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OECD: Social security too generous in Finland — Universal income a no go

The OECD today published it's country report of Finland. This report evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of the country's economy. The key observation is that there are few incentives to work as the social security benefits are generous. The organisation recommends reforms to welfare.

Written by Janita on Wednesday February 28, 2018
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Nokia 8110 Matrix Phone returns in 2018

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona HMD Global announced the return of the Nokia 8810 phone. The remake of the 1996 iconic phone updates the device to today.

Written by Janita on Sunday February 25, 2018
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Helsinki attracted a record number of tourists in 2017 as East drives growth

Helsinki, the capital of Finland, attracted a record number of tourists during 2017. The total number of overnight stays in Helsinki accomodation facilities passed 4 Million for the fist time. In addition to tourism, the coastal city also attracted business travelers arriving for congress events.

Written by Janita on Sunday February 25, 2018
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Restaurants in Finland planning the largest Happy Hour in the world

Restaurants in Finland are planning to hold the largest Happy Hour in the world in March 2018. Entrepreneurs are trying to gather together five thousand restaurants. The country has just over 10,000 restaurants, around a half of bars and restaurants would participate in the event.

Written by Janita on Saturday February 24, 2018
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