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Posted on 4 November 2017 | 10:14 pm
Finland's presidential hopefuls debate Nato
Finland's presidential hopefuls debate Nato membershipNew EuropeHe is the only presidential candidate who is openly in favour of joining Nato. Torvalds views were criticised by President Sauli Niinistö and Matti Vanhanen, the presidential candidate of the Centre Party. Vanhanen argued that Finland should join Nato ...
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 3:40 am
Matti Vanhanen: Suomen ja Venäjän suhteet
Kouvolan SanomatMatti Vanhanen: Suomen ja Venäjän suhteet eivät ole normaalitKouvolan SanomatMatti Vanahnen ei ole huolissaan presidentinvaalien gallupeista. Ne tasoittuvat, kun keskustelut pääsevät vauhtiin, Vanhanen uskoo. Keskustan presidenttiehdokkaan Matti Vanhasen mukaan Suomen ja Ruotsin on hyvä olla Naton ulkopuolella. Se takaa ...Matti Vanhanen E-Saimaassa: Suomen ja Venäjän suhteet eivät ole normaalitVerkkouutisetall 2 news articles »
Posted on 31 October 2017 | 10:08 am
Niinistö: Nato membership should be decided
Helsinki TimesNiinistö: Nato membership should be decided only by referendumHelsinki TimesHis views were rejected by both President Sauli Niinistö and Matti Vanhanen, the presidential candidate of the Centre Party. Vanhanen argued that Finland should join the defence alliance only if it has a clear mandate to do so from the general public ...
Posted on 31 October 2017 | 1:27 am
PM Sipilä: No place for Väyrynen as Centre
YLE NewsPM Sipilä: No place for Väyrynen as Centre Party MPYLE NewsHis most recent ministerial posting was during the Matti Vanhanen administration from 2007 to 2011. He served as Deputy Prime Minister under Kalevi Sorsa in the mid-80s. The veteran politico was also elected Centre Party chair in 1980 and contested ...
Posted on 19 October 2017 | 7:19 am
Sipilä: We must help asylum seekers
His comments were echoed by Matti Vanhanen, the chairperson of the Centre Parliamentary Group: “The emergency has reached new proportions. For Germany, it's a question of roughly 600,000—700,000 asylum seekers per year. You don't have to be a fortune ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 10:00 am
Finnish govt appoints groups to assess YLE
freedom of expression, versatility and independence of communications. The parliamentary working group will be chaired by Matti Vanhanen, Member of Parliament. Group members will be appointed later.
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 7:49 pm
Ex-PM Vanhanen named Centre parliamentary
Centre Party MPs have elected former party leader and Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen as parliamentary group leader. Vanhanen replaces MP Kimmo Tiilikainen, who has taken on the role of Agriculture and Environment Minister. Centre MPs voted Tuesday morning ...
Posted on 1 June 2015 | 6:01 pm
Populist Finns reaching for power
Former prime minister Matti Vanhanen though says not to underestimate the calming effects of a cabinet post and ministerial car on politicians. “Mr Soini will have to be much more flexible and pragmatic and forget what his members are thinking,” says ...
Posted on 15 April 2015 | 6:38 pm
Nokia Will Not Make Mobile Phones in India
the Chennai plant started rollout out initially low-end mobile handsets from January 2006 after it was unveiled by then prime minister Manmohan Singh in the presence of his Finnish counterpart Matti Vanhanen. "The asset freeze by the state tax department ...
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 6:00 pm