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Tuesday, 02.09.2014, 02:26
Limited liability company's Riga Shipyard (Rigas kugu buvetava) net turnover was EUR 6,916,066, and total net losses were EUR 1,288,002 in the first half of year, according to the company's finance report, handed in to the stock exchange operator NASDAQ OMX Riga, cites LETA.
Keyword tags: Construction, EU – Baltic States, Latvia, Transport
Ukraine will never reconcile with the loss of Crimea. Valery Zhovtenko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Lithuania, said in the exclusive interview to ELTA news agency that only negotiation measures will be used to solve the issue of Crimea, cites LETA.
China and the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region are exerting more efforts to enhance cooperation between the two sides., reports BC China’s Embassy in Riga.
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at the summit meeting of EU leaders in Brussels and expressed Lithuania's support for the European reforms implemented in Ukraine, to its sovereignty and territorial integrity, reports BC press service of Lithuanian President.
European Union leaders on Sunday gave Russia a week to reverse course in Ukraine or face a new round of sanctions as Kiev warned it was on the brink of "full-scale war" with Moscow, informs LETA/AFP.
According to a price index calculated by the portal Goeuro.com, Latvia has one of the cheapest train tickets in the world, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.
Statistics Lithuania informs that in 2013, according to the data of the Survey on Income and Living Conditions, the at-risk-of-poverty rate in Lithuania stood at 20.6%. Compared to 2012, it increased by 2 percentage points. In 2013, about 610 thousand persons in the country were living below the at-risk-of-poverty threshold, reports LETA/ELTA.
On Friday, Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius visited Kaunas light industry enterprises and discussed training of specialists, employment and the European Union (EU) investments, reports LETA/ELTA.
European leaders on Saturday named Polish Premier Donald Tusk the next EU president and Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini to head its diplomatic service as the bloc faces a series of challenges topped by Ukraine. Tusk, who speaks only halting English and no French, is the first eastern European to hold such a senior post in the EU and is known as a tough critic of the Kremlin, especially over the Ukraine crisis, the AFP points out.
Lithuanian AB City Service has announced its unaudited Consolidated Interim Financial Statements for the six months of 2014, prepared according to International Financial Reporting Standards, and Consolidated Interim Report for the six months of 2014, informs LETA/ELTA.
Taking into account frequent information attacks and hostile propaganda, amendments to the Law on Provision of Information to the Public were prepared by the initiative of Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite and submitted to the Seimas.
Latvia condemns the invasion of Ukrainian territory by armed forces of the Russian Federation, the Foreign Ministry announced last night.
To honour the outstanding Swedish diplomat Dag Hammarskjöld and to highlight his humanitarian achievement and his fate, on September 18th the Swedish embassy in Riga, Publishing house Zvaigzne ABC and Stockholm School of Economics in Riga are hosting an international conference “Roadmarks. The longest journey is the journey inwards”, (SSE Riga, Soros Auditorium), reports Zvaigzne ABC.
The European Union (EU) is taking emergency measures to help dairy producers hit by Russia's import ban on the bloc's agricultural exports, the European Commission's announcement indicates, cites LETA/DPA.
Estonia and Northern Ireland concluded an agreement for exchanging experiences and creating joint projects for developing government sector e-services, writes LETA/Postimees Online.