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Innovative Russian software solutions start-up Mobile Angels, which specialises in mobile apps that use augmented reality technology, is setting up operations in Lithuania. The company aims to establish a team of 25 highly qualification information systems specialists in Lithuania within three years. The news comes on the back of the successful launch of the company’s most recent project, a mobile app for skiers with augmented reality functions, representative Mobile Angels told BC.
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Baltic States: News & Analytics
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The differences abound both in the ways the three Baltic States re-established their independence and pursued courses in socio-economic development. It seems that at a time when most global states are “blocking” to make life easier, the Baltic States need a “common course”, which our magazine has advocated for long…
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Baltic States: Economy
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Japan's Hitachi, one of the world's biggest power plant construction and manufacturing corporations, has failed to stop the tender for a contractor of the construction of the Vilnius Japan's Hitachi, one of the world's biggest power plant construction and manufacturing corporations, has failed to stop the tender for a contractor of the construction of the Vilnius Cogeneration Power Plant, reports LETA/BNS.
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Baltic States: Finances & Investments
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In the first seven months of 2016, the Latvian banking sector earned EUR 300.8 mln in profit, according to the preliminary information about the financial results of Latvian banks in July this year published by the financial regulator, the Financial and Capital Market Commission, reports LETA.
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Education and Science
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Children may have to start school at the age of six in the 2018/2019 school year, Education and Science Minister Karlis Sadurskis (Unity) said at a meeting of the Latvian Trade Union of Education and Science Employees Council today, reports LETA.
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18.08.2016.The presentation of the book donation by The Gorbachev Foundation at the Academic Library of the University of Latvia
16.08.2016.EUR 164 mln made available for development of infrastructure of Latvia`s scientific institutions
30.06.2016.Number of Latvian school students, who fail at centralized graduation exams twice as high as in 2015
Baltic States: Opinion
Over the last few years, the information and communications technologies sector (ICT) has been among those with fastest growth. It is no secret that in recent years rapid expansion of different ICT services could be observed in Latvia: programming, data storage, development of mobile applications, development of various complex ICT solutions, etc. However, unlike retail trade or manufacturing, the sector usually is not in the spotlight of economic analysts and policy makers. This can be explained by the size of the sector – ICT only accounts for about 5% of the total value added, even though this level is close to the European Union's average. Nevertheless, the success of the sector should be noted: it is one of the fastest growing, with high productivity levels, high average salary, implementation of latest technologies, and other positive features.
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Commission proposed (18 May) its 2016 country-specific recommendations (CSRs), setting out economic policy guidance for all EU states for the next 12-18 months. In addition to efforts already identified in EU-2020 strategy, this economic guidance instrument focuses on priority reforms to strengthen the recovery of EU-28 economies by boosting investment, implementing structural reforms and pursuing fiscal responsibility.
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International conference on “New materials and design possibilities for packaging” will held in Riga26.08.2016.
An international conference titled "New materials and design possibilities for packaging" will be held in the Chamber of Commerce in Latvia on 5 September. The conference has been initiated and organized by the Association of Packaging of Latvia and IMMER-Ukrplastic Group, conference`s representative told BC.
22.08.2016.International Conference on Democratization of Society and Non-state Media held in Samarkand
20.07.2016.The largest telecommunications conference in the Baltic States Telco Trends will take place in Jurmala, in August
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