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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Thursday, 16.07.2020, 19:12

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Fare discounts on Riga transport to be granted to foreign and local pensioners based on Latvia's retirement age

Fare discounts on Riga transport to be granted to foreign and local pensioners based on Latvia's retirement age

15.07.2020

From now on, foreign pensioners will receive fare discounts on public transport in Riga on the same conditions as Latvian pensioners, the Riga city interim administration decided today, cites LETA.

Keyword tags: Latvia, Legislation, Society, Transport



Citizens call for bigger EU budget to tackle crisis

Citizens call for bigger EU budget to tackle crisis

14.07.2020

A majority, that is 56 percent of Europeans, says the European Union should have more financial means to overcome the impact of the pandemic. Public health tops the priority list, with economic recovery and climate change, it appears from the results of a recent survey by pollster Kantar, informs LETA/BNS.

Estonia granted international protection to 550 people over 23 years

Estonia granted international protection to 550 people over 23 years

10.07.2020

Estonia has granted international protection to close to 550 people from 1997, close to one-third of whom received protection as part of the EU migration plans, informs LETA/BNS.


183 foreign nationals reside in Estonia as part of EU migration plan

183 foreign nationals reside in Estonia as part of EU migration plan

09.07.2020

Foreign nationals residing in Estonia as part of the EU migration plan come from five states and altogether number 183, informs LETA/BNS.

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.


06.07.2020

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

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.

06.07.2020

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

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

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