In Latvia and Lithuania, the ratios were respectively 24.8% and 28.9%, reports LETA/BNS.

News Estonia » Social: Estonian PM: Progress of Brexit talks will depend on respecting agreements

News channel or source: https://www.baltictimes.com/estonian_pm__progress_of_brexit_talks_will_depend_on_respecting_agreements/
Publication date: Friday 15 December 2017

"Around 10,000 Estonian citizens living in the United Kingdom gained certainty ... as citizens of the European Union in the United Kingdom, among others in regard to social benefits and pensions. However, this is still an agreement of honor, which must ...

News Estonia » Social: Morristown's Jordan Papadopoulous and Team USA Bulldogs Face Estonia in Ice Hockey Tournament

News channel or source: https://www.tapinto.net/articles/morristowns-jordan-papadopoulous-and-team-usa-bu
Publication date: hursday 14 December 2017

"We are excited to add the team from Estonia to our schedule", said Melly. "Team USA Bulldogs will be playing six different teams in Sweden and Finland between December 25, 2018 and January 1, 2018". "Throughout the 20 th century there’s been some social ...

News Estonia » Social: Biden hits social media firms over lack of transparency

News channel or source: http://thehill.com/policy/international/363299-biden-hits-social-media-firms-over-lack-of-transparency
Publication date: uesday 05 December 2017

especially on social media," he wrote. "In countries with extensive experience of Russian information warfare," Biden continues, "such as Estonia and Finland, officials and media professionals alike have learned that the more light they shine on the ...

News Estonia » Social: Malta with one of the lowest spends on social protection in the EU

News channel or source: http://www.maltatoday.com.mt/news/national/82933/malta_with_one_of_the_lowest_spends_on_social_protection_in_the_eu
Publication date: onday 11 December 2017

Unemployment benefits varied between less than 1% in Romania and 12% in Ireland, and housing and social exclusion benefits from less than 1% in Greece, Estonia, Portugal and Italy to 8% in Cyprus and 7% in both Denmark and the United Kingdom.

News Estonia » Social: Estonia: Europe’s Little Technological Giant

News channel or source: http://emerging-europe.com/intelligence/estonia-europes-little-technological-giant/
Publication date: Wednesday 13 December 2017

Estonia is in the last month of its EU presidency ... We also plan to reach an agreement on bills regarding accessibility and the coordination of social security. In negotiations with the European parliament, we also wish to make progress on laws that ...

News Estonia » Social: Social expenditure rises

News channel or source: http://cyprus-mail.com/2017/12/08/social-expenditure-rises/
Publication date: Friday 08 December 2017

In contrast, social protection expenditure stood below 20% of GDP in Romania and Latvia (both 15 per cent), Lithuania and Estonia (both 16 per cent), Ireland (17 per cent), Malta, Bulgaria and Slovakia (all 18 per cent) as well as in the Czech Republic (19 ...

News Estonia » Social: Malta spends among the least on social protection

News channel or source: https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20171213/local/malta-spends-among-the-least-on-social-protection.665479
Publication date: Wednesday 13 December 2017

Social protection expenditure stood below the 20 per cent mark of GDP in Romania and Latvia (both 15 per cent), Lithuania and Estonia (both 16 per cent), Ireland (17 per cent), Malta, Bulgaria and Slovakia (all 18 per cent) as well as in Czech Republic (19 ...

News Estonia » Social: ‘They Really Want a War’: Assange-Linked Comedian Blasts Russiagate Subpoena

News channel or source: http://baltic-review.com/they-really-want-a-war-assange-linked-comedian-blasts-russiagate-subpoena/
Publication date: Friday 15 December 2017

Brian Becker and John Kiriakou of Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear spoke to Randy Credico, a comedian and social advocate best known today ... He can send his grandchildren to Estonia if he really wants to have a war.” “That’s what they want.