«Is the minister pregnant in the head?»Local News
- Secretary general’s lavish style irritates the ministryLocal News
- Mailis Reps: a choirmaster cannot stand to be interruptedLocal NewsMinister of Education Mailis Reps (Center Party) says that the depth of conflicts in the Georg Ots Tallinn Music School took her by surprise, and even though she holds Aarne Saluveer in high regard, it is impossible for him to stay on as principal in the long run. Further developments depend on an audit to be carried out at the school.
- PM: We do not give interviews to SputnikLocal News
- Reps entrapped by Russian propagandaLocal NewsEducation Minister Mailis Reps maintains: “I have not given Sputnik those interviews!” Reps is referring to two interviews published by the Estonian portal of Russian propaganda outlet Sputnik in recent weeks. One is a radio interview on Russian-language education in Estonia, the other a written interview on the Holocaust.
- Teachers' salary to rise twice next yearLocal News
- Savisaar hoped for money from Kremlin two years agoLocal News
- PISA 2015: Estonia's basic education best in EuropeLocal News
- Reps to take care of Russian schoolsLocal NewsLet it be said right away that talk of Mailis Reps' ambition to secure the position of justice minister was, according to her, mere speculation as the Pro Patria Res Publica Union (IRL) was dead set on reserving that position for Urmas Reinsalu from the first. The Center Party's 41-year-old deputy chairman becoming education minister once more was rather a last minute outcome.
- Center removes LooneLocal NewsThe board of the Center Party removed secretary-general Oudekki Loone from office yesterday, in the aftermath of the party's letters of guarantee scandal. The board also made a proposal to hold an extraordinary party congress on November 5 that should see Jüri Ratas run for chairman. Loone's duties will be taken over by former MP and social minister, board member Jaak Aab.
- Estonian Natl Electoral Committee registers presidential candidates for electoral collegeLocal NewsEstonia's National Electoral Committee at Friday's meeting registered Mart Helme, Allar Joks and Marina Kaljurand as presidential candidates for the first election round in the electoral college, and the names of Siim Kallas and Mailis Reps who received the most votes in the third round of voting in the parliament will also be added on ballots.
- Poll: Kaljurand has narrow lead over Kallas in Estonia's electoral collegeLocal News
- Roivas: Going before electoral college with 2 candidates not thinkableLocal NewsAlthough the decision of the Reform Party board to support Siim Kallas as the party's presidential candidate may have caused pain to Marina Kaljurand, it was the only option for the board because the party cannot go before the electoral college with two presidential candidates, the leader of Reform, Taavi Roivas, said on Wednesday.
- Reps says is glad that electoral college will elect presidentLocal News
- Kallas: Reform must decide to back me as sole candidateLocal NewsSiim Kallas, presidential candidate of the Estonian Reform Party in the Riigikogu, said after the parliament failed on its third and final attempt to elect the new president of Estonia on Tuesday that the board of the Reform Party must unambiguously throw its weight behind him in the electoral college.
- Estonian parlt fails to elect presidentLocal News
- Estonia's new president not elected in first ballot round in parliamentLocal News
- Reform Party's presidential candidates substantially ahead of othersLocal News
- Center Party parlt group nominates Reps as presidential candidateLocal NewsThe nomination of candidates for registration for the first round of the vote on the new president of Estonia in the Riigikogu started at 9 a.m. on Thursday and the first candidate to be nominated was Mailis Reps, the Center Party's candidate who got the signatures of the party's whole parliamentary group.
- Kallas versus Reps while clarity lackingLocal News
- Three parties invite Allar Jõks for a cup of coffeeLocal NewsYesterday, representatives of Centre, the Free and IRL met presidential candidate Allar Jõks in Hotel Palace, Tallinn. The meeting featuring Jaanus Karilaid and Kadri Simson (Centre), Andres Ammas and Andres Herkel (Free) and Margus Tsahkna (IRL) happened at initiative of Centre faction at Riigikogu.
- Unlike USA, Estonia cheap to become PresidentEconomy
- Editorial: Akela errsOpinionIn the «Jungle Book» by Rudyard Kipling, we remember reading how head of the wolf pack Akela let a prey slip while hunting. He was old, and not as good as he once was. The word spread and foes seized their chance. As Mr Kipling personally put it: «Once the head of the pack begins to err, they will be calling him a «dead wolf» no matter that he's still alive, as he hasn't got long to live.»
- A party fixed by fun Slip of tongue saves Centre eventLocal News
- Centre civil war drags board member before court of honour Mailis Reps is an anti-Savisaar figureLocal News
- Longsuffering manifested as nobody jumps shipLocal News
- Every party gets a part «Protection money» Excel table coming soonLocal NewsStarting today, Riigikogu discusses the 2016 state budget bill. Among other things, the lucky ones will emerge who are in for a windfall of extra taxpayer money – depending on level of love by parliamentarians. No surprise if the likes of Public Broadcasting (ERR) and Olympic Committee (EOK) get showered.
- Savisaar vs Simson – no bowing outLocal News
- Back in the picture and hungry for intrigueLocal News
- Fate of coalition to be settled on SundayLocal NewsFor several weeks now, the governing coalition has been discussing social democrats' proposals to amend the power treaty. The talks are nearing their end and the Soc Dems management, convening on Sunday, will determine whether what has been achieved is acceptable and sufficient to continue in the coalition.
- Paper proposes paid higher education in EnglishLocal News