Estonian national carrier Estonian Air served 110,666 passengers during the first quarter of 2014, down from 121,693 in the same period last year.COMMENTS (1)
Oleg Ossinovski, one of Estonia’s richest businessmen and owner of a large group specializing in transit trade, says that the Estonia must learn how to live next to an empire, but is not doing a good job right now.COMMENTS (14)
Minister of Finance Jürgen Ligi expects Estonia's economy to expand only 2% in 2014, down from the earlier September forecast of 3.6%, reports ERR.COMMENTS (1)
The coalition of Reform Party and Social Democrats are promising more funding for various purposes, but do not yet want to say where the additional money will come for, in other words, from which sectors it will be taken away from, writes Postimees.
Estonian entrepreneurs who have business interests in Ukraine do not believe in an all-out war, but admit that the situation is tense.COMMENTS (26)
Siim Kallas who on Saturday was confirmed as the Prime Minister candidate of the Reform Party denied any plans to go into government with Social Democrats, writes Eesti Päevaleht.
According to Statistics Estonia, in the 4th quarter of 2013, the monthly wages without irregular bonuses and premiums were 7.6% higher than in 4th quarter of 2012.
Äripäev general manager Igor Rõtov writes that the change of government and replacement of Andrus Ansip as Prime Minister with Siim Kallas is a good opportunity to overcome political and economic stagnation.COMMENTS (6)
Andrus Ansip, Europe’s longest-serving Prime Minister, will resign along with his government on March 4, he announced at a traditional Independence Day speech on the state of affairs of the nation Sunday night, reported ERR.
This year’s Bonnier award for investigative journalism went to Dannar Leitmaa and Margus Järv, journalists of Eesti Ekspress, who reported on the vote-buying scheme of Europarliament member Kristiina Ojuland in Reform Party's internal elections, writes Äripäev.COMMENTS (2)
The Lawyer, a leading international website for the entire legal profession, has named SORAINEN the Baltic Law Firm of the Year 2014 for advising on innovative landmark transactions while maintaining high levels of client service and developing its strategic vision.
The police have declared Neinar Seli, chairman of the supervisory board of Port of Tallinn and chairman of the Estonian Olympic Committee, a suspect for violating anti-corruption legislation by participating at a vote in October where Port of Tallinn decided to allocated 250,000 euros to the EOC, writes Eesti Päevaleht.COMMENTS (3)
A survey made by Äripäev among businessmen on how they view the possibility of Siim Kallas replacing Andrus Ansip as Prime Minister shows that most would like the switch and agree that it would strongly improve the image of the ruling party.COMMENTS (11)
The likelihood that European Commission vice president and Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas is preparing a comeback into Estonian politics is growing, writes Eesti Päevaleht.COMMENTS (3)
Estonian building material producer and one of Estonia’s biggest exporters Wolf Group has acquired 75% of Spanish company Olivé Química S.A., reported aripaev.ee.
In a few years, Estonia will find itself in a situation where it will have fewer people entering the labour market than leaving it, writes Postimees.COMMENTS (12)
Google announced this week that it has paid USD 400m for artificial intelligence company DeepMind.COMMENTS (2)
Nimeta Baar in Tallinn Old Town at Suur-Karja street has taken the Tallinn City Government to court over its decree to restrict the bar's opening hours, reports Delfi.COMMENTS (9)
Former Finance Minister and head of the tax authority, Aivar Sõerd, says that the situation where banks in Estonia continue to rake in huge profits while paying no income tax is unbearable and must be changed, writes Postimees.COMMENTS (6)
Banks in Estonia continue to rake in huge profits while paying no income tax, writes Postimees.
In an interview to Eesti Päevaleht, Parts said that all his initiatives are commercially and politically justified.COMMENTS (4)
Just a few days after the Estonian Minister of Juhan Parts insulted the Lithuanian government by calling them fools over their demands on Rail Baltic project, there is now a new controversy surrounding his actions.COMMENTS (1)
Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs Juhan Parts is in the middle of a diplomatic row, after Wall Street Journal published a blog posting where Parts was quoted as saying that certain Lithuanian government members were “fools”.COMMENTS (9)
Estonia climbed two places to 11th in the 2014 Index of Economic Freedom compiled by the Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street JournalCOMMENTS (4)
In November, Estonian exports of goods decreased by 9% while imports remained at the same level at current prices, COMMENTS (2)