EstoniaLatest news regarding the land of the eestlased

  • Feature: "Happy Chinese New Year" celebration energizes capital of EstoniaThe arrival of the "Happy Chinese New Year" Beijing delegation with the colorful performance has turned the ordinary snowy Saturday afternoon in Tallinn, capital of Estonia, into an extraordinary one, energizing the medieval Old Town. At the Freedom Square, dragon and lion dancing by performers from the Estonian Sports and Traditional Wushu Federation, which was taught by Beijing performers in 2015, and the Estonian acrobatic fire show preceded the Chinese opening dance: To celebrate with Lanterns and Streamers. — Sat, 17 Feb 2018 23:43:20 GMT (via Xinhuanet)
  • Driving a 1972 Ford station wagon from Berlin to a Finnish ice-racing course... sleep on the garage sofa and a good breakfast nearby, we were able to leave PanevA-A3 4ys and continue north towards Estonia through Latvia, with the 400 again rumbling happily with fuel in its guts. We didn't make the ferry we had originally ... — Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:01:00 GMT (via Autoblog)
  • Chinese company may manufacture ice cream sticks in central EstoniaA company by the name of Greentown OU belonging to Chinese businesspeople has bought a former livestock shed in the territory of the rural municipality of Turi in central Estonia to start the manufacture of ice cream sticks for the Asian, Middle East and American markets there, informs LETA/BNS.... — Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:00:39 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • England call up for star from Stourton club... selected to take part in the -51kg girls sparring division at the championships, which will take place in Tallinn, Estonia, from April 26-29. Libby trains at the Unite Club, whose chief instructor, Kai Wilson, aged 44, will also be representing ... — Fri, 16 Feb 2018 07:43:15 GMT (via Stourbridgenews.co.uk)
  • Libby Cashmore from Unite Taekwondo. Picture from Unite Taekwondo... selected to take part in the -51kg girls sparring division at the championships, which will take place in Tallinn, Estonia, from April 26-29. Libby trains at the Unite Club, whose chief instructor, Kai Wilson, aged 44, will also be representing ... — Fri, 16 Feb 2018 07:28:36 GMT (via Halesowennews.co.uk)
  • 100 Singers Honor 100th Anniversary Of Estonian Independence 4/1Presented by the Foundation of Estonian Arts and Letters, Esto-Atlantis Choral Concert will celebrate the Republic of Estonia's centennial. 100+ singers from around the world will gather to perform and honor the rich heritage of Estonian choral music on Lincoln Center's world-renowned stage. — Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:30:16 GMT (via BroadwayWorld.com)
  • Estonian envoy, Armenian PM discuss cooperation... with Armenia our reform experience, first and foremost in the field of digitalization, where Armenia, just like Estonia, already has several success stories to display," Kaarelson said. The prime minister of Armenia thanked Estonia, the first EU ... — Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:53:34 GMT (via Groong)
  • 100 Singers Honor 100th Anniversary of Estonian Independence April 1Presented by the Foundation of Estonian Arts and Letters, Esto-Atlantis Choral Concert will celebrate the Republic of Estonia's centennial. 100+ singers from around the world will gather to perform and honor the rich heritage of Estonian choral music on Lincoln Center's world-renowned stage. — Thu, 15 Feb 2018 21:22:33 GMT (via BroadwayWorld.com)
  • Pembrokeshire brothers tackle cold of -15 during snowy Nato exerciseTWO brothers deployed to Estonia with the British Army as part of the UK's Nato commitments, have joked that their parents are glad they are not at home. Both Fusilier Lee Hilmer-Hills, 18, and his sibling Lance Corporal Alex Hilmer-Hills, 22, from Pembrokeshire are currently based in the town of Tapa with the 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh. — Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:47:31 GMT (via Western Telegraph)
  • Arco Vara AS unaudited consolidated interim report for the fourth quarter and 12 months of 2017... because we did not achieve full occupancy, and the lost profits were in the same ballpark. In Kodulahe project Estonia, about 10% of the project remained unsold by year-end, to be sold during 2018. We saw no good reason to accelerate sales in the ... — Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:44:43 GMT (via GlobeNewswire)
  • Several operators keen to serve air route to KuressaareAlthough the tender for a new contract to operate an air service between the mainland and Kuressaare, capital of Saaremaa Island, is yet to be announced, the Latvian carrier airBaltic and Estonia's Nordica both say that they are interested in taking part in such tender, regional newspaper Saarte Haal reported, cites LETA/BNS.... — Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:09:01 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • Estonian PM invites South Korea to Tallinn digital summitEstonia is interested in launching regular cyber consultations with South Korea and would like to see South Korea take part in the digital summit to be held in Tallinn at the end of November 2018, Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas said at a meeting with South Korea's Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon in Seoul, reports LETA/BNS.... — Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:09:40 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • Revenue of Port of Tallinn grows, profit declines in 2017Revenue of the state-owned Estonian port company Port of Tallinn grew 18% to 121.3 million euros in 2017 and earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization increased 1% to 67 million euros, while net profit fell 33% to 26.4 million euros, mainly due to dividends, informs LETA/BNS.... — Thu, 15 Feb 2018 08:10:27 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • Could Free Transit Lure Germans From Their Cars?... entices people who would normally walk or bike to take the train instead . That's what happened in Tallinn, Estonia, which began providing free transit to its residents in 2013. A study found that making transit free has improved mobility for ... — Thu, 15 Feb 2018 01:43:31 GMT (via News 88.9 KNPR)
  • Estonia attaches great importance to ties with China: presidentEstonian President Kersti Kaljulaid on Wednesday said that Estonia attaches great importance to Estonia-China relationship and practical cooperation with China. Kaljulaid made the remarks after Li Chao, the newly-posted Chinese ambassador, presented his credential at the Estonian presidential palace in the east of the capital city. — Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:43:01 GMT (via Xinhuanet)
  • Sleet, sorties and fresh salmon: Ohio guardsmen deploy to NATO's edge... above the Baltic Sea as part of the U.S. Theater Security Package. The mission brought 12 F-16 fighter jets to Estonia's Amari Air Base to train with NATO allies and partner nations in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. The jets have been flying ... — Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:41:31 GMT (via Stars and Stripes)
  • Soldiers from Yorkshire Regiment join NATO bid to deter Russian aggressionMEMBERS of the Yorkshire Regiment's 1st Battalion are to be deployed to Estonia later this year as part of a NATO presence in a bid to deter Russian aggression. More than 800 British personnel are currently stationed in the Baltic state as part of NATO's enhanced forward presence alongside Danish, Canadian and Estonian forces. — Tue, 13 Feb 2018 15:45:38 GMT (via Thetelegraphand Argus)
  • In Pictures: Troops battle freezing conditions and allies in Estonia war gamesMore than 800 British personnel are currently stationed in Estonia as part of Nato's enhanced forward presence in a bid to deter Russian aggression. A senior UK officer said the deployment of British troops to the Baltic state shows Nato is a "very capable force" that is ready to deal with a raft of threats. — Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:48:48 GMT (via Salisbury Journal)
  • Brothers joke that parents are glad about Estonia deploymentFusilier Lee Hilmer-Hills, 18, and his brother Lance Corporal Alex Hilmer-Hills, 22, from Pembrokeshire Two brothers deployed to Estonia with the British Army as part of the UK's Nato commitments, have joked that their parents are glad they are not at home. Both Fusilier Lee Hilmer-Hills, 18, and his sibling Lance Corporal Alex Hilmer-Hills, 22, from Pembrokeshire are currently based in the town of Tapa with the 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh. — Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:36:57 GMT (via Hampshire Chronicle)
  • Military kit a 'game changer' for British troops braving the cold in EstoniaSoldiers from 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh set up their tents for the night during Exercise Winter Camp British soldiers revealed they have received some of the best kit in their military careers whilst deployed in Estonia, with some items proving to be "game changers". Currently there are more than 800 UK troops stationed in the Baltic country as part of Britain's Nato commitment to the Enhanced Forward Presence. — Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:36:51 GMT (via Hampshire Chronicle)
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