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Saturday, 07.05.2016, 03:25
What has long been an integral part of the WU Executive Academy's MBA programs has now been scientifically proven by Prof. Nikolaus Franke, the head of WU Vienna's Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation: He recently carried out a research project examining the effects of moving from one cultural setting to another. The results speak for themselves: Intercultural experience significantly improves people's ability to spot entrepreneurial opportunities.
Keyword tags: Education and Science, EU – Baltic States, Innovations, Markets and Companies
Deputy Speaker of the Estonian parliament Helir-Valdor Seeder and Speaker of the parliament of the German state of Bavaria Barbara Stamm talked about cooperation, interparliamentary ties, the situation in Europe and migration crisis, relations with Russia and Ukraine-related developments at a meeting here on ay 6th, reports LETA/BNS.
On 24 May 2016, Vienna (Austria) will host a Belarusian-EU Investment Forum entitled ‘Promoting EU Investments in Belarus’, reported BC the Embassy of Belarus in Latvia.
The Saeima European affairs committee has found the amendments proposed by the European Commission to the EU's Posted Workers Directive inconsistent with the principle of subsidiarity, LETA was told at the Saeima Press Office.
Latvian MP and documentary producer Edvins Snore (National Alliance) has produced a new documentary film called The Unknown War: Baltic Resistance, which tells about the Baltic guerilla resistance against the occupying Soviet authorities, informs LETA.
The three Baltic countries are looking for the best solution in their talks on the European-gauge railway Rail Baltica tender procedures and there is "nothing wrong" if some stronger statements are made, Lithuanian Transport Minister Rimantas Sinkevicius said on May 5th, cites LETA/BNS.
Sales of the Estonian listed construction group Arco Vara AS increased by 15% on year to 5.1 million euros in the first quarter of the year 2016 and growth mainly came from the development division, informs LETA/BNS.
President Dalia Grybauskaite met on May 4th with King Abdullah II of Jordan to discuss global security issues facing the European Union and the Middle East region, the situation in Syria, measures to tackle the massive migration crisis, as well as bilateral relations between Lithuania and Jordan, reports BC presidential press service.
The Interior Ministry in Latvia has prepared new regulations at the Muceneki refugee center, which foresees that foreigners will be able to remain at the refugee center for up to 15 days after their status is granted, informs LETA.
Rietumu Bank's President Alexander Pankov interview for Dienas Bizness (DB) about the "Panama documents" and related issues.
Complaint sent to British regulator about Russian TV program calling Latvian parliament speaker a neo-Nazi
The Latvian broadcasting watchdog, the National Council of the Electronic Mass Media (NEPLP), has asked its British counterpart, the Office of Communications, to review for possible violations a program of NTV Mir, a Russian TV channel under the British jurisdiction, which is rebroadcast in Latvia, during which Latvian parliament speaker Inara Murniece (National Alliance) was called a Neo-Nazi, LETA was told at the NEPLP.
European Union member states would in future be obliged to take in asylum seekers from overburdened countries in the bloc or else pay hefty fees, under a proposed shake-up of asylum rules following last year's migration surge into Europe, informs DPA/LETA/BNS.
The European Central Bank said on May 4th it would no longer produce and issue EUR 500 banknotes, amid fears the purple-colored bills were favored by criminals for money laundering and even terrorist financing, reports LETA/AFP.
About 20-30 asylum seekers may arrive in Latvia in two groups in May under the EU refugee relocation scheme, Maira Roze, Deputy Director of the Latvian Citizenship and Migration Office, said on the LNT commercial television on Thursday morning, cites LETA.
7th-8th of June Radisson Blu Hotel will become a unique business communication and experience sharing platform for key market players, as part of an annual WealthPro conference & expo.