Posts tagged as expansion

International Israeli aviation and aerospace company IAI considers expansion into Lithuania

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Israel‘s biggest aviation company, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is looking to strike a deal with full-service aircraft maintenance provider Aviatic MRO to begin operations at an airport in northern Lithuania. State-owned IAI in cooperation with Aviatic MRO has identified Šiauliai International Airport as a potential European site for expanding its global operations. The airport has the longest runway in the Baltic states and capacity to handle multiple aircraft of all sizes. Refael…

Estonian TransferWise hires Netflix’s ex-chief financial officer

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Estonian-led financial transactions start-up TransferWise has announced expansion of its board of directors with the former chief financial officer of the American online television service Netflix, David Wells. It was announced on Thursday, July 18, by one of the firm’s founders Kristo Käärmann on the blog of TransferWise, an international money transfer provided established eight years ago. «So, I’m excited to announce that today we are appointing two independent non-executive Directors to…

Lithuania: Coalition expansion talks completed, Vilnius University up in global rankings

Monday, June 24, 2019

Last week, four parliamentary parties continued coalition negotiations, two men were sentenced for spying for Russia, Government vowed to reduce shadow income in construction and car sale sectors. Coalition negotiators complete talks, fail to agree on child benefit Representatives of four parties in Lithuania, holding negotiations on a future ruling coalition, said on Thursday, June 20, they have completed their work, acknowledging, however, their failure to agree on the child…

Supreme Court to decide on military surveillance expansion this fall

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

President Kersti Kaljulaid has rejected the amended Defence Forces Organisation Act for the second time, arguing that the extended surveillance capabilities stipulated in the act violate citizens’ basic rights. The Supreme Court will look into the constitutionality of the act this fall. The bill of amendments to the act would grant the Estonian Defence Forces (EDF) the right to secretly gain access to data of the state, municipalities, and legal…

Europe has changed its mask

By Viktors Domburs on Tuesday, February 12, 2019

“Face” of peaceful and friendly Europe has changed. Europe even does not try any more to wear a mask of past tolerance. Tensions are constantly increasing. Unrest like wildfire is sweeping across Europe. Though riots caused by different events and decisions, political convulsions make Europeans feel uncomfortable. People are tired of being unheard by the authorities. Misunderstanding between ordinary people and authorities is more clearly visible, especially in the so-called…

What Donald Trump kept silent about

By Natalia Pushkaruk on Saturday, September 29, 2018

Experts comment on US President’s address to UN General Assembly and its implications for Ukraine. US President Donald Trump addressed the UN General Assemble for the second time during his presidency early in the morning, September 25. During his speech that lasted for almost 40 minutes, he never mentioned Ukraine and referred to Russia only once, in regard to Nord Stream 2: “Reliance on a single foreign supplier can leave a nation vulnerable…

Maxima Latvia to invest EUR 23 mln in the expansion and customer service upgrades

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

In 2018, Maxima Latvija is planning to invest EUR 23 million in retail chain expansion, reconstruction of stores and customer service upgrades, as the company’s representatives informed. Of this amount, EUR 22 million will be invested in retail network expansion and store reconstruction. In addition, more than EUR 1.2 million will go to improving customer convenience through the development of self-service checkouts, and around EUR 200,000 will be invested in…