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Thursday, 23.05.2013, 02:38
At the critical time in European finances and business, the Commission has taken an initiative to discuss the working time directive among the member states’ social partners. The Commission has agreed in Brussels (16 August 2012) to extend time for social partners' negotiations on reviewing EU working time rules until the end of 2012.
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Next month sees the 21st anniversary of the establishment of bilateral relations between China and Lithuania, and it will come with wishes for a healthy growth in trade between the two countries, ChinaDaily reports.
Lithuanian Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius says that although after London Olympics Lithuania came under severe criticism for its poor sports training facilities, we should not forget that the current Government has allocated considerable funds to sports facilities and it is simply impossible to develop and modernize all of them.
The total state and municipal debt stood at LVL 5.769 billion at the end of July 2012, LVL 13 million more than at the end of June, according to the State Treasury's data.
Total cargo turnover of Latvia's small ports amounted to 835,700 tons in the first seven months of the year 2012, which is 9.6% less than in the same period last year when the ports handled 924,200 tons of cargo, according to the Transport Ministry's data.
Cargo turnover at Latvian ports reached 46.25 million in the first seven months of 2012, 14.8% more than in the respective period of 2011, Nozare.lv was informed by the Latvian Port, Transit and Logistics Council.
Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (Reform Party) has released an official statement expressing regret over the Moscow court's disproportionately harsh ruling against the Russian punk-rock band "Pussy Riot".