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  • E-residency struggles to reach government targets
    term the minister said Michal said Estonia needs additional investments for the e residency program to make it spread faster still Extra investments are needed in the system of the Interior Ministry for the Police and Border Guard Board to perform background checks on applicants as well as for Enterprise Estonia whose team needs to be made bigger And the Foreign Ministry of course which should get money for consular missions and other simpler things like postage costs the minister said commenting on an application for additional financing for the e residency program According to Michal increasing funding for the e residency program from the present 1 2 million to two million euros would enable to achieve the established goals including having 60 000 e residents by the end of 2017 The additional revenue for the state budget generated by e residents includes bank accounts management of companies portfolio management jobs as well as taxes he said Michal has said the Estonian e residency program needs additional investments to ensure its faster spread According to the plan of action discussed in the government Estonia could get up to 40 000 new virtual residents over the next three years The additional investments will enable the country to reach the target of having 60 000 e residents by the end of 2017 The ministry estimates that the number of e residents climbing to 30 000 would leave additionally 60 million euros in the Estonian economy The number of applications for e residency handed in by the end of June was 3 816 Comments Related Articles Lithuania will host innovation experts and creators from around the globe Transport Ministry Sacks Chairman of Latvian Railways Office launch party of Latvian Asian Chamber of commerce Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password

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  • Estonian taxi booking app Taxify expands to Czech capital
    available also in the Czech capital Prague Taxify is cooperating with three local companies that operate more than 120 taxis Taxify has gradually headed towards central Europe and Prague is for us the next important city where the service was launched The Czech Republic and Estonia have fairly similar living standards and taxi service prices Prague is at the same time notorious for very unreliable taxi drivers so we believe Taxify s feedback system will help The article you requested can be accessed only by subscribing to the online version of The Baltic Times If you are already subscribed to The Baltic Times please authorize yourself Log In In case you don t have a subscription yet please visit our SUBSCRIPTION section Comments Related Articles Lithuania will host innovation experts and creators from around the globe Transport Ministry Sacks Chairman of Latvian Railways Office launch party of Latvian Asian Chamber of commerce Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles Goliath Wind signs 100 million euro deal in India Estonia Merko signs contract on construction of Tallinn tram line extension Russian Roulette the shot of vodka heard round the world Estonia was Europe s biggest exporter of wooden houses in 2014 Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full access from anywhere with an Internet connection Subscribe Now About The Baltic Times The Baltic Times is an independent monthly newspaper that covers latest political economic business and cultural events in Estonia Latvia and Lithuania Born of a merger between The Baltic Independent and The Baltic Observer in 1996 The Baltic Times continues to bring objective comprehensive and timely information to those with an interest

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    perfo Read More Vija Vetra dancing legend and poets muse breezes back to Latvia RIGA Vija Vetra who turned 92 this year is a true example of an artist who has lived her passion for dance her entire life She has returned Read More Enemy music RIGA The distinguished writer of popular music pianist and one of Latvia s renowned composers Raimonds Pauls told The Baltic Ti Read More Remembering the roots at Baltica In this modern age with mobile phones computers and the Internet it is hard to stick only to traditions of one nationality Globalisation mea Read More Hoops and pucks under Jurmala s pine trees The Baltic Times chief sports contributor Victor Shestopalov tells the story of Jurmala s professional and amateur sports Read More Romas Zabarauskas the gay Lithuanian filmmaker making a meat free movie VILNIUS WFor Romas Zabarauskas his latest film You Can t Escape Lithuania it s all about creative freedom self reflection and Read More All aboard the Klaipeda Sea Festival KLAIPEDA The tradition of the Sea Festival is one of Klaipeda s valuables and a historical gift which represents the city and its nautic Read More Star studded line up at this year s Positivus RIGA First held in 2007 Positivus combines a variety of genres including indie pop folk electronic and more styles in between The festiv Read More Previous 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 Next Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full access from anywhere with an Internet connection Subscribe Now About The Baltic Times The Baltic Times is an independent monthly

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    Liquefied natural gas LNG from the United States can provide security due to its pricing as the US companies offer a fixed price wh Read More Economy Ministry and Welfare Ministry Bicker Over Whether To Increase Latvia s Monthly Minimum Wage to 375 Euros RIGA Latvia s Economy Ministry has decided it now supports a modest increase of Latvia s miniscule minimum wage from 360 euros a m Read More The Estonian economy has entered a phase of slower growth TALLINN Growth is speeding up in Estonia according to new data from the Estonian Central Bank But it remains slower than before the crisis Read More Estonia s anti money laundering laws clamp down on Bitcoin traders TALLINN If you ve been reading the mainstream news about Estonia you may have come across praise about the way the country is said to b Read More Annual inflation rose in May indicating sustained demand RIGA In May 2015 the annual inflation rose reaching 1 2 The rise was mostly due to price rises in some core inflation goods and services g Read More Future technologies and current challenges world s experts discuss investment climate in Baltics VILNIUS The second Baltic Investors Forum held in Vilnius gathered top representatives from government political parties business academia Read More Elisa Eliminating roaming charges to raise prices in Estonia TALLINN According to mobile provider Elisa Eesti the disappearance of roaming charges would mean that the price of mobile services would rise Read More Previous 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 Next Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full

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    successfully conquer new foreign markets RIGA According to data from the Central Statistical Bureau CSB the Latvian goods external trade turnover grew in April 2015 by 2 3 month o Read More Lithuanian parliament classifies information on ex KGB collaborators for 75 years VILNIUS The Seimas of Lithuania decided on Tuesday to classify information about former KGB collaborators for 75 years after 80 MPs voted in f Read More Basketball federation suspected of corruption VILNIUS Lithuanian prosecutors on Tuesday decided to bring suspicions to the Lithuanian Basketball Federation for suspected abuse of powers f Read More Kaunas pogrom anniversary commemorated in Lithuania KAUNAS The massacre of Jews at the Lietukis garage 74 years ago was one of the most brutal not only in Lithuania but also the whole of Europe Read More Lithuania still not ready to send weapons to Ukraine VILNIUS It has become no more clear whether or not Lithuania is really sending weapons to Ukraine or when the country would even be ready to Read More Dalia Grybauskaite calls European Commission s Refugee Quota discriminatory VILNIUS Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite has described the European Commission s number of refugees affected by the Mediterrane Read More Lietuva in brief Gang warfare stopped Lithuanian police on Sunday prevented a mass brawl between Polish and Russian fo Read More Previous 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 Next Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full access from anywhere with an Internet connection Subscribe Now About The Baltic Times The Baltic Times is an independent monthly newspaper that covers latest political economic business and cultural

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  • Ukraine's Economy Minister: Lithuania could help with promoting exports and operating Centre of Registers
    my general personnel policy that person does not have previous experience of governmental work and Lithuania could be very helpful with the promotion of exports Abromavicius added Ukraine is currently considering the positives and negatives of attracting investment It is also deciding whether to promote exports through separate institutions or through a single institution We haven t yet decided whether it should be two separate organisations like in Lithuania or a single institution charged with both functions like in Sweden and France He admitted the implementation of reforms in Ukraine have been particular challenging as the country s parliament has so far supported less than half of government s initiatives Sometimes we lack the necessary support in the parliament which is sometimes busy with its own affairs At present just 44 percent of laws adopted by the government receive backing from the parliament Abromavicius originally from Lithuania has lived and worked in Ukraine for approximately 20 years From 2002 until December 2014 he headed the Kiev branch of investment management company East Capital Comments Related Articles Kaunas municipality begins refurbishment work on Jewish cemetary Lithuania supports Georgia s NATO aspirations NATO to halve Baltic air policing mission four jets to remain in Siaulai Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles Mixed hopes in Vilnius for Belarus reset Lithuanian MEP migrant crisis will be a lingering issue Refugees to be questioned on religion and previous military activities by Lithuanian authorities Former KGB spy given Lithuanian residence permit Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full access from anywhere with an Internet connection Subscribe Now About The Baltic Times The Baltic Times is an independent

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  • Klaipedos Nafta plans 36.5 million euro investment
    9 5 million euros The expansion of the light petroleum product terminal will enable our customers to reload larger gasoline and diesel fuel tankers and accept several types of light petroleum products for simultaneous reloading the Klaipedos Nafta CEO Mantas Bartuska The expansion and the provision of additional services would make the terminal more attractive and efficient particularly on a regional scale as we are seeking to become the key terminal for the exports of petroleum products from Belarus Klaipedos Nafta also intends to invest up to 27 million euros in its onshore LNG distribution station project The resources will include own and borrowed funds as well as the European Union s support money We seek to become an LNG distribution hub in the Baltic region continued Bartuska In line with our plans the distribution station will be launched early in 2017 when we will be able to load LNG onto LNG delivery trucks Klaipedos Nafta is quoted on the Secondary List of the NASDAQ OMX Vilnius Stock Exchange The Lithuanian state owns 72 32 percent of the company s shares The use of the Baltic News Service information for commercial purposes is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of JSC BNS Klaipeda Gas Comments Related Articles Lithuania will host innovation experts and creators from around the globe Transport Ministry Sacks Chairman of Latvian Railways Office launch party of Latvian Asian Chamber of commerce Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles Goliath Wind signs 100 million euro deal in India Estonia Merko signs contract on construction of Tallinn tram line extension Russian Roulette the shot of vodka heard round the world Estonia was Europe s biggest exporter of wooden houses in 2014 Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is

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  • Ukrainian President: Baltic States next potential targets of Kremlin invasion
    said this situation was impossible because the whole post war security system couldn t have allowed it AFP quoted the Ukrainian leader as saying But if you ask me today unfortunately everything is possible as a result of the annexation of Crimea and East Ukraine It shows the global security system can be broken continued Poroshenko Is an attack on the Baltic States possible Yes Is an attack on Finland possible Yes and Finland knows that Poroshenko also described the ongoing struggle between the Ukrainian Army and Russian backed separatists in the east of the country as a struggle for European safety When we are talking about the fighting in Eastern Ukraine we re fighting not only for our independence and sovereignty but we are fighting for democracy We are also fighting for the freedom and the security of the whole European continent The Russian Federation annexed Crimea in March 2014 Moscow has also repeatedly denied deploying troops in East Ukraine despite accusations from the international community The use of the Baltic News Service information for commercial purposes is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of JSC BNS Comments Related Articles Linkevicius to replace Grybauskaite at London conference Ukrainian NSDC Secretary Russia waging hybrid warfare on EU Lithuanian Health Minister to resign over corruption scandal Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles NATO to bolster presence in Eastern Europe Lithuanian Foreign Minister slams Ukraine over insufficient anti corruption measures Refugee family relocated to Latvia left one child behind in Eritrea Report NATO would lose against Russia in invasion of Baltic states Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full access from anywhere

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