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Saturday, 14.12.2019, 00:59
The Latvia University of Agriculture has been renamed to the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, LETA was told at the university.
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Latvia posted its fastest economic growth last year since 2011, according to a report from the European Commission on Latvia. wirtes LETA.
According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in February 2018 was 0.9% compared to January 2018 and 3.1% compared to February of the previous year.
Sea cruises are being rated ever higher on the tourism scale in Schleswig-Holstein. This year, more than 2 .1 million sea travellers are expected in Kiel and 600.000 of them – or 17% more than last year - will be cruise ship passengers. More than 1.5 mln ferry ship passengers are also expected, learned BC from port of Kiel press release.
The difference between the pay of men and women in Estonia was bigger than in any other member state of the European Union in 2016, while the narrowest gaps were registered in Romania and Italy, it appears from figures published by Eurostat.
In order for Europe to compete economically but also to remain a relevant, viable partner to China, we need to strategically plan our future cooperation models. Europe has the option to keep doing more of the same and see China fly past in terms of development and innovation. But by being smarter and transforming faster, Europe has the potential to develop exportable concepts as a basis for continued cooperation, trade and sustainable global development.
More than half the women working abroad (51%) are satisfied with their career opportunities. But at the same time, one-third of them (33%) state that their income abroad is lower than what they would make in a similar job back home, compared to only a quarter of men (25%) stating the same, as InterNations, the world’s largest network for people who live and work abroad, reveals.