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Friday, 17.01.2020, 16:40
The Latvian government today decided to declare emergency situation Krimulda region that has been affected by the latest outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) among domestic pigs, Adazi region where the pigs will be culled, and also Salaspils region where another shed belonging to the same farm is located, reports LETA/BNS.
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While revising the network of higher educational establishments and making decisions on their reorganization, the Education and Science Ministry has excluded regional universities from its reform plans for now, reports LETA.
Magnetic MRO, Estonian-headquartered Total Technical Care organization and Airbaltic, the flag carrier of Latvia, have signed a new agreement for the maintenance of the wheels and brakes of Bombardier Q400 and the wheels of Bombardier CS300, reports LETA/ BNS.
Last year Estonia lost 10 mln euros in taxes as a result of low-alchol drinks being brought across the border, the Estonian Breweries Association said LETA/BNS.
The Riga Regional Court today overruled the decision of the court of first instance about acquitting whistle-blowing hacker Ilmars Poikans on the charges of stealing trade secrets, found the man guilty on the charges and gave him 60 hours of community service, informs LETA/BNS.
Residents of Lithuania are happier than Latvians and Estonians, however, all in all, people of all three Baltic states are not as happy as the world population, shows a World Barometer published by Win/Gallup International and Baltic Market Insights, writes LETA/BNS.
Latvia’s Citadele Bank, which until now focused its Estonian business on serving corporate clients, is now planning to expand retail banking services in Estonia, informs LETA/BNS.