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Finnish MP blasts Chinese aggression

Taipei Times 07 Feb 2023
Finland should build more ties with Taiwan, especially economic ones, as “Taiwan is a significant economic actor here in East Asia,” Karna said. “Taiwan’s expertise, especially in semiconductors, is highly appreciated,” he said, adding that Finland welcomes cooperation in the fields of science, technology, education and culture.

Finland plans to enhance trade relations with Pakistan: Ambassador Hannu Ripatti

Urdu Point 02 Feb 2023
"We have plan to promote cultural linkages as well." ... Finland's Ambassador termed Pakistan an amazing country in terms of its weather, landscape, biodiversity and rich cultural heritage and its hospitable people and country of hospitable and welcoming people, is a "very safe place" for foreign tourists and travelers to visit.

Turkey’s tourism revenues soar in 2022

The Siasat Daily 01 Feb 2023
... from a year earlier, according to figures released by Turkey’s Culture and Tourism Ministry on Tuesday ... Turkey may evaluate NATO applications of Finland, Sweden separately.

Danish NOC President claims Russia return "unacceptable", but Finland acknowledges "majority of countries" support

Inside The Games 27 Jan 2023
Euractiv has reported that Finland's Science and Culture Minister Petri Honkonen sought to persuade the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee to return to a tough stance opposing the participation of Russia and Belarus in international sport on a visit to Washington DC.

How Tanks for Ukraine Shifted the Balance of Power in Europe

The Atlantic 27 Jan 2023
Four Nordic countriesFinland, Sweden, Denmark, and Norway—all have their own well-established reasons for unease about Russia. After World War II, Finland and Sweden opted for (or felt obliged to opt for) a neutral stance in the Cold War, staying out of NATO and hoping that, in exchange, Moscow would respect their independence.

A Tour Around Beijing for A Happy Chinese New Year|2023 Overseas “Happy Chinese New Year” ...

Hastings Tribune 22 Jan 2023
The 2023 Overseas “Happy Chinese New YearOnline Gala is sponsored by People's Government of Beijing Municipality, City of Helsinki, and embassies of China in Finland, Estonia, Greece, Belgium and Canada ... Four premium cultural performances will also be aired live, in a variety of art forms such as music, dance, and martial arts.

Robust teachers’ training key to transform education

The Gleaner 20 Jan 2023
THE EDITOR, Madam. Top-performing education systems in the world might have vastly different educational cultures. However, they share a common understanding, that of expert knowledge of subject areas. Singapore and Finland are two such... .

Valley native expands horizons with Finland trip

The Vindicator 16 Jan 2023
The fourth-year Youngstown State University student recently returned from a four-month study abroad program in Finland, where she was immersed in the culture and said she learned more than she expected about the country, its people and herself ... “They can get this amazing cultural experience.”.

Learning outcomes on rapid decline in Finland: gov't report

Xinhua 12 Jan 2023
12 (Xinhua) -- The learning outcomes and education levels among young people in Finland have weakened since the 1990s, found a report published by the country's Ministry of Education and Culture on Thursday ... Finland is no longer the most educated nation, Anita Lehikoinen, ...

Puck diplomacy: Vail International Hockey trip provides local players once-in-a-lifetime chance for on and off-ice growth

Vail Daily 09 Jan 2023
Day by day, hour by hour, minute by minute, the food, the culture, it’s just been memories,” said Jorge Sinaloa, one of 34 area youth hockey players to participate in Vail International Hockey’s recent 19-day trip to Eastern Europe and Scandinavia ... Cross-cultural communication.

Frosty January weather brings cold, flaky activities to the fore

Stars and Stripes 06 Jan 2023
Snow sculptures ... daily Jan ... Sámi culture in Lapland. Each year in February, thousands of visitors brave icy temperatures to immerse themselves in the fascinating culture of the Sámi, an indigenous, traditionally nomadic people living in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia ... Opting to stay in private accommodation gives additional insight to the culture ... .

Player of the Month Eetu Vertainen is confident Linfield are on course to retain their Premiership crown after slow start

Belfast Telegraph 05 Jan 2023
Eetu Vertainen believes the pain of Linfield’s dramatic Europa Conference League exit will inspire David Healy’s team to further domestic success ... “It was a slow process ... So much so, he flew several family members over from Finland for the televised showdown ... “I know the culture here and I see the way people react when it’s Linfield versus Glentoran ... .

‘God told me I should take more LSD’: Sari Soininen on her acid-induced photographs

The Observer 03 Jan 2023
It felt like I had stepped into the Book of Revelation.” ... Sari Soininen ... Sari Soininen ... I think those ideas are in our culture so I absorbed them on some level.”. Now 31, Soininen studied photography in her early 20s in Finland but, like everything else in her life, it stopped making sense to her during her years of acid experimentation ... Sari Soininen ... .

Introducing the two Flames prospects questing for world-junior gold

Toronto Sun 01 Jan 2023
Sweden and Finland face off at 9 a.m ... “The culture is so big in Finland about hockey and with the national team especially, everyone is always watching them and it’s being talked about a lot,” Ronni said shortly after arriving in the Maritimes ... Ronni, 18, should be a big part of Team Finland next winter as one of several eligible returnees.

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