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Monday, 10.03.2014, 05:35
The jury lineup of the VI International Marketing and Advertising "White Square 2014" Festival, which will be held this year in Minsk on April 24-26, is formed.
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The Europe 2020 strategy adopted in 2010 seems subject to review: the idea was revealed in the recent Commission’s communication. The European Council will hold a first discussion, based on the Commission's findings, at its summit (20-21 March 2014). Future changes in the post-crisis growth strategy could have a developmental effect for the Baltic States’ economies.
The foreign ministers of the Nordic, Baltic and Visegrad countries began a two-day meeting in Narva, North East Estonia on Thursday, foreign ministry press department reports LETA.
Yesterday, on behalf of the Government, Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius congratulated the laureates of the Lithuanian Science Award, reports LETA/ELTA.
Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius presented the objectives and priorities of the Government for 2014 in the Lithuania's Economic Conference held for the sixth time, informs LETA/ELTA.
The 20'th International exhibition for furniture, furniture and interior design, furniture fabrics, fittings and equipment FURNITURE (BALDAI) – Baldai, Interjeras, Dizainas will be held in Vilnius at the Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Center LITEXPO on March 20-23, 2014, the organizers said in a statement, cites LETA/ELTA.
Andris and Juris Sics, who won two bronze medals in the double's luge as well as the luge team relay events in the Sochi Olympics, will each receive a EUR 76,836 cash bonus from the state, informs LETA.
Anniversary International Baltic Jewellery Show "Amber Trip" is a supreme event in the Baltic Region, intended for jewellery industries and art, will be held in Vilnius on March 12-15, 2014, the Vilnius Convention Bureau reported, cites LETA.
The CEO of «Russian Fuel and Energy Complex in the XXI Century» Forum Andrey Epishov has appealed through the website of the Forum for its participants and partners.
Today through March 2, the international book and publishers exhibition "Baltic Book Fair 2014" is held at Kipsala Exhibition Hall in Riga, bringing together authors, translators, publishers and readers, exhibition organizer BT1 informs, cites LETA.
After a meeting yesterday with Chinese Ambassador to Latvia Yang Guoqiang, Latvian Transport Minister Anrijs Matiss said that the transportation of Chinese cargo to Europe through Latvia's transit corridor is most likely a matter of months, not years, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
Russia is attempting to influence electricity prices in neighboring countries with political decision, the regional market head of the Nordic electricity bourse ''Nord Pool Spot'' (NPS) in the Baltics and Russia Hando Sutter said during a conference in Riga yesterday, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.
Prime Minister Andrus Ansip, the Minister for Education and Research Jaak Aaviksoo and the Minister for Culture Urve Tiidus in Pärnu presented the national science awards, the Wiedemann Language Award as well as the sports and culture awards om Februuary 24th at Pärnu Endla Theatre, informed BC press service of the government.
The Transport Ministry and the Foreign Ministry are currently preparing for a high-level international transport and logistics conference in Riga where connections between Asia, especially China, and the European Union will be discussed, the Foreign Ministry informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
The Bloomberg financial news agency has calculated that thanks to the four Olympic medals won at the Sochi Olympics, Latvia is in second place in the Olympic medal standings when comparing medals won to gross domestic product (GDP), informs LETA.