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Monday, 30.05.2016, 04:05
Estonian Finance Minister Sven Sester, who was on a visit in Kazakhstani capital city Astana, said that Estonia could be a potential logistics partner for Kazakhstan in transporting goods from China to the Scandinavia, informs LETA/BNS.
Latvia at present is planning development of a new logistics park in Salaspils near Riga to link the Russian railway and European railway lines, Transport Minister Uldis Augulis (Greens/Farmers) reported at Astana Economic Forum on May 25th, cites LETA.
More than 35,000 foreigners attended the 550 or so international conferences that took place in Estonia in 2015 and the conference visitors left an estimated 40 million euros here, the conference tourism industry association informed LETA/BNS.
Latvia has proposed to Kazakhstan to work together on an offer for international transportation and logistics between China and Europe and to become strategic partners in Eurasian transport, the Latvian Transport Ministry said LETA.
Latvian Robotics Championship will take place at the Electronics and Telecommunications Department of the Riga Technical University (RTU) on Saturday, May 28, featuring robotics enthusiasts and fans from all Baltic countries whose robots will compete in seven categories, informs LETA.
US Internet giant Google will provide free-of-charge training about the Internet and the use of technologies in Lithuania in the framework of a digital skills training project, Google Growth Engine, informs LETA/BNS.
Over the last decade, the Baltic States and the surrounding region have gradually imposed themselves as a place-to-be for flourishing business, supported by a “corporate-friendly” environment.
With more than 150 shared services centers, commonly known as « SSCs », the Baltic states are one of the main actors in the outsourcing business industry in the North of Europe. The Baltic Strategic Shared Services Conference will take place in Vilnius on 12-14 October 2016.
The Riga Motor Museum will open after reconstruction on July 2, as the Road Traffic Safety Directorate informed LETA.
The main topics on the G-7 agenda in 2016 are the global economy, investment, trade, climate change and energy, the fight against terrorism, foreign policy and development. Seven main world economic powers also discuss other important global challenges: health policy issues, gender equality and women’s rights.
Latvia's record holder in the women's javelin, Madara Palameika, emerged victorious at this season's third Diamond League meeting in Rabat on May 22nd, Morocco, informs LETA.
Balanced national growth depends on willingness and ability of local governments to cooperate among themselves, Latvian Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis (Greens/Farmers) said at the congress of the Latvian Association of Local and Regional Governments in Liepaja city in south-western Latvia on May 20th, cites LETA.
During the Annual Architecture Award ceremony last night, Grand Prix was presented to the Latvian National Museum of Art reconstruction project, designed by Processoffice, Andrius Skiezgelas Architecture, and Arhitektoniskas Izpetes Grupa, informs LETA.
Latvian Transport Minister Uldis Augulis (Greens/Farmers) during the International Transport Forum in Leipzig, Germany, invited German, Ukrainian and Azerbaijani representatives to build cooperation with Latvia in transport, the Transport Ministry reported LETA.
German and Latvian ports should look for new opportunities and solutions in their further cooperation, representatives of both countries agreed, reports LETA.