The Baltics Today

The Next Challenge for the Latvian Language

We use our computers and mobile devices and expect to be able to write and read in Latvian without a second thought. But to get where we are today has taken a journey spanning over two decades. With speech recognition fast becoming the new way to interact with our devices the Latvian language ...

Significant changes are bound to happen in Lithuania’s energy market in 2016

Significant changes are bound to happen in Lithuania's energy market in 2016: new interconnections with Poland and Sweden will be launched, electricity generation quotas for combined heat and power plants will be cancelled and a more favourable to consumers gas supply security financing model sho...

Latvijas Gaze to pay EUR 28.728 mln in dividends

During today's meeting of the joint-stock company Latvijas Gaze shareholders, it was decided to use the distributable share of the company's 2014 profit to pay EUR 28.728 million or EUR 0.72 per share to shareholders in dividends, according to Latvijas Gaze announcement submitted to the "Nasdaq" ...

Manabalss.lv portal launches signature drive for “returning” Palanga to Latvia

A signature drive has been initiated at the manabalss.lv portal of public initiatives, claiming that Palanga "region and maritime territory be returned to the Republic of Latvia", reports LETA.

Latvia registered EU’s 2nd largest increase in retail trade turnover in May

In May, compared with May 2014, the volume of retail trade increased by 4.9% in Latvia, which is the fifth best growth among the European Union member states for which data are available, according to latest information provided by Eurostat. Estonia was second, writes LETA.

INVL Baltic Real Estate increases economic interest in Latvian Dommo to 100%

On NASDAQ OMX Vilnius stock exchange listed real estate investment company INVL Baltic Real Estate completed acquisition process and increased share in nearby Riga located logistics complex Dommo from 50 to 100% for EUR 3.1 million, the company said in a statement, cites LETA/ELTA.