Eesti Ekspress weekly writes that Edgar Savisaar is going to return to big politics.COMMENTS (2)
Forbes magazine has included Vilnius and Tallinn among Europe’s five top entrepreneurial hubs, reported Invest Lithuania.COMMENTS (4)
The Estonian Tax Board claims that the obligation to declare bills exceeding 1,000 euros will bring in extra at least 70m euros in 2015.
Estonian listed casino operator Olympic Entertainment Group (OEG) that belongs to Armin Karu has fully acquired the Latvian casino operator SIA Garkalns.
One outcome of the recent public tender to find a provider of security services in Tallinn Airport is that the airport will conduct a full internal audit on the issue, writes Äripäev.
State-owned rail infrastructure company Estonian Railways has decided to offer the job of a new chief executive to Sulev Loo.
A study commissioned by the Interior Ministery warns that most important risks regarding refugees are that officials are unable to check backgrounds and identify people who want to move into Estonia as refugees and possible increase in crime rates, writes Äripäev and Eesti Ekspress weekly.COMMENTS (5)
53-year-old Estonian businessman and real estate developer Urmas Sõõrumaa says that he is not keen about admitting refugees, writes Eesti Ekspress today.COMMENTS (4)
Eesti Päevaleht writes that the big question is whether the tax authority should get extended powers for surveillance and interference, as proposed in a bill tabled by Finance Minister Sven Sester.COMMENTS (2)
Taavi Rõivas, PM and chairman of Reform Party, says that criticism made by the party’s honorary chairman Siim Kallas about Reform Party’s alleged hostility towards businessmen is unfounded.
Tahe Outdoors, an Estonian kayak maker that belongs to Marek and Janek Pohla, has acquired two key competitors in Germany and wants to become European market leader, writes Äripäev.
The board of the Reform Party today backed the proposal made by Estonian PM Taavi Rõivas to name career diplomat Marina Kaljurand as candidate to become the next Minister of Foreign Affairs.COMMENTS (1)
According to Statistics Estonia, 268,000 tourists used the services of accommodation establishments in May 2015, which is 2% fewer than in May 2014. The number of foreign tourists decreased and the number of domestic tourists increased.
While Riga Freeport reported a 2.3% increase in cargo handling in the first six months of 2015, cargo volumes continues to decrease in Port of Tallinn.
Swedbank is going to take out extraordinary dividend of 400 million euros from Estonia.
After a strong year 2014, the tourism sector is now facing its worst-ever season because the number of incoming tourists is decreasing, tourists are staying and spending less and the government has approved a raise in VAT on accommodation services, writes Äripäev.COMMENTS (4)
Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves was critical in his speech held on Victory Day on how Estonians are handling the prospect of having to absorb refugees.COMMENTS (15)
About five hundred people are supporting on Facebook an initiative by Estonian bikers who wish to drive to the Vao village as a sign of support to locals who are opposing expansion of the accommodation centre of asylum seekers, reported Eesti Päevaleht.COMMENTS (14)
The new report by State Audit Office shows that Estonia badly needs immigrant workforce, Äripäev writes in its editorial.COMMENTS (13)
The three Baltic states should have a joint airline and since Latvia’s Airbaltic has been more successful, Estonia and Lithuanian should acquire a stake in Airbaltic, Latvian Transport Minister Anrijs Matiss said at a meeting with journalists on Wednesday.
Marek Helm, head of the Estonian tax authority, is questioning claims that hundreds of Estonian businesses have been set up in Latvia because Latvia offers them better tax benefits than Estonia, reported Delfi today.
Eesti Päevaleht writes that alarm bells should be ringing in the Estonian government because over the last year, at least five hundred Estonian entrepeneurs have set up a business in Latvia.COMMENTS (4)
Tallinn Airport will instal five so-called sleeping pods for passengers who wish to rest before their flights.
Estonian business leaders are extremely critical of the way how the ruling coalition is forcing through draft tax amendments and say that there is little they can do, writes Äripäev.
Estonians have become one of the biggest population groups in Finland who is buing real estate, writes Äripäev.COMMENTS (2)
Äripäev writes in its editorial that these are changing times in Estonian politics.
The average monthly gross wages are slowing down.COMMENTS (1)