Nestor reelected with record number or ruined ballots
Even though Riigikogu Speaker Eiki Nestor, running against himself in the regular Board of the Riigikogu election, was reelected with 51 votes, 24 ruined ballot papers speak of dissent in the parliament.
24.03.2017, Tuuli KochPM
Erik Roose elected CEO of Estonian public broadcaster
Supervisory board of Estonia's public broadcaster ERR on Wednesday evening elected Erik Roose, former chairman of the board of the daily Postimees, as chairman of the board.
Shadow of corruption over Arsenal center
A Riigikogu select committee is set to look into sale of land under the Arsenal shopping center in North Tallinn part of which is owned by entrepreneur and Reform Party member Rain Rosimannus.
24.01.2017, Lennart RuudaPM
Dreams of an electric towing hitch
Head of Pärnu Hospital and chairman of the Estonian Hospitals Association Urmas Sule has declared a public procurement in which he aims the leasing contract at a prodigiously equipped Volkswagen Passat Alltrack with a price tag of 46,000 euros.
19.09.2016, Nils Niitra
Okupatsioonide muuseumis avatakse geinäitus (9)
Okupatsioonide muuseumis avatakse eesti kunstniku Jaanus Samma näitus „NSFW. Esimehe lugu”, mis eelmisel aastal esindas Eestit 56. Veneetsia kunstibiennaalil.
05.04.2016, Heili SibritsPM
Toobal to stay secretary-general of Centre
Tonight the freshly elected Centre Party board convenes for its first essential session. As proposed by chairman Edgar Savisaar, Priit Toobal will get re-elected as secretary-general.
18.12.2015, Tuuli KochPM
Editorial: a ranting Savisaar untoppled
In Centre Party, changes can happen. But not the kind that Kadri Simson stood for, in light of yesterday. Having hear what Edgar Savisaar had to say, harder still for other parties to imagine a coalition with Centre.
Postimees, Uhinenud Ajalehed to merge into Postimees group
Estonian newspaper publishers Postimees and Uhinenud Ajalehed will merge by the end of the year to form a new media enterprise, Postimees Grupp.
27.11.2015, News.postimees.ee / BNSPM
1,092 delegates and 1,500 ballots
To avoid trouble with the pieces of paper, ballots will be handed out as delegates to Centre Party congress this Sunday step up to the boxes. Not at the start of the event, as it has always been.
25.11.2015, Tuuli KochPM
Simson: Savisaar promised to put to vote cooperation with United Russia
According to Kadri Simson, deputy chairman of the Center Party who is running for the position of party chairman, the party's current leader Edgar Savisaar has promised that the party's cooperation agreement with United Russia will be put to the vote.
Savisaar rules out becoming party's honorary chairman
Chairman of the Estonian Center Party Edgar Savisaar posted a letter in the party's internal mailing list on Wednesday in which he ruled out the possibility of becoming honorary chairman of the party.
Marilyn Monroe lükkas tagasi Frank Sinatra abieluettepaneku
Uus raamat nimega «Sinatra: The Chairman» väidab, et imekaunis filmistaar Marilyn Monroe lükkas tagasi legendaarse naiste iidoli Frank Sinatra abieluettepaneku.
Sven Mikser elected head of Foreign Affairs Committee
The Foreign Affairs Committee of the Estonian parliament on Tuesday elected Social Democrat Sven Mikser its new chairman to replace Hannes Hanso who was appointed minister of defense on Monday.
Editorial: travelling on, in discomfort and political reality
This one thing she got wrong. Having stepped down in anger, business minister Urve Palo slammed this govt a «coalition of convenience». Nothing comfy here, even for Reform.
Managers of Port of Tallinn arrested on bribery charges
Officers of the Estonian Internal Security Service (ISS) on Wednesday morning detained Port of Tallinn chairman of the board Ain Kaljurand and member of the board Allan Kiili as suspects in bribe-taking.
Jaak Aaviksoo appointed rector of Tallinn Tech
The new composition of the board of governors of the Tallinn University of Technology (TTU) on Thursday appointed Jaak Aaviksoo rector of the university.
Aaviksoo escapes rector veto by Tallinn Tech council
Tallinn University of Technology (TUT) council opted not to veto Jaak Aaviksoo rising to be rector. Before June is over, TUT board of governors convenes to nominate the academician.
17.06.2015, Helen MihelsonPM
IRL conjures patriotic spirit
While starring as fresh chairman of Pro Patria and Res Publica Union (IRL) in Tallinn general assembly, Margus Tsahkna was forcing «Statesmen» the folk group do without him at two initial shows of Estonian Mendance Festival Three happening in Rakvere.
08.06.2015, Anneli AmmasPM
Editorial: the laws of nature governing politics
This past Saturday, IRL picked social minister Margus Tsahkna (38) as its new chairman, to succeed justice minister Urmas Reinsalu (39). A week before, Riigikogu member Jevgeni Ossinovski (29) rose to be top soc dem before whom defence minister Sven Mikser (41) opted to bow out.
Estonian parlt reelects SocDem Nestor as chairman
Estonia's 13th Riigikogu at its first sitting elected Eiki Nestor of the Social Democratic Party (SDE) as the chairman of the parliament.
Simson to temporarily fill in for Center Party chairman Savisaar
Board of Estonia's Center Party decided on Monday that deputy chair of the party Kadri Simson is to be the temporary substitute to chairman of the party Edgar Savisaar who is in hospital at present.
Estonian Railways board denied bonus
Board members of Estonian Railways Ahti Asmann, Parbo Juchnewitsch, Sergei Fedorenko and Toomas Virro will miss their expected yearly bonus for failing to timely detect a mess in the company’s materials accountancy.
26.03.2015, Andres ReimerPM
Now what? Tough times at IRL
While following the noisy leadership meeting at IRL yesterday morning chairman Urmas Reinsalu announced stepping down in June, campaign No 1 Juhan Parts is out of sight and participates not in preliminary coalition talks.
10.03.2015, Anneli AmmasPM
Soc dems pondered Ossinovski for prime minister
A month ago, soc dem inboxes had a proposal drop by: why not replace the current party chief Sven Mikser by Jevgeni Ossinovski as prime ministerial candidate.
18.11.2014, Tuuli KochPM
A development fund bathing in beer river
For fast growth, tech start-ups mostly need beer. Barrels of it – as seen in analysis of Estonian Development Fund under leadership of Tõnis Arro by Interna, an auditor.
18.11.2014, Andres ReimerPM
Jürgen Ligi became the Chairman of the National Defence Committee
Former Minister of Finance Jürgen Ligi was elected the Chairman of the National Defence Committee of the Riigikogu, and Aivar Riisalu was re-elected the Deputy Chairman.
Technology subsidiary of Estonian power co Eesti Energia gets new head
Otto Richard Pukk started work this week as chairman of the board of Eesti Energia Tehnoloogiatööstus, the technology subsidiary of Estonia's state-owned energy group Eesti Energia.
Estonian MP: Main reason behind change of Eesti Energia CEO is Enefit280
According to Lembit Kaljuvee, chairman of the mining enterprises support group in the Estonian parliament and a member of the board of Eesti Polevkivi, the most important issue concerning the change of the Eesti Energia CEO is the Enefit280 shale oil refinery which the state-run energy group has failed to activate.
Hando Sutter elected as Eesti Energia CEO
Last night, Eesti Energia council with Erkki Raasuke at helm elected current Nord Pool Spot Baltic and Russia region head Hando Sutter as new CEO to step into office this December. The contract goes for three years expiring on November 30th 2017.
03.10.2014, Kadri HansaluPM
The drive-thru Estonian shareholder meetings
«Let’s keep it quick and constructive,» were the opening remarks to shareholder’s general meeting by Katre Kõvask, CEO of ice-cream-maker Premia Foods. Quick and constructive (at times overly so) were almost all general meetings by listed companies this year where Postimees paid a visit.
10.07.2014, Tõnis OjaPM
Ansip may head party till elections
Even if Reform Party nominates new prime minister candidate prior to Riigikogu elections of March 1st 2015, party chairman may not change.
06.01.2014, Tuuli Koch