Aja auk. Ministry kohtub William Burroughsiga (3)
Nine Inch Nails on nimetanud Ministryt oma suurimaks eeskujuks. Nihilismibändi Ministry plaati «Land of Rape & Honey» (1988) loetakse industriaali «Never Mind The Bollocksiks» ja müüsid nad sadade tuhandete kaupa plaate juba 80ndatel, kuid läbimurre peavoolu toimus ikkagi 1992. aasta plaadiga «Psalm 69», mida osteti miljon.
13.01.2017, Konstantin KuningasElu
Homme Tallinnas esinev techno-maailma superstaar Jay Lumen: ootan juba eestlastega koos pidutsemist!
Reedel, 13. jaanuaril esineb Tallinna klubis 9/11-s Ungarist pärit DJ ja produtsent Jay Lumen, kes on Beatport 2016. aasta techno-artistide edetabelis õnnelikul 7. kohal. Teda toetab kohalik kahurivärgi: Merimell (Desolat, Machine Nation, R2), Kinnu (9/11, Nuclear Test) ja Taavi Tiirmaa (9/11).
Kolmandik Prantsusmaa ettevõtetest diskrimineerivad palkamisel araabiapäraste nimedega kandidaate
Prantsusmaa tööministeeriumi läbi viidud uuringust selgub, et pea iga kolmas suurettevõte diskrimineerib araabiapäraste nimedega tööotsijaid, vahendab Bloomberg.
Taavi Kotka, Estonia's chief ICT official, to quit
Taavi Kotka will leave the position of deputy secretary general for ICT at the Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications on Jan. 31.
Kanada väikelinn loobus oma motost, mis viitas kaudselt vägistamisele
Kanada lääneosas Saskatchewanis asuv Tisdale`i väikelinn loobus 22. augustil oma aastakümneid kasutusel olnud motost «Land of Rape and Honey» (Rapsi ja mee maa).
23.08.2016, Inna-Katrin HeinPM
Aid for dead: who should have checked if they were still around?
The individual died in 2006. As revealed by Social Insurance Board inspection into compensations and benefits, county government must have paid for his technical aid for a decade.
31.03.2016, Heilika LeinusPM
Estonian ForMin cancels warning against travel to Brussels
The Estonian Foreign Ministry has changed its travel advisory concerning Belgium by canceling the warning issued earlier this month to Estonian citizens against visiting Brussels.
Five tonnes of used tyres dumped in ministry yard
Protesting against re-utilization scheme, ASBL Tyre Association started the day yesterday by dumping 5 tonnes of used tyres into environment ministry yard. «This cannot go on as importers shirking re-utilization by tax fraud are causing environmental pollution,» explained the organisers.
Palts fights for Crimea dream resort
Former Mayor of Tallinn and Riigikogu member, Tõnis Palts (62) is among the few foreign investors to not abandon his business in Crimea after it was assumed by Russia. Furthermore: toughing it out, he is battling in court both with city of Sevastopol and Russian defence ministry to protect his lot worth dozens of millions of dollars.
16.02.2016, Jaanus PiirsaluPM
Bill to grant military intelligence right to collect info outside Estonia
Estonian Ministry of Defense is seeking opinions on a bill which, among other things, would give military intelligence the right to collect information outside Estonia.
Editorial: playing on parental nerves
Unbelievable but true: results of ministerial regulation prepared for three years hit parents like bolt from the blue. Month-on-month, price for rental of technical aids shot thru the ceiling.
Jonatan Vseviov nominated for secretary general of Defense Ministry
Estonian Defense Minister Hannes Hanso has proposed to the government to appoint current deputy secretary general for defense planning Jonatan Vseviov secretary general of the Defense Ministry.
Estonia to set up new national airline
The Estonian government is about to set up a new company that would take over the role of national flag carrier if the European Commission makes a negative ruling as regards the lawfulness of state aid for Estonian Air.
Estonians trust police, volunteer rescuers the most - survey
Of the institutions responsible for internal security, the police and volunteer rescuers are trusted the most by Estonians whereas trust in assistant police officers has weakened, it appears from a security study commissioned by the Interior Ministry.
Estonian ministry: Security measures of US embassy within terms of memorandum
After a report of alleged unauthorized surveillance of people in the street on behalf of the U.S. embassy in Tallinn, the Estonian Interior Ministry analyzed the memorandum on providing for the security of the diplomatic representation and confirmed that neither side has overstepped the terms of the memorandum.
«Social experiment» at pricey public procurement
As reported by Äripäev last Wednesday, Estonia’s largest software developer Nortal tricked Road Administration into awarding it a near €6.3m IT-procurement. Yesterday, its CEO Priit Alamäe claimed it was a social experiment from the start.
27.05.2015, Kadri HansaluPM
Estonian DefMin wants to expand central training ground, build a new one
The Estonian Defense Ministry wants to widen the safety zone of the defense forces' central training ground in West-Viru County and create a new training ground in its vicinity to enable the defense forces to carry out trainings with infantry fighting vehicles.
E-mail conversation with man promising to alter exam results
Underneath, find full conversation between journalist Helen Mihelson (for the experiment, Heleri) and the man posing as Margus Tamm promising to falsify exam results and demanding payment by three-month sexual relationship.
01.04.2015, Helen MihelsonPM
Estonia to send EUR 40,000 worth of antiseptics to Sierra Leone to stop Ebola spread
Estonia is to sent antiseptics worth 40,000 euros to Sierra Leone to stop the Ebola disease from spreading.
Govt allocates EUR 8.4 mln for national defense
The Estonian government on Thursday decided to allocate 8.4 million euros from the reserve for urgent and one-time national defense expenses.
Defense minister to sign Javelin purchase contract
Estonian Defense Minister Sven Mikser is to sign a contract on the purchase of Javelin anti-tank missile systems next Tuesday.
Name change helps paedophiles keep going
Every year up to ten criminals change their names, the law no longer a limit.
13.11.2014, Nils NiitraPM
€60,000 splashed for Oscar
For the very first time, to our knowledge, a locally produced movie – «Tangerines» – is being campaigned for Oscar.
04.11.2014, Tiit TuumaluPM
Estonia to establish digital embassies
While cyber-defence strategy was being created, a plan emerged to create backup of data and services vital for the state to function – in servers located in friendly countries.
27.08.2014, Kalev AasmäePM
Editorial: the state vs the lawyer – a battle of principle
By its directive yesterday, justice ministry fired a resounding opening shot in its battle with Bar Association. The issue: how much must taxpayer pay to BA for it to provide legal assistance to people who can’t afford a lawyer?
Vodka makers mad at sharp excise rise
Makers and sellers of strong alcohol stagger in shock at plan by new coalition to raise excise of alcohol in four years to come by 15 percent, 10 percent, 10 percent and 10 percent.
15.05.2014, Tuuli KochPM
Total check of theatre tickets not needed
Culture ministry proposes: with fixed-seat theatre shows, general check of tickets might be scrapped – saving the ticket-scanner money.
23.04.2014, Andres EinmannPM
In from the outside
Minister-to-be Anne Sulling advises all to learn from long-term Japanese business logic.
25.03.2014, Tuuli KochPM
Ashton-Paet phone call leaked to YouTube
A February 26th telephone call between Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, and Estonian defence minister Urmas Paet – touching events in Kiev, Ukraine – was recorded, and leaked into the internet YouTube environment yesterday. The publication of the call may have been facilitated by secret services of some third country.
06.03.2014, Andres EinmannPM
Ministry bans publication of bothersome study
Environment ministry prohibited the publication of state financed research results, which corresponded not to the preconceived idea of Nabala needing to be proclaimed ecological reserve to protect karstic clefts and underground rivers. The new ecological reserve is in pipeline within this year.
28.11.2013, Andrus KarnauPM
Ministry pulls wool over EU eyes
«Total madness... Well I understand business you know, but, what’s the state up to, here?» wondered Riigikogu member Mikhail Stalnukhin (Centre Party).
15.11.2013, Mikk SaluPM
Latvia: Estonian electricity traffic limits would be at variance with EU principles
According to Latvia the accusation of Estonian Minister for Economic Affairs and Communications Juhan Parts against Latvia and Lithuania concerning price fluctuations is groundless, and the electricity traffic limits on the border between Estonia and Latvia would be at variance with the principles of the European Union.
Ministry minded to restrict electricity market
Entrepreneur suggests Finnish-linked price ceiling for electricity exchange, ministry of economy cautious.
03.07.2013, Andrus KarnauPM
Estonian archaeologists threaten to end cooperation with culture minister
Estonian Culture Minister Rein Lang's decision to give a historical treasure into private hands has angered archaeologists to the extent that they threaten to end all cooperation with the minister, the daily Eesti Paevaleht says.
Vice-chancellor interferes with administration of justice
On the very day that Tallinn Circuit Court pronounced its judgement regarding the land swap case, another extraordinary event took place in the same establishment.
25.06.2013, Mikk Salu