The Baltics Today

Vytautas Magnus University awards honorary doctorate to Bronislaw Komorowski

Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius has congratulated President of Poland Bronislaw Komorowski on receiving Honorary Doctorate from Vytautas Magnus University (Kaunas), reports LETA/ELTA.

Zile: introducing quotas do not solve the refugee problem

In an interview with LETA, European Parliament Member Roberts Zile (All for Latvia!-For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK) said that the European Commission's proposed refugee quota system does not tackle the actual refugee problem.

Lithuanian ship Romuva arrested in Italy because of debts

Ship Romuva owned by Lietuvos Juru Laivininkyste (Lithuanian Shipping Company) has been arrested in Italy because of debts. Seventeen seafarers are stuck in Italy together with the ship, reported LETA/ELTA, referring to Klaipeda.

iRietumu mobile banking – now for Android OS

Rietumu Bank has launched a new online banking application iRietumu for devices operating on Android platform, both for mobile phones and tablets. Thus, the remote round the clock full-fledged banking is now available for devices of popular operating systems — iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile use...

Latvian president certain that Greece will not pay its debt

There is no hope that Greece will pay its debt to the international lenders, Latvian president Andris Berzins said in an interview with the LNT show "900 sekundes", reports LETA.

Prāta vētra new CD a breath of fresh air

So popular and beloved is the group Prāta vētra (known as Brainstorm internationally) that they have the artistic freedom to do just about whatever they like on their albums, and fans will rush out to not only buy the album, but attend their concerts – Prāta vētra regularly gather tens of thou...