Date: 23.11.2020.

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Estonia makes masks mandatory in public indoor environments

Estonia makes masks mandatory in public indoor environments

23.11.2020

At a teleworking session on Monday, the Estonian government approved additional anti-coronavirus measures agreed upon on Friday last week in order to protect the health and lives of Estonian people and prevent the health care system from being put under an excessive strain; among other restrictions, wearing a mask will be made mandatory in public indoor environments from Tuesday.

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OECD urges Lithuania to cut fossil fuel subsidies, introduce carbon tax

OECD urges Lithuania to cut fossil fuel subsidies, introduce carbon tax

23.11.2020

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has called on Lithuania to reduce fossil fuel subsidies and introduce a carbon tax to green its economy, reports LETA/BNS.

Summer has affected the labour market positively, but autumn is here

Summer has affected the labour market positively, but autumn is here

23.11.2020

In response to the current spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, a national state of emergency was declared on 9 November 2020. Against this background, it may seem inappropriate to speak about improvements in the labour market. However, while overall the pandemic has undoubtedly affected the labour market negatively, it has shown strong resilience to this impact.


Lithuania: COVID-19 crisis reinforces the need for reforms to drive growth and reduce inequality

Lithuania: COVID-19 crisis reinforces the need for reforms to drive growth and reduce inequality

23.11.2020

Effective containment measures, a well-functioning health system and swift public support to firms and households have helped Lithuania to weather the COVID-19 crisis to date. That said, the pandemic still carries significant economic risks, and the recent upsurge in infections is very concerning. Once a recovery is under way, Lithuania should aim to reform public companies, strengthen public finances, and ensure that growth benefits all people and regions, according to a new OECD report.

EU regulator could approve Covid-19 vaccines in late 2020 or early 2021

EU regulator could approve Covid-19 vaccines in late 2020 or early 2021

23.11.2020

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said Monday that it could approve the first coronavirus vaccines late this year or early next, as it evaluates the most promising candidates, informs LETA/AFP.


23.11.2020

Thermory is investing heavily to meet growing demand

Thermory, one of the world’s largest producers of thermally modified wood, is building a new thermal complex at its Loo factory to meet growing demand by expanding its production capacities.

23.11.2020

Estonia: Conference and Table-Top Exercise to focus on challenges of securing elections in the digital era

The Conference and Table-Top Exercise "Securing elections in digital era" will be attended participants from 55 countries. The event will take place online on the 24th of November 2020 at 10:00 – 14:30 (GMT +2) and is live streamed at E-Governance Academy's Facebook page.

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