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Wednesday, 22.10.2014, 09:20
On Tuesday, Estonian Riigikogu adopted the legislative amendment that provides regulations for issuing digital ID cards to e-residents, writes LETA/National Broadcasting.
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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.
Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet participated in the think-tank event Security Jam 2014, organised by the Security and Defence Agenda in Brussels on Wednesday, where he spoke about cyber security and cyber defence, reported LETA, referring to Foreign Ministry press department.
During the visit of Lithuanian Seimas Speaker Loreta Grauziniene and her delegation to South Korea, the officials have met with heads of Samsung Electronics and the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry and discussed potential cooperation in trade, industry and business, reports LETA/ELTA.
Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves took a flight to Brussels on Tuesday on a working visit, where he will meet with several current and future commissioners of the European Commission and discuss the future of the digital society with the Permanent Representatives Committee of the European Union and members of the European Parliament, reports BC the president's office.
The largest environment management and recycling company in the Baltics Eco Baltia grupa and producers' responsibility organisation AS Latvijas Zaļais punkts have implemented a unique social campaign in Riga, Latvia inviting people to recycle, reported BC director of corporate communication at Eco Baltia grupa Dace Jansone.