Having passed amendments to the Estonian «Packaging Law», the Riigikogu has adopted a plan to reduce the use of plastic bags in the Baltic country over the coming years.
Estonian Minister of Finance Sven Sester has stated that a priority of this year’s upcoming Estonian presidency at the Council of the European Union will be changing of the bloc’s value-added tax.
Tallinn’s Vice Mayor Arvo Sarapuu, who has garbage disposal management and awarding contracts among his duties, is seen by Estonian press as linked to the capital’s leading waste disposal firm via his son-in-law.
Nettbuss, which is the leading coach operator in Scandinavia, will acquire a 15% share of Estonian electronic ticket company T Solutions.
Now, when U.S. intelligence services have confirmed there had been Russian meddling in the elections and when their German counterparts have confirmed breaking into IT systems of the German parliament by same groups of hackers, all liberal democrats needed to reconsider how their electoral processes could be defended, Estonian ex-president Toomas Hendrik Ilves has stated.
Population and ornithologists have noticed that the first species of migratory birds – geese, swans, lapwings and larks – have started returning to Estonia.
The presidents of Estonia and Finland, The multi-speed model of member state future cooperation in the EU is acceptable, in case closer cooperating countries remain open to for other member states to join in.
The prices of goods and services in Estonia will climb 3 percent in 2017, the Estonian wing of Swedbank predicted. Meanwhile, salaries should increase somewhat faster than prices, the bank’s chief economist, Liis Elmik, evaluated in a press release on Tuesday, March 7.
The collective agreement agreed to by telecommunications firm Telia Eesti is an example to how an employer can treat its employees, evaluated the Estonian Communication and Service Workers' Trade Union.
Estonia has allowed self-driving cars to take part in public traffic for testing purposes, if a vehicle has a driver who can take over driving, when necessary.
A funding programme worth five million euros to develop 25 small ports in Estonia has been signed by Estonian Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology.
Estonian renewable energy firm 4Energia has been permitted to build a 700 MW to 1,000 MW off-shore wind farm northwest of the island of Hiiumaa in the Baltic Sea.
Estonian Minster of Justice Urmas Reinsalu is pushing for new rules that would prevent present and former public servants and politicians from having hidden business interests. «I instructed the ministry to work out certain rules concerning the prevention of the acquisition of concealed holdings or concealed options by those who have left positions of public power or are exercising power,» Reinsalu stated on Monday.
The total profits of Estonian firms in 2016 have continued to decrease for the second year in a row and were 2.7 billion euros last year, which is a 10% fall, if compared to 2015.
On February 24, it is Estonia’s Independence Day, which commemorates the time in February 1918, when a short period of foreign power vacuum was used to declare the establishment of the Republic of Estonia.