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Decoupling would harm economies

China Daily 03 Oct 2023
In 1953, the signing of an intergovernmental trade agreement with China made Finland the first country in the West to do so. "When we established our commercial relations, a Finnish cultural delegation also came to visit China for the first time. So, trade and culture were coming together from Finland to China in 1953.

Finland raced to join NATO. What happens next is complicated

Ekathimerini 27 Sep 2023
HELSINKI – Barely a year after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Finland cast aside decades of military nonalignment and self-reliance and joined the NATO alliance ... Given its history of fending off Russian assaults, she said, Finland is protective of its sovereignty ... Timo Kivinen, commander of Finland’s defense forces.

The rising importance of empathy and new technology in Culture & Heritage Tourism

TravelDailyNews 27 Sep 2023
However, 73% of millennials were interested in visiting cultural and historical places. The role of technology, not least artificial intelligence, was centre stage at the summit, where presenters shared the latest cultural and heritage tourism insights from Iceland, Belize, Finland, Spain, Morocco, Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE, and other destinations.

Cape Ann news in brief

Cleburne Times-Review 27 Sep 2023
Residents and people living nearby who are curious about the early Finns and American Finns clustered back of the Cape in Lanesville, Pigeon Cove and Rockport, their culture, and Finland will find engaging program choices at their Gloucester and Rockport doorsteps as well as discover similarities among Cape Ann's immigrant groups.

King Turkey Day guest speaker remembers Worthington roots

The Globe 18 Sep 2023
“There was an article about this guy named Lasse Virén, who lived in this really remote place called Finland. I became interested in the culture there, researched it and even traveled there a couple times ... to Finland with my family for an amazing year of our lives,” shared Brandl.

Finland welcomes China's resumption of group tours: tourism official

People Daily 12 Sep 2023
China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism has recently issued a notice allowing nationwide travel agencies and online tourism companies to operate outbound group tours and offer "flight + hotel" packages for Chinese citizens to a third batch of selected countries and regions, including Finland.

It's time the West admitted free speech is dead

Sott 08 Sep 2023
... from China to Pakistan, but I want to consider a case closer to home to emphasise that religious liberty is vulnerable even where we complacently assume it is part of the culture. Let's visit Finland.

Africa is the planet’s creative hotspot

Business Day 07 Sep 2023
Africa’s diverse population and rich cultural heritage have helped its creative industries gain global recognition.” ... The US has 50 stars on its flag and the EU is made up of 27 countries, but nobody assigns North Carolina and California or Italy and Finland to homogeneous cultural zones.

It’s time the West admitted free speech is dead

Yahoo Daily News 04 Sep 2023
... part of the culture. Let’s visit Finland.

The Condensed Dugin, by Nelson Rosit

The Unz Review 04 Sep 2023
Now is not the time to digress into a discussion of the Ukrainian conflict, but I will point out that Finland and the Baltic Republics, formerly part of the Russian Empire, do not share the cultural, linguistic, ethnic, and historical connections that Ukraine has with Russia ... It is genocide of the Western culture” (77).

Ethical Perceptions Influence Acceptance of Care Robots, Say University Researchers

Cryptopolitan 02 Sep 2023
The researchers aimed to establish a universal model applicable across various cultural contexts that could shed light on how ethical perceptions influence the adoption of care robots ... The research team aimed to bridge this gap by constructing a comprehensive, universally applied model, transcends cultural barriers.

Japan rallies to beat Venezuela at World Cup, closes in on Olympic berth

Mooresville Tribune 31 Aug 2023
Finland 100, Cape Verde 77 ... Experience the arts and culture side of Lincolnton this fall ‘Rich Men North of Richmond’ singer says he doesn't want $8M record deal, reveals real name ... At Okinawa, Lauri Markkanen scored 34 points and Finland (1-3) got its first win of the World Cup.

EU green champion swaps Brussels for home front

Urdu Point 22 Aug 2023
These were watered down substantially after conservatives made Timmermans the villain in a campaign accusing Brussels of wanting to, among other things, kick "Santa out of his house" to reforest Finland.

The highest mobile data users may surprise you

TechRadar 21 Aug 2023
Chile representing Latin America. Hot on the heels of Latvia is Finland, as they use 41GB of mobile internet per month. In this case, the OECD says it’s Finland’s “advanced telecommunications infrastructure” and “tech-savvy culture” that propelled the country to the #2 spot ... Coming in third was Austria, with its citizens spending around 30GB a month.

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