KATHMANDU, June 5: On the occasion of the World Environment Day, the European Union (EU), the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) have announced the launch of a new development cooperation project titled “Green Resilient Agricultural Productive Ecosystems (GRAPE) in Nepal”.

Finns keen to avoid gyms and other indoor sports venues this winter because of the coronavirus pandemic have found a new way to keep fit - running in the snow wearing no training shoes, just thick woolen socks.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Pakistan is the happiest country in South Asia, according to the global happiness survey from the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

The world will be watching when US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet in Helsinki, but host country Finland is used to it.

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Finland has agreed to provide 20 million eruos to Nepal to support the implementation of the school sector development plan (SSDP).

Hobby-horsing craze in Finland

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HELSINKI, May 5: Sporting a black leather jacket, dyed red hair and a tattooed arm, Alisa Aarniomaki looks like she’s on her way to a rock band rehearsal session. But instead of carrying a guitar, the 20-year-old Finn gently holds on to something else: a puffy stuffed horse head on a wooden stick complete with glued-on eyes, mane and reins.

PLYMOUTH, Mich. (AP) — Noora Raty made 16 saves, and Finland advanced to the semifinals of the women's hockey world championship with a 4-0 victory over Sweden on Tuesday.

PLYMOUTH, Mich. (AP) — Finland goalie Noora Raty finally enjoyed a bit of a breather.

Finland’s school system accomplishes some impressive feats: