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Interest of Latvian travelers in trips outside Europe grows - association

  • 2020-01-22
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - Latvian travelers show a growing interest in trips outside Europe, said Inga Kavaca, the president of the Latvian Association of Tour Agents and Operators. Kavaca told LETA that last year had been stable. She said that even though people still travel ...

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Immigration has been driving population growth for five years

According to Statistics Estonia, the preliminary estimate of the population of Estonia as at 1 January 2020 was 1,328,360, which is 3,540 persons more than at the same time a year ago. In 2019, there continued to be more deaths than births and natural increase remained negative...

RSU Students are Working on an Innovative Device to Prevent Strokes

Placing a smart device in a blood vessel to act as a filter that would warn of the risk of stroke is the healthtech idea devised by the Smart Umbrella team formed by students from Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU). In December 2019 Smart Umbrella was chosen as one of three winners at a presti...

Immigration has been driving population growth for five years

According to Statistics Estonia, the preliminary estimate of the population of Estonia as at 1 Ja...

RSU Students are Working on an Innovative Device to Prevent Strokes

Placing a smart device in a blood vessel to act as a filter that would warn of the risk of stroke...

Riga Aviation Forum’s Scientific Conference to Focus on Sustainable Development of the Industry

The Latvian Aviation Association, together with the Riga Technical University, the Transport and ...

Area of strictly protected forests in Estonia totals 300,220 ha

TALLINN - The area of strictly protected forests in Estonia totals 300,220 hectares, account...

Lithuania's population grows for 1st time in 28 years

VILNIUS, Jan 14, BNS - Lithuania's population has grown for the first time in 28 years due to...

Beaver named Animal of the Year 2020 in Latvia

RIGA - The Eurasian Beaver (Castor fiber) has been named Animal of the Year 2020 in Latvia, Polin...

Number of children living in orphanages has decreased by more than 500 since 2016

RIGA - The number of children growing up in orphanages has decreased by more than 500 since 2016,...

Estonia chooses bat as animal of the year 2020

TALLINN - Estonia has chosen bat, of which specimens of 14 species have been found in this countr...

BNS preview of key political and public events in 2020

VILNIUS - The Baltic News Agency offers a preview of some of the key political and public events ...

Latvians' optimism about state of their country has decreased

RIGA - With 2019 drawing to a close, 19 percent of people in Latvia consider the outgoing year to...

Erasmus+ projects in education for almost EUR 27 million approved this year

RIGA - The Latvian State Education Development Agency  (VIAA) this year has approved Erasmus...

airBaltic carries 20% more passengers in November

RIGA - Latvian airline airBaltic has transported a total of 4 691 594 or 22% more passengers...

Tilde’s AI-Powered EU Presidency Translator has provided more than 1.4 million translations for the EU Council Presidencies

Finland's presidency of the Council of the EU has set new records using customised machine tr...

Working intl students, graduates paid EUR 11 mln in taxes in Estonia during academic year

TALLINN – Foreign students paid eight million euros in income and social tax in Estonia dur...

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