Thu, 10 Jun 2010: Development agency head accused of demanding bribes…

“Now LIDA looks bad, () as the latest success story is threatened with disgrace due to bureaucracy,” said Ozols ironically. Considering that the agreement concluded between Aerodium ...

Wed, 14 Jan 2009: LDA: Lithuania not viable for investment …

In other countries there is a cap, but here it is 31 percent," he said. "We encouraged them [the Kirkilas government] to put a cap on the social tax, but they thought we just wanted it cheap and d...

Wed, 30 Jan 2008: New impetus for Swedish power link…

"During a meeting with the prime minister [Frederik Reinfeldt], I asked for this to be done as soon as possible, because there is a sort of a bureaucracy there as well," he said. "I guess arran...

Wed, 12 Jul 2006: Harvard economist advocates effective government regulation…

"The governments will need to transition from a 'zero interference' mode to a 'positive contribution' mode where they make investments and sets rules and regulations that enable companies to raise...

Wed, 17 May 2006: TALKING TAX: New e-tax-returns: has the bureaucracy vanished?…

1) introducing a system of electronic declaration (regarding all tax returns) without a need for the back-up hard copies. Unfortunately, some unnecessary burdens still remain in order to submit ta...

Thu, 13 Mar 2003: France’s deficit overshoots euro pact…

The procedure, which entails a set of recommendations by Brussels directed at the miscreant economy, was triggered after France acknowledged its public deficit came to 3.04 percent in 2002.The EU'...

Thu, 29 Jul 1999: The devil is in the details…

A special governmental group is now hashing out the details to ensure the deal coincides with parliamentary decisions, Lithuanian law and international agreements."It's complicated work and I can ...

Thu, 11 Mar 1999: Lithuanian vendors strike again…

Small-businessmen claim they have already acquired a government required license and the new regulation would only create more bureaucracy and hinder their business.This protest action is the cont...

Thu, 10 Dec 1998: Hunger strikers finally pack upÉ for now…

But a new policy that would require them to document their trades would, they said, create more bureaucracy that would only smother their businesses. "Small traders often sell products which origi...
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