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The volumes of cargo transported by Lithuania's state-run railway company Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, LG) might drop slightly this year after the share of Russian cargo carried via Lithuania has gone down, and the tendency might continue into next year, LG CEO Mantas Bartuska says LETA/BNS.
The service of the Russian transport platform Yandex.Taxi has become available in Estonia's northeastern county of East-Viru, Yandex announced on Thursday.
Partially as a result of the extraordinary pension hike effective from April 1 next year, an estimated 184,000 pensioners, making up 55 percent of all pensioners in Estonia, will be liable to income tax in 2020, informed LETA/BNS.
Baltic and Benelux education ministers to develop agreement on automatic recognition of academic diploma07.11.2019
Baltic and Benelux education ministers plan to develop agreements with automatic recognition academic diploma, LETA learned from the Education and Science Ministry.
A scheduled meeting of the joint Estonia-Latvia intergovernmental committee in Riga on Wednesday agreed that the planning of a legal and financial framework for maritime transport between Saaremaa and Kurzeme will be launched in transnational cooperation, informed LETA/BNS.
The latest financial stability review from Eesti Pank indicates that risks to the financial sector are small. The probability has increased though of the cooling economy making it harder for businesses to make their loan payments.