The Baltics Today

Estonian Riigikogu supports creation of unemployment insurance for board members

The Riigikogu in Estonia on Tuesday supported a proposal of Chancellor of Justice Ulle Madise for a legislative amendment to give members of the management boards of companies the right to get the unemployment insurance benefit if they lose their job and income, informs LETA/BNS.

Profit of LHV Group grew by 52.6% in 2015

The Estonian financial group LHV Group earned a net profit of 14.8 million euros in 2015, which is 52.6% more than a year ago, informs LETA/BNS.

Freight shipment by EVR Cargo decreased by 27% in January y-o-y

EVR Cargo, the Estonian state owned rail freight haulage company, saw its operating volume in January 2016 drop by 27% year-on-year to 964,000 tons, reports LETA/BNS.

Nearly 16,000 applications submitted for reimbursement of Estonian Air tickets

The 8th February was the first day to seek for compensation for tickets bought from the bankrupt state-owned airline Estonian Air and 15,806 applications were submitted, writes LETA.

Over 120 border guards sentenced for corruption in Lithuania last decade

Suspicions related to corruption crimes have been brought against 15 border guards in Lithuania in 2015, and over 120 officials of the State Border Guard Service have been sentenced for corruption in the last decade, reports LETA/BNS.

Bank of Estonia reserves total EUR 382 mln at end-January

Bank of Estonia's reserves in foreign currency increased in January by 800,000 euros to 382 million euros, informs LETA/BNS.