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Monday, 27.02.2017, 06:56
A will to deface a movie by Polish film-maker Andzhey Tarkovski-Kiliszevski “Attempt on the State” prevailed over requirements of professional ethics and pure logic in heads of Latvian TV show “Nothing personal” (Nekā personīga). Entering into collusion with swindlers and crooks, which are under investigation of Russian law-enforcement agencies, they made a hurry-scurry TV spot.
Keyword tags: Corruption, Direct Speech, Latvia
According to the results of the Survey of the Payment Habits of Lithuanian Residents, in 2016 survey participants holding accounts made utility payments slightly more often online, while at payment institutions – less often. Other payments, by nearly all of the surveyed, were made online rather than at bank or credit union branches. Cash payments were made somewhat less frequently at trading venues.
The listed Kesko group of Finland announced on Tuesday that it has sold a minority interest in its Baltic machinery trade subsidiaries to Danish Agro group.
This past December, Latvia recorded the European Union's second highest increase in industrial production year-on-year, according to Eurostat report published today.
The Estonian electricity distribution system operator Elektrilevi is planning to introduce a two-component network fee next year consisting of a permanent component and a volume based component.
Maxima Grupe (Maxima Group), the operator of retail chains in the Baltics, Poland and Bulgaria, saw its consolidated retail turnover ticked up 0.2% to 2.684 bln euros (excluding VAT) in 2016 year-on-year.
Estonia's e-health solution was awarded with the best technological solution award on Tuesday at the World Government Summit in Dubai, reports LETA/BNS.