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Friday, 01.03.2024, 12:57
The European Parliament on Wednesday confirmed the European Commission's Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis (New Unity) as the EU trade commissioner, reported LETA/BNS.
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The Lithuanian government on Wednesday, October 7th, decided to introduce a local lockdown in Raseiniai District, Western Lithuania, for two weeks, starting from Friday, October 9, informs LETA/BNS.
Estonia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding, whereby the two countries will mutually recognize the driving licenses issued in the other country and make it possible to exchange them without a theoretical knowledge test and a driving test.
The National Electronic Mass Media Council (NEPLP) in Latvia has fined Baltkom Radio for three violations of pre-election campaign law, informs LETA.
Rimi Lietuva (Rimi Lithuania), operating a retail chain in Lithuania, plans to open 12 news stores next year and invest around 12 million euros, writes LETA/BNS.
Four Estonian banks -- LHV, Luminor, SEB Estonia and Swedbank Estonia -- have joined a pilot program called AML Bridge, which seeks to test a data sharing platform created by the anti-money laundering technology startup Salv.
As Lithuania's port of Klaipeda was forced to cancel this year's cruise season due to the coronavirus, cruise shipping is expected to recover in 2022 at the earliest, the port says LETA/BNS.