Tuesday's newspapers include stories on corporate reaction to revelations about a provincial retail chain owner's far right sympathies, a new outburst by tax exile Björn Wahlroos, and some new details about Jussi Halla-aho's move to shove aside Timo Soini in a grab for leadership of the Finns Party.
Nearly 63 percent of Finnish arms exports went to countries in the Middle East in 2016, according to a new report out Monday. The think tank SaferGlobe says that states in the region purchased 84 million of a record 133.4 million euros in military equipment sold by Finland.
Finland is changing consumer protection laws for travellers which - among other things - will help dissatisfied holiday package customers to receive financial compensation when their holidays fall short of expectations.
Some 1,500 former employees laid off from the Stockmann and Anttila retail chains are set to receive 2.5 million euros from the EU’s globalisation fund. Recipients can use the grant for professional education, re-training or entrepreneurship.