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Sunday, 25.01.2015, 22:18
QS World University Rankings has published a list of the best universities in the region of emerging Europe and central Asia, Vilnius University is in TOP-50, reports BC university’s press service.
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Latvian national airline airBaltic has been recognized as the most punctual airline in the world, informs LETA.
Business magazine Forbes has ranked Latvia 36th on a list of the "Best Countries for Business". Out of all three Baltic States, Estonia had the highest position – 22nd, followed by Lithuania – 24th, writes LETA.
Japanese rating agency Rating and Investment Information, Inc. (R&I) has increased Latvia's credit rating from "BBB" to "BBB+", with future prospects being stable, reports LETA.
Estonia was on the high 21st position in the Global Militarisation Index (GMI) compiled by the Bonn International Centre for Conversion, among 151 countries on which data existed, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports. Lithuania is ranked 58th and Latvia 78th.
International rating agency Fitch has decided to keep Latvia's credit rating at "A-", with future outlooks being stable, reports Reuters/LETA.
Fitch Ratings affirmed Estonia's long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'A+' on Friday; the outlooks are stable, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.