Helsinki is an electoral district represented in the FinnishEduskunta (parliament). It covers the administrative area of the city of Helsinki, with a population of 591,306 (as of 2011). Helsinki currently elects 21 members of the Eduskunta.
The constituency is urban, including the city centre of Helsinki and its eastern, mainly working-class suburbs. It does not include most of the Greater Helsinki metropolitan area, which falls instead under the constituency of Uusimaa. The largest party in the 2011 election was the centre-right National Coalition Party.
Green League had its best result in Finland and Centre Party worst result in this district
A ban on girls in Afghanistan singing has been reversed by officials following a social media campaign ...Report finds Australian troops unlawfully killed 39 Afghans ... Following the announcement that the ban had been lifted, Helsinki's deputy mayor for culture and leisure, Nasima Razmyar wrote on Twitter ... This is for you brave Afghan girls!" ... .
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland's government said on Thursday it will lift coronavirus-related restrictions on leisure travelling to and from neighbouring Baltic and Nordic countries, excluding Sweden... .
HELSINKI — Finland’s government said on Thursday it will lift coronavirus-related restrictions on leisure traveling to and from neighboring Baltic and Nordic countries, excluding Sweden...Transit traffic via Helsinki airport will be allowed, which will enable national ...
Finland and other European countries relaxed a string of coronavirus lockdown restrictions on Monday, permitting a wider range of leisure and social activities as well as limited travel. Helsinki said it would allow public gatherings of up to 50 people from 1 June, recommending that people stick to social distancing and hygiene guidance ... Read more ... .
"We've called nearly every 80-year-old in Helsinki and checked if they need help," Tommi Laitio, Helsinki's executive director for culture and leisure, told Reuters ... He volunteered for a scheme that allows the city to redirect employees, mostly from its cultural and sports services, to the Helsinki Help service for the elderly.
The GrandHansaHotel will benefit from the strong demand of both business and leisure travelers to Helsinki with forecasts predicting 30 million passengers by 2030 ...Leisure guests will also benefit from being within a five-minute walk from nearby shopping outlets and tourist ...
At the CityLab DC conference this week, Tommi Laitio, Helsinki’s executive director for culture and leisure, offered his own, more personal take on exactly why this building is so important to Finland’s future ... (City of Helsinki) Its design reflects that lofty mission.