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The 20th International Business Networking Forum "Asian Business: the New Challenges and Opportunities" will take place in Riga

The 20th International Business Networking Forum "Asian Business: the New Challenges and Opportunities" will take place in Riga

26.09.2018

The 20th International Business Networking Forum "Asian Business: the New Challenges and Opportunities" will take place on 19th October in Riga at the Conference Centre Citadele.

Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Business, Forum, Latvia



Estonian construction market needs foreign workforce to function – 1Partner

Estonian construction market needs foreign workforce to function – 1Partner

17.09.2018

According to managing director of the real estate agency 1Partner Kinnisvara Martin Vahter, there is currently such a shortage of local builders in Estonia that without thousands of foreign workers, construction prices would significantly increase and completion deadlines would drastically lengthen, cities LETA/BNS.

Lithuania takes 1st steps toward 5G wireless technology

Lithuania takes 1st steps toward 5G wireless technology

10.09.2018

Lithuania's authorities are taking the first steps to make it possible for mobile operations to start deploying fifth-generation (5G) wireless technology in mid-2022, informs LETA/BNS.


Lithuania's Avia Solutions Group set to exit Russia's Ramport Aero

Lithuania's Avia Solutions Group set to exit Russia's Ramport Aero

10.09.2018

Avia Solutions Group (ASG), an aviation business group controlled by Gediminas Ziemelis, is planning to withdraw from the Zhukovsky Airport project and is seeking a buyer for its stake in Ramport Aero, the operator of Moscow's fourth international airport, informs LETA/BNS.

Uber to run Baltic business from Warsaw, Kiev

Uber to run Baltic business from Warsaw, Kiev

07.09.2018

The ride-hailing platform Uber is not looking for a replacement for Enn Metsar, who is leaving as chief of the operations of Uber in the Baltic countries to join the team of the Estonian technology company Veriff, as the Uber operation here will be managed from Warsaw and Kiev in the future, informed LETA/BNS.


04.09.2018

The winner of Minsk-Riga Startup Train hackathon – team ARrow

On Friday, August 31, Minsk-Riga Startup Train Grand Finale took place at the Overkill Ventures accelerator. Each of the 10 teams presented their project which they developed during the hackathon while crossing the borders of Belarus and Latvia. The jury, composed of both, startup professionals and investors, evaluated the ideas and announced the winner – the team ARrow.

04.09.2018

Export of Orkla Foods Latvija grows 17% in eight months

Export of Orkla Foods Latvija, the owner of Spilva and Gutta brands, in the first eight months of 2018 has risen by 17% compared to the respective period last year, reaching 7 mln euros, informs LETA.

04.09.2018

airBaltic shows service reliability in 2018

Latvian airline airBaltic has reached a regularity rate of 99.8% in the first eight months of 2018. It means that only 0.2% of the planned flights were cancelled due to such reasons as weather or strikes in Europe among others.

31.08.2018

Participants of the Minsk-Riga Startup Train hackathon arrived in Latvia

On August 30, about 60 hackathon participants arrived in Latvia on a dedicated startup train. The teams were welcomed by Arvils Aseradens, the Minister of Economics of the Republic of Latvia and Deputy Prime Minister, Magnetic Latvia Startup representative and “Startup Train” organizer Olga Barreto-Goncalves, as well as the representatives of Latvian Startup AssociationStartin.LV and TechChill. Participants of the hackathon will continue to work on their ideas and learn more about the startup environment in Latvia.

31.08.2018

Tickets on Kyiv-Minsk-Vilnius-Riga passenger train on sale

On Thursday, tickets on Kyiv-Minsk-Vilnius-Riga passenger train went on sale, Latvijas Dzelzcels railway company reported.

30.08.2018

European Youth Chess Championship was excellently organized – president of Latvian Chess Federation

The European Youth Chess Championship, which was held in Riga this month, was excellently organized, informs LETA referring to Aris Ozolins, President of the Latvian Chess Federation.

30.08.2018

Evidence shows Russia funding, controlling content of Baltnews websites in Baltic states

Materials of court proceedings have provided evidence to suggest that Russian propagandists have been funding and controlling the content of Baltnews Russian-language news websites in the Baltic states, informs LETA referring to the Re: Baltica investigative journalism outlet and Estonia’s Postimees report.

28.08.2018

Lithuania's Viciunai says it cannot control sellers of its products in Crimea

The Lithuanian food production group Viciunu Grupe (Viciunai Group), owned by Visvaldas Matijosaitis, mayor of Lithuania's second-largest city of Kaunas, as well as other shareholders, says it cannot control sellers of its products in Crimea Peninsula, occupied by Russia, informed LETA/BNS.

20.08.2018

Over 2,500 Ukrainian construction workers work in Lithuania – association

As Lithuanian construction companies are experiencing a growing lack of qualified specialists, vacant job are more and more often filled by Ukrainians, informs LETA/BNS.

16.08.2018

Estonian govt: Construction of eastern border to continue based on present project

The Estonian government decided at Thursday's Cabinet meeting that constructing the eastern border will be carried out in full in accordance with the project of the Police and Border Guard Board (PPA) -- the border is to cost around 190 mln euros and will be ready by 2026, reported LETA/BNS.

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