Tag: Finland

In this country, students don’t have exams, homework
In this country, students don’t have exams, homework

What’s more interesting is children in Finland start formal schooling only after they turn 7. They do not sit for any assessment test until they are 16.

  • Friday, 23 September 2022
US Senate
US Senate votes to approve Sweden and Finland joining NATO

The single dissenting vote came from Republican Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri, who argued that there should be less focus on security in Europe and much more on the threat from China, dpa news agency reported.

  • Thursday, 04 August 2022
Russia moves missile systems, military equipment towards Finland border
Russia moves missile systems, military equipment towards Finland border

The Russian deployment comes as Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin said she expects her government "will end the discussion before midsummer" on whether to apply for NATO membership, Daily Mail reported.

  • Tuesday, 12 April 2022
US North Korea relations
US, N.Korean representatives to meet in Finland unofficially

Helsinki: Representatives from the US and North Korea will hold unofficial talks here on Sunday, Finnish media reports said. According to the reports, Choe Kang Il, who is responsible for relations with the US at the North Korea Foreign Ministry, will arrive here on Sunday on a two-day visit, reports Xinhua news agency. The Finnish […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
6 Indian educational organisations recognised at HundrEd 2017 Innovation Summit

Helsinki: Six projects and educational organisations from India have been recognised by HundrED — a global education non-profit based in Finland — to bring to fore 100 of the most inspiring innovations in education. Vega School, Project DEFY, Design for Change, Self Organised Learning Environments, The Museum School and THINK Global School were recognised at […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Unpatched software, human factor behind data breaches: F-Secure

London: Most of the companies fall victim to cyber attackers either because of unpatched software with known vulnerabilities or because of the human factor like people falling victim to phishing emails, Finland-based cyber security firm F-Secure said on Monday. According to the firm, the exploitation of known vulnerabilities is still the root cause of most […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft to roll out Creators Update on April 11

New Delhi: Microsoft has announced that the next major update to Windows 10 — the Windows 10 Creators Update — will begin rolling out to the 400 million monthly active devices worldwide on April 11. The company will also launch Surface Book and Surface Studio devices in new markets soon. Surface Book and Surface Studio […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Xi to meet Trump in US next week
Xi to meet Trump in US next week

Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit the US next week for his first meeting with President Donald Trump, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang announced on Thursday. Before arriving in the US, Xi will visit Finland at the invitation of President Sauli Niinisto from April 4 to 6, Xinhua news agency quoted Lu as saying. […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Finnish Minister To Become World's Youngest PM

Helsinki: The 34-year-old Sanna Marin is set to become the world’s youngest Prime Minister as head of a women-led coalition government in Finland, it was reported on Monday. Marin, who is currently the Minister of Transport and Communications, narrowly won over Antti Lindtman, the 37-year-old chairman of the Social Democratic Parliamentary Group, in a vote […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Finland Retains Title As World's Happiest Country
Finland Retains Title As World's Happiest Country

Helsinki: For a fourth consecutive year and despite the Covid-19 pandemic, Finland has been ranked the world’s happiest country, a UN report said on Friday. The researchers said this was “no surprise”, citing that Finland has “always ranked very high on the measures of mutual trust that have helped to protect lives and livelihoods during […]

  • Friday, 02 April 2021