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YLE is funded in whole or in part by Finland government.

Unemployment falls to 10-year low in Finland
"More than a half - about 46,000 - of the available jobs at the end of 2018 were new vacancies." (cf. JOLTS, USA)

January difficult month for poor families in Finland
"Her husband is employed, but all the money he earns goes to support the five-member family's everyday living." Pity: Fin gov put a lot of incentives into promoting fertility over the past decade.

Government pulls bill to ratify UN Declaration on Indigenous peoples' Rights
"The task of ratifying the UN declaration as well as a Nordic Sámi Convention and reforming the local Sámi Parliament will therefore fall to the incoming administration." yeah. m'k.

Finland's Foreign Ministry falls for €400K email scam
"The suspected money laundering offences are tied to the onward transfer of the ill-gotten gains." alrighty then.

Also Fin gov undecided on how to handle UK 'fugees

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Fri Jan 25th, 2019 at 08:26:48 PM EST
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GOOG crypt - Yle - Nokia headlines (EN)
I started following this story at Yle in 2013. MSFT $7B purchase of Nokea sent the country into a tail spin of fears of job losses and job losses from which it hadn't recover, when I stopped weekly monitoring in '15. By then Yle-Nokia news was settling into rounds of clucking over quarterly earnings misses.

2016: I missed this chapter of the IPR shell game.
Nokia phones are back after Microsoft sells mobile assets for $350M to Foxconn Technology, HMD

All of these deals will make HMD the "sole global licensee" for all types of Nokia-branded mobile phones and tablets.

2018: Now here we are. Saved!
Huawei rival Nokia profits from demand for 5G networks

Nokia, which is based in Espoo, Finland, said North America, Japan, China, South Korea and the Nordic countries are regions where the new [5G] technology will see its commercial launch. [CEO Rajeev] Suri was tight-lipped in commenting on the troubles currently facing Chinese competitor Huawei, which was Monday indicted on U.S. charges including technology theft.

Federal agencies say American citizens shouldn't use Huawei or ZTE phones Feb 2018
Of hostages, oil, and iPhones , Dec 2018
No wonder westworld is branching into POW marketing. Jan 2019
Huawei accounted for 28 percent of last year's $32 billion global sales

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Thu Jan 31st, 2019 at 09:32:14 PM EST
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RTE is funded in whole or in part by Ireland government.

EIB to step up financial support for Ireland as Brexit looms
"€300m in soft loans for companies who want to diversify away from the UK market"
Barclays gets go ahead to transfer €190bn worth of assets to Dublin
"which involves 5,000 clients"

surprising no one

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Thu Jan 31st, 2019 at 11:40:38 PM EST
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