Date: 12.12.2017.

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Viciunai to start constructing Hilton Hotel in Vilnius in spring

Viciunai to start constructing Hilton Hotel in Vilnius in spring

12.12.2017

Viciunu Grupe (Viciunai Group), a company owned by Kaunas Mayor Visvaldas Matijosaitis, will open the construction of DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius in spring 2018, a year behind the original schedule, informs LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Construction, EU – Baltic States, Good for Business, Lithuania, Real Estate, Tourism



Meeting Finland’s PM, Estonian PM hails cross-border use of digital prescriptions

Meeting Finland’s PM, Estonian PM hails cross-border use of digital prescriptions

12.12.2017

During a meeting with Finland's Prime Minister Juha Sipila on December 11th, Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas praised the possibility becoming available for residents of the two countries soon to use a digital prescription issued in the other country, reports LETA/BNS.

Statistics shows significant drop in health damage from alcohol in Estonia

Statistics shows significant drop in health damage from alcohol in Estonia

12.12.2017

A significant reduction in the health damage caused by alcohol has taken place in Estonia in 2017 compared with 2016, as mortality numbers, the number of crimes committed by people under the influence of alcohol and of road accidents involving a drunk driver have all decreased, provisional figures by the National Institute for Health Development and the police suggest, cites LETA/BNS.


Cargo turnover at Latvia's Skulte port grew by 11.6% in January-November

Cargo turnover at Latvia's Skulte port grew by 11.6% in January-November

12.12.2017

The Skulte port in north-eastern Latvia reloaded 765,400 tons of cargo in the first 11 months of this year, which is a rise by 11.6% from the same period last year, writes LETA, according to the information provided by the port.

Eurobarometer: Lithuanian residents face less corruption

Eurobarometer: Lithuanian residents face less corruption

12.12.2017

Although residents of Lithuania still think that many areas in the country are badly affected by corruption, the past few years marked a significant decline in the number of cases they faced corruption, shows the latest Eurobarometer survey, cites LETA/BNS.


12.12.2017

Fipronil scandal pulls up egg prices in Lithuania

Amid the ongoing European Union (EU) probe into fipronil contamination of eggs, prices for the product has jumped by nearly 70% since the middle of the summer, while some EU countries posted an almost twofold increase from the same period last year, Lithuania's business daily Verslo Zinios reporte, cites LETA/BNS.

12.12.2017

Pasazieru Vilciens posts EUR 796,200 in 9-month profit

Latvijas Pasazieru Vilciens (Passenger Train) railway company in the first nine months of 2017 posted EUR 49.462 million in turnover, up 2% year-on-year, while the company’s profit increased by 29.7% to EUR 796,200, informs LETA, according to the information published by the company.

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