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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Tuesday, 23.05.2017, 08:08

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Child money in Lithuania could be EUR 30-60 next year

Child money in Lithuania could be EUR 30-60 next year

17.05.2017

Discussions are in progress in Lithuania to grant child money to all families regardless of their income starting 2018, with the benefits for families raising 1-2 children at 30 euros and families with more children at 50 or 60 euros per every child, Social Security and Labor Minister Linas Kukuraitis says LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Demography, Financial Services, Lithuania, Society



Lattelecom and LTV gain exclusive six-year broadcast rights in Latvia to the IIIHF Ice Hockey World Championship

Lattelecom and LTV gain exclusive six-year broadcast rights in Latvia to the IIIHF Ice Hockey World Championship

16.05.2017

Communications company Lattelecom and Latvian Television (LTV) have gained exclusive rights in Latvia to screen the most popular sport’s event – the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship – for the next six years, LTV and Lattelecom informed BC.

Majority of Lithuania`s households state that their financial situation is average or good

Majority of Lithuania`s households state that their financial situation is average or good

11.05.2017

The Bank of Lithuania survey revealed that six out of ten households see their financial situation as average or good. Every second household manages to save. Should they face any financial difficulties, the majority of respondents would firstly cut their expenses.


Shadow economy in Latvia at 20.3% of GDP in 2016

Shadow economy in Latvia at 20.3% of GDP in 2016

10.05.2017

The proportion of shadow economy in Latvia was 20.3 % of the country's gross domestic product last year, which is one percentage point less than in 2015, according to study Shadow Economy in the Baltic Countries 2009-2016 writes LETA.

Estonia paying homage to all of the victims of World War II

Estonia paying homage to all of the victims of World War II

09.05.2017

The end of World War II in Europe and the Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation – in remembrance of all those who lost their lives and suffered during the war – were celebrated today at the Maarjamäe Memorial.


08.05.2017

President Vejonis repeatedly urges non-citizens to consider naturalization

President Raimonds Vejonis in his speech at the conference "Towards a State of Latvia. The Latgale Centenary Congress. Peoples' Forum in Daugavpils" today called on Latvia’s non-citizens to consider naturalization and registering their offspring as Latvian citizens.

02.05.2017

Losses reduce subsequent risk taking among bettors – applies to many other risky decisions, too

Psychologically, loss is known to cause about twice as much pain as pleasure caused by similar gain. However, earlier studies focusing on how prior outcomes affect subsequent risk taking have reported conclusions that appear mutually contradictory.

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