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News Latvia » Government: Latvia should consider creating single agency to oversee all e-projects - Green Party leader

News channel or source: https://www.baltictimes.com/latvia_should_consider_creating_single_agency_to_oversee_all_e-projects_-_green_party_leader/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

RIGA - Latvia should consider creating a single government agency employing highly skilled and well-paid professionals to oversee implementation of all major e-projects, said Edgars Tavars, the board chairman of the Latvian Green Party which is a member of ...

News Latvia » Government: Ukraine communicating with Estonian, Latvian representatives on ministerial level

News channel or source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/baltic_states_cis/?doc=136964
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Ukraine's Finance Minister Alexander Danilyuk said that Ukrainian representatives will communicate with corresponding representatives of Estonia and Latvia on the level of ministers and envoys in relation to a decision of the Ukrainian government to add ...

News Latvia » Government: Petition backing bilingual education submitted to Latvia's parliament

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-01/23/c_136916135.htm
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Latvian government is scheduled to decide Tuesday on draft amendments to the Education Law that would provide for a gradual transition to Latvian as virtually the only language of teaching in all public schools in Latvia by Sept. 1, 2021. If the draft ...

News Latvia » Government: Government points to economic growth in defence of decision to oppose EU emissions deal

News channel or source: http://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2018-01-22/local-news/Government-points-to-economic-growth-in-defence-of-decision-to-oppose-EU-emissions-deal-6736183878
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

The Maltese Government has defended their decision to oppose a provisional ... Another two member states, Poland and Latvia abstained. "It is to be noted that, in the spirit of compromise, Malta had accepted the general approach voted upon in the October ...

News Latvia » Government: Russia finds young men who love guns — and grooms them

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/russia-finds-young-men-who-love-guns--and-grooms-them/2018/01/18/0090fbb2-fbd1-11e7-a46b-a3614530bd87_story.html
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Latvian authorities were so spooked by the possible intelligence ... The news originally appeared in a local paper, but it was confirmed by the Bosnian government. One Bosnian former energy minister interpreted the incident in stark geopolitical terms.

News Latvia » Government: Greece set to enter next bailout phase as day-after talks near

News channel or source: http://www.standard.net/Business/2018/01/22/Greece-set-to-enter-next-bailout-phase-as-day-after-talks-near.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

“They have over-exceeded their requirements for preparing a balanced budget,” Latvian Finance Minister Dana Reizniece ... paving the way for an imminent bond sale, as the government seeks to prove it has regained full market access ahead of the expiry ...

News Latvia » Government: Ukraine in talks with Latvia, Estonia on inclusion in list of offshore zones

News channel or source: http://www.poandpo.com/politics/ukraine-in-talks-with-latvia-estonia-on-inclusion-in-list-of-offshore-zones-2312018217/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Ukraine is holding negotiations at the level of embassies and finance ministries due to the decision by the Ukrainian government to include Estonia and Latvia in the list of offshore zones, Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk said. "Yes ...

News Latvia » Government: Inside The Fight For The Soul Of Kaspersky Lab

News channel or source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/ilyazhegulev/russia-kaspersky-antivirus
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

In a September 2017 memo outlining the government’s decision to ban Kaspersky products ... Ilya Zhegulev is a reporter with Russian newspaper Meduza, based in Riga, Latvia.

News Latvia » Government: Latvia’s ambassador confirms existence of blacklists for Russian journalists

News channel or source: http://tass.com/world/985561
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

In its turn, Latvia has received from Russian government agencies "either recommendations or rules Latvian journalists need to abide by when working in Russia," the ambassador said. "There have been cases when Latvian journalists were not permitted to do ...

News Latvia » Government: Euro schism reopens in central Europe as EU pushes reform

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-easteurope-euro-analysis/euro-schism-reopens-in-central-europe-as-eu-pushes-reform-idUSKBN1FB1IW
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

So far five of the EU’s 11 ex-communist members - Slovakia, Slovenia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - use the euro ... In Hungary, by contrast, 57 percent want it despite the government’s stand. Slideshow (8 Images) EU data suggest Slovaks are better ...