Date: 18.09.2017.

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Commission changes funding for political parties

Commission changes funding for political parties

18.09.2017

It is known that European political parties and foundations receive funding from the EU budget. The new Commission’s proposal is aimed at providing greater transparency, strengthening democratic accountability of European political parties and improving democratic legitimacy of EU funding. The proposal lowers co-financing requirement to 10% for European political parties and to 5% for European political foundations.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Budget, EU – Baltic States, Financial Services, Legislation, Modern EU



Port of Riga solemnly welcomed the first entry of the cruise ship "Thomson Celebration"

Port of Riga solemnly welcomed the first entry of the cruise ship "Thomson Celebration"

18.09.2017

On 7 September, the port of Riga solemnly welcomed the first entry of the cruise ship “Thomson Celebration”. As usual when welcoming the first visit of a ship to the port, the ship captain Nikolaos Chalaris and representatives of the Freeport of Riga Authority exchanged emblems of the ship and the port. “Thomson Celebration” is a Thomson Cruises ship, which brought 1,209 tourists to Riga during its Baltic cruise, informed BC port’s press service.

Cars with water damage may be put on sale in Estonia after U.S. hurricanes

Cars with water damage may be put on sale in Estonia after U.S. hurricanes

18.09.2017

The association of Estonian car dealers and service companies AMTEL has issued a warning that in relation to the recent hurricanes in the United States, cars with hidden water damage may be put on sale on the Estonian market, informs LETA/BNS.


Global laser leaders investing in Lithuania's Brolis Semiconductors

Global laser leaders investing in Lithuania's Brolis Semiconductors

18.09.2017

Risk capital fund LitCapital has sold the controlling stake in the Lithuanian owned semiconductor production company Brolis Semiconductors, informs LETA/BNS.

Lithuania's annual inflation EU's highest in August

Lithuania's annual inflation EU's highest in August

18.09.2017

The harmonized annual inflation in Lithuania in August was the highest in the 28-member European Union (EU), Eurostat said on Monday, cites LETA/BNS.


18.09.2017

Lithuania's ambassador in Washington: Russia aiming to intimidate Europe in energy

Russia is using energy projects, such as the Astravyets nuclear power plant in Belarus and the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, to intimidate Europe, Lithuania's Ambassador to the United States Rolandas Krisciunas said at a conference of the executive council, ministers and diplomats of the Community of Democracies on September 14th, cites LETA/BNS.

18.09.2017

Jonass crowned MX2 World Champion

Latvian motocross rider Pauls Jonass (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) was crowned the 2017 MX2 World Champion on Sunday, informs LETA.

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