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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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Estonia to Further Benefit From European 2020 Strategy

Estonia to Further Benefit From European 2020 Strategy

Yesterday the Seventh Framework Program (FP7), part of European Union initiatives, announced some 7 billion funding available for financing research. Money is to be made available to EU member states in an effort to boost research and development in small to medium size enterprises (SME) which will ultimately create jobs and increase employment and...

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Two New Bids to Build Lithuania Nuclear Power Plant

Lithuania’s nuclear power plans are back on track with two new propositions on the table. On Wednesday the Lithuanian government announced it had received two bids from rival companies to build a new nuclear power plant. Energy Minister, Arvydas Sekmokas stated that the two bids were from Westinghouse, a branch of Toshiba Corp. and...

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Baltic Sea Power Cable NordBalt on Target for Completion by 2015

Baltic Sea Power Cable NordBalt on Target for Completion by 2015

Prime Ministers Andrius Kubilius of Lithuania and Fredrik Reinfeldt of Sweden met in Vilnius, Lithuania on Tuesday 15th March 2011 to discus energy issues. High on their agenda was the NordBalt energy link, a high-voltage electricity direct current cable laid under the Baltic Sea connecting Sweden and Lithuania.   The Prime Ministers used the...

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