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Monday 14.10.2019 | Name days: Minna, Vilhelmīne

On safe side: Estonian tech minister changes Huawei to iPhone

Estonian Foreign Trade and Information Technology Minister, Kert Kingo, has changed her Huawei smartphone after criticism about alleged security issues with the device of the Chinese brand.

Estonian drunk-driving judge takes responsibility

A judge in Estonia, who has been caught by police driving a vehicle, while being heavily intoxicated, has filed his resignation from the positions he holds.

Estonia agrees to deepen cooperation with U.S. focusing on security

Estonian and American top diplomats have agreed to enhance cooperation between the two allied countries in a joint statement signed in Washington. the NATO member countries reaffirmed their commitment to NATO's collective defence

Estonian construction accident ends lethally

In Estonia, at the site of stadium construction works, one person has lost his life as two workers were accidentally buried under soil.

Danske Estonia had quantity of non-resident transactions as only criterion, suspect banker says

In non-resident operations of Danske Bank’s scandalous Estonian branch, the only criterion in the investigated period was their number due to profitability, according to former worker Mihhail Murnikov’s interview with Bloomberg.

Estonia at Council of Europe to criticise Russia’s readmission

Kremlin’s violations of international agreements will be the focus of the critical Estonian views on the readmission of Russia to the Assembly of the Council of Europe human rights organisation, MPs have said.

Death of Estonian ex-banker should be investigated, minister says

Estonian Interior Minister has urged for an investigation of the death of Danske Bank’s Estonian branch ex-CEO, despite police seeing it as a suicide.

Estonian teacher pay rise insufficient to attract many young specialists

The minimal monthly salary in Estonia will be raised in 2020 by 65 euros, yet it is not enough to reach the average national wage that, teachers hope, could make the profession competitive enough to keep the average teacher age from rising even more.

Estonia’s 2020 budget expenses up by quarter of a million euros

Estonia’s 2020 budget expenses have grown by nearly a quarter of a million or EUR 240 million, whereas revenue has increased by EUR 760 million, as reported by Estonian public media ERR.