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Articles from The Baltic Times (Riga, Latvia) (July 1, 2009)

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A fragile freedom needs political courage. 611
Ambient Sound Investments (ASI), the investment company of Skype's four Estonian founding engineers, has made an investment in leading Web application security provider Armorize Technologies. 84
An ear for the past. Hanley, Monika 476
As Estonian Air, Estonia's national carrier, said its losses more than tripled last year as fuel prices rose and demand slumped, Bloomberg reports. 120
Bipolar approach to investment. Mullett, Adam 1499
Bringing business angels. Hanley, Monika Interview 780
Coalition criticized for sharp tax hike. Brettell, Ashley 836
Estonia will still need to find a further 1.5 billion kroons (96 million euros)in order to keep within the EU's budget--deficit threshold of 3 percent of gross domestic product this year. 124
FlyLAL may resume business. Greenhalgh, Nathan 615
Freedom monument unveiled. Brettell, Ashley 315
Fresh changes to the insolvency law. 514
Grand opening of the Grand Palace. Vaige, Laima 580
Healthcare reforms to hurt patients. McIntosh, Kate 462
Hotel protests continue. Greenhalgh, Nathan 580
Interior design going strong. Brettell, Ashley 638
Japanese plant Yazaki Wiring Technologies Lietuva, which several years ago used to be one of the largest employers in Klaipeda region, has announced plans to sell off its buildings and looking for smaller premises. 94
Latvia likely to win 1.2 billion euro loan payment. 462
Latvian post may reduce delivery days. 369
Learning diplomacy. McIntosh, Kate Interview 1202
Lithuanian economic stimulus plan kicks in. Greenhalgh, Nathan 528
Lithuanian Parliament has approved consideration of a law setting a new ceiling for maternity leave benefits. 102
Lithuanian-based company Star1 Airlines has announced plans to restore air connections between Vilnius and London, Dublin and Barcelona. 119
One-fifth of Estonian companies plan layoffs following the introduction of the new Employment Act, according to research by Aripaev. 109
One-fifth of nation lives in poverty. Brettell, Ashley 509
President Valdas Adamkus accepted the resignation of Finance Minister Algirdas Semeta on June 30, temporarily entrusting his duties to the Minister of Economy Dainius Kreivys. 85
President vetoes controversial law. 561
Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius said on June 30 that if Seimas (the Lithuanian parliament) refuses to reduce salaries of public servants, pensions will have to be reduced. 112
Rozentale appointed new health minister. McIntosh, Kate 585
Sharp drop for Estonian FDI. 513
The Eastern European interest in EU agricultural subsidy reform. Zahrnt, Valentin 809
The endless days of summer camp. Karapetyan, Ella 497
The Interior Ministry has announced that it will liquidate the Latvian Police Academy as of Jan. 1 of next year. 97
The Latvian government has announced that in the latest round of wage cuts, public sector workers who make more than 300 lats (427 euros) per month will see salary reductions of 20 percent. 86
The Lithuanian government has drafted a law on restitution of compensation to the Jewish community, which establishes that Lithuania must compensate 113 million litas (32.73 million euros) to the Jewish community in 2013. 124
The unemployment rate in Latvia is continuing its rise, reaching 11.5 percent in June. 109
The week's top news in world financial markets from Maximus Capital USA. 817
Three of the five parties that form the Harmony Center political coalition have announced that they will join together into a single party. (LATVIJA IN BRIEF). 98
U.S. President Barack Obama has announced his nominee for the post of U.S. Ambassador to Latvia-professional diplomat Judith Garber. 116
Vilnius hosts OSCE Parliamentary Assembly. Vaige, Laima 780

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