Date: 01.06.2017.

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14 percent of the Latvian population are not admitted to election

14 percent of the Latvian population are not admitted to election

01.06.2017

Speech at the plenary session of the European Parliament in Brussels about non-citizens who once again will not be able to vote in local government elections on June 3.

Keyword tags: Direct Speech, EU – Baltic States, Latvia, Society



Latvia's Balcia Insurance posts pre-tax profit of EUR 268,400 for Q1

Latvia's Balcia Insurance posts pre-tax profit of EUR 268,400 for Q1

01.06.2017

atvian non-life insurer Balcia Insurance posted EUR 268,380 in profit before taxes for the first quarter of 2017, which 2.6 times more than during the first quarter of 2016, according to the interim financial statements published by the company reports LETA.

XIV Union of the Baltic Cities General Conference will focus on questions of leadership in the Baltic Sea Region

XIV Union of the Baltic Cities General Conference will focus on questions of leadership in the Baltic Sea Region

01.06.2017

The XIV Union of the Baltic Cities (UBC) General Conference will be held in Växjö, Sweden, on 24–27 October 2017. The theme of the general conference is "Leadership for the future – Cities as leaders for glocal sustainable development".


An increase of almost 14% in freight traffic on land in Latvia

An increase of almost 14% in freight traffic on land in Latvia

01.06.2017

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, as compared to the 1st quarter of 2016, in the 1st quarter of 2017 the volume of freights carried by land and pipeline transport has increased by 3.6 mln tonnes or 13.6%. The most notable growth in the volume of freights carried was recorded in road transport – of 2.6 mln tonnes or 22.2%.

Estonian Railways stops following investment plan due to insufficient funding

Estonian Railways stops following investment plan due to insufficient funding

01.06.2017

Supervisory board of Estonia's state-owned railway company Eesti Raudtee (Estonian Railways) on Wednesday decided to stop following the investment plan due to insufficient state funding, informed LETA/BNS.


01.06.2017

Lithuanian parlt orders at least 90% of TV content in EU languages

Content in the official languages of the European Union (EU) should make at least 90 percent of rebroadcast television content offered in every package of programs, according to a bill approved by the Lithuanian parliament on Thursday, reports LETA/BNS.

01.06.2017

Lithuania's GDP grows 4.1% in Q1

Statistics Lithuania informs that based on more comprehensive business, tax and price statistics, in I quarter 2017, country’s gross domestic product (GDP) at current prices amounted to EUR 9.2 bln.

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