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Friday, 27.03.2015, 10:09
The Estonian government decided on March 26th, 2015 to allocate EUR 2.8 million for the completion of the Narva border crossing point construction, LETA/Delfi reports.
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The head of the Central Anticorruption Bureau (CBA) of Poland and the Director of the Special Investigation Service (STT) of the Republic of Lithuania signed a cooperation agreement, the STT reports LETA/ELTA.
One of the Commission’s a priority is to create a Digital Single Market. However, there are some obstacles to remove in order to boost growth and create jobs in the sector. The College of Commissioners has had a first discussion on the EU Digital Strategy to be unveiled in May, and set out the main areas to focus on triggering real changes for consumers and businesses.
Latvian Saeima today approved in principle amendments to the Civil Procedure Law, proposed by the Justice Ministry, which stipulate switching to electronic auctions from July 1, 2015, reports LETA.
The board of the Reform Party has made the decision to begin the party's liquidation process, the party's chairman and current MP Vjaceslavs Dombrovskis (Reform Party/Unity) told LETA today.
Reviewing the bill on microenterprise tax in the second reading today, Saeima decided that the rate would remain 9% during a three-month period after a microenterprise is established, provided that the question of compulsory social contributions paid by employees is solved, informs LETA.
President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite has submitted to the Seimas law amendments, which should improve child care, encourage placing children from care homes in foster families and accelerate adoption process, informs LETA/ELTA.
The Lithuanian Government managed to find additional funding to facilitate the search of new export markets and business partners, informs LETA/ELTA.
Today, members of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry elected Aigars Rostovskis to a three-year term as the organization's president, informs LETA.
According to the Council Regulation (EU) No 390/2014 of 14 April 2014 establishing the ‘Europe for Citizens’ program for the period 2015-20, the Commission invites interested parties to take part in projects reflecting citizens views on Europe, as well as WW-II remembrance and debating the Europe’s future.
The Ministry of Energy in Lithuania intends to appeal to the Financial Crime Investigation Service (FNTT) and the Prosecutor General's Office requesting to launch a pre-trial investigation over biofuel purchase transactions completed by energy company Vilniaus Energija, writes LETA/ELTA.
Main EU’s strategic economic partners, e.g. Argentina, Brazil, China, India, Japan, Russia, and the United States, maintain a variety of barriers that significantly hinder international trade and investment opportunities for EU companies.
The average life expectancy rate in Lithuania is among the lowest in Europe. Strengthening and protecting the health of the population is a strategic goal of the state and local authorities. Municipalities, which are responsible for public health promotion and monitoring, received over EUR 3.77 million (LTL 13 million) in 2014 for the implementation of this function, informs LETA/ELTA.
Excise goods, especially cigarettes, currently make up the largest proportion of contraband goods, Martins Kalnins, Deputy Director of Customs Police Department, said in an interview with Latvian Radio, cites LETA.
The EU and United States will likely miss a year-end target in 2015 to seal the world's biggest-ever free trade deal, said current European president Latvia on March 25, informs LETA/AFP.