Wed, 6 Apr 2011: Labor tax burden in Estonia drops…

A higher share of labor taxes falls on the employer, including pension contributions, health insurance and unemployment insurance. Employees carry the obligation of income tax and part of the unem...

Thu, 10 Jun 2010: Estonia heading for euroland…

“The ECB always expressed concerns about inflation during previous accessions.” European governments have the formal power over euro entry, with the ECB relegated to an advisory role....

Wed, 1 Mar 2006: Salary gap cuts across old, new member states…

Additionally, the Report on Equality Between Women and Men 2006 revealed that the gender gap in employment rates was more than 20 percent in Malta, Cyprus, Luxembourg, Italy, Spain and Greece. Mea...

Wed, 21 Dec 2005: Latvia to pay for aviation noise…

The EC announced in July that it had sent three EU member states, including Latvia, warning letters criticizing the states for not implementing the EU anti-noise directive. Estonia and Malta were ...

Wed, 13 Jul 2005: Officials mull over excess food fines…

He said that a more detailed assessment would begin this fall when commission representatives return from their summer holidays. If Latvia fails to negotiate a reduction, the state will be forced ...

Wed, 27 Apr 2005: EU’s road toll blues…

In substance, it is a framework agreement laying down the principles of road toll calculation and collection. Besides Estonia, Malta, Belgium and Portugal said the bill hurt their interests. Most ...

Thu, 13 Nov 2003: Food standards plague accession countries…

Figures elsewhere are better but far from satisfactory: in Slovakia only 40 percent of slaughterhouses met EU norms at the end of October.Milk production is another area of concern, though standar...

Thu, 6 Nov 2003: TV, radio may be hit with subscription fee…

Latvia had a similar system regarding radio during the interwar years, Grava pointed out.Among current EU nations and acceding countries set to join next May, only Malta receives less funding than...

Thu, 3 Jul 2003: Latvian businesses having doubts about joining EU…

But those, who at the end of a day's work feel economically weaker say 'no.'Malta, Slovenia, Hungary, Lithuania, Slovakia, Poland and the Czech Republic have already voted in favor of EU membershi...
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