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Friday, 24.10.2014, 14:18
Telecommunications company Tele2 improved its EBITDA by 9.2% in the third quarter, reaching almost EUR 9 million, the company's spokeswoman Irena Zeiza informed the business portal Nozare.lv, cites LETA.
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Yesterday, the Estonian Parliament passed a bill that sets out the legal basis for the issuance of a digital identity to persons who are not Estonian citizens or residents of Estonia, reports LETA/Baltic Business News.
Already on the second day the online media site Meduza was launched in Latvia, the portal was blocked in Kazakhstan, according to a post in the project's "Twitter" profile, cites LETA.
The legal team of the Latvian cyber-crimes suspect Deniss Calovskis has appealed the European Court of Human Rights' (ECHR) ruling on his extradition to the United States.
On Tuesday, Estonian Riigikogu adopted the legislative amendment that provides regulations for issuing digital ID cards to e-residents, writes LETA/National Broadcasting.
Former chief editor of the Russian news site Lenta.ru, Galina Timchenko, officially launched her project Meduza on October 20th. The project is registered in Latvia to avoid Russia's censorship, informs LETA, referring to DOZHD/FORBES.
The Lithuanian start-ups have come to London to participate at the prestigious TechCrunch Disrupt Conference, reports LETA/ELTA.
Prime Minister of Lithuania Algirdas Butkevicius attended the 10th Summit of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Italy. Together with other representatives of Nordic and Baltic countries he met with the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, informs LETA/ELTA.
Latvijas Mobilais Telefons (LMT) turnover reached EUR 123 million in the first three quarters of this year; the company's EBITDA reached EUR 38 million, LMT spokeswoman Elina Lidere informed the business portal Nozare.lv, cites LETA.
Latvia wants to facilitate economic cooperation with New Zealand, Latvian Ambassador to New Zealand Andris Teikmanis said during a meeting with the representatives of the Foreign Affairs Ministry of New Zealand.
Lattelecom Group's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) have reached EUR 54.7 million in the first nine months of 2014; the Group's turnover reached EUR 141 million, Lattelecom spokeswoman Liga Bite informed the business portal Nozare.lv, cites LETA.
Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas stressed at the Asia-Europe meeting in Milan that trade has to be increased between the European Union and Asia and the introduction of e-services contributes to that, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
We should plan ahead more and act faster in implementing the European Union digital strategy, Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves said while visiting Brussels this week, reported BC the president's office.
The Board of TEO LT, AB approved unaudited TEO LT, AB Consolidated Interim Financial Statements, prepared according to International Financial Reporting Standards as adopted by the European Union, for the nine months period ended 30 September 2014, the company said in a statement, cites LETA/ELTA.
The U.S. chemicals company Cabot Corporation (Cabot) made the decision to open its regional business center in Riga taking into consideration the availability of qualified personnel with good command of foreign languages, and the well-developed IT sector in Latvia, as Cabot President and CEO Patrick Prevost said during the center's opening ceremony on Tuesday, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.