Recently a group of finnish experts painted a dark picture of the Finnish housing market and a looming crash in prices. Now statistician Pekka Vuori is debunks the claim of 30 000 vacant apartments in the Greater Helsinki Metropolitan Area are false, and that the risk of a crash in prime locations is minimal.
Jolla today announced that Indian company Intex Technologies will be it's first licensing customer. Earlier in July the Finnish smartphone start-up Jolla announced that it will focus on developing and licensing it's Mobile Operating System, SailFish. In the past the company also developed handsets for it's own OS.
Finnvera, a credit agency owned by the State of Finland, has agreed to guarantee a loan of some 150 Million Euros for the Russian teleoperator Megafon. The lender is the Italian bank UniCredit. The agency agreed to guarantee loans for purchase of telecomms equipment from the Finnish company Nokia. It has done so before in 2008, 2011 and 2014.
Yes, bestiality is legal in Finland. The country, together with Hungary and Romania, is one of the last countries where bestiality is not forbidden by the law. It is allowed by in the legistlation if the animal remains unharmed by the act.
Owning a house or an apartment in Finland is a risky investment, conculuded experts in the Suomi Areena panel discussion in Pori on Tuesday July 14th 2015. 68 percent of Finns live in own apartments and over 70 percent of the Finnish assets are tied in real estate.