The Baltics Today

1,100 people have gained Estonia’s e-residency since December

Since the beginning of December 2014, more than 1,100 people have gained Estonia's e-residency; starting mid-April 2015, the registration becomes easier because one does not have to come to Estonia anymore to do so, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.

On behalf of EU, Rinkevics signs protocol to the cooperation agreement with South Africa

On 27 March 2015, on behalf of the European Union, the Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics signed the Additional Protocol to the Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of South Africa, of the other...

Estonians and Lithuanians win prefabricated wooden house architecture competition

The winners of the architecture competition organized by web-based architecture marketplace Katus.eu for prefabricated wooden houses were revealed this week in Tallinn, Estonia. The winning design for the Stavanger development site in Norway came from Estonian architecture firm ARS Projekt (Rasmu...

SPI Group: official statement in response to Dutch Court judgement

SPI Group, parent company of Stoli Group, is extremely disappointed in the ruling as we firmly believe it is not correct in light of the facts and the relevant law. We are examining all of our options with our lawyers and next steps, informs the company.

Literature Lifetime Achievement Award in Latvia to be presented to Leons Briedis in 2015

The annual Latvian Literature Award's experts' committee has decided to present the Lifetime Achievement Award to poet, translator and publisher Leons Briedis for his contribution to Latvian poetry, fostering intellectual thought in Latvia, and for the works he has translated into Latvian, inform...

Latvia firmly supports Moldova’s reforms and moving closer to the EU

On 26 March, during his working visit to Chisinau, the Latvian Foreign Minister, Edgars Rinkevics, met with the Prime Minister of Moldova, Chiril Gaburici, and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and European Integration, Natalia Gherman to discuss the relations between the Eur...