Date: 05.12.2017.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Saturday, 16.12.2017, 03:36

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Almost half adults participate in life-long learning in Latvia

Almost half adults participate in life-long learning in Latvia

05.12.2017

Data of the Adult Education Survey (AES) conducted by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in 2016 almost half (47.5%) of Latvian adults (aged 25–64) participated in formal1and/or non-formal2 education, 36.7% of whom did so in relation to their work. Last year, population participation in learning activities has grown notably – by 15.2 percentage points over the past five years (since the previous survey).

Keyword tags: Analytics, Education and Science, Employment, Latvia, Markets and Companies, Society



Hausers Grupp to build hotel for Accor in Tallinn

Hausers Grupp to build hotel for Accor in Tallinn

05.12.2017

The Estonian company Hausers Grupp OU is about to start building a hotel to be eventually operated by Accorhotels on a plot on Juhkentali Street, Tallinn in January 2018, informs LETA/BNS.

Diesel fuel, cigarette prices set to rise in Lithuania in 2018

Diesel fuel, cigarette prices set to rise in Lithuania in 2018

05.12.2017

Lithuania's excise duty on diesel fuel will rise in January 2018 and a hike in the tax on tobacco products will follow in March 2018, reports LETA/BNS.


Puratos Latvia started selling its products in UK

Puratos Latvia started selling its products in UK

05.12.2017

Fruit and berries processing company Puratos Latvia (formerly Pure Food) this year has started selling its products in UK, the company’s head Aigars Balodis reported LETA.

3 shippers interested in operating Saaremaa-Latvia route

3 shippers interested in operating Saaremaa-Latvia route

05.12.2017

Three Estonian ferry operators have responded to an invitation sent to five Estonian and 16 foreign companies to come up with their proposals and options as regards a regular boat service between the Estonian island of Saaremaa and Latvia, regional newspaper Saarte Haal said, cites LETA/BNS.


05.12.2017

British foreign secretary: UK, Latvia to remain friends also after Brexit

The friendly relations between the United Kingdom and Latvia will remain unchanged also after Brexit, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said when lighting a Christmas tree given by Latvia in Lancaster House, the headquarters of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London, reports LETA.

05.12.2017

Lithuania issues startup visas to 25 firms

Twenty-five firms have already been issued with startup visas allowing them to relocate to Lithuania under a simplified procedure, the business daily Verslo Zinios reported on December 5th, cites LETA/BNS.

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