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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Thursday, 29.06.2017, 06:51

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Latvia fails to meet certain minimum standards in elimination of human trafficking - U.S. report

Latvia fails to meet certain minimum standards in elimination of human trafficking - U.S. report

28.06.2017

Regardless the robust efforts of the Latvian government, the country still does not meet the minimum standards in several key areas, according to the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report released by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, writes LETA.

Keyword tags: Crime, EU – Baltic States, Lithuania, Society, USA



Refugee and migrant integration center set to open in Kaunas

Refugee and migrant integration center set to open in Kaunas

28.06.2017

he Lithuanian Red Cross Society's refugee and migrant integration center is opening in Lithuania's second-biggest city of Kaunas on Wednesday, reports LETA/BNS.

Consumer confidence indicator remained unchanged in Lithuania

Consumer confidence indicator remained unchanged in Lithuania

28.06.2017

Statistics Lithuania informs that in June 2017 the consumer confidence indicator stood at minus 12; against May, it remained unchanged. More pessimistic expectations about changes in the household’s financial situation in the coming 12 months were counterbalanced by more optimistic expectations about changes in the country’s economic situation and making at least some savings in the coming 12 months.


Transport Minister Masiulis is wealthiest among Lithuanian ministers

Transport Minister Masiulis is wealthiest among Lithuanian ministers

28.06.2017

Transport Minister Rokas Masiulis' family is the wealthiest among the families of Lithuanian ministers and that of Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga has the lowest assets, according to asset declarations released by the State Tax Inspectorate on Wednesday writes LETA/BNS.

Estonia's top court: Same-sex couples have right to family life protection

Estonia's top court: Same-sex couples have right to family life protection

27.06.2017

The Estonian Supreme Court in a decision made on Tuesday clarified courts' jurisdiction in the matter of applying initial legal protection in living permit disputes, saying that same-sex couples also have a right to the protection of family life, reports LETA/BNS.


26.06.2017

Latvia's ruling coalition agrees on more progressive personal income tax rate

Latvia's ruling coalition today agreed to introduce a differentiated personal income tax at 20%, 23% and 31%, Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis (Greens/Farmers) told the press after the meeting of the ruling parties today.

26.06.2017

Lithuania's civic empowerment index grows in 2016

The civic empowerment of the Lithuanian population grew last year, experts from the Civil Society Institute said on Monday as they presented their annual Civic Empowerment Index (CEI), writes LETA/BNS,

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