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Posted on 11 February 2018 | 5:08 pm
Thursday's papers: Tunnel dreams, overtime
YLE NewsThursday's papers: Tunnel dreams, overtime bans and Centre Party wranglingYLE NewsAccording to the paper, the party wants to try and prevent Paavo Väyrynen running for party leader at the party congress this summer. The Keminmaa MEP is in an interesting position, having founded his own party but remaining a member of the Centre as ...and more »
Posted on 8 February 2018 | 1:22 am
EUROPP – What Sauli Niinistö's
EUROPP - European Politics and Policy (blog)EUROPP – What Sauli Niinistö's re-election means for Finnish ...EUROPP - European Politics and Policy (blog)Sauli Niinistö secured his re-election as Finland's President with a comfortable first-round victory on 28 January. Matti Pesu assesses what the result means for the country, particularly in the area of foreign policy, where the President has ...and more »
Posted on 1 February 2018 | 7:56 pm
Finnish political veteran to challenge PM in
Finnish political veteran to challenge PM in seeking party chairmanshipXinhuaHELSINKI, Feb. 1 (Xinhua) -- Finnish political veteran Paavo Vayrynen on Thursday announced he would seek the chairmanship of the ruling Center Party and run against Prime Minister Juha Sipila. The move came just days after the Finnish presidential ...and more »
Posted on 1 February 2018 | 2:56 pm
Niinistö on 2nd term: "No need for
YLE NewsNiinistö on 2nd term: "No need for major changes"YLE NewsMeanwhile Prime Minister Juha Sipilä said on Monday he will run for re-election as leader of the Centre Party next summer – despite the poor showing of the party's presidential candidate, Matti Vanhanen, compared to that of Paavo Väyrynen, another ...Niinistö secures re-election in landslide victoryHelsinki Timesall 14 news articles »
Posted on 29 January 2018 | 8:41 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