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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Friday, 24.03.2017, 18:02

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The European Capital of Innovation Award - iCapital

The European Capital of Innovation Award - iCapital

24.03.2017

Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research Science and Innovation has launched the competition for the iCapital first prize of €1 000 000, which will go to the city that has most successfully experimented with new and innovative citizen-driven initiatives proving itself as a 'test-bed' for potential solutions to relevant societal challenges.

Keyword tags: EU – Baltic States, Funds, Innovations, Society



''Trump's analysts'' have also tried their luck in Latvia in the past by consulting Slesers and Skele

''Trump's analysts'' have also tried their luck in Latvia in the past by consulting Slesers and Skele

24.03.2017

The political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica, which this past autumn gained fame by helping U.S. President Donald Trump get elected, had also tried its luck in Latvia in the past by consulting two of the country's so-called oligarchs Ainars Slesers and Andris Skele back in 2010, but were not very successful, as they were not voted into parliament, according to the Bloomberg reports writes LETA.

US Fortune lists Lithuania's president among top 50 world leaders

US Fortune lists Lithuania's president among top 50 world leaders

24.03.2017

US business magazine Fortune has included Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite into the annual list of 50 world leaders, informed LETA.


Number of saving people down in Lithuania in 2017

Number of saving people down in Lithuania in 2017

15.03.2017

The number of saving people slightly declined in Lithuania this year, shows a survey conducted by INVL Asset Management, the asset management arm of the investment company Invalda INVL informed LETA/BNS.

Majority of Latvians believe buying housing is better than renting

Majority of Latvians believe buying housing is better than renting

15.03.2017

More than half of Latvians, or 57%, believe that buying housing is more economical than renting, a poll by Swedbank reveals.


15.03.2017

Latvia`s population perception of the ability to make ends meet becomes more optimistic

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in 2016 population perception of the ability to make ends meet, namely, to pay for usual necessary expenses, has changed positively.

14.03.2017

By exaggerating criticism of state institutions, we are assisting Russian propaganda - Mezviets

By exaggerating criticism of state institutions, we are playing into the hands of Russian propaganda activities in Latvia, Security Police Chief Normunds Mezviets told Latvian Television this morning writes LETA.

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