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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Saturday, 22.11.2014, 04:49

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Google still most-visited website in Latvia

Google still most-visited website in Latvia

21.11.2014

Google still remains the most visited Internet website in Latvia. On the average, 47.5% or 801,000 Latvian residents, aged between 15 and 74, visit Google on a daily basis, according to a study conducted by TNS, informs LETA.

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One year passes since Maxima supermarket collapse in Zolitude

One year passes since Maxima supermarket collapse in Zolitude

21.11.2014

Today, one year passes since the roof of a Maxima supermarket collapsed in the Zolitude neighborhood of Riga, killing a total of 54 people, including several rescuers, reports LETA.

Nearly half married couples in Lithuania have separate savings accounts

Nearly half married couples in Lithuania have separate savings accounts

21.11.2014

Young families in Lithuania are not any less economical than the previous generations, however, a common family budget, a very popular thing in the past, has been replaced by separate savings accounts for each spouse, a poll carried out by the bank DNB reveals, cites LETA/ELTA.


Andris Biedrins and Sandis Ozolins among Latvia's "odd" millionaires

Andris Biedrins and Sandis Ozolins among Latvia's "odd" millionaires

20.11.2014

Latvia's star athletes Andris Biedrins and Sandis Ozolins have been placed on the list of Latvia's "odd" millionaires, informs LETA.

In 2012, the highest naturalisation rates in EU were registered in Hungary

In 2012, the highest naturalisation rates in EU were registered in Hungary

20.11.2014

In 2012, a total of 200 citizenships were acquired in Lithuania, all of the new citizens originally were from non-EU countries, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, reports. In 2012, 818,000 persons acquired citizenship of an EU28 member-state, up by 4% compared with 2011 and by 6% compared with 2009, writes LETA/ELTA.

20.11.2014

Poultry consumption in Lithuania has doubled in a decade

A Lithuanian resident currently consumes around 25 kilograms of poultry in a year, while the rate a decade ago stood at 12 kilograms in 2013. Global trends indicate that poultry consumption continues to grow steadily, informs LETA/ELTA.

20.11.2014

Estonian Riigikogu adopts the new child protection law

The Estonian Riigikogu adopted on Wednesday with 54 votes in favour, 24 against and one abstention the new Child Protection Law, which during the proceedings got a lot of criticism from child protection officials and opposition politicians, LETA/Postimees Online reports.

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