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ERR News | Sep 22, 2019
Prime Minister Jüri Ratas (Centre) is traveling to New York on Sunday for a three-day working visit.
Bloomberg | Sep 21, 2019
The natural gas boom is killing America’s nuclear industry. Wind and solar may finish the job.
BC, Tallinn | Sep 20, 2019
According to Statistics Estonia, in 2019, 90% of households had internet connection at home and it is used daily or almost daily by 98% of 16–44-year-olds. Enterprises contribute increasingly to improving their ICT security measures and policies.
Emerging Europe | Sep 20, 2019
Estonian-American start-up Snackable AI, which has created an artificial intelligence-based audio content search engine, has raised 1.27 million euros in seed investment, the majority from Estonian investors.
ERR News | Sep 20, 2019
Swedbank's supervisory board appointed Henriksson its next president and CEO at the end of August. Current acting CEO Anders Karlsson will resume his former position as CFO as of October, the bank said on Friday.
Emerging Europe | Sep 19, 2019
The countries of Central and Eastern European have experienced unparalleled growth since they joined the European Union, but for companies in the region, difficulties remain, according to credit insurer Coface.
BC, Tallinn | Sep 19, 2019
Harju Elekter UAB, Lithuanian subsidiary of listed Estonian electrical equipment maker AS Harju Elekter, is about to open a new production hall in the town of Panevezys.
TBT | Sep 18, 2019
Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas at the Tallinn Digital Summit on Tuesday discussed artificial intelligence (AI) with heads of delegations from 14 EU members states as well as Canada, Singapore, Japan, New Zealand and Australia, and noted that more work has to be put into the rules of using AI technologies.
LSM.LV | Sep 18, 2019
On September 18 Latvia's first Hilton brand hotel was opened in Old Rīga, the chain's representatives told the press.
LSM.LV | Sep 17, 2019
Latvia has picked Dāvis Sīmanis' feature film Tēvs Nakts (The Mover) about Žanis Lipke, a dock worker who hid Jews from the Nazis during the Second World War, as its entry for the US Academy Awards in the Best International Feature Film category.
The Jerusalem Post | Sep 15, 2019
The evening had started as just another in a series of events over several days commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way. The demonstration in 1989 had two million people – men, women and children – join hands to form a human chain extending 660 km. across three countries, from Estonia in the north to Lithuania in the south, with Latvia in the middle.
LSM.LV | Sep 14, 2019
At an extraordinary meeting on Friday, the Latvian Cabinet of Ministers decided to allocate a total of 192 million euros for the "priority measures" of ministries and independent institutions next year, reported LTV and Latvian Radio.
BC, Riga | Sep 13, 2019
LDz Logistika, a subsidiary of state-owned Latvijas Dzelzcels company, today signed a cooperation agreement with German logistics company DB Cargo Eurasia on further cooperation in joint projects, LDz spokeswoman Ella Petermane reported.
LSM.LV | Sep 13, 2019
The University of Latvia has been ranked from 801 to 1,000 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 research.
LSM.LV | Sep 12, 2019
There is a house in New Orleans they call The Rising Sun... and there's another one in Rīga they call the Latvian central bank (Latvijas Banka, LB).
DELFI EN | Sep 22, 2019
Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda is leaving for New York on Sunday to attend the UN General Assembly session expected to focus on security and climate change.
DELFI EN | Sep 20, 2019
The Lithuanians shop online more than the Latvians and Estonians, a new survey by the SEB bank shows, with people in Lithuania often choosing local online stores.
Bank of Lithuania | Sep 20, 2019
The year 2019 marked the sixth time the Bank of Lithuania participated in the Triennial Central Bank Survey of Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Market Activity launched by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).
BC, Vilnius | Sep 20, 2019
80.847 mln tons of freight was transported in Lithuania by all means of transport in the first half of this year, up 7.6 mln from January-June, 2018, Lithuania's statistics office, Statistics Lithuania.
Xinhua | Sep 18, 2019
A startup in Lithuania started selling bitcoin vouchers on Tuesday via a chain of convenience stores and kiosks.
National Post | Sep 17, 2019
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Tuesday that Poland and Lithuania consider the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project a threat to energy security in central and eastern Europe.
DELFI EN | Sep 16, 2019
Axis Industries, the potential builder of Lithuania's national stadium in Vilnius, has proposed to the Vilnius authorities to get BaltCap, the largest private equity fund manager in the Baltic states, involved in the funding of the project.
Emerging Europe | Sep 14, 2019
Dutch duo Telmo Miel, as well as up-and-coming Lithuanian artist Eglė Žvirblytė, are just some of the latest creators to add murals to the increasingly essential Open Gallery in Vilnius.
The Hollywood Reporter | Sep 14, 2019
Lithuania has selected Laiko tiltai (Bridges of Time) by Kristine Briede and Audrius Stonys as its submission for consideration in the best international feature film category at the 2020 Oscars.
TBT | Sep 13, 2019
Representatives of the Lithuanian Land Force and the 28th Infantry Division (28ID) of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard and subordinate units are set to sign an agreement in Vilnius on Friday on the development of a division-level command and control (C2) capability.
DELFI EN | Sep 13, 2019
Dutch retail chain Spar International has registered two brands, Eurospar and Interspar, in Lithuania, the vz.lt news website reports.
New Developments Involving Multiple Employer Plans (MEPs). Hodgson Russ LLP |August 30, 2019
US LLC – smart move or poison chalice for foreign persons? By Darlene Hart from USTAXFS | August 29, 2019
2019 US Tax Deadlines for 2018 calendar year returns. Jason Mathew from USTAXFS provides a list of 2019 US tax deadlines to note for 2018 tax returns.
Top 5 2018 US Tax Return Changes. By Patricia Lydon from USTAXFS. This is a brief summary of some 2018 US tax return changes that may affect your tax return.