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Thursday, 23.03.2017, 14:14
An above-average share of women worry about the cost of living and taxation abroad before their move and more than one-third actually end up earning less than at home (36%). But money is not everything: six in ten are satisfied with their occupation, work-life balance, and financial situation abroad. Nearly 80% of expat women consider themselves happy with their life and three in ten are even thinking about staying abroad forever (31%).
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The budget of Latvia’s participation in Astana Expo 2017, an international trade fair to be held in the Kazakh capital this year, is around EUR 800,000, Janis Endzins, board chairman of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), told LETA.
The Estonian LNG Gorskaya Overseas Ou signed the agreement with investment company Kinlan Communications, London, Great Britain, on attraction of financing in the project of construction of the marine LNG centers, "Aurora", the representative of LNG Gorskaya told BC.
On Tuesday 7 March, the Cabinet of Ministers approved the draft law on whistleblower protection – a legal framework aimed at strengthening and promoting whistleblowing in the public interest. After the approval by the government, the draft law has to be approved by the Saeima (The Parliament).
Latvia’s SEB Banka and Verus Praedium company, developer of the international home furnishing products brand IKEA in Latvia have signed a long term loan agreement of EUR 35.4 mln for construction of IKEA store near Riga, the bank said in its statement.
A consortium of Latvia's minibus passenger service operator Rigas Mikroautobusu Satiksme (RMS) and Lithuania's intercity minibus service operator Transrevis will operate one-tenth of Vilnius' public transport service routes after winning one of two parts of a tender announced by the Lithuanian capital to select private passenger service providers, informs LETA/BNS.
In the fourth quarter of last year the gross domestic product increased on quarter among European Union member states the most in Estonia, writes LETA/BNS.