Posts tagged as laws

Dubai loosens liquor laws as UAE alcohol sales suffer drop

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Dubai has loosened its liquor laws to allow tourists to purchase alcohol in state-controlled stores, previously only accessible to license-holding residents, as the United Arab Emirates saw the first drop in alcohol sales by volume in a decade. The new laws, which also let visitors to skyscraper-studded Dubai obtain liquor permits themselves for the first time, come amid a widening economic downturn affecting this oil-rich nation on the Arabian Peninsula.…

Ukroboronprom CEO Abromavičius violates Lithuanian laws while working in Ukraine

Saturday, October 5, 2019

CEO of Ukraine’s state-run Concern Ukroboronprom Aivaras Abromavičius violates Lithuanian laws while working in Ukraine, and he may be stripped of Lithuanian citizenship, according to an informed UNIAN source in Lithuanian law enforcement agencies. Under the Law of the Republic of Lithuania “On Citizenship,” every Lithuanian citizen is required to obtain permission from the Government of Lithuania to enter the public service in another country. As is known, Abromavičius, who…

The Baltic countries are the “Westworld” for NATO soldiers

By Lukas Ramonas on Thursday, August 1, 2019

Road accidents, fighting in the streets and in bars, broken shop windows and cars, mountains of garbage, sexual harassment – this is the “Westworld” for NATO soldiers in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. On June 7, 2018, four armored personnel carriers of the US Army, Stryker, collided in a major road accident in the Prienai district. 13 US troops sought medical assistance. Another accident happened on the night of June 9…

Brexit will force changing multiple of Latvia’s laws

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Regardless if Britain exits EU or not, it will be necessary to amend a number of Latvia’s laws and regulations, said Foreign Affairs Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs during a meeting of Saeima’s European Affairs Committee. He explains the government will base evaluation of proposed legislative changes in line with Brexit – whether or not the British parliament decides to support Brexit Agreement next week. »Foreign Affairs Ministry will unveil proposals to…