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- Government to allocate €8 million to Haapsalu railroadLocal 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.
- Brexit to deliver a blow to EU budgetEconomyDirector General of the European Commission's Department for Regional and Urban Policy Marc Lemaitre says, when talking about the future of structural funds, that Estonia has been one of the main beneficiaries of EU subsidies since joining the union. However, Estonia should be prepared for new circumstances from 2020.
- Taxify: old taxis should have been discardedEconomyFounders of Taxify, Martin and Markus Villig, have expanded to 18 countries and involved €2 million in venture capital after just three years in business. The brothers are prepared to talk about their findings and experience on what is a suddenly a bubbling taxi market with a surprising degree of candor.