The Baltic Times (27)

Saeima approves reduced 5% VAT rate on fresh fruit, vegetables - The Baltic Times

RIGA - Saeima today passed in the final reading amendments to the Law on Value Added Tax setting a reduced 5 percent VAT rate on fresh fru......

Estonia hosts discussion on Russia-EU relations in Moscow - The Baltic Times

TALLINN - Estonian embassy in Moscow, Russian International Affairs Council and the European Union's Moscow delegation discussed on W......

Pope Francis to visit Lithuania next year - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - Pope Francis plans to visit Lithuania in the autumn of 2018, the president's office confirmed to BNS on Wednesday.&#......

Estonian parlt reduces maximum detention period of young offenders - The Baltic Times

TALLINN - The Estonian parliament on Wednesday adopted with 80 votes a law which will create a new system for treating young offenders and will ......

Latvian tax system most attractive in Baltics - The Baltic Times

RIGA - The Latvian tax system is the most attractive among the three Baltic states and ranks 13th by the Total Tax and Contribution Rate ......

Eesti Gaas to start selling biomethane in gas stations - The Baltic Times

TALLINN –  The Estonian natural gas and electricity seller Eesti Gaas and Rohegaas OU have entered into a cooperation contract, accor......

Center Party names seeing to welfare of older people as the next big task for Estonia - The Baltic Times

TALLINN – Poverty and inequality pose a very big problem for Estonia and it is a duty of the state to work towards a more equal society, w......

Pope Francis to visit Estonia in 2018 - The Baltic Times

TALLINN – Pope Francis is set to visit Estonia next year, Bishop Philippe Jourdan announced at the end of a mass celebrated in the Catholi......

Lithuanian film festival Serseliafam excludes movie with Bartas from opening night - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS – Organizers of the film festival Serseliafam have decided to exclude the movie featuring Sarunas Bartas, the film director under ......

Estonian Prime Minister in Bundestag: We all must take responsibility for lasting peace - The Baltic Times

BERLIN – Even though we are often prone to taking peace for granted, we all need to contribute to and take responsibility for lasting peac......

To flourish and prosper, Latvia must not stop at what has been achieved - President Vejonis - The Baltic Times

RIGA - For Latvia to flourish and life to become better, we must not stop at what has been achieved even for a moment, President Raimo......

Several thousand people join Independence Day torchlight procession in Riga - The Baltic Times

RIGA - Several thousand people this evening joined the Independence Day torchlight procession in Riga, organized by the National Alliance, LETA ......

Estonian MP: Korean peninsula must become nuclear-free - The Baltic Times

TALLINN – It is in the interests of Estonia and all Western allies that the Korean peninsula become nuclear-free, chairman of the Estonian......

Administrative reform changes over half a million addresses in Estonia - The Baltic Times

TALLINN – About 555,000 addresses across Estonia changed as a result of the administrative reform the outcome of which became official wit......

Estonian president says would like to see closer cooperation between Europe, Africa - The Baltic Times

TALLINN - The presidents of Estonia and Rwanda, Kersti Kaljulaid and Paul Kagame, in their meeting in Kigali on Thursday evening talked about co......

More than 1,000 events to be held during year of Estonia's 100th anniversary - The Baltic Times

TALLINN – The year of 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia will bring along more than 1,000 events to celebrate the country's ......

Yaltcom Limited is undergoing the process of voluntary liquidation - The Baltic Times

We hereby notify that in accordance with Section 204 of the BVI Business Companies Act 2004, Yaltcom Limited ......

Bleststride Limited is undergoing the process of voluntary liquidation - The Baltic Times

We hereby notify that in accordance with Section 204 of the BVI Business Companies Act 2004, Bleststride Limited ...

Lithuanian residents unhappy with 1st yr of new parliament - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS – The majority of Lithuania's residents are unhappy with the parliament's performance over the first year after the 2016 p......

Lithuanian parliament passes 'Magnitsky act' - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - The Lithuanian parliament adopted on Thursday the so-called Magnitsky legislation banning entry to foreigners involved in large-scale ......

Estonian EU presidency decreases capability of police to catch drunk drivers - The Baltic Times

TALLINN - Providing security for the events held in Tallinn in the framework of the Estonian presidency of the Council of the European Union dra......

Lithuanian Transport Ministry to propose rebuilding tracks to Latvia - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - Lithuania's Transport and Communications Ministry will suggest to the government rebuilding the railway stretch from Mazeikiai to ......

Heritage Foundation analysts do not view EU's new defense deal as very serious - The Baltic Times

WASHINGTON D.C. – The new defense integration deal signed by Lithuania and the rest of the European Union earlier this week will have......

Latvian sea-side resort town Jurmala sees number of tourists grow 22% in January-September - The Baltic Times

RIGA - The Latvian sea-side resort town Jurmala saw the number of tourists to grow 22 percent in the first nine months of this year compared to ......

Two parties ask Kucinskis to report on results of work done by government commission on KGB research - The Baltic Times

RIGA - For Latvia From The Heart and the Latvian Association of Regions have turned to Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis ......

More than thousand people participate in protest against education in state language - The Baltic Times

RIGA - More than a thousand people marched through central Riga this afternoon to protest against the proposed transition to Latvian as the sole......

Latvia criminalizes glorification of terrorism and travel to foreign countries for terrorism - The Baltic Times

RIGA – In order to comply with the European Union's requirements, the Justice Ministry earlier this year drew up amendments to ......