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Sunday, 09.03.2014, 23:02
On Friday, Lithuania's Constitutional Court KT) announced the verdict on the compensation of the reduced pensions, informs LETA/ELTA.
Keyword tags: Financial Services, Legislation, Lithuania, Pensioners
Lithuanian producer of spirits Anyksciu Vynas informed that Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania by its decision dated March 5, 2014, dismissed the company's appeal of Vilnius District Administrative Court decision dated June 11, 2013, according to which the decision of the State Tax Inspectorate was upheld, obliging the company to pay to the state's budget an amount of 413,490 litas of unpaid value-added tax (VAT), 82,120.36 litas of VAT interest and 41,349 litas of VAT fine, informs LETA, referring to Anyksciu Vynas.
Ambulance’s deputy director for leaking information about those killed in Riga supermarket tragedy fired07.03.2014
The Emergency Medical Service has decided to release deputy director Martins Sics from his job due to loss of trust, the Emergency Medical Service's spokeswoman Ilze Buksa informed LETA.
As the Credit Committee of Lithuanian bank Snoras confirmed the decision to start the process of the selection of the new bankruptcy administrator, the tender for the candidates was announced, informs LETA/ELTA.
The discussion of the common Baltic railway project Rail Baltica is reaching a dead end since the Lithuanian delegation lacks a mandate to discuss proposals for joining Vilnius with the speed railway, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
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.
On March 6th, EstLink 2, the high voltage direct current interconnection between Estonia and Finland, was officially inaugurated in a simultaneous ceremony in both Estonia in Püssi and Finland in Haikko, Porvoo, reports LETA, referring to Estonian main grid company Elering.
On Thursday, March 6, an extraordinary meeting of the European Council was held in Brussels on the situation in Ukraine where Latvia was represented by Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma, reports advisor to the Prime Minister for public relations affairs Andis Blinds.
The Estonian Prosecutor's Office started a criminal investigation on Thursday over the leaking of a phone call recording of a conversation between Estonian foreign minister Urmas Paet and High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton on the Internet, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
According to the research carried out by the group of the experts established by the Bank of Lithuania as well as according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) recommendations, the most efficient way to strengthen the credit union sector is the cooperation, informs LETA/ELTA.
On Thursday, the Radio and Television Commission of Lithuania turned to the Prosecutor General's Office of the Republic Of Lithuania asking to evaluate whether there was no violation of the Penal Code in the Russian TV shows broadcasted by the Lithuanian Cable TV, informs LETA/ELTA.
Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius see the possible financial threats related to the events in Ukraine for those companies whose activities are closely related to Ukraine and Russia, informs LETA/ELTA.
Today, Latvia’s Saeima adopted a resolution strongly condemning Russia's military aggression in Ukraine, while at the same time emphasizing Latvia's unwavering support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial unity, as well as the legitimate, informs LETA.
From March 22 onwards, the citizens of Latvia will be able to travel visa-free to the United Arab Emirates, the Foreign Ministry's Press and Information Division informed LETA.
New round of the UN climate change negotiations starts in Bonn (10-14 March 2014), marking the beginning of an intense year of conferences and summits designed to lead to a universal agreement in Paris in late 2015. Bonn meeting includes attempts towards the new global climate agreement, to enter into force from 2020, and finding ways to boost immediate, effective climate action.