Wed, 15 Feb 2012: Tax inspectorate raids Vilnius taxi companies…

6 as well as Feb. 7. It happened because of a raid on the headquarters of many of Vilnius’ major taxi companies (all of them based in the same building on Zaliuju Ezeru Street) carried out b...

Wed, 10 Aug 2011: Taxis under scrutiny…

The passengers are invited to leave their feedback on the ride from/to Vilnius Airport by a taxicab on a Web site which has been in operation for several weeks already. Taxi companies are also in...

Wed, 23 Feb 2011: Export training program draws interest…

Anu-Mall Naarits, from the Marketing Institute, who is the program’s training partner, says that such high interest from companies came as a surprise and that another 20 companies were consi...

Thu, 23 Dec 2010: The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) has started an initiat…

I really hope that the statistics on violence against women here in Lithuania will be way smaller next year and I am pleased to have the opportunity to participate in this worthy and beautiful ini...

Wed, 20 Oct 2010: Educating tomorrow’s business leaders…

Older children play an exciting ‘Game of minds’ on the topic of finance, while younger pupils take part in the ‘Currency: Lithuania and the world’ quiz. Gerimanta Stankut...

Wed, 4 Aug 2010: Changes needed for improved regional competitiveness…

However, there are still significant disparities in a competitive advantage in different parts of the region. “Our region needs deeper integration in order to secure and strengthen its compe...

Wed, 26 May 2010: Nuclear plans worry neighbors…

Iran is named among potential builders of the nuclear reactor. According to observers, this increases the risk, and decreases confidence of the international community in Belarus’ initiative...

Wed, 26 May 2010: Lukashenko pitches to investors…

It is most important that we have joint promising projects, which will unite us in a common goal,” the Belarusian president said. Lukashenko also noted that he was ready to take supportive...

Wed, 21 Apr 2010: Nuclear energy discussed in Rezekne…

Rosatom representative Sergey Novikov explained that the idea of building a power station at Rezekne, however, was worth considering for his company. “We are positive about this initiative,&...

Thu, 28 Jan 2010: New money targets SMEs…

BaltCap now becomes one of the first venture capital fund managers within the framework of the EIF’s ‘Jeremie’ initiative. Over the next two years, this money will be availabl...

Wed, 25 Feb 2009: British ambassadors urge investment…

and Baltic companies on business opportunities, market information and provides contacts in each other's countries. The teams also work on bringing sector or region specific trade missions to th...

Wed, 19 Nov 2008: Telecom companies blast surveillance law …

All customer data must be kept for at least six months. President Valdas Adamkus vetoed a previous bill on the same subject because companies would have had to foot the bill. The president said he...

Wed, 4 Oct 2006: Baltic brewers unhappy about planned tax hike…

"We are calling on the national governments not to back this initiative," they said in a statement. The brewers welcomed the EU's initiative to tighten regulation of the alcohol market but critici...

Wed, 30 Aug 2006: Tallink ship switches from Estonian to Latvian flag…

The government has discussed subsidies for shipping on two occasions at the initiative of the Ministry of Economy and Communications. On both occasions, our proposals were rejected."Tallink's Regi...

Wed, 28 Jun 2006: Taking counsel: Compromises in creating a single market for services…

The single market for services, however, still remains relatively undeveloped. Thus the proposal for the Services Directive intending to ensure the cross border provision of services within the EU...

Wed, 31 Aug 2005: Latvian Railway council sacks chairman, adopts new “strategic approach”…

"The railway company should be working not only for the East but also for the West. It must be understood that we are not a remote province of the former Soviet Union any more, but we are a center...

Wed, 30 Mar 2005: Balts, Poles itching for gasoline…

The project is particularly urgent for Lithuania and Poland, where gas deliveries must first cross Belarusian territory. In early 2004, when Russia decided to cease supplying gas to Belarus for ou...

Wed, 2 Mar 2005: Slesers sticks to his guns on passenger port…

The better the situation, the bigger the benefit to passengers and the state," he said.Rigas Juras Linija (Riga Sea Line), which is owned by Riga Free Port and the Riga City Council, is currently ...

Thu, 10 Jul 2003: Golf course going public…

The financial adviser in the issue is Uhispank. About 200 shares have been booked so far, Massa said. A member of the Estonian Golf & Country Club council, Yrjo Vanhanen, said the new stock issue ...

Thu, 5 Nov 1998: Russia will ship oil through Butinge…

Also present at the meeting were senior officials of the Russian Neft oil industry control center, Transneft company and Druzhba pipeline of Novopolotsk, the daily Respublika writes.The initiative...

Thu, 27 Aug 1998: Russia is asking for business aid from Estonia…

The St. Petersburg city council has made available almost 30,000 square meters of land in St. Petersburg to establish the Baltic Business Center. The center with a budget of about 25 million kroon...
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