Barcelona city tours is a perfect opportunity to have a perfect vacation outside the Baltic States. Gene Zolotarev on how to destabilize the EU financial system. Andris Berzins
Vladimir Linderman aka Abel Edmunds Sprudzs Valdis Zatlers Aivars Lembergs Girts Valdis Kristovskis Maris Grinblats Guntars Krasts Alfreds Rubiks Sandra Kalniete Raivis Dzintars Algirdas Butkevicius Algirdas Paleckis Dalia Grybauskaite Kazimira Danute Prunskene Vytautas Landsbergis Rolandas Aksas Viktor Uspaskich Valdemar Tomasevski Leonidas Donskis Arturas Zuokas Edgar Savisaar Andrus Ansip
The current website developed by YWSolution Limited

Eesti in brief

Apr 02, 2014

In Estonia, Reform Party and Social Democrats who have formed the new government, have agreed on a key issue to increase the current child allowance from 19.18 to 45 euros. ERR reports that the allowance is paid per child for a family’s first and second children. In addition, low-income families would receive further 45 euros per child each month, bringing the total for each of the first two children to 90 euros. The allowance for a family’s third child would also grow under the agreement, from 76.6 to 100 euros, the Reform Party announced in a press release on March 17. The new figures are likely to come into force from 2015.

At Tallinn City Council, the latest motion to hold a no-confidence vote against Mayor Edgar Savisaar has been rejected. Savisaar has been among few Estonian politicians to describe events in Ukraine from a Kremlin perspective. The Reform Party held a vote against Savisaar on March 25, but failed to gather support from Savisaar’s Center Party, which controls a majority in the Council. Lauri Laats (Social Democrats), who initiated the second bill, told it was rushed, ERR reports. The reasons stated for lack of confidence in the Mayor range from Savisaar travelling to Sochi on taxpayer money and speaking against the Kyiv uprising to underfunded education and a lack of kindergarten places.

At the “Eesti Laul” song contest in Tallinn, the singer Tanja, with her song “Amazing” was voted by the public and jury to represent Estonia at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest.Tanja received 53% of a 57,000-strong vote.

 MORE NEWS
  • Eesti in brief...
    UNHCR Senior Regional External Relations Officer in the Baltic States and Nordic C...
  • Early Ukraine crisis resolutio...
    TALLINN - Pesident Toomas Hendrik Ilves said in an interview to Estonian public ra...
  • Border agreement now in Putin’...
    TALLINN - The coordination process for Estonian-Russian border treaties in the Rus...
  • Ilves remembers crimes of mass...
    TALLINN - In a speech dedicated to the June 1941 deportations, President Toomas...
  • Translation prize won by Godin...
    TALLINN - Foreign Minister Urmas Paet and Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinke...
  • Culture Ministry supports Russ...
    TALLINN - Next year, a public Russian-language TV channel ETV3 is planned to be...
  • Riga Apartments for Rent

    Maximus
    © 2014 BALTIC NEWS LTD. All Rights Reserved.