State to pay out alimony allowanceLocal News
- Parent's pay system to be changedLocal News
- Businessmen make huge donation in exchange for decisionsLocal News
- What will the year 2017 bring us? From broken teeth to fishingLocal NewsWhat will the year 2017 bring us? Besides increased excises, the coming year will bring Estonia’s residents new subsidies – for example, it is likely that more people will visit dentists in 2017, because a small compensation will be paid to adults as well. Postimees reviews the most significant law amendments.
- Birthrate down in Estonia, up in Latvia over three yearsLocal News
- To understand or condemn? Kindergarten employee tapes bully's fingersLocal NewsTartu Postimees received an anonymous tip concerning a Tartu kindergarten where a teacher had taped together the fingers of a boy who exhibited aggressive behavior towards other children. To protect the family and the teacher, the newspaper will not publish the name of the kindergarten in question. The principal admitted the incident, and said they have had a serious conversation with the teacher and that an oral reprimand has been made.
- Quota refugees submit 2 applications for family reunificationLocal News
- 11 Syrian refugees arrive in Estonia from TurkeyLocal News
- Editorial: let law reflect lifeOpinionIn society, proposals to alter the system of parental leave and benefits are always expected and welcome. The need is prescribed by life itself – the overall changes of work and family relations, the impact of receding stereotypes etc. While we will have to discuss what the changes will be, the ideas currently tabled are surely a step in the right direction.
- Editorial: young people must be kept far from alcoholOpinion
- Abused own baby, worked at child careLocal News
- Society threatened by underfinancing of kindergarten educationLocal News
- Editorial: there's no place like homeOpinion
- «Why aren't we fit for foster family?»Local News
- Editorial: let's teach all kids to really swimOpinionFor the new plan to teach all children in Estonia to swim, money should definitely be found. While even now a basic course is featured in schools, not all acquire the skill due to shortage of training hours. And some schools have gone without. In every way it is laudable that the problem is tackled in earnest.
- Alimony avoiders hereby under pressureLocal News
- Editorial: children playingOpinionSome two dozen minors got caught in a Rapla County birthday party by police, drunk. Turned out afterwards, drugs were involved. As one developed alcohol poisoning, they hauled her to the highway side so arrival of ambulance would not spoil the fun. The kids were taken to police station to be fetched by parents.
- Estonia gives EUR 4.1 mln to help Syria refugeesLocal News
- Editorial: pay the alimony or else…Opinion
- Tough times descending upon deadbeat parentsLocal NewsWhen March comes around, Estonian law turns to be among the severest in Europe towards those avoiding payment of child support. The state hopes for a success story while bailiffs are skeptical. Hardened debtors threaten to leave the country if the pressure rises, there to then dwell as alimony refugees.
- Sexually abused, the youth rarely see specialistsLocal News
- Shelters for women faced with serious court disputeLocal News
- Emotions the string pulling Estonians back home againCulture
- Midwife catches measlesHealth
- Editorial: do not judge vaccination according to rumoursOpinionThat a midwife happened to be among those infected by measles who afterwards came in contact with a total of about 40 colleagues and patients is bad coincidence indeed. Imagine the worries and tensions in the expecting mothers now called in to be examined. We wish them that all be well and result to analysis be swift in coming.
- Editorial: the increasingly bitter private schools debateOpinion
- Study shows three-child families wealthier than those with twoLocal News
- The ranting dads and the rattled kids on the fieldsSport«Get the game!», «Boil the umpire!», «Pass better!», «Strike stronger!». A late afternoon at sports arena. The kids are playing football, «green» against «yellow». All are having fun and trying their very best. At times, they flop pretty bad which for beginners is pardonable. Flanking the field, coaches of both teams are encouraging the guys to enjoy the game. At the other edge.. we quoted them above, a bit. In the conflict of educational philosophies, who loses is the child. What did he do wrong? Nothing.
- Mastering Estonian: two years will doLocal News
- Sister and brother battle bother on borderEstonian newsA daily task for Estonia's border guards is phone calls to parents from airport to check if it's okay for their kids to leave the country - the mom and dad have forgotten to «attach» a letter of permission. But even that may not suffice, as a paper acceptable in Estonia may spell suspicion in child abduction to an adult escort elsewhere.
- Editorial: it takes loveOpinion
- No Pärnu kid stuck in orphanageLocal News