Date: 06.02.2017.

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Latvian fishers want EU compensations for ships' idle standing due to crabbing ban

Latvian fishers want EU compensations for ships' idle standing due to crabbing ban

06.02.2017

Latvian fishing companies are seeking EU compensations for the losses incurred after the detention of the Senator crab trawler on the Norway's Arctic shelf due to a fishing ban and a subsequent idle standing of their vessels, according to the European Crabbing Association's petition, which the government is expected to review at a close meeting on Tuesday, writes LETA.

Keyword tags: EU – Baltic States, Foodstuff, Latvia, Legislation, Markets and Companies, Port



Lithuania's jobless rate edges up 0.2 pts m-o-m to 8.7%

Lithuania's jobless rate edges up 0.2 pts m-o-m to 8.7%

06.02.2017

Lithuania's unemployment rate stood at 8.7 percent in early February, up by 0.2 percentage points compared with a month ago, but down by 0.7 points year-on-year, according to figures from the country's Labor Exchange.

Employment Agency's vice-director Steina chosen to head Latvian Insolvency Administration

Employment Agency's vice-director Steina chosen to head Latvian Insolvency Administration

06.02.2017

The State Employment Agency's vice-director Inese Steina will be proposed as the candidate for director of the Insolvency Administration, Justice Minister Dzintars Rasnacs (National Alliance) told LETA after a meeting of coalition cooperation council today.


Bad weather in Spain pushes up vegetable prices in Lithuania

Bad weather in Spain pushes up vegetable prices in Lithuania

06.02.2017

With retail stores in some European countries rationing vegetables because of shortages caused by bad weather in Spain, prices for vegetables imported to Lithuania have been on the rise as well, a wholesaler said LETA/BNS.

Court rejects Strike's claim contesting her dismissal from Corruption Prevention Bureau

Court rejects Strike's claim contesting her dismissal from Corruption Prevention Bureau

06.02.2017

The Administrative District Court today turned down a claim filed by Juta Strike to contest her dismissal from the Corruption Prevention Bureau, reports LETA/BNS.


06.02.2017

Estonian parlt committee discusses ban on face covering in public space

The Legal Affairs Committee of the Estonian parliament that discussed on Monday a ban on wearing in public space clothing which conceals the face deemed it necessary to continue to look for a legal solution to such a ban in the interest of public safety and security, informs LETA/BNS.

06.02.2017

Transport minister assures ruling coalition of holding international tender to find new head for Riga port

Latvian Transport Minister Uldis Augulis (Greens/Farmers) today assured the ruling coalition parties than an international tender will be held to find a new head for the Freeport of Riga, reports LETA,

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