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Saturday, 18.05.2013, 23:46
Company EuroLCDs opens a new liquid-crystal display production facility in Ventspils High-Tech Park today, as the company's board member Ilmars Osmanis told LETA.
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Norwegian business software and services provider Visma's Vilnius software development unit Visma Lietuva plans to grow to up to 500 staff in the coming years, informs LETA/ELTA.
lsm.lv – the news platform of Latvia's new public medium – went online today, as National Electronic Mass Media Council Chairman Ainars Dimants informed during a press conference, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
Representatives of Lithuanian Business Confederation (LVK) urge school leavers to consider seriously the choices of further studies. They claim that professionals of technological science have much better prospects in today's job market, informs LETA/ELTA.
BBC praises Estonia for its internet-dependence, fun, simple and cool approach to programming, and computer teaching to children in their early school steps in BBC's article published on May 15, reports LETA.
Over 100 cultural heritage landmarks around Estonia will be marked with QR codes linking to visitestonia.com database, Estonian entrepreneurship support organization EAS said in a statement, informs LETA.
During the Irish Presidency in the Council, the country hosted a Ministerial conference as part of the so-called e-Health Week. At the e-Health High Level Conference (Dublin, 13 May 2013), commensurate with the e-health week, Commissioner N. Kroes underlined the e-health system’s priorities and challenges.
Escaping Sunshine, a Danish-Lithuanian co-production, has been selected to lead off the new Nordic crowdfunding platform Manymade, LETA/Filmvilnius.com reported.
On Friday, May 10, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis, during the meeting with the new Ambassador of China to Latvia Yang Guoqiang, stated that the bilateral relations of the two countries are stable and sustainable and are characterized by an active political dialogue and intensive exchange of high-level visits, reported BC press secretary to the Prime Minister Mārtiņš Panke.
EU citizens will soon fully explore a “financial service” “freedom”, i.e. transparent use of basic bank accounts, which have become an essential part of everyday life, allowing making and receiving payments, shopping online, and pay utility bills (telephone, gas, electricity). The Commission published a proposal for a Directive on the transparency and comparability of payment account fees and access to a basic payment account.
Cyber thieves around the world stole USD 45 million by hacking into debit card companies, scrapping withdrawal limits and helping themselves from cash machines, U.S. authorities said Thursday, LETA/AFP news agency reports.
Estonia supports the creation of common digital market in the European Union, Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip said on Wednesday when meeting with the Prime Minister of Schleswig-Holstein, Mr. Torsten Albig. At the meeting, the prime ministers confirmed that cooperation relations are good and acknowledged that the contacts made decades ago have become self-evident, real and mutually beneficial in various fields, the government's press bureau informed BC.
“Erasmus for All” will succeed from January 2014 the existing “Lifelong Learning Program”; part of it called Comenius program will allocate around €13 million a year to universities, teacher training institutions, NGOs and schools, to support the development of new teaching methods and materials in European schools.
The Finance and Economic Investigation Prosecutor's Office has brought charges against University of Latvia researcher Ilmars Poikans, also known as Neo, who – according to the police – three years ago, using a hole in the State Revenue Service's Electronic Declaration System (EDS), obtained commercial information from the system, informs LETA.
The Baltic States first IMAX cinema hall will be built in the historical Kosmos cinema building in central Tallinn, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.