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Monday, 22.09.2014, 11:11
On September 19th, 2014, Lithuania Post, one of the biggest Lithuanian companies providing postal and logistic services, signed a cooperation agreement with the Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU). On the grounds of cooperation, the students will have more opportunities to have a supervised practice and start a professional career with Lithuania Post, reported BC post’s press service.
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Balloon Tallinn, one of the most popular attractions among tourists and local citizens in Tallinn, will continue flying throughout the year, making it one of the kind in the whole world, reported BC port's press service.
DDB Latvia received a Gold Euro Effie for its campaign “Let’s Beat Stanford” created for the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga Alumni Association at the Euro Effie Awards Gala in Brussels’ Cercle de Lorraine business club last night.
The European Commission has revealed a list of 155 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 21 states that will be first to benefit from the new €3 billion SME Instrument. These SMEs will each receive €50,000 to finance feasibility studies for their projects, and they can get up to three days of business coaching. After that, their projects may be considered for further financial support from the Commission worth up to €2.5 million.
Omnitel has deployed Huawei Blade Site wireless base station solution for commercial use in Lithuania, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to telecomlead.com.
Lithuania has continued its strong growth in attracting foreign direct investment projects over the first half of 2014 despite a fall in investments in the region as a whole, according fDi Markets, The Financial Times' database of foreign direct investment (FDI), Invest Lithuania, foreign direct investment development agency, reports.
In the first half of the year 2014, compared to the same period last year, the Latvian town of Sigulda registered a 27.8% increase in the number of guests staying at local accommodation establishments, LETA was informed by the Sigulda Regional Council.
One of the largest chocolate manufacturers in Russia Pobeda Confectionery plans to open a chocolate factory in Ventspils in 2015, Ventspils Mayor Aivars Lembergs (For Latvia and Ventspils) said in a press conference yesterday, cites LETA.
Estonian chemical industry Viru Keemia Grupp (VKG) successfully launched its Petroter II plant, which is already running at full capacity for two weeks, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
Record-breaking Post-Panamax category containership Piera left Klaipeda Seaport on Wednesday and is heading to Iran. It was loaded with the record amount of Lithuanian export grain – the biggest in the history of Klaipeda Seaport, informs LETA/ELTA.
In August, new vehicle registrations in Latvia increased by 22.5% – the 4th largest increase in Europe, the latest report from European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) indicates, reports LETA.
According to pre-audited data during the eight months of 2014, the Group consisting of Grigiskes AB, Baltwood UAB, Klaipedos Kartonas AB, Mena Pak PAT, and Klaipeda Recycling UAB achieved the consolidate sales turnover of LTL 232.3 million (EUR 67.3 million). It is LTL 17.5 million (EUR 5.1 million) or 8.1% more than during the eight months in 2013, the group reported LETA/ELTA.
Apple stores have started marketing smart wireless sonar for fishing Deeper whose data can be transferred to smartphones or tablets, reports LETA/ELTA.
Latvian alcoholic beverage producer joint-stock Latvijas balzams will produce a special limited edition vodka called ''The Queen'', dedicated to the legendary rock-group ''Queen'', the group's guitarist Brian May said.
Lithuania is intensively looking for new markets to sell produce of Lithuanian farmers and dairy companies which have suffered due to Russian embargo, says Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius, cites LETA/ELTA.