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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Thursday, 25.04.2019, 07:31

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Estonian president appoints 3-party govt into office

Estonian president appoints 3-party govt into office

24.04.2019

Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid in Kadriorg on Wednesday afternoon appointed the government led by Juri Ratas into office, reported LETA/BNS.

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Turku attracts international top professionals to Finland with a unique campaign

Turku attracts international top professionals to Finland with a unique campaign

24.04.2019

There is a severe shortage of experienced coders, engineers and other top professionals in technology fields in Turku. To solve this problem, Turku announces a global Talent Call Turku campaign. The campaign is organized by Turku Science Park Ltd and the City of Turku in cooperation with Business Finland, BC informed the capmaign organizers.

Innovative approach to investment: new EU’s strategic priority

Innovative approach to investment: new EU’s strategic priority

24.04.2019

European Parliament agreed on the InvestEU, a programme to boost investment in the member states during the next long-term EU budget. The agreement brings InvestEU closer to its practical implementation. Over the next decade, the programme will unlock at least €650 billion to be invested in the European future growth and peoples’ wellbeing.


Tallink's Baltic Princess hit by electrical fault en route from Stockholm to Turku

Tallink's Baltic Princess hit by electrical fault en route from Stockholm to Turku

24.04.2019

Following a large-scale electrical malfunction on board the passenger ship Baltic Princess during a trip from Stockholm to Turku on Wednesday, the ship is able to safely proceed to the destination port but will skip the stop in Mariehamn, spokespeople for Tallink Silja told Finland's STT news agency, citing LETA/BNS.

State Audit Office reveals lack of control in granting scholarships in vocational education

State Audit Office reveals lack of control in granting scholarships in vocational education

24.04.2019

There is no unified approach in Latvia's vocational education for granting scholarships to pupils, and there are no criteria or requirements for certain achievements or even attendance when deciding on the scholarships, the State Audit Office reported.


23.04.2019

Public committees to vie for Lithuanian MEP seats for 1st time

Public election committees will run in the European Parliament elections in Lithuania for the first time this year, reported LETA/BNS.

23.04.2019

ECB Governing Council to hold its June monetary policy meeting in Vilnius

Vilnius will for the first time host an external meeting of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) on June 5 and 6, the Bank of Lithuania said.

18.04.2019

Are you part of the collaborative economy?

According to 2018 survey results on the usage of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) 19 % of individuals in the European Union (EU) arranged accommodation (room, apartment, house, holiday cottage, etc.) via websites or apps from another private individual for private purposes in the preceding 12 months.

18.04.2019

Main producers of chocolate in the EU

In 2017, the European Union (EU) produced around 4.0 million tonnes of chocolate, worth 18.3 bn EUR, informed Eurostat.

18.04.2019

Skeleton Technologies to invest EUR 25 mln in plant in Saxony

Skeleton Technologies, a company of Estonian origin that is a global leader in graphene-based ultracapacitors and energy-storage systems, is to invest 25 mln euros in its plant in the German state of Saxony, reported LETA/BNS.

17.04.2019

Estonian parlt grants Juri Ratas authorization to form govt

As expected, the Estonian parliament on Wednesday granted Center Party leader Juri Ratas authorization to form the new government, informed LETA/BNS.

17.04.2019

Lithuania, other countries sign declaration on Via Carpatia

Lithuanian Transport and Communications Minister Rokas Masiulis and his counterparts from Central and Southern Europe have signed a declaration on further development of the Via Carpatia transnational highway and closer cooperation in strengthening the transport sector, informed LETA/BNS.

17.04.2019

Tanker delivers new LNG cargo for Lithuania's Achema

tanker delivered a new shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Norway to the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda on Wednesday, Klaipedos Nafta, the LNG terminal's operator, confirmed LETA/BNS.

17.04.2019

EP passes report banning dual quality of products on EU market

he European Parliament today approved a report, which stipulates updating the European Union's customer protection rules in order to tackle the problem of dual quality of products on the EU market, as Girts Salmgriezis, Latvian press and communications adviser at the European People's Party group, told LETA.

17.04.2019

Citycon's rental income in Estonia, Finland down 3.5% in Q1

The Finnish operator of shopping centers Citycon, which also owns the Kristiine and Rocca al Mare malls in Estonia, saw its net rental income decrease 3.5 percent to 22.6 million euros in the Estonian and Finnish markets in the first quarter of 2019, reported LETA/BNS.

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