Wed, 23 Jul 2008: ‘Chaos’ over power plant company…

However, with the management company the situation will be quite different, the stakes will be dependent on the environment impact assessment," Kirkilas said. "The ministers of Latvia, Estonia an...

Wed, 25 Apr 2007: Lithuanian, Latvian MPs target luxury cars…

Parliament on April 17 passed the amendment, effective Oct. 1 this year, by a vote of 45 to 15, with 19 abstentions. The amendment allows companies to claim back VAT on up to 130,000 litas (37,900...

Wed, 21 Feb 2007: Lithuania seeks 34 percent stake in atomic plant…

The announcement contradicted a report from the previous day, when Kirkilas told reporters in Vilnius that Lithuania would ask for a 50 percent stake. "Lithuania will have the largest share, up ...

Wed, 1 Jun 2005: Latvian MPs tackle dirty money stigma…

All that will be needed is a judge's order.The amendments also introduce fines between 5,000 's 100,000 lats (7,100 's 142,300 euros) that can be imposed on banks for violations of requirements un...

Thu, 9 Dec 1999: Seeing forests for the trees…

According to the current forest legislation, the concept of forest development in Latvia must be confirmed in the Saeima [Latvia's parliament] first."Bojars said there is a correct order in which ...

Thu, 29 Jul 1999: Parliament squabbles over budget cuts…

According to them, the longer the Parliament waits to discuss such a budget-cut law, the more money will be wasted. The Labor Democrats are currently collecting signatures of MPs to support their ...

Thu, 4 Feb 1999: MPs protest telecom privatization…

Although the Parliament later rejected the bill, the damage, said government officials, had already been done. Under the telecom reorganization, the state's share in Eesti Telekom will drop to 27....
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