Date: 20.08.2020.

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Achema sets up company for wind energy projects

Achema sets up company for wind energy projects

20.08.2020

Achemos Grupe (Achema Group), one of the largest private-owned business groups in Lithuania, has established a company, Smeltes Veju Jegaines (Smelte Wind Farms) after earlier announcing plans to invest into a wind farm in the Baltic Sea and built a production facility for components of such farms in Klaipeda, informs LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Energy, Good for Business, Investments, Legislation, Lithuania



Children working for up to 12 hours a day, denied meals for disobeying at religious community in Latvia

Children working for up to 12 hours a day, denied meals for disobeying at religious community in Latvia

20.08.2020

Following an inspection at Kalna Svetibu Kopiena (Mountain Blessing Community) religious group at Brukna Manor in Bauska Region in Latvia, the State Children Rights Protection Inspectorate, together with a representative from the Ombudsman's Office, found that children were doing farm work for over 12 hours a day, they were denied medical assistance and meals if they were disobeying, the inspectorate's representative Taivo Traums told LETA.

EU to provide EUR 20 mln for development of tramlines in Daugavpils and Liepaja

EU to provide EUR 20 mln for development of tramlines in Daugavpils and Liepaja

20.08.2020

The European Union's funds will provide EUR 20 million for the development of tram networks in Daugavpils and Liepaja, the Central Finance and Contracting Agency of Latvia (CFCA) informed LETA.


In July, the number of births in Latvia fell by 16.3% y-o-y

In July, the number of births in Latvia fell by 16.3% y-o-y

20.08.2020

In July 2020, number of registered births (1 566) was 16.3% less than in the respective month of the previous year. Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that number of deaths in July comprised 2 215 and that is 5% less than in July a year ago.

The property tax rate might range between 0.2% and 0.4% in Latvia

The property tax rate might range between 0.2% and 0.4% in Latvia

20.08.2020

After a revision of the property taxation policy, the tax rate might range from 0.2% to 0.4%, Finance Minister Janis Reirs (New Unity) told representatives of the Latvian Association of Local and Regional Governments, cites LETA.


20.08.2020

Lithuania's labor income growth recovering after Covid-19 crisis

Lithuania's labor income growth slowed down during three months of coronavirus quarantine restrictions, but bounced back in June to the level seen at the start of the year 2020, according to figures released by Sodra on August 20th, cites LETA/BNS.

20.08.2020

Lithuania orders masks for all events as of August 21st

Face masks will become mandatory at all events – both indoor and outdoor – in Lithuania as of Friday, August 21st, reports LETA/BNS.

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