Date: 23.10.2018.

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Saeima committee only approves easing language requirements for SSE Riga rector for now

Saeima committee only approves easing language requirements for SSE Riga rector for now

23.10.2018

The Saeima Education, Culture and Science Committee on Tuesday approved draft legislation easing state language command requirements for the rector of the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (SSE Riga) before its final reading, informed LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Education and Science, Latvia



State auditors accuse Latvian public broadcasters of mismanaging EUR 20 million allocation

State auditors accuse Latvian public broadcasters of mismanaging EUR 20 million allocation

23.10.2018

An annual allocation of more than EUR 20 mln that Latvian Television and Latvian Radio receive as public broadcasters is being poorly managed as the money is not being spent based on a comprehensive research of public needs, the State Audit Office has concluded in its report, informed LETA/BNS.

Draugiem Group company Printful to launch new workshop in Mexico

Draugiem Group company Printful to launch new workshop in Mexico

23.10.2018

Prinful, the US-based custom printing service of Latvia’s Draugiem Group, has invested USD 400,000 (EUR 348,000) in a new workshop in Tijuana, Mexico, the group’s representatives informed LETA.


Small Planet Airlines to be restructured in Lithuania as well

Small Planet Airlines to be restructured in Lithuania as well

23.10.2018

Lithuanian charter airline Small Planet Airlines, restructuring its business in Poland and Germany due to financial difficulties, is starting overhaul of its operations in Lithuania as well, and has turned to court, informed LETA/BNS.

Government debt down to 86.3% of GDP in euro area

Government debt down to 86.3% of GDP in euro area

23.10.2018

At the end of the second quarter of 2018, the government debt to GDP ratio in the euro area (EA19) stood at 86.3%, compared with 86.9% at the end of the first quarter of 2018. In the EU28, the ratio decreased from 81.5% to 81.0%, informed Eurostat.


23.10.2018

In September, industrial production decreased by 3.3% in Lithuania

Statistics Lithuania informs that in September 2018, based on provisional data, industrial production totalled EUR 1.9 bln at current prices and, compared to August, seasonally and calendar adjusted, decreased by 3.3% at constant prices (unadjusted – by 5.7%).

23.10.2018

EUR 16.409 mln invested in development of e-health system so far - Health Ministry

A total of EUR 16.409 mln has been spent on European Regional Development Fund projects for the development of the e-health system in Latvia, according to the Health Ministry's report on the development of the e-health system in 2014-2017, reported LETA.

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