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Friday, 24.05.2013, 11:43
Harmony Center's parliament leader Janis Urbanovics commented to LETA today that President Andris Berzins and his advisors must submit his initiative officially on the status of WWII veterans in Latvia "because no one else will be able to make a better offer."
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A Russia-based enterprise plans to build a medical tools production factory on a territory of an industrial plant Intec-Nakro in Narva, Estonian national broadcasting corporation rus.err.ee writes.
The Lithuania-based dairy producer Vilkyskiu Pienine posted consolidated sales in amount of 23.3 million litas in June 2012, which means that the sales decreased by one percent comparing to June 2011, the company said in a statement.
In June 2012 compared to June 2011 Klaipeda State Seaport and Butinge Terminal handled 12 percent less cargo. Lithuanian airports also were faced with decline, the volume dropped by 1.5 percent.
Statistics Lithuania informs that in June 2012 compared with the same period in 2011, 21 percent more passengers arrived and departed from Lithuanian airports. According to the preliminary data of January-June 2012, 1.5 million passengers were serviced, 23 percent more year-on-year.
Cancellation of all trolley-buses has been discussed in Vilnius City; instead, the city could use trams and ecological buses, a news portal Kurier.lt reported referring to a statement made by Vilnius Mayor Arturas Zuokas.
Estonian economy minister Juhan Parts and head of the Chamber of Renewable Energy Rene Tammist signed on Thursday an agreement that will finally cut green energy subsidies, Postimees reports.