Close to 160 million euros are planned to be invested in developing the sector of information and communications technologies in Estonia outside larger cities, according to a state budget strategy for 2018-2021 by the Estonian government.
Fortum, a Finnish group of energy companies, has announced plans to build a solar panel park in eastern Estonia and to invest in the project 10 to 50 million euros.
Estonian healthcare workers have announced political strike after the country’s government did not decide on additional funding for the sector within a deadline. «We have considered our strike funds and I believe that we could be speaking of months, not weeks, when it comes to the possible length of the strike,» secretary general of the Estonian Medical Association Katrin Rehemaa was cited as saying.
An opinion poll performed at the North Estonia Medical Centre has found that staff working in the emergency medicine department are often on the point of a burnout and in case of doctors, the proportion was near 50 percent.
Commenting on the Friday’s attack by U.S. army on Syrian government forces that has been the first such strike during the Syrian Civil War, Estonian Foreign Minister and retired army general have expressed support to the strike, which was retaliation for a deadly alleged chemical attack on civilians in the Middle Eastern country.
In Estonia, where there is the largest rate of HIV infections in the EU, 70 new cases have been diagnosed in 2017.
The monitoring system that is used by Estonian border guards to look after the country’s eastern border has encountered five critical failures over the last six months, the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board announced this week.
Estonian entrepreneur has won a trial against the Russian Defense Ministry in a case, where his is defending rights to own real estate in the Russian-annexed Ukrainian peninsular of Crimea.
In the Estonian pork industry, the amount of pigs will not grow in 2017 and to retake the market share lost to imported produce, it would take no less than three years, a meatpacking firm evaluated.
As the Baltic states foreign ministers met with the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, the head of the Estonian foreign service emphasised the significance of consistency and clarity in messages by allies.
Estonian natural gas importer and seller Eesti Gaas has addressed the country’s Chancellor of Justice insisting that the increase of excise duty passed in 2016 was not in line with the rules of the Estonian constitution.
Tallinn Airport has announced its summer schedule that will include direct flights to 36 destinations and take effect from mid-April to late May depending on the airline.