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Friday, 31.10.2014, 19:06
Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria and her husband Prince Daniel started their two-day visit to Estonia on Tuesday by meeting with Estonian state leaders and attending several events, LETA/Postimees writes.
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European language technology company Tilde is launching a new set of cloud services for automated translation at the world’s largest localization conference, Localization World, in Vancouver on October 30-31, informed BC the company.
Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) introduced the priorities of Latvia's presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) during yesterday's Nordic-Baltic Eight (NB8) meeting in Stockholm, the State Chancellery informed LETA.
More than two thirds of European citizens are living in towns and cities; hence the necessity to increase healthy environment in urban areas, i.e. support cities with a green vision. The European Green Capital Award is recognition of a city with environmentally-friendly way of living. The award helps in setting higher standards in sustainable urban development and pioneering innovative solutions to environmental challenges.
Tripartite Social Summit urges EU member states’ governments and social partners towards creating more jobs and stimulating investment to provide growth.
The Lithuania-Belarus economic forum will be held in Mogilev on November 4-5, the Belarusian news agency BelTA reports, cites LETA/ELTA.
On Thursday 23 October 2014 the ECB’s Euro Exhibition was opened at the National Museum Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania in Vilnius. The exhibition is part of the euro information campaign which is dedicated to the adoption of the euro in Lithuania on 1 January 2015, reported BC bank’s press service.
Minister of Energy in Lithuania Rokas Masiulis participated at the European Gas Summit organised by the British newspaper the Financial Times and stressed that Europe is heavily dependent on energy import, writes LETA/ELTA.
In his address at the opening of the Latvia-Turkey business forum in Riga today, recently-elected Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that it can be observed that U.S. and European media, as well as credit-rating agencies, are expressing unfounded criticism about the Turkish economy, reports LETA.
Lithuanian Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications Arijandas Sliupas together with the leaders of Lianyungang region (People's Republic of China) opened The China (Lianyungang) Silk Road International Logistics Expo and marked the symbolic beginning of the New Silk Road initiative, reports BC the ministry.
The General Assembly of the United Nations on Tuesday elected Latvia to serve on the UN Human Rights Council for a period of three years, from 2015 through 2017, as the Foreign Ministry informed LETA.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's just-concluded visit to Germany, Russia and Italy proves to be a successful tour injecting vigor and vitality into the development of China-Europe relations.
The Lithuanian start-ups have come to London to participate at the prestigious TechCrunch Disrupt Conference, reports LETA/ELTA.
Russian Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky, visiting Riga Saturday, told TASS that the "New Wave" Festival could be relocated from Jurmala to Russia, citing as the reason Latvia's blacklisting three Russian pop musicians, reports LETA.
The Ministry of Economy in Lithuania has summarized what tasks the country's institutions accomplished in September 2014 in an attempt to mitigate the impact of Russia's sanctions on businesses, informs LETA/ELTA.