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Tallinn seeks to limit opening hours of Old Town bars

Tallinn City Government is demanding that the central government prepares legislation that would limit the opening hours of night bars from Tallinn Old Town to 3 am.

Survey: Estonian producers are optimistic

A survey by the Estonian institute of market research EKI shows that in spite of volatile economic situation, most producers plan to increase production volumes from last year and are generally optimsitic.

Latvia’s accession to the eurozone would benefit Estonia

Estonian logistics expert and former minister of transport, Raivo Vare, says that Latvia’s accession to the eurozone would be more beneficial for Estonia than if Latvia were to stay outside the eurozone.

Estonia average monthly wages up 5.9%

According to Statistics Estonia, in Q4 2012, average monthly gross wages were 916 euros and the average hourly gross wages and salaries were 5.53 euros.

Republic of Estonia celebrates 95th anniversary

The Republic of Estonia will celebrate it 95th anniversary on Sunday, 24 February.

Intel to invest in Estonian developer of mobile payment systems

Intel Capital and Greycroft Partners will invest in Estonian developer of mobile payment systems Fortumo, the company has announced.

Estonia’s anniversary gets country-wide photo action

On February 24th, to celebrate 95th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia, a photo initiative is organised, asking all to shoot a picture within one minute, at 1 pm to 1:01 pm, of oneself or surroundings.

Estonians question Schibsted's latest acquisition in Latvia

The Estonian weekly Eesti Ekspress has questioned the recent sale of Latvian entertainment portal to the Latvian news portal TVNet, itself owned by the Norwegian media group Schibsted.

Estonia opens the first chain of electric car recharge stations

On Wednesday, February 20, the first chain of electric car recharge station was opened in Estonia. The stations include ABB Terra 51 DC recharging installations. The Terra 51 DC recharging technology allows vehicles to recharge within 15-30 minutes' time, while standard (AC) chargers require 8 hours.

Hunters: foreigners have too much power over hunting rights in Estonia

Estonian hunting clubs are unhappy with the new hunting bill that allows forest owners to ban hunting in their forests.

Swedes generally satisfied with Baltic business climate

A study of Baltic business climate made by the Swedish Trade Council based on interviews made in 147 Swedish companies that operate in the Baltic countries showed that they were generally satisfied with this region as a place for doing business.

Secretive Swede becomes Estonia’s largest forest owner

Swedish businessman Jonas Wahlström is now the largest private forest owner in Estonia and now owns about 23,000 hectares of land, mainly forest, in Estonia.

Math rebels invade Estonia with computerized education — the radical mathematics education reform organization — has its first guinea pig: Estonia.

Earthquake hits Estonia

A light earthquake was registered in Estonia's western shore city of Haapsala, as reported by the data of the State Geological Centre published on February 7.

Underwater checkers championship in Estonia

A group of Estonian divers stay true to their unusual tradition – whenever it is -20° C outside, all the lakes and ponds are covered with ice, they play a game of checkers on the bottom of a swimming pool.

Flick's airline declares insolvency

Former CEO of the Latvian national airline airBaltic, Bertolt Flick, has run out of his luck also in Germany. The German airline he runs has halted flights and declares insolvency.

Estonian Central Bank: joining Eurozone was a logical step forward

Euro adoption was a logical step of the strategy that helped Estonia strengthen its independence in the '90s, said Vice President of the Estonian Central Bank Ulo Kasiks in and interview to Latvian Radio.

Three key challenges facing Estonia in 2013

Vahur Kraft, CEO of Nordea Bank in Estonia and former governor of Estonian central bank, writes in Postimees that he sees three key challenges for the Estonian development in 2013 and the next few years.

Estonia: Looking back at 2012

Estonians have come up with a compilation, where all the biggest events of the year are put together.

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