Vaata! Maailma nõutuim Eesti tippmodell Alexandra Elizabeth Ljadov avaldas oma teise lühifilmi
Alexandra Elizabeth Ljadov armastab lisaks modellitööle ka režissööriametit ning on valmis saanud oma teise lühifilmi, kus häält luges peale lauljanna Laura Põldvere.
Editorial: attitudes can be altered
With Estonia recently shocked by three young lives lost in a wrecked car driven by fourth youngster, we ought to think deep about the sickening speeding recorded this past weekend.
Editorial: young people must be kept far from alcohol
In the entire Western world, alcohol consumption is on the rise and doubtless this is the addictive substance most available to minors. And the current generations are earlier starters with the habit.
Buying a bottle? Show the passport
Test buys show identity documents are only asked of every second young buyer of alcohol. Still, outcome gladdens hearts of health activists by being better then before.
14.07.2016, Hanneli RudiPM
Envelope wages increasingly in among country youngsters
Estonian tax system has lost close to 40,000 young people who do not pay taxes and are therefore not entitled to so-called free healthcare, according to Estonian Institute of Economic Research report published yesterday.
02.06.2016, Andres Reimer, RiiaPM
Editorial: the modern face of slavery
Nowadays, the word «slavery» is rather related to the dark times of the past when people had legal rights over others and lawfully owned the slaves.
Nearly 70 percent of Estonian youth has tried alcohol at home
According to an overview of the alcohol prevention program Efekt nearly 70 percent of Estonian students who had consumed alcohol had done it at home when their parents gave them some to try.
Kids do drugs at party, GHB talk unconfirmed
As established by police, drugs were used at birthday party of girl aged 16 in Raplamaa on Friday. Talk of «date rape» poured in glasses of girls was not confirmed.
18.02.2016, Liis VelskerPM
Editorial: «no» means «no» – still all do not understand
Ideally, none should encounter sexual abuse. Alas, the Tartu University study shows totally otherwise as every tenth young person has been sexually abused including five percent forced into intercourse.
Sexually abused, the youth rarely see specialists
Despite the whopping 32 percent of Estonia's children and youth having suffered sexual abuse, few have recourse to a specialist.
02.02.2016, Triin ÄrmPM
Editorial: the next pudding to be proven in the eating
The Riigikogu hath decided: at next local elections in fall of 2017, the youth aged 16 and 17 may cast their votes as well. Up to now, the level was 18 and up. A remarkable change which may make the society stronger by the added votes while overall political environment and culture are key factors.
Emotions the string pulling Estonians back home again
Estonians dwelling abroad think Compatriots Programme benefits to be vital when teaching their kids the native tongue and culture – the cord to Estonia that serves to bring people back in later years as shown by impact assessment.
18.12.2015, Liis VelskerPM
Editorial: 34,000 young Estonians busy doing nothing
A glance at the latest statistics seems to say it is all uphill on the labour front. And yet, in National Audit Office yearly report, the arrow this time points to structural labour market problems. Why? Is it justified?
People disappearing creates fear
Searches for Markkus (17) lost in Võru, South Estonia for tenth day have come to seeking help from soothsayers and diviners. The visions claimed by the latter have yielded no fruit.
05.11.2015, Risto BerendsonPM
Limits loom over chips and sweets
As urged by the ever bulging Estonian waistline, the state is stepping in to shrink the spread obesity. An option considered is imposing limits to advertisements tempting children to consume chips and candy.
02.11.2015, Hanneli RudiPM
The ranting dads and the rattled kids on the fields
«Get the game!», «Boil the umpire!», «Pass better!», «Strike stronger!». A late afternoon at sports arena. The kids are playing football, «green» against «yellow». All are having fun and trying their very best. At times, they flop pretty bad which for beginners is pardonable. Flanking the field, coaches of both teams are encouraging the guys to enjoy the game. At the other edge.. we quoted them above, a bit. In the conflict of educational philosophies, who loses is the child. What did he do wrong? Nothing.
22.10.2015, Kaarel TällElu
Praktilised nõuanded Positivus Festivali külastajatele
Positivuse nädal on käes! Veel viimased ettevalmistused ning juba ongi võimalik nautida mõnusat muusikat, head seltskonda ja vägevaid pidusid Läti mereäärses väikelinnas Salacgrivas. Festivalikorraldajad annavad veidi nõu, kuidas üritus veelgi nauditavamaks muuta.
Intsikurmu toob kokku draakonid ja elevandid ning üllatab kuue välisartistiga
Intsikurmu metsapargis Põlvas 31. juulil ja 1. augustil toimuva suve suurima hea muusika festivali esinejate nimekirja veab Ewert and the Two Dragons, kes annab selle suve ainsa Eesti kontserdi just Intsikurmus.
Foreign students flipping burgers
While at universities or preparing to enroll, youth in Estonia from abroad are willing to do the simple and less paid jobs. Though vacancies abound, they find it unexpectedly complex.
25.05.2015, Hanneli RudiPM
Broken families – broken offspring
Last week, fiery discussions erupted in public and social media after ETV Eyewitness aired the story of a «bad» but basically just deeply troubled kid.
03.02.2015, Anneli AmmasPM
Home loan causes conscript complaint
Among conscripts, only three-four percent have managed to assume a home loan or some other obligation before call-up for service. Still, the situation at times comes up as problematic.
29.01.2015, Siiri LiivaPM
Kids home alone while parents work abroad
Leaving children in Estonia and heading abroad to work, parents deem the decision a private family issue and shy away from even informing the school due to inward guilt.
13.01.2015, Anneli AmmasPM
Good practice prescribed for marketing energy drinks
Yesterday at Estonian Health Museum, good practice of marketing energy drinks was introduced. Among other things, it is advised to add warnings to labels and impose sales limit at stores to minors.
02.12.2014, Piret LaksonPM
Editorial: let us notice, let us listen, let us lend a helping hand
Today, all of Estonia is in shared mourning with those close to the late teacher Ene Sarap, her colleagues and pupils at Paalalinna School in Viljandi. What a terrible tragedy for the entire nation.
Minors torching ghost schools
The former schoolhouse at Õismäe Road 130, Tallinn is surrounded by large blocks of flats, a kindergarten and a sports ground where children are playing a good game of football.
19.08.2014, Meribel SinikaldaPM
Editorial: why fear the votes of our very own kids?
A month ago, to the day, 41 Riigikogu members launched a bill to alter the constitution. Yesterday, the government said yes. Aim of the amendment is for 16 and 17 year olds to obtain voting rights – as things stand, 18 is the threshold.
Youth suicides lower, in Estonia
According to Suicidology Institute data, suicide has been attempted by two percent of Estonian school children aged 14–15. Suicidal thoughts are harboured by ten percent.
27.01.2014, Teelemari Loonet