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Monday, 27.02.2017, 06:57
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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,