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Norway helps 9 Latvian cities to attract potential investors

Norway helps 9 Latvian cities to attract potential investors

02.09.2014

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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Latvian government approves EU Structural and Investment Funds program for Cohesion Policy

Latvian government approves EU Structural and Investment Funds program for Cohesion Policy

02.09.2014

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.

Latvian government allots EUR 54,000 to ministries to cover participation fee in OECD

Latvian government allots EUR 54,000 to ministries to cover participation fee in OECD

02.09.2014

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.


Construction of Lithuania's LNG terminal to continue around the clock

Construction of Lithuania's LNG terminal to continue around the clock

02.09.2014

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.

President: Liepajas metalurgs will be unable to repay its entire debt

President: Liepajas metalurgs will be unable to repay its entire debt

02.09.2014

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.

02.09.2014

Rinkevics in Moldova: Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga will be pivotal

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.

02.09.2014

The Latvian Embassy in UAE starts work

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.

02.09.2014

New horizon for China, Central-Eastern Europe cooperation

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.

02.09.2014

SEB owes Lithuanian budget a substantial amount

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.

02.09.2014

PM: LNG terminal in Klaipeda to be completed in early November

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.

02.09.2014

Straujuma: sanctions against Russia is the only peaceful solution

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.

02.09.2014

Lithuanian PM: NPP may be constructed only with regional partners

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.

02.09.2014

Lithuanian PM sees no possibilities to increase teachers' salaries in 2014

According to the head of Lithuanian Government, it is absolutely impossible to increase teacher's salaries already in 2014, reports LETA/ELTA.

02.09.2014

Estonian Defence Forces interested in using more electric cars

The Estonian Defence Forces would be prepared immediately to use approximately 50 electric cars for use in everyday management, writes LETA/Äripäev.

02.09.2014

Latvian Revenue Service investigating VAT fraud case in connection with Slesers

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.

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