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Crisis support for culture, sport, adults' hobby activities approved in Estonia (expands)

Crisis support for culture, sport, adults' hobby activities approved in Estonia (expands)

18.12.2020

The Estonian government on Thursday approved an order to continue economic crisis support measures also in 2021, among other things, a support measure for areas under the area of government of the Ministry of Culture was agreed upon involving support to culture, sport and adults' hobby activities.

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University of Tartu among best in emerging Europe, Central Asia

University of Tartu among best in emerging Europe, Central Asia

17.12.2020

In the newly published ranking list of universities from emerging Europe and Central Asia, the University of Tartu has reached the second place, which is also the highest among Estonian universities. Lomonosov Moscow State University has been the first from the start, informs LETA/BNS.

Latvia pioneering an automated coronavirus testing station

Latvia pioneering an automated coronavirus testing station

17.12.2020

Latvia is pioneering an automated coronavirus testing station that can operate around the clock and virtually eliminate the risk of infection during the screening process, organizers told the AFP news agency on Deember 16th, cites LETA.


Latvian Health Ministry to propose tighter restrictions on retail and ban on indoor events

Latvian Health Ministry to propose tighter restrictions on retail and ban on indoor events

16.12.2020

The Health Ministry will propose to the government tighter restrictions on retail, as well as a ban on indoor events, Minister of Heath Ilze Vinkele (For Development) said after a Crisis Management Council meeting, writes LETA.

Primary schoolchildren in Lithuania start early winter holidays

Primary schoolchildren in Lithuania start early winter holidays

14.12.2020

Primary schoolchildren in Lithuania are starting their winter holidays on Monday after they were brought forward due to the coronavirus situation, informs LETA/BNS.


14.12.2020

Lithuanian president backs lockdown tightening

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda has on Sunday voiced his backing to the government's decision to tighten the existing lockdown in the country and ban the operation of the majority of shops and services providers, informs LETA/BNS.

11.12.2020

CERN confirms Latvia's readiness for associate membership

The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) has confirmed Latvia's readiness to become an associate member of the organization, LETA was told at the Education and Science Ministry.

10.12.2020

TalTech, Synlab to start developing SARS-CoV-2 rapid tests together

Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) and Synlab Estonia have started cooperation to together develop clinical rapid tests for the detection of SARS-CoV-2, informs LETA/BNS.

08.12.2020

Estonian EdTech companies establish cooperation organization

Estonian education technology companies have established a cooperation body called EdTech Estonia, which at present brings together 28 of the sector's businesses, informs LETA/BNS.

07.12.2020

University of Tartu to establish intellectual property investment company

The council of the University of Tartu on Nov. 30 , 2020 decided to establish the company UniTartu Ventures OU, adding an opportunity to direct the intellectual property created by University of Tartu researchers to research- and technology-intensive companies, informs LETA/BNS.

07.12.2020

Lithuania tightens lockdown

Lithuania's government has on Monday decided to tighten the existing lockdown as of Wednesday and extend it until the end of the year 2020. People are advised to leave their homes only for serious reasons, and education of elder schoolchildren will take place only remotely, informs LETA/BNS.

03.12.2020

Various new Covid-19 restrictions come into force in Latvia

Various additional Covid-19 restrictions come into force in Latvia from today, December 3rd, informs LETA.

02.12.2020

State of emergency in Latvia extended until January 11 with further restrictions

On December 1st, in order to limit the spread of Covid-19, the Cabinet of Ministers in Latvia decided to extend the state of emergency declared in the country until January 11, Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) informed the media on Tuesday night after the government meeting, cites LETA.

02.12.2020

All school pupils will have to wear face masks from January

From January 4, both pupils and teachers in schools will have to wear face masks both during lessons and outside the teaching process, the government decided last night, writes LETA.

01.12.2020

Quick Covid-19 saliva tests developed in Latvia to go into production soon

Quick Covid-19 saliva tests developed in Latvia will go into production in the near future after validation of the tests at Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital's Research Institute concludes by the end of 2020, TV3 reported on December 1st, cites LETA.

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