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2014-05-14 04:23:09

TURKU, Finland, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For German version: http://academy.lyyti.com/de/finnisches-start-up-unternehmen-lyyti-fordert-grosse-spieler-d es-europaischen-softwaremarkets-heraus [http://academy.lyyti.com/de/finnisches-start-up-unternehmen-lyyti-fordert-gro%C3%9Fe-spieler-des-europ%C3%A4ischen-softwaremarkets-heraus ] Today, Lyyti, a Finnish-based event management software company, is proud to announce yet another new enterprise customer, Be Viacom. Be...

Autumn Population Of Barnacle Geese Tripled In The Eastern Gulf Of Finland
2013-10-08 10:19:58

AlphaGalileo Foundation The barnacle goose population in Finland increased by eight per cent year-on-year. The highest growth was observed in the eastern Gulf of Finland, whereas population growth seems to have stopped in the Helsinki and Turku regions. In an autumn counting of barnacle geese organized by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), the University of Helsinki and BirdLife Finland, a total of 21,700 geese were counted. Birdwatchers performed a counting of barnacle geese...

2010-10-28 01:00:00

TURKU, Finland, October 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Turku, European Capital of Culture 2011, intends to prove the claim that "culture cures". The idea for doing this is a cultural prescription. The City of Turku Board of Health Care decided that 5,500 free tickets to cultural events taking place in 2011 would be given out at municipal health centres. - "When seeing patients, doctors will consider whether a cultural visit may benefit a patient as a supplement or even as an...

2008-07-04 06:00:55

Volvo Buses has signed a letter of intent covering the sale of the body plant in Turku, Finland. The plant in Turku produces bodies for the Volvo 9700 model. The Turku plant is claimed to be the smallest plant within Volvo Buses, primarily producing for the Nordic markets. The company has determined that it is more efficient to sell the plant and purchase bodies from the new owner. In accordance with the letter of intent, the new owner will also continue to, under license, produce the...

Word of the Day
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.