Posts published in Day: February 29, 2020

17 percent of businesses in Latvia moving their bank accounts abroad

Saturday, February 29, 2020

As many as 17 percent of businesses in Latvia have considered moving their bank accounts abroad as authorities in the Baltic country are tightening the supervision of banks in a bid to combat money laundering and terrorist financing, local media reported on Thursday, citing a survey by SKDS pollster. In the survey, entrepreneurs and the wider public were asked to give their opinion about the recent overhaul of the Latvian…

Serbia will plant 1 billion trees

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Serbian music festival EXIT has convinced the government to plant 1 billion trees to combat the climate crisis. A green initiative launched by the award-winning music festival has been adopted by the Serbian government after a public call for mass reforestation throughout the country. Entitled Green Я:Evolution the initiative plans to increase Serbia’s forest cover by nearly 50%. CEO and founder of EXIT, Dušan Kovačević, tells Euronews Living, “we hope to see…

Snowfall puts Tallinn Ski Marathon back on calendar

Saturday, February 29, 2020

The recent heavy snowfall in Estonia has put Tallinn Ski Marathon back on the agenda, having been canceled last weekend. Whereas the lack of snow prompted the cancellation of the event on February 22, as had happened with the Tartu Ski Marathon the weekend before, improved conditions have prompted organizers to reinstate the event for this Sunday, March 1, ERR’s sports portal reports. The event, the 22nd of its kind…

Vilnius is among European tourist hotspots

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Vilnius came in 7th place beating many other European tourist hotspots. Many of us want to travel the world and explore new cities and cultures, but for those with accessibility needs, there are often additional things to consider when planning a getaway. Finding a suitable place to stay is often a top consideration, accommodation search engine HomeToGo writes in a press release. HomeToGo, the accommodation search engine, has conducted a…