Merging deals and other agreements of the largest businesses in 2016 had affected the competition development in twelve different industries and nearly one billion euros large segment of Latvia’s national economy, Competition Council reports.
In line with the World Health Organisation’s global report on air pollution, Estonia’s Tallinn is the world’s seventh least polluted capital.
A recent survey «Women and cars» reveals that women pay far less attention to the matter of buying a car than men. When picking a car, women primarily focus on the vehicle’s engine power and fuel consumption, according to results of a survey performed by Swedbank.
The European Union has to develop actual defensive capabilities without copying NATO, says Latvian Foreign Affairs Minister Edgars Rinkevics at a meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels.
With a rocket from French Guiana, a key satellite of the European Space Agency has been taken to Earth’s orbit as part of Europe's new Earth observation programme.
Latvian Food and Veterinary Service does not plan to perform large-scale dog registration checks, Neatkarīgā was told by FVS Director General Maris Balodis.
UN International Court of Justice has started trying a case, where Ukraine accuses Russia of funding terrorism and discriminating against Crimean Tatars.
Administrative District Court has satisfied ex-KNAB official Juris Jurašs’ request to recognize the order to dismiss him from his post in the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau as void.
Swedish media concern Modern Times Group may soon conclude talks regarding the sale of its business in Baltic States. According to information from BNS, one of the realistic buyers is Bite Group owner – American private capital investment fund Providence Equity Partners.
Centre for Disease Prevention and Control has established a temporary restriction on yet another dangerous psychoactive substance – NDTDI. This substance is similar to LSD. Using it can cause serious damage to a person’s health and put at risk social safety.
Latvia is the only European Union member state in which the majority of management posts in different enterprises are taken by women, according to the latest data from Eurostat for 2014.
Compared to January 2016, industrial production output increased by 4.7 % in January 2017.
Maxima Latvia was accepted as a member of the Foreign Investors Council in Latvia. Over the past seven years, the company has invested EUR 43 million in Latvia, as reported by Maxima representatives.
The collective agreement agreed to by telecommunications firm Telia Eesti is an example to how an employer can treat its employees, evaluated the Estonian Communication and Service Workers' Trade Union.
In relation to the future of the European Union, President Jean-Claude Juncker will likely defend ‘multi-speed’ Europe approach, said MEP Roberts Zile in an interview to Rīta Panorāma on Monday, 6 March.
Natural occurrences caused by climate change create major losses for businesses and private persons in Latvia, according to information compiled by Seesam on insurance claim payments performed in the past decade.
On Saturday, 4 March, the ninth Women’s Day rally was held in Latvia. A record number of participants was reached this year: 723 teams (352 in Jekabpils and 371 in Tukums), organizers say.
BNN offers you a selection of cultural events in Lithuania for the week between March 6 and March 12.
For approximately three and a half years one-tenth of Latvian municipalities have been refusing to comply with Constitutional Court’s ruling on changing waste management companies, as reported by De Facto.
French firm PSA, which owns carmakers Peugeot and Citroën as agreed to buy from U.S. GM European automotive companies Opel and Vauxhall for 2.2. billion euros.
«The rise of the alcohol market in Latvia is related to the higher excise tax in Estonia, which motivates residents who live close to the border to buy alcohol in Latvia and entrepreneurs to open new alcohol stores along the border,» says Altia Latvia commercial director Normunds Ozolins.