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Thursday, 02.10.2014, 11:24
Computer electronics wholesaler MoonCom increased its turnover by 109% last year, as information provided by Firmas.lv indicates, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.
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The government of Latvia yesterday decided not to appeal the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruling on Latvian cyber-crimes suspect Deniss Calovskis.
Today, Harmony submitted to Saeima a petition claiming that the sale of the Citadele bank be halted; the petition has been signed by more than 10,300 citizens, informs LETA.
A new website, kurbalsotarzemes.lv offers voters abroad the opportunity to find the closest polling station so they could vote in the 12th Saeima elections, the Foreign Ministry's press secretary Karlis Eihenbaums announced during a joint press conference of the Foreign Affairs Ministry and the Central Election Commission yesterday.
The Lithuanian cable operator Cgates has acquired two companies – UAB Ukmerges TV and UAB Rakarin for an undisclosed fee, broadbandtvnews.com said.
As of September, twelve TV, radio and Internet projects are providing latest euro-related updates for everyone who is going to plan their expenses and income in euros as of 1 January, 2015, reports LETA/ELTA.
Xinhua News Agency's Europe Regional Bureau on Thursday launched a mobile app – Xinhua Europe – in a bid to strengthen China's media coverage of Europe and help people in Europe know more about China.
Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, launched its Lithuanian summer 2015 schedule with 28 routes in total including two new summer routes from Kaunas to Shannon and Vilnius to Madrid, which will deliver 1.2m customers p.a. and support over 1,200* on-site jobs at Kaunas and Vilnius airports, reported BC Vilnius airport’s press service.
Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet said at the panel discussion “Free and Secure Internet – the Tallinn Agenda and the Way Ahead” held at UN headquarters, that one of the key elements of the Tallinn Agenda is to increase the transparency of governance, along with the assurance that the common interest of everyone – governments, the private sector and NGOs – be to ensure the free flow of information on the Internet, reports LETA, referring to the Foreign Ministry press department.
Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, today (24 Sep) announced a new GDS partnership with Amadeus, Europe’s leading provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel industry, allowing Amadeus-affiliated travel agents across Europe access to Ryanair’s low fares and Europe’s largest route network, reported BC Elina Hakkarainen.
Lithuania Post, one of the largest companies in the country, has implemented an up-to-date IT system that will ensure smooth work of the company and higher quality level of the services provided. For the purpose of this modern centralized IT troubleshooting management and solution monitoring system, the company has made an investment of LTL 250 thousand, informed BC post’s press service.
U.S. gas industry: Latvia has very good possibilities in effectively utilizing its gas storage potential
Starting his working visit to the United States on Monday, Latvian President Andris Berzins visited Houston (Texas), where he met with the management of the leading U.S. gas and transportation companies in order to acquaint them with Latvia's energy sector and opportunities for them to invest, taking into account not only Latvia's national, but also regional interests in reducing energy supply risks and attracting strong investors from alternative regions, LETA was informed by the Presidential Press Service.
A petition has been initiated on the online petition platform Manabalss.lv to cancel the Riga City Council's decision to sell Lucavsala, informs LETA.
Three decades ago, the east coast of Tianjin City was a patch of deserted land with a few scattered factories. Now it is home to more than 14,000 companies, of which 5,000 are foreign-funded.
Balloon Tallinn, one of the most popular attractions among tourists and local citizens in Tallinn, will continue flying throughout the year, making it one of the kind in the whole world, reported BC port's press service.