Vejonis, Kucinskis not to take part in Davos Economic Forum

RIGA - Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis and Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis (Greens/Farmers) this year will not take part in the World Economic...

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Bank, retail chain deals rock Lithuania's M&A market in 2016

VILNIUS - A deal between two large banks operating in Lithuania, DNB, and Nordea, to combine their Baltic operations and a 213-million-euro deal...

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Trade union leader calls for same income tax rate on labor and capital in Latvia

RIGA - Latvia should have the same income tax rate on both labor and capital, Egils Baldzens, the leader of the Latvian Confederation of Free Tr...

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First LNG cargo leaves Klaipeda for Sweden

VILNIUS - The first liquefied natural gas cargo loaded at the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda has left for the Swedish port of Lysekil where Skangas...

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Estonia: Longtime Silmet CEO O'Brock taking up board member's job with Baltic Workboats

TALLINN – David O'Brock, longtime CEO of the northeast Estonia-based rare earth metals producer Silmet, is about to join the managemen...

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Benefits for large families and single-parent families in Latvia to increase

RIGA - Benefits for large families and single-parent families will be increased from today. As of today, benefits for ...

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One third of re-emigrants disappointed after return to Latvia, ready to leave again

RIGA - One-third of re-emigrants, or 30 percent, feel disappointed after their return to Latvia and are ready to leave again, the news program o...

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