Date: 03.12.2019.

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PISA 2018: Estonia ranks first in Europe

PISA 2018: Estonia ranks first in Europe

03.12.2019

The skills of Estonian students rank 1st in Europe according to the OECD’s international survey PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment). Estonian students rank first in all three domains of assessment. The share of top performers has increased while the share of students performing below the baseline level has decreased. The results indicate that the level of education provided by basic school is not dependent on the socio-economic background of a student, informed Ministry of education and research.

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Tallinn to raise public transport ticket prices for non-residents

Tallinn to raise public transport ticket prices for non-residents

03.12.2019

The city government of Tallinn, capital of Estonia, has submitted a draft regulation to the city council according to which the prices of Tallinn's public transport tickets for non-residents will increase from the new year, the city government informed.

Latvia: 40,306 business operators paying micro-enterprise tax in early December

Latvia: 40,306 business operators paying micro-enterprise tax in early December

03.12.2019

There were 40,306 business operators registered as payers of micro enterprise tax in Latvia in early December this year, and 62,406 entities have been removed from the list, according to the statistics of the Latvian State Revenue Service writes LETA.


Italy's Etea Group plans to build large distillery in Lithuania's Panevezys

Italy's Etea Group plans to build large distillery in Lithuania's Panevezys

03.12.2019

Italy's Etea Group is planning to build a facility in Lithuania's northern city of Panevezys to produce ethyl alcohol from residual materials from wheat processing, the business daily Verslo Zinios reported on Tuesday.

Agricultural perspectives: Scandinavian view

Agricultural perspectives: Scandinavian view

03.12.2019

Constantly reducing agro-sector in Scandinavian countries, both in profit and in employment with new agro-methods and engineering, digital solutions, etc. makes the sector’s influence in modern economies less politically attractive. However, peoples’ health depends in great deal on quality food and on less negative effect on nature and climate. What can we learn from the Nordic European states?


03.12.2019

Chess Queen-like Christmas Tree Lit Up in Vilnius

The Lithuanian capital has officially started the holiday season by lighting up the Christmas tree, which international travellers expect to be the most beautiful in Europe, Go Vilnius informed BC.

03.12.2019

LNG bunker vessel Kairos on its way to Klaipeda

The Kairos, one of the world's largest LNG bunker vessels, on Tuesday is expected to arrive in Klaipeda for the first time after Klaipedos Nafta sold its stake in the ship's owner to Germany's Nauticor, writes LETA/BNS.


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