Gov. goes down slippery slope with mergersEstonian news
- Government to allocate €8 million to Haapsalu railroadEstonian newsAfter a week's discussion, the government approved Estonia's transport infrastructure investments plan for 2018-2020 yesterday. The plan will concentrate on the Tallinn-Pärnu highway and the Tallinn and Kärdla airports. Construction of the Haapsalu railroad is also included in the plan. The government will be investing an additional €135 million into transport connections.
- Sickly looking at civilian serviceEstonian newsAn interior ministry plan that has been cooking for two years would have young men deemed physically unfit for military service undergo 12-14 months of civilian service instead. The aim of the system already in use in Switzerland, Norway, and Israel would be to secure Estonia with a reserve of specialists in other fields besides the military in case of crises.