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LTV7 will no longer broadcast minority content from 2021

LTV7 will no longer broadcast minority content from 2021

29.05.2020

From January 1, 2021, Latvian Television Channel 7 (LTV7) will no longer broadcast minority content, the chairman of the National Electronic Mass Media Council (NEPLP) Ivars Abolins said on May 29th, cites LETA.

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Foreign tourists spend EUR 37 mln less in Estonia in Q1

Foreign tourists spend EUR 37 mln less in Estonia in Q1

25.05.2020

The number of foreign tourists that visited Estonia during the first quarter of 2020 was smaller by 21% than in the same quarter of 2019 and the tourists spent 184 million euros in Estonia, 37 million euros less than in the first quarter of last year, informs LETA/BNS.

Tourism connections can be resumed when epidemiological situation is favorable - Linkaits

Tourism connections can be resumed when epidemiological situation is favorable - Linkaits

25.05.2020

Tourism connections can be resumed as soon as the epidemiological situation and the EU policy allow it, said Latvian Transport Minister Talis Linkaits (New Conservative Party) in a videoconference with Natela Turnava, the Georgian Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, informed LETA.


In Q1, number of guests at Lithuanian hotels fell by 21%

In Q1, number of guests at Lithuanian hotels fell by 21%

22.05.2020

In I quarter 2020, accommodation establishments in Lithuania accommodated 527.9 thousand tourists, or by 21% less than in the same period of 2019.

Deadline of the call for entries to White Square advertising festival is getting close

Deadline of the call for entries to White Square advertising festival is getting close

21.05.2020

The deadline of the call for entries to one of the largest creative awards shows in Europe – International advertising festival White Square – comes on May 31. Supporting communications industry, the festival is meant to help the agencies that, despite difficult conditions of the new reality, strive to demonstrate internationally their brightest works, worthy of festival awards and capable of giving inspiration to the industry.


21.05.2020

Estonia may forgo environmental impact assessment in border construction

The Estonian government is about to discuss on Thursday a proposal of the Interior Ministry for an environmental impact assessment to be not conducted for the construction of border infrastructure on the Estonian-Russian border, writes LETA/BNS.

20.05.2020

WHO: Lithuania leads in Europe in terms of bullying among children, adolescents

Lithuania leads among European and other countries in terms of bullying among children and adolescents, the latest survey by the World Health Organization shows, cites LETA/BNS.

19.05.2020

Estonia's flight restrictions require EU Commission's nod

The decision of Estonia's Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Taavi Aas to ban flights from Tallinn to countries with a high risk of coronavirus infection for three weeks until June 7 requires the approval of the European Commission, Postimees reported, cites LETA/BNS.

18.05.2020

Flights between Lithuania, Georgia may resume in early July

ilnius and Tbilisi are considering relaunching flights between the countries from July 1, writes LETA/BNS.

15.05.2020

In Q1, number of guests at Latvian hotels fell by 13,1%

Latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that in the 1st quarter of 2020 the number of foreign and resident visitors comprised 399.5 thousand which is 13.1% less than in the 1st quarter of 2019. As compared to the same period of the previous year, the number of nights spent by visitors has reduced by 10.5% and comprised 815.9 thousand nights. Visitors spent an average of 2 nights at tourist accommodation establishments.

15.05.2020

White Square Advertising Festival: creativity has no quarantine!

Today, a lot of activities are forced to be suspended due to pandemic. Advertisers are cutting advertising budgets, agencies are choosing to skip the festival season. Such wait-and-see position shifts focuses from creativity towards more standard ideas for solving everyday problems.

15.05.2020

Lithuanian president calls on EC to take action on Astravyets NPP's safety

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda has called on the European Commission to take all measures to ensure the safety of the Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus before its launch, reported LETA/BNS.

14.05.2020

Belarusian operator of Druzhba pipeline loses court battle against Orlen Lithuania

The operator of Belarus' section of the Druzhba oil pipeline has lost a court battle in which it sought around 84 mln US dollars (EUR 77 mln) from Orlen Lietuva, the Lithuanian unit of Poland's oil group Orlen, in compensation for crude oil that remained in the Lithuanian section of the pipeline after it was closed back in 2006, informed LETA/BNS.

12.05.2020

Lithuania to sign nuclear incident notification agreement with Belarus this month

Lithuania plans to sign an agreement on early notification of a nuclear accident with Belarus later this month, Lithuania's State Nuclear Power Safety Inspectorate (VATESI) told LETA/BNS on Tuesday.

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