Posts published in Day: January 9, 2019

8 ways to make sure you have better SEX in 2019

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

From losing weight to quitting smoking, many of us make resolutions going into the New Year. But one expert believes that there’s an important resolution that should be included – having better sex. Dr Justin Lehmiller, a social psychology expert, has posted a blog, encouraging people to resolve to have better sex this year. Dr Lehmiller has also provided eight scientifically-backed tips to make sure you have better sex this year. 1. Be…

NASA discovers new SUPER EARTH – and it could harbour alien life

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The planet is located within its star’s habitable zone, meaning liquid water may exist on the planet’s surface. NASA has discovered a new rocky planet that is roughly twice the size of Earth, and it could harbour alien life. The planet, which has been named K2-288Bb, is located within its star’s habitable zone, meaning liquid water may exist on the planet’s surface. Adina Feinstein, lead author of the study, said: “It’s a very exciting discovery…

Lithuania should prevent discrimination at school and promote the social inclusion of National minorities

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

According to a press release of the human-rights organisation published on Tuesday, January 8, the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities urged the Lithuanian authorities to adopt a comprehensive legal framework, prevent discrimination against students from minority language schools and address negative stereotypes against Roma. In its Opinion, the Committee welcomes the re-establishment of a department for national minorities, which has led to more…

Communications and Information Systems Battalion established in the Lithuanian Armed Forces

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

On January 8 a new unit of the Lithuanian Armed Forces, Communications and Information Systems Battalion was inaugurated in Vilnius. The new Battalion has been formed on the basis of the Communications and Information Systems Company of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas Headquarters Battalion, it will be responsible for the security of internal communication in the Lithuanian Armed Forces. The Battalion will be under the command of Major Vaidas Černikas.…

Japan ‘close to deal’ to buy island for U.S. training site

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The government is close to signing a purchase contract with the owner of Mageshima island in Kagoshima Prefecture, a candidate site for field carrier landing practice (FCLP) for U.S. carrier-based aircraft, it has been learned. The island, which is part of the city of Nishinoomote, was selected as a candidate site by the Japanese and U.S. governments in 2011. However, negotiations over its purchase have dragged on. In FCLP, pilots…

Poland, Ukraine to develop new medium-range air defense system

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Polish company WB Electronics and Ukraine’s state-owned defense industrial group, UkrOboronProm planning to jointly develop a new medium-range air defense system, according to a WB Electronics representative Roman Mushal. During a scientific and practical conference on the problems of Polish air defense, Roman Mushal said that Polish private defense company WB Electronics intends to jointly with Ukraine implement a project to develop a mobile, medium-range surface-to-air guided missile system. According to him, at the heart…

Lithuanian, Canadian formins discuss support for Ukraine

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius discussed support for Ukraine with his Canadian counterpart Chrystia Freeland. According to Linkevicius, the Canadian foreign minister planned to go to Ukraine with several of her counterparts but had to change her plans due to the country’s internal political agenda. “We plan to go to Mariupol on January 15-16, and the plan was that Canadian Foreign Minister Freeeland would also go. But she…

Latvian government approves Brexit deal

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The Latvian government at a closed Cabinet sitting on Tuesday approved the European Commission’s decision on signing and ratification of the agreement on the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union (EU), Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (New Unity) told LETA. According to the Foreign Ministry’s report, on November 25, 2018, leaders of 27 EU member states met without British Prime Minister Theresa May to endorse the agreement, which sets the stage…

Inflation in Estonia in 2018 was the fastest in the euro area

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Inflation remained high in 2018 in Estonia. Prices in Estonia rose at twice the average rate for the euro area, averaging 3.4% over the year. The main cause of inflation in Estonia and in the euro area as a whole was the rise in the price of crude oil, as the price of a barrel of oil on world markets rose from 69 dollars at the start of the year…

Withdrawal from Russian energy ring to not raise network fees in Estonia

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

While Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that withdrawal of the Baltic states from the Russian energy ring will create an additional tax burden on their citizens, CEO of Estonian transmission system operator (TSO) Elering Taavi Veskimagi said LETA/BNS that network fees will decrease as several investments can be made with the support of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). “In the recent years, we devoted a lot of attention…