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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Tuesday, 24.10.2017, 01:39

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Lithuania won't slow down pace of accepting refugees

Lithuania won't slow down pace of accepting refugees

23.10.2017

Lithuania will not slow down the pace of relocation of refugees after expiry of the European Union's (EU) two-year program, says Interior Minister Eimutis Misiunas, cites LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Analytics, EU – Baltic States, Legislation, Lithuania, Society



Decline in number of both newborn and deaths registered in Latvia in 9 months

Decline in number of both newborn and deaths registered in Latvia in 9 months

19.10.2017

Provisional demographic indicators compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that during the first nine months of 2017 15 723 babies were born in Latvia, which is 1 113 children fewer than in the corresponding period of the last year.

Most people in Estonia believe in EU's positive impact

Most people in Estonia believe in EU's positive impact

19.10.2017

According to a poll carried out by the European Parliament this fall, 81% Estonian citizens believe that Estonia has benefitted from being a member of the European Union, while the average indicator in the EU stands at 64%, reports LETA/BNS.


New digital publication presenting the life of women and men in Europe

New digital publication presenting the life of women and men in Europe

18.10.2017

Our lives are filled with different milestones, such as starting school, leaving the parental home and starting work, getting married, having children, retiring… When it comes to education, employment, careers and earnings, but also childcare, health and nutrition habits, or cultural, sports and internet habits, there are large differences between women and men but also between EU Member States.

30.1% Lithuania's population at poverty line in 2016, the highest in Baltics

30.1% Lithuania's population at poverty line in 2016, the highest in Baltics

17.10.2017

Some 30.1% of Lithuania's residents were at the poverty line last year, which is one of the bigger indicators across Europe, shows the latest information from Eurostat. The percentage was up 1.8%age points since 2008, informs LETA/BNS.


13.10.2017

24% Latvians have used FinTech services in past 2 years

Nearly one fourth of people in Latvia, or 24%, have used services of financial technology (FinTech) companies over the past couple of years, representatives of the Alternative Financial Services Association of Latvia told LETA citing the association’s survey.

11.10.2017

Dozens Estonian startups oppose abolishing cohabitation law

Representatives of dozens Estonian startups and tech companies have signed a public statement which asks for the parliament not to abolish the cohabitation law, informs LETA/BNS.

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