Finland

Former PM Stubb wins Finland presidential election

HELSINKI – Former conservative prime minister Alexander Stubb won Sunday’s Finnish presidential election, assuming a role that has gained importance…

2 months ago

Man in a wooden suit: Finnish craftsman turns bark to art

ASIKKALA – In his rustic cabin in the forests of southern Finland, 87-year-old Erkki Pekkarinen carves delicate strips of birch…

4 months ago

Climate warming pits geese against farmers in Finland

WITH a cacophony of honks sounding like a hailstorm, tens of thousands of hungry geese blanket a lush green field…

10 months ago

Finnish school children solve this climate puzzle every year. Can you?

Lettenmeier ideal outcome is for players to try to implement those behaviours in their real lives  by CARLY WANNA  EVERY…

1 year ago

Finland says must consider joining NATO without Sweden

HELSINKI – Finland said for the first time Tuesday that it had to consider joining NATO without Sweden, whose bid…

1 year ago

Putin: ‘No problem’ for Russia if Finland, Sweden join NATO

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan – Russia has "no problem" if Finland and Sweden join NATO, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday. "We…

2 years ago

Hopes fade for swift NATO accession for Finland, Sweden

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Finland and Sweden are to discuss their stalled NATO bids with Turkey in Brussels on Monday, but…

2 years ago

Finland, Sweden apply to join NATO as first Ukraine war crimes trial begins

BRUSSELS – Finland and Sweden on Wednesday submitted a joint application to join NATO as Russia's invasion of Ukraine forces…

2 years ago

Russia suspends electricity to Finland: Finnish grid operator

HELSINKI – Russia suspended electricity supplies to Finland overnight after its energy firm RAO Nordic threatened to cut off supplies over…

2 years ago

Rainforest Music Fest to return on June 17-19

by BERNAMA KUCHING - The much-awaited Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) will be held in a hybrid manner from June…

2 years ago

With war next door, Finland, Sweden train with NATO

By AFP Setermoen, Norway – In a muddy car park in Norway's Far North, Finnish troops show off their military might,…

2 years ago

Malaysia’s rubber exports increase by 5.3% in September to 62,332 tonnes

by BERNAMA / pic by AFP KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia’s natural rubber (NR) exports rose 5.3 per cent to 62,332…

2 years ago

Sudirman Cup: Malaysia fall to mighty Japan in fight to top Group D

By BERNAMA / Pic by TMR GRAPHIC KUALA LUMPUR -- Eighteen years on, Malaysia are still unable to end their…

3 years ago