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Friday, 28.11.2014, 02:08
Estonia's first e-resident will be British journalist and columnist Edward Lucas, Minister of Internal Affairs Hanno Pevkur said on Thursday at the government press conference, LETA/Delfi reports.
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Estonian government approved on Thursday of the tax information exchange bill with USA, the finance ministry announced, cites LETA.
The Chinese market is closed for Estonian dairy companies because the Dalai Lama was received at top level in Estonia in 2011, LETA/Eesti Päevaleht writes.
The UNESCO intangible cultural heritage committee decided in it session in Paris to include the smoke sauna customs of the South East Estonian Võrumaa region in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
The Tallinn City Government sent to the City Council's proceedings the city's 2015 budget, which has a volume of 529 million euros, 5% more than in this year's budget, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2014, the average monthly gross wages and salaries were 977 euros and the average hourly gross wages and salaries were 5.89 euros. Compared to the 3rd quarter of 2013, the average monthly gross wages increased by 5.0% and the average hourly gross wages by 5.6%.
The pressure on prices from wage rises in 2014 is weaker than last year, Estonian central bank Eesti Pank said in comment to the fresh third quarter average wage increase data, cites LETA.