Wed, 11 Jan 2012: New company registrations up in Estonia…

Since then it has done even better. The smallest of the Baltic States has long had low taxes and clean government, not to mention high levels of Internet penetration and technical education. Als...

Wed, 3 Aug 2011: Estonians investing in PIIGS…

Although the debt crisis is becoming more intense, investments into all PIIGS states grew as compared to the end of last year, too. Two examples of companies that have not been scared by the deb...

Wed, 20 Jul 2011: AirBaltic still main force behind RIX…

Furthermore, it is airBaltic that ensures the flow of transit passengers through the airport. It is not very likely that foreign airlines will choose Riga as a transit hub for their flights, said ...

Wed, 23 Mar 2011: Czech recipe introduced…

Actual Czech hops form part of the recipe of the new beer, and this is what gives it its unique flavor. A survey conducted by Turu-uuringute in January showed that more than half of all Estonians...

Wed, 16 Mar 2011: Kallas bros. deliver in 3D…

The set is portable and can easily be adjusted for special purposes. Without a lens, the device weighs four kilograms and enables the playing of a recorded 3D-picture at the film set. Until toda...

Thu, 27 Jan 2011: Baltic unity missing…

“Can you tell me at least one sector where the three Baltic countries have come to some sort of agreement? We were not able to divide our fishing waters and crude oil, and the same is happen...

Thu, 20 Jan 2011: Estonia needs to borrow more…

Estonia has virtually no national debt. Indeed, the small Baltic State has hardly issued any government bonds at all. Although that is something to be proud of, in a way it is hurting its welfare ...

Wed, 19 May 2010: Trouble brewing at Witch’s Well…

The phenomenon happens a few times a year and lasts from a day to three weeks. Geologists believe it is linked to an extensive network of subterranean rivers spanning the region, creating dangerou...

Wed, 14 Apr 2010: Skanska’s labor plans cause stir…

The members of the Finnish Construction Trade Union in Rovaniemi held a work stoppage on April 9 to protest against Skanska’s plans. Additionally, MP Esko-Juhani Tennila (Left Alliance) ha...

Thu, 22 Oct 2009: Estonians claim Latvia is risky business…

Kao, whose Selver supermarket group recently announced that it was stopping its expansion in Latvia, said that this was not the time to invest in Latvia or Lithuania. Estonians say that Latvian ...

Thu, 25 Sep 2008: Moscow gives property market the chills …

A lot of Estonians, even, are worried about buying, because they don't know what's going to happen. A lot of people are fearing the worst," Wells said. "The intelligent investors are probably seei...

Wed, 9 Jul 2008: Taking Counsel: Booze It and lose it…

The first DUI is a misdemeanor which, according to Estonian Traffic Law section 74.19, is punishable by a fine of up to 300 fine-units (one fine-unit being 60 kroons or 4 euro) or detention, with ...

Thu, 3 Apr 2008: Lithuanian retail sales charge ahead full steam…

In Latvia, retail sales increased 0.2 percent in the January-February period, the country's statistics office announced March 31. Year-on-year in February retail sales were up 1 percent. By con...

Wed, 18 Apr 2007: Estonians to help build Riga island…

Some 300,000 square meters of business, living and office space will be built on the island, the equivalent of four Viru Centers in Tallinn, the Eesti Ekspress weekly reported. Zakusala Estates wi...

Wed, 10 Jan 2007: Nuclear negotiations get off to rocky start…

5 that all three countries should have equal stakes in the new nuclear power plant. However, he did not rule out a change of position based on Latvenergo's analysis of the many proposals surroundi...

Wed, 26 Jul 2006: Ministers sign Narva bridge protocol…

Construction of the bridge and enlargement of the border checkpoint will cost approximately 1 billion kroons (64 million euros). A timetable will be hammered out by a working group made up of r...

Wed, 24 May 2006: Tourist numbers soar in Latvia, Lithuania…

In the first three months this year Lithuanian visitors were the biggest spenders (7.8 million lats), Germans second (3.9 million), visitors from the U.K. third (3.9 million), then Estonians (3.7 ...

Wed, 19 Jan 2005: Insurers assess storm damage, promise to be fair on claims…

14 that they were ready to pay some 150 million kroons (9.6 million euros) in damages. "The companies are going to look through all the filed claims and try to find solutions that satisfy their cl...

Wed, 12 Jan 2005: Economy robust, but leaders spar over role of private savings…

I do not agree with one bank head who has recently called to borrow more," said Ansip. "Every good thing is followed by a bad one."The minister noted that, unfortunately, a majority of Estonians s...

Thu, 17 Jul 2003: Irish food company seeks Estonian workers…

So for the success of the local operations, we have to run them at an optimum level," Hayes said.With minor details still being finalized, the Labor Market Board plans to advertise and begin takin...

Thu, 9 Dec 1999: Eesti Mobiiltelefon is Estonia’s top company…

One of the reasons behind the company's fast development is the desire of Estonians to try new things, chairman of the board of EMT Peep Aavikso told to Aripaev.Pakterminal and E.O.S., both of whi...

Thu, 2 Dec 1999: Visa Bank card market grows…

This gives Estonia a card density of 53.84 percent of the population.Nearly one in three Estonians has a Visa card, and there is currently one ATM for every 2,916 people in Estonia - a better pene...

Thu, 4 Nov 1999: Summed up…

The nominal value of the ETA shares is 13.21 million kroons. The bidding deadline is 2 p.m., Nov. 22. Up to 50 percent of the purchase price can be paid in EVP privatization vouchers. ETA is opera...
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