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Wednesday, 11.12.2013, 18:43
The Riga Castle blaze broke out in a section that was used by the construction company and was caused by an open fire, experts invited by state property management company Valsts nekustamie ipasumi (State Real Estate) have concluded, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
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The Competition Council/CC has issued fines to four companies (totaling LVL 9,114) for a clandestine agreement that had coordinated their participation in a tender, thereby nullifying competition and misleading the tender's organizers, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
If political parties do not nominate new candidates for the prime minister by the end of the year, President Andris Berzins will name a candidate of his choice on January 7 at the earliest, the president told a press conference today, informs LETA.
Today, President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite is symbolically handing over the helm of the Council of the European Union to Greek President Karolos Papoulias and Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. Greece will officially start presiding over the EU Council on 1 January 2014, informs BC presidential press service.
France's heating company Dalkia Group has sold Dalkia Latvia to Energijas risinajumi, a company that belongs to Guntars Kokorevics who formerly represented the French company in Latvia, according to firmas.lv data, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
With the greatest winter holidays approaching, when mail volumes in the postal service increase worldwide, Lithuania Post encourages to submit data on declarable items on the website of Lithuania Post. The documents submitted through a special program enable to declare items much faster, informs BC post’s press service.
The Special Investigation Service of Lithuania (STT) has launched a pre-trial investigation into the alleged abuse of the public procurement process, informs LETA/ELTA.
Closing the second round of political consultations with the parties represented in the parliament, President Andris Berzins said today that he had decided not to nominate any of the prime minister candidates put forward by the parties, informs LETA.
The Riga Construction Board has inspected assorted public buildings over the past two weeks, establishing cracks of various size in 18 Rimi and 13 Maxima supermarkets in Riga, Riga Construction Board head Inguss Vircavs informed during a press conference today, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
Representatives of the Baltic States reached a common understanding at a meeting on Tuesday that time schedule doesn’t enable to create the Rail Baltica joint venture by January 1, 2014, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
On Tuesday, the Prime Minister of Estonia Andrus Ansip and Prime Minister of Finland Jyrki Katainen concluded an intergovernmental agreement that will become the basis for cooperation in the fields of e-government and information society between Estonia and Finland, informs LETA.
Estonian Police and Border Guard Board representatives and companies concluded on Tuesday a cooperation agreement to start marking objects made of metal, in order to fight and prevent theft of metal objects that thieves sell for scrap metal, LETA/Postimees writes.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said in a joint video address with Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves at the Annual Conference of the Estonian Institute of Human Rights Tuesday evening that Estonia is one of the leaders in the human rights sphere in the world, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
Ban on imports in Russia and increase in milk price reduced the profit of Lithuanian dairy producers
Lithuanian dairy producers calculated the results of 9 months activities in 2013. Ban on dairy imports in Russia and increase in milk price has reduced the profit of dairy producers. However, it applies not to all companies, informs LETA/ELTA, referring to Kauno diena.
In December 2013, against November 2013, average price for district heating in Lithuania decreased by 1.3%, says the National Control Commission for Prices and Energy (VKEKK), informs LETA/ELTA.