The Tukums terminal is planned to be finished this July. However, specialists are unable to predict when the general environmental impact assessment process will end, Tukums Airport Business Manager Ilze Lontona says.
The Saeima State and Municipal Management Affairs Commission approved amendments to the Law on Kemeri National Park. These amendments provide for changes to the park's territorial status.
During the Paris Air Show, Skytrax airline audit presented Turkish Airlines with the following awards: the Best Airline in Europe, Best Airline in South Europe and Best Business Class Catering Service.
On Wednesday, June 19, Latvian residents were presented with a new deposit option – savings bonds. The point of this deposit initiative is to offer any resident an opportunity to purchase state bonds and invest money in Latvia.
The global coffee prices are falling. Latvia, however, is not experiencing anything of the sort. This is mainly due to the excise tax. Experts believe this situation was made possible because the current supply of coffee in the world exceeds the total demand.
The number of refugees and asylum seekers in the worlds is at its peak since 1994. The crisis in Syria plays a large role in this, as stated in the UNHCR report on global forced displacement.
Leaders of the G8 countries have agreed to abolish the practice of paying terrorists ransom money for hostages, as reported by the British Prime Minister David Cameron.
Melna kafija (Black coffee) producer has decided to invest LVL 30 000 in the creation of a new brand in order to strengthen its position on the market. The new Melnā coffee brand is called to increase the retail market share in the Baltics and export markets – Russia, Denmark, Finland and Belarus.
Latvian Finance Minister Andris Vilks has appointed the Deputy State Secretary Baiba Bane as the ministry's representative in the Board of Riga Free port.
The Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (CPCB) has submitted a request to the Prosecutor General's Office to initiate criminal proceedings against nine officials for possible criminal activities in relation to contracts of the Road Administration.
Due to the neglect of its owners, one of the oldest Art Nouveau buildings in Riga is falling apart. It was built in 1899. Its architect is Rudolf Heinrich Von Zirwitz. The building situation on Vilandes Street 11 in Riga is a national architectural and cultural landmark.