Central Finance and Contracting Agency has sent a proposal to the State Employment Agency to apply for European Social Fund financing to realize measures to maintain and improve elder people employment.
Latvian Transport Minister Uldis Augulis and Administrator of Civil Aviation Agency of China Feng Zhenglin signed a cooperation memorandum on Friday, 23 September. This cooperation memorandum is meant to assist with the development of the aviation industry.
According to the latest data published on Friday, 23 September, by the European Commission, EU customs authorities confiscated five million euros worth of more counterfeit products in 2015 than they did the year before.
Tukuma Straume, manufacturer of Dogo dog food, has submitted documents to Riga City Vidzeme District Court to launch legal action against 17 private and legal persons for spreading untrue, partial and distorted information about the aforementioned product.
It‘s a race that has coalesced many of Lithuania’s heavy-hitters, political wannabes and simply better-life seekers for the same goal – clinching the coveted seat at Parliament.
African swine fever has been recorded in Gulbene municipality’s Ranka parish. Because of it, authorities had to put down 119 domestic pigs.
Only half of more than 60,000 companies in Latvia have a stable financial situation. 26% of small and medium-sized companies are currently struggling financially. In the next twelve months, they are expected to experience major financial difficulties, according to data from the Credit Information Bureau.
Popular video sharing site YouTube has this week announced a scheme to offer rewards to users reporting on videos and comments, which they think are inappropriate to YouTube content guidelines.
Two Belgian policemen have been handcuffed and questioned in northern France by their French counterparts after being caught with 13 illegal migrants banned from staying in Belgium.
Parties of the ruling coalition – Unity, National Alliance and Union of Greens and Farmers – decided on Thursday, 22 September, to cooperate before and after municipal elections in Riga. They will not, however, form shared candidate lists.
Estonian energy company Eesti Energia (Enefit) has this week spoken of plans to build another oil shale refinery plant in case the price of crude oil surpasses USD 60 (EUR 53) per barrel.
To reduce possible security risks in relation to military service in third countries, Latvian citizens and non-citizens will be prohibited from serving in foreign armies, police and security institutions. Breach of this prohibition will carry criminal liability with a sentence of up to four years in prison.
Finance Minister Dana Reizniece-Ozola intends to look for ways to ensure the merging of State Revenue Service’s Finance Police and Customs Police.
Latvia’s parliament plans to approve the final draft of the country’s budget for 2017 on 23 November, as agreed upon by members of Saeima’s Budget-Finance Committee on Wednesday, 21 September.