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Smart Stahl buys rolling mill of insolvent KVV Liepajas Metalurgs at auction

The Austrian company Smart Stahl GmbH bought the rolling mill of the insolvent Latvian steel company KVV Liepajas Metalurgs at the auction on March 20th, informs LETA.

EU supports establishment of free WiFi hotspots in municipalities

The European Commission on March 20th opened the WiFi4EU web portal and is calling for municipalities all over Europe to apply for EU funding for the establishment of free WiFi areas, while EUR 120 million will be allocated from the EU budget for financing the public free WiFi service until 2020,...

Ministry: Estonian e-Residency not suited for tax dodgers

The Estonian e-Residency program is not suited for people who wish to use it to avoid tax responsibilities, a senior Estonian official said, cites LETA/BNS.

Centric to hire 200 specialists in Kaunas

Centric, a leading Dutch information technologies company, is opening a bureau in Lithuania's second-largest city Kaunas and will hire around 200 specialists within three years, reports LETA/BNS.

Almost 3,000 foreign pensioners enjoy free rides in Riga transport before official retirement age in Latvia

In total, 4,916 retired citizens of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus living in Latvia, including 2,997 pensioners who have not yet reached the official retirement age in Latvia, can enjoy free rides in Riga public transport, Rigas Satiksme municipal transport company's spokeswoman Baiba Bartasevica to...

Litgas sells part of LNG cargo in UK due to price spike

Lithuania's gas importer Litgas in March 2018 sold a part of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo in Britain as the UK's limited gas supply caused a spike in prices, the website reported, cites LETA/BNS.