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New rules to apply in travel from Estonia to Finland starting September 28th

New rules to apply in travel from Estonia to Finland starting September 28th

25.09.2020

Due to the increase in the coronavirus infection rate in Estonia, new regulations will start to apply in travel from Estonia to Finland starting from Monday, Sept. 28, the Estonian Foreign Ministry said, cites LETA/BNS.

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Estonian president at UN: pandemic offers opportunity for technological leap

Estonian president at UN: pandemic offers opportunity for technological leap

25.09.2020

The coronavirus pandemic and its aftermath have given the world an opportunity for a great global technological leap, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid said in her speech at the 75th United Nations General Assembly on September 24th, informs LETA/BNS.

Protective clothing can be certified in Lithuania

Protective clothing can be certified in Lithuania

25.09.2020

More of personal protection equipment – protective clothing – can from now on be certified in Lithuania after the mandate of the Lithuanian Center for Physical Sciences and Technology (FTMC) was expanded and necessary certificates were issued, the vz.lt news website reports, cites LETA/BNS.


Labor tax burden in Latvia higher than in Lithuania and Estonia

Labor tax burden in Latvia higher than in Lithuania and Estonia

24.09.2020

Even though personal income tax rates across the Baltic countries are similar, the overall labor tax burden in Latvia is higher than in Lithuania and Estonia, the Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia finance and tax expert Janis Hermanis said at the confederation's conference today, cites LETA.

Estonian government approves the annual report for financial year 2019

Estonian government approves the annual report for financial year 2019

24.09.2020

The Estonian government at its sitting on Thursday approved the state's consolidated report for the 2019 financial year, writes LETA/BNS.


24.09.2020

Tallink starting negotiations to reduce port fees in Riga

At the beginning of October 2020, listed Estonian shipper Tallink will start negotiations with the representatives of the port of Riga (Latvia's capital) on reducing port dues, the "Aktuaalne kaamera" evening news program of public ETV reported on September 23rd, cites LETA/BNS

24.09.2020

EU refuses to recognize Lukashenko as Belarus president

The European Union refuses to recognise Alexander Lukashenko as Belarus president after his inauguration that lacked "democratic legitimacy" and Brussels is reviewing its relations with Minsk, the EU's diplomatic chief said on September 24th, informs LETA/AFP.

24.09.2020

Lithuania's minimum wage could rise by EUR 35 in 2021

Lithuania's minimum wage could be raised by about 35 euros to 642 euros as of next January, Social Security and Labor Minister Linas Kukuraitis said on Thursday, cites LETA/BNS.

24.09.2020

Riga municipal housing manager will conduct half planned building repairs in 2020

Rigas Namu Parvaldnieks (RNP) municipal housing manager this year will conduct half of the planned repairs, said RNP board chairman Ronalds Neimanis in an interview with LETA.

24.09.2020

Lithuanian Foreign Ministry reports cyber attack

The Lithuanian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday evening that fake news had been posted in its name in an apparent complex cyber-information attack, reports LETA/BNS.

23.09.2020

Estonia ranked 2nd among European frontrunners in eGovernment, Latvia 4th

Latvia is again ranked fourth among the European frontrunners in eGovernment, according to the European Commission's annual eGovernment Benchmark. Estonia is even second, writes LETA.

23.09.2020

4 customs officers, 3 drivers detained as part of EUR 2.5 mln smuggling probe in Lithuania

Lithuania's Customs Criminal Service has reported about a bold smuggling scheme and detention of four customs officers from the Raigardas road checkpoint, three drivers and seizure of cigarettes worth around 2.5 million euros, informs LETA/BNS.

22.09.2020

Lithuanian Seimas adopts resolution on Belarus' threat to nuclear safety in Europe

The Seimas of Lithuania has on Tuesday adopted a resolution stating that the Astravyets nuclear power plant in Belarus, now nearing completion, poses a threat to nuclear safety of the whole of Europe, therefore preparatory work for its operation, which is absolutely unacceptable due to the existing political instability, should be immediately suspended, informs LETA/BNS.

22.09.2020

Amount of bribes figuring in criminal cases investigated by Corruption Prevention Bureau in Latvia - EUR 20,000 to EUR 30,000

The average amount of bribes figuring in criminal cases that the Corruption Prevention Bureau forwarded to the prosecutor's office from 2013 to 2019 was EUR 20,000 to EUR 30,000, LETA learned at the bureau.

22.09.2020

Government in Latvia approves allocation of extra funds from 2021 budget and changes to several taxes

The Cabinet of Ministers on Tuesday supported allotting extra funds from the 2021 budget for increasing healthcare workers and teachers' salaries, as well as changing several taxes to improve social protection of residents, informs LETA.

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