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Thursday, 23.09.2021, 18:24
The Rail Baltica railway project will improve connectivity among the parts of Riga, said Agnis Driksna, Agnis Driksna, chairperson of the management board of the Rail Baltic joint venture RB Rail, cites LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: EU – Baltic States, Latvia, Legislation, Railways, Transport
As the coronavirus continues to spread in Lithuania, the country's government has on Monday introduced new restrictions. Gatherings will be restricted over the upcoming days, sports matches will be held without fans, and face mask will be mandatory in all public spaces in the municipalities being placed under lockdown, reports LETA/BNS.
Even though 22% of Estonian people are weighing buying an electric car in the next five years, 71% cited said vehicles' range limitations and recharging times as the main obstacles to getting one, while 66% regarded an inadequate recharging network the main hindrance, it appears from a survey carried out by Citadele Bank and pollster Norstat in the three Baltic countries writes LETA/BNS.
Capitalica Asset Management, an investment management company of Lithuania's SBA Group, has signed a 49-million-contract with Latvia's building company Velve for the construction of the Verde Riga business office complex in the Latvian capital, writes LETA/BNS.
. As of October 25, the winter schedule of Latvian airline airBaltic is now in force. During this season, airBaltic plans to connect Riga with 40 destinations across its network, offering flights to major European business hubs and a small selection of leisure and skiing destinations.
NATO Defence Ministers discussed security challenges during their virtual meeting on 22 October. They discussed progress on fairer burden-sharing, strengthening deterrence and defence in all domains, boosting the resilience of societies.
Lithuania has contested the Mobility Package, a major reform of the EU's rules regulating road transport, in the European Court of Justice, the Justice Ministry said on October 26th, cites LETA/BNS.