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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Thursday, 09.07.2020, 01:13

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Terbatas Street in Riga will become a pedestrian street for a month

Terbatas Street in Riga will become a pedestrian street for a month

07.07.2020

From July 15 to August 16, Terbates Street in central Riga will be closed for traffic and will become a pedestrian street, according to a decision made by the interim administration of the Riga City Council, cites LETA.

Keyword tags: Latvia, Legislation, Society, Tourism, Transport



3 years after their return, around 2/3 remigrants remain in Latvia

3 years after their return, around 2/3 remigrants remain in Latvia

06.07.2020

Three years after their return to Latvia, around two thirds of remigrants are still living in Latvia, while a third of them have repeatedly emigrated to foreign countries, Inta Mierina, the leading researcher at the University of Latvia's Center for Diaspora and Migration Research, said at the presentation of new studies on the Latvian diaspora, reports LETA.

Number of residents with undetermined citizenship falls below 70,000 in Estonia

Number of residents with undetermined citizenship falls below 70,000 in Estonia

06.07.2020

The number of people with undetermined citizenship living in Estonia has fallen below 70,000 in 2020, reports LETA/BNS.


Levits' priorities during his second term in office will include ATR, information space, technology and development

Levits' priorities during his second term in office will include ATR, information space, technology and development

03.07.2020

President Egils Levits during his next year in office will concentrate on the administrative territorial reform (ATR), Latvia's information space, technology, and economic and environmental development, Levits said at a press conference called on Friday to look back on his first year in office, reported LETA/BNS.

EUR 10.8 mln win marks biggest ever Estonian lottery prize

EUR 10.8 mln win marks biggest ever Estonian lottery prize

02.07.2020

10,803,379.70 euros won by an Estonian lottery player in Wednesday's (July 1, 2020) draw of Viking Lotto marks the biggest lottery win in Estonian history, spokespeople for the state-owned lottery company Eesti Loto said, cites LETA/BNS.


30.06.2020

Face coverings will no longer be mandatory when using public transportation in Latvia

From Wednesday, July 1, face masks will no longer be mandatory in public transport, according to the amendments to the regulations "Epidemiological safety measures to limit the spread of Covid-19 infection" approved by the Cabinet of Ministers on June 30th, reports LETA.

29.06.2020

More and more men receiving parental benefit in Estonia

According to Statistics Estonia, 27,989 women and 3,920 men received parental benefit in Estonia in 2019. The average monthly parental benefit paid to men was a third higher than that paid to women.

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