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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:41:27 GMT
House rent income tax should be halved in Estonia  -  The Baltic Course
The Estonian tax law is unfair toward people who rent out their real estate as private individuals, which is why 70 % of them are not paying income tax, the real estate company 1Partner Kinnisvara says, suggesting halving the tax rate for such ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:32:27 GMT
“Integrating” energy sector: improving Baltic's energy security with the EU's grants  -  The Baltic Course
Gas interconnector between Finland and Estonia will boost security of supply and bringing economic lift to the region. When the gas starts flowing in 2020, the project will unite the Eastern Baltic Sea region with the rest of the EU energy market. This ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:26:44 GMT
Republic of Estonia: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2016 Article IV Mission  -  International Monetary Fund
Thanks in part to strong institutions and determined reforms, the Estonian economy has delivered impressive gains in living standards over past decades. Nonetheless, productivity growth has been soft in recent years, while wages have increased rapidly, ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:01:32 GMT

Speaker of Polish Senate visits Estonia  -  thenews.pl
Karczewski and his delegation were invited by the Speaker of the Estonian Parliament, Eiki Nestor. The Polish delegation will meet with newly-elected President Kersti Kaljulaid, Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas, Foreign Minister Jürgen Ligi, Deputy Minister ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:57:10 GMT

Balticconnector forms part of EU's import strategy  -  Interfax Global Energy
The signing ceremony for the planned Balticconnector pipeline between Finland and Estonia took place in Brussels on Friday, with officials signing a €175 million ($190 million) grant from the European Commission that will cover 75% of the construction ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:14:00 GMT

Conference: Design for Europe – key learnings  -  Design Week
Design for Europe: Powering Innovation was a one-day summit which took place in Tallinn Estonia this month, with industry experts discussing everything from education to skills development and business growth – we summarise the speakers' key points on ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:35:51 GMT
Weather Underground Forecast for Tuesday, October 25, 2016  -  Wunderground.com (blog)
An area of low pressure will deepen as it moves northeastward from Poland to Estonia. This system will usher light to moderate precipitation across Poland, southeast Sweden, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and southern Finland. Warsaw, Poland, can expect ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:27:27 GMT

Tallinn airport new duty-free operator search underway  -  DFNIonline.com
Tallinna Lennujaam AS (Tallinn airport) in Estonia has called a tender for a new duty-free operator for airside concessions within its passenger terminal. The winning tenderer will be granted the right to operate the airside area duty-free shops for a ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 04:04:54 GMT

Monday cover: Two thumbs up for Tanel Kangert, Abu Dhabi Tour winner  -  The National (blog)
Estonia's Tanel Kangert takes The National's Sport cover for Monday, October 24 after he won the second edition of the Abu Dhabi Tour on Sunday. It was a first general classification victory in any tour race for the humble Team Astana rider, who ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 02:31:55 GMT

How Australia compares internationally on paid parental leave  -  SBS
A new mother in the same circumstances in Estonia is around 11 times better off according to the data, as they are entitled to the equivalent of 85 weeks of leave paid at the country's average salary. Unlike the 18 weeks available to Australian mothers ...