FINLAND may usher in its first leftist prime minister in two decades in a parliamentary election on Sunday, as voters fret over the future of the generous welfare system as the costs of caring for...

JAN MATTLIN was having what counts as a bad day in Kauniainen. He had driven to the town's train station and found nowhere to park. Mildly piqued, he called the local newspaper to suggest a...

FINLAND scores highly on many fronts - for its inclusive and enlightened education system, for its "happiness index", for its strong social support....

THE BROAD VIEW

SHORTLY after 6am on Thursday, people began lining up outside the central office of the Finnish tax administration. It was chilly and dark, but they claimed their places, eager to be the first to...

BT EXCLUSIVE: STARTUPS

WHETHER in Finland or in Singapore, startup journeys are pretty much the same, fraught with similar challenges.