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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 16.07.2018, 01:46

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Gender pay gap increased in Lithuania in 2017

Gender pay gap increased in Lithuania in 2017

04.07.2018

The gender pay gap increased in Lithuania, except for agriculture, forest and fishing enterprises, and stood at 14.2% last year, up 0.8%age points, the latest figures from the Statistics Lithuania show, cites LETA/BNS.

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Estonia and Lithuania achieve highest tier in Trafficking in Persons Report

Estonia and Lithuania achieve highest tier in Trafficking in Persons Report

04.07.2018

In the annual Trafficking in Persons Report compiled by the U.S. Department of State, in 2018, Estonia achieved the highest level, Tier 1, for the first time, and the total number of countries studied was 187, informs LETA/BNS. Lithuania has also Tier 1, but Latvia Tier 2.

Lithuanian Seimas lowers threshold for dual citizenship referendum

Lithuanian Seimas lowers threshold for dual citizenship referendum

02.07.2018

The Seimas of Lithuania has lowered the threshold for the adoption of constitutional amendments on a dual citizenship referendum, reports LETA/BNS.


Lithuanians, Estonians save up for retirement more actively than Latvians

Lithuanians, Estonians save up for retirement more actively than Latvians

02.07.2018

In Latvia, fewer people are making additional savings for their future pensions than in neighboring Lithuania and Estonia, according to SEB Retirement Readiness Survey, cites LETA.

Germany secures agreement from 14 countries for rapid migrant returns

Germany secures agreement from 14 countries for rapid migrant returns

02.07.2018

Details of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's plan to solve her government's migration crisis - and avoid a possible break-up of her coalition - were revealed on June 30th in a letter to the leaders of her two coalition partners, informs LETA/DPA.


02.07.2018

Free public transport enters into force in 11 Estonian counties from July

Starting from July 1, zero price county bus line tickets will enter into force in 11 Estonian counties, including Valga, Voru, Viljandi, Polva, Jarva, Jogeva, Tartu, East-Viru, Hiiu, Saare counties and on routes managed by NGO North Estonian Public Transport Center in Laane County, reports LETA/BNS.

02.07.2018

Latvia, Lithuania to cooperate in protection of local consumers, producers

In order to promote the ability of local food producers to compete with foreign producers on equal terms, the Alliance of Latvian and Lithuanian consumers organization has been established that will represent long-term interests of consumers and business representatives of both countries, Alvita Armanaviciene, the president of the Lithuanian National Consumers Federation, told LETA.

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