State Audit criticizes Healthcare Ministry for revealing facts from an audit report, as it is prohibited to publish information before reports come into force.
«The popularity of the management of the Union of Greens and Farmers is critically low. This causes serious concerns. If we truly want things to change, politicians have to be dynamic and prepared to think outside the usual categories,» says Unity chairman Andris Piebalgs.
Youngsters tend to express interest in becoming fire fighters, said Chief of State Fire and Rescue Service Oskars Abolins told Rīta panorama, adding that this can be explained with increased wages.
Former officials of the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau believe the prosecutor’s office and KNAB had no reasons to end the so-called oligarchs case. Nevertheless, they are not surprised about this outcome.
Central Finance and Contracting Agency and councils of Kraslava and Ludza have signed an agreement for the realization of a project co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund to develop infrastructure in regions and contribute to attraction of private investors, CFLA reports.
In the Polish Armed Forces, around 90% of its highest servicemen have been substituted, as the country’s Defence Ministry performs was changes in the Polish army.
«In the first two months of 2017, we have received 59 insurance claims to cover losses caused low-quality road surface and more than EUR 20,000 has been reserved for compensations,» as reported by Balta insurance association.
Valts Abols has been appointed as the head of Children's Clinical University Hospital. For the past 20 years he worked in managing posts of GlaxoSmithKline Latvia pharmaceutical company, as reported by Healthcare Ministry.
On February 24, it is Estonia’s Independence Day, which commemorates the time in February 1918, when a short period of foreign power vacuum was used to declare the establishment of the Republic of Estonia.
On Thursday, 23 February, for the third year in row Ventspils nafta termināls received an award in the category Best Employer in Kurzeme Region presented by the online recruitment company CV-Online Latvia.
Russian Defence Ministry has recognised publicly for the first time the magnitude of its warfare effort, adding it has been significantly expanded in the post-Cold War period.
Next week, Latvian State Revenue Service will begin accepting income declarations for 2016 for the repayment of PIT. The list of justifiable expenses has been expanded this year, allowing residents to recover part of the money paid for child interest clubs, SRS reports.
With the refugee centre in Rukla in central Lithuania full and tensions in the settlement simmering, the Lithuanian Government has come up with a plan to shut eventually down the centre, relocating its dwellers to Lithuanian municipalities.
Bosnia and Herzegovina has officially appealed against the International Court of Justice’s ruling, which did not hold Serbia responsible for genocide against Bosniaks in the 1990s.
Weather in Latvia will remain dictated by an active cyclone this week. Because of that, frequent bursts of precipitation are expected. Wind speed will be high and there is a risk of a blizzard, as reported by the State Environmental, Geology and Meteorology Centre.
«Insufficiently active management and unreasonable decisions made by the management of Riga Eastern Clinical University Hospital have significantly affected financial results of this healthcare institution,» believes Latvian Healthcare Ministry.
On Tuesday, 28 February, Riga Teacher Training and Management Academy intends to organize a piquet outside of the Cabinet of Ministers building. The goal of this protest act is to demand the resignation of Latvian Education and Science Minister Karlis Sadurskis and halt the process of the academy’s liquidation.
The cold months of autumn and winter cause our immune systems to work overtime. Our bodies become more vulnerable to viruses. Because of that, we need larger reserves to recover. To avoid feeling unwell and tired the quality of food and their nutritional value have be high, says Rimi Child and Nutrition expert Olga Lubina.
In January 2017, Estonia introduced a special start-up visa programme, to which 50 specialists have applied, mostly from Ukraine, Belarus, Russia and India.
Only approximately every third Latvian resident is certain that life insurance should be necessary for people with large debts. This means residents’ overall understanding of the concept of life insurance is low, as stated in the survey performed by ERGO, DNB Bank and SKDS, comparing results with average indexes in other European countries.
Teachers’ pay must not rely on how successfully the government and municipality handle school network’s reorganization, said the head of Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia Egils Baldzens told Rīta panorama on Thursday, 23 February.