Showing 1-15/53 articles from June 2009

Mon, 29 Jun, 2009:

Roaming in EU more affordable from July onwards

Making and receiving mobile phone calls, sending SMSs and using data services will become cheaper within the European Union. The new EU roaming decree will take effect in the beginning of July.   According to the new price ceiling, the Eurotariff, the maximum charge for roaming within the EU is 0,5246 Euros per minute for phone calls made.... Read more

'Housegame' helps Germans to budget for house building

Heinze, affiliate of the German building branch media giant DOCUgroup, has signed a contract with the Tampere-based company Visual Computing Oy. According to the contract the German company will introduce the Finnish 'Housegame' in its portals in Germany, reports Kauppalehti magazine.   The builder can use the programme to familiarize himself... Read more

Fri, 26 Jun, 2009:

Goodnews specifies: Smart Map developed by Red Solutions Finland

The Smart Map designed primarily to provide tourists a fuller and more convenient experience of the south-eastern Finnish town of Lappeenranta has been developed by Red Solutions Finland Oy, the developer of the software Jayden M Khakurel points out. A previously published article Smart map guides tourists in lappeenranta may have given an... Read more

Thu, 25 Jun, 2009:

Aalto attracts

Aalto University, which will start in the autumn of 2009, is looking to put itself both on the world map and at the top of the international tree. The new university will function in areas where Finland is strong and which are important in global competition. Aalto University is a combination of Helsinki University of Technology, Helsinki... Read more

Basware believes in e-invoicing breakthrough

Basware, the leading provider of purchase to pay solutions, expects electronic invoicing to develop extensively this year. A research carried out by the company in May and June revealed that electronic invoicing is on the brink of a breakthrough. The number of organisations sending and receiving e-invoices has increased significantly between... Read more

KONE to install 46 elevators on two brand new cruise ships

The luxury cruise company Celebrity Cruises has signed a significant contract with KONE. The Finnish company has been assigned to design, supply and install a total of  46 brand new, customised elevators on the Celebrity Cruises' two new “Solstice Class” cruise ships. Both of the cruise ships will be 317 meters long and over 36 meters wide,... Read more

See You in Kenya –collection helps people to see

Over 20 000 spectacles and sunglasses have already been collected for the See You in Kenya-collection in Finland. The collection will continue through the summer. The greatest demand is on sunglasses and reading glasses. The fruits of the collection will be taken to Kenya's Meibeki region in August and handed over to those in need. It will be... Read more

Wed, 24 Jun, 2009:

Napa on top of the world

Up to 95 per cent of the world’s shipbuilding uses software produced by the Finnish Napa companies. The company’s customers are all the world’s biggest shipyards, design offices, classification institutions and shipbuilding companies. The Napa Group, which was established in 1989 and specializes in developing software for the design and... Read more

More and more immigrants choose the countryside

Immigrants, who have traditionally remained in the capital city region and other larger cities in Finland, move ever more frequently to the countryside. The location of domicile has surprisingly little significance in the social integration process of the immigrant. The level of activeness within the local population and employment... Read more

Pirates Ahoy! Mauri Kunnas releases four books in China

The beloved Finnish author and illustrator, Mauri Kunnas has made a contract with a Chinese publisher. His books will be published as a series. The first four books, Pirates Ahoy! , One Spooky Night And Other Scary Stories , Good Night Mr Clutterbuck and The Vikings Are Coming! will be released in China in November. The first print run for... Read more

Benecol proven safe and effective also in larger usage

A recent international research reveals that using Benecol-products containing the cholesterol-lowering ingredient, plant stanol ester, is completely safe also when consumed in quantities several times above the recommended daily amount. It has been shown that the cholesterol-lowering effect is boosted with larger doses of plant stanol. These... Read more

Mon, 22 Jun, 2009:

Finland the Guest of Honour at 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair

Finland has been invited to be the guest of honour at the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair. The Director Jürgen Boos, representing the Frankfurt Book Fair, the Finnish Literature Society and the Ministry of Education signed the agreements on the project on Tuesday. Minister of Culture and Sport in Finland, Stefan Wallin sees the situation as... Read more

Smart Map guides tourists in Lappeenranta

A programme developed by a student of Lappeenranta University of Technology gives tourists current information on the city's services, sights and weather in several languages, reports the Finnish Broadcasting Company's regional service for South Karelia. Tourists visiting the beautiful south-eastern Finnish city Lappeenranta will enjoy a very... Read more

Wed, 17 Jun, 2009:

ICT-sector positive about future

Companies in the ICT sector have a relatively positive view onto the current economic situation compared to many other business sectors. Expectations of large companies with over 250 employees are much less promising. The information was retrieved from the ICT-barometre which was accomplished by Finnish Chambers of Commerce. - In such... Read more

Business speeds up for Ekovilla

Work continues, order volumes increase and product range widens in the former UPM factory workshop, despite the recession. Ekovilla, a Finnish company manufacturing thermal insulation from recycled newspaper, will launch a new range of soft insulation boards made of wood fibre next year. Ekovilla’s blown wood fibre insulation has been detected... Read more
Showing 1-15/53 articles from June 2009