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Friday, 28.02.2020, 14:12
A 15-member high-level work group to advise the European Commission on innovation includes the Estonian co-founder and CEO of the money transfer service TransferWise, Taavet Hinrikus, informs LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Estonia, EU – Baltic States, Innovations
Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis thinks that more viewers in Lithuania should have access to Polish TV channels, reports LETA/BNS.
The Ventspils city council in northwestern Latvia will borrow EUR 435,000 for the construction project of a multifunctional innovation center, LETA learned from the council.
Latvia’s ABLV Bank in late February plans to issue two-year bonds worth USD 75 mln (EUR 70.3 mln) and two-year bonds worth EUR 20 mln, the bank said in a statement to the Nasdaq Riga stock exchange.
The Latvian Food and Veterinary Service (PVD) has found 23 new cases of African swine fever (ASF) among wild boars this week, the PVD said. The first two dead animals with ASF have been found in Ance country of Ventspils region, northwestern Latvia, reports LETA.
The value of particle boards exported from Latvia in January-November last year was EUR 146.175 mln - 11.9% more than in the first eleven months of 2015 when Latvia exported particle boards worth EUR 130.659 mln, according to the Agriculture Ministry's Forest Department writes LETA.
Tallinn Deputy Mayor Taavi Aas and the president of the European Committee of the Regions, Markku Markkula, on Friday discussed matters related to the organization of a meeting of the commission for environment, climate change and energy of the European Committee of the Regions in Tallinn this summer, reports LETA.