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Friday, 28.08.2015, 12:28
Lithuanian Government during its sitting on Friday agreed to raise salaries of cultural and art workers by EUR 46 as of 1 July, 2015, reports LETA/ELTA.
Keyword tags: Baltic, Economics, Financial Services, Lithuania, Quality of life
On the annual Fragile States Index, compiled by the U.S. magazine "Foreign Policy" and research organization Fund for Peace, Latvia is ranked as stable, reported LETA.
The number of low-income persons in Latvia kept falling in May 2015, reaching a figure lower than 3% for the first time over the past two years, according to the Welfare Ministry's information, writes LETA.
A survey commissioned by news agency ELTA and conducted on 23-31 May by pollster Baltijos Tyrimai has revealed that 85 % of the polled trusted the Fire and Rescue Department, 73 % - the Church and 64 % - the President's Office, reported LETA/ELTA.
The Uzbekistan Trade Unions Federation jointly with the concerned ministries and agencies, under support from the International Labor Organization (ILO) at the republican and regional levels, a series of round table meetings were held dedicated to the International Day of Fighting against the Use of Child Labor, reported Federation council of Trade Unions of Uzbekistan IA Jahon.
More than half or 55 percent of Latvian residents believe that the EU drives the economic wellbeing of Latvia, according to a study conducted by the research center SKDS, reports LETA.