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Thursday, 12.12.2019, 14:23
Commission’s report on the implementation of the EU’s initial circular economy action plan presents the main results of the 3 years’ extensive efforts towards a climate-neutral, competitive circular economy (CE) with a reduced pressure on natural, freshwater resources and ecosystems in the member states.
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As the Lithuanian government commission checking deals of strategic companies had doubts over the transparency of the contractor tender called by Lithuania's state-run railway company Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) for rebuilding the 19-kilometer railway section between Mazeikiai and Renge, in Latvia, as well as its winning company's shareholder's alleged ties with Russia, Lithuania's Public Procurement Service has stated that the tender was transparent and it will not carry out its in-depth assessment, informed LETA/BNS.
The Vilnius-based European Institute for Gender Equality unfairly underpaid temporary staff, a Lithuanian court has ruled, informed LETA/BNS.
Small and medium sized companies (SMEs) in the Baltic countries should think about increasing investments to improve their competitiveness, Ainar Leppanen, head of retail banking at the Estonian operation of SEB, said LETA/BNS.
The Lithuanian company Autolux has become the representative of the global car rental network Hertz for the Baltic states and has secured funding for 6 million euros from Luminor for expansion in Lithuania and Latvia, the bank said on LETA/BNS.
Corruption Prevention Bureau (KNAB) Chief Jekabs Straume told members of the press today that Riga Mayor Nils Usakovs (Harmony) has no status applied in the Riga Satiksme corruption case, and he hoped that this case will be handed over for prosecution in as soon as possible, informed LETA/BNS.
Over the years, Estonia has in some way or another been targeted by the cyber spies of all Russian special services, it appears from a report made available by the Estonian Foreign Intelligence Service, citing LETA/BNS.