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Tuesday, 26.05.2015, 16:39
The University of Latvia has been graded with four stars in the "QS Top Universities Stars" ranking of universities, the University of Latvia's Press Center informed LETA.
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The international ratings agency Fitch Ratings (Fitch) has affirmed Latvia's long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'A-', with a stable outlook, the agency informs LETA.
Latvia is in 24th place in global school rankings released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) – ahead of Lithuania but way behind Estonia. Asian countries are in the top five places, reports LETA/BBC.
Moody’s credit rating agency upgraded Lithuania's long-term borrowing rating from Baa1 (positive outlook) to A3 (stable outlook), reported LETA/ELTA, referring to Lithuania's Ministry of Finance.
According to a recent report, Estonia (38th) has fallen in tourism competitiveness rankings for several years, LETA/Postimees Online reports. Latvia is on 53rd place and Lithuania – 59th.
Vilnius University (VU) is reported as the best in Lithuania by as the magazine Reitingai (Ratings) introduced its institutional ranking of Lithuanian universities, VU reports BC.
Switzerland is the happiest country in the world, closely followed by Iceland, Denmark, Norway and Canada, according to a global ranking of happiness unveiled in New York on Thursday, reports LETA/AFP.