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Latvia Bank Mortgage and Land Open for EU Aid

January 26, 2012
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The Latvian Government is back in the scene with the EU’s Antitrust Authority giving a short go-ahead in helping the Mortgage and Land Bank, the question that has arisen is whether this is in accordance with the instructions of the European Union. The help has been provided to allow the bank to transition into...

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Meeting of Minds Encouraging Words Between Latvia and Austria

October 14, 2011
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Meeting of Minds Encouraging Words Between Latvia and Austria

Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis held a meeting with the new Ambassador of Austria to Lativia Dr. Stefan Pehringer on October 12th Wednesday. During the introductory visit, the two sides expressed satisfaction at the good bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries and stated that they could jointly defend their interests in the...

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New Estonian Centre of Eastern Partnership Opens

February 6, 2011
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New Estonian Centre of Eastern Partnership Opens

The Eastern Partnership Centre was officially declared open by Foreign Minster Urmas Paet on 26th January 2011. The Centre will provide a core space for organizing seminars, meeting, courses and co-operation between Estonia and the six countries that are the EU Eastern Partnership; Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. The Estonian Centre of...

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Baltic’s Focus on EU 2020 Strategy of Business Growth and Job creation

November 23, 2010
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Baltic’s Focus on EU 2020 Strategy of Business Growth and Job creation

During the inaugural conference in Vilnius, Lithuania on 19th November 2010 of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), Laszlo Andor, EU Commissioner Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, discussed the best way forward for the Baltic States of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania to rectify GDP decline suffered during 2008-09 and growing numbers of the...

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Baltics East Europe Credit – IMF

October 29, 2010
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Baltics East Europe Credit – IMF

European Governments in the East need to improve bank management reducing spending to stop another boom in credit indicated by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Businesses need to survive the crisis. The IMF’s head of Emerging Europe division Bas Bakker said, “It’s important to prevent the re-emergence of credit booms.” So where do we...

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Online voting in Lithuania

The Lithuanian government has agreed to online voting even though internet usage is presently not within the European Union average. E-voting is still in the planning stage and would require Parliamentary approval before being given the go ahead. “I am glad that we discussed this and approved e-voting for future validation. Now we will...

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