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Wednesday, 03.09.2014, 05:13
Norway has decided to provide support to nine Latvian cities, offering opportunities to participate in international exhibitions with an aim to attract potential investors, representative of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, Marika Vanka informed LETA.
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Today, the government of Latvia approved the European Union's (EU) Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020, outlining the Cohesion Fund priorities, goals, and the attainable results, reports LETA.
The government of Latvia decided to allot a total of EUR 54,000 from emergency funds of the state budget to the Finance Ministry and Foreign Ministry to cover the annual participation fee in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) committees, reports LETA.
At the meeting of the Commission on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal in Klaipeda on Tuesday, company Klaipedos Nafta (Klaipeda Oil), which is implementing the project, asked the contractors to work around the clock, reports LETA/ELTA.
It will be impossible for creditors to retrieve the entire amount of money they lent to the now-defunct Liepajas metalurgs, President Andris Berzins told Latvian State Television this morning, informs LETA.
On 1 September, the Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics took part in the meeting of the EU ministers’ Group for the European Action of Moldova [Le Groupe pour l'Action Européenne de la République de Moldova], which was held in Chisinau, Moldova, reports Latvian MFA.
The Embassy of Latvia has started work in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with Head of Mission, Chargé d’Affaires a.i., Rūdolfs Brēmanis. The Latvian Embassy will temporarily be located in the premises of the Danish Embassy, informs Latvia MFA.
The second China-Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC) Local Leaders' Meeting concluded here on Friday, with a Chinese delegation headed by Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli having had comprehensive exchanges with leaders and delegates from the 16 countries in the region, reports BC Chinese Embassy in Riga.
The Commission on Tax Disputes in Lithuania ruled in favour of the State Tax Inspectorate which found that bank SEB owes the budget a substantial amount in unpaid taxes. However, the bank may appeal to court, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Vakaro zinios.
Prime Minister of Lithuania Algirdas Butkevicius says the construction of the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal is on schedule and will be completed in the first half of November 2014, reports LETA/ELTA.
In an interview on Latvian Television (LTV) this morning, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) said that imposing sanctions against Russia is basically the only weapon the European Union (EU) has in trying to halt Russia's aggression towards Ukraine, informs LETA.
According to Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius, a nuclear power plant in Lithuania can only be constructed with a contribution of regional partners, reports LETA/ELTA.
According to the head of Lithuanian Government, it is absolutely impossible to increase teacher's salaries already in 2014, reports LETA/ELTA.
The Estonian Defence Forces would be prepared immediately to use approximately 50 electric cars for use in everyday management, writes LETA/Äripäev.
The State Revenue Service of Latvia (SRS) is currently on a criminal case connected with possible fraud connected to the construction of Ainars Slesers' (United for Latvia) house in Jurmala, as the LTV news magazine "De Facto" reported last night, cites LETA.