Latvian Public Utilities Commission (PUC, the Regulator) is confused why the Ombudsman's Office has come up with negative statements on its activities in terms of tariffs formulation assessment.
On Tuesday, November 1, the Rural Support Service started allocating the area payment advances to farmers. It overall plans to pay more than 45 million lats in November, the Service’s representatives inform.
Neither the Cabinet of Ministers, nor the local government have ensured a surveillance of the Freeport management’s activities, during the time when the Freeport of Ventspils’ management was Ventspils City Council’s institution, nor at the time when the Feeport’s management was granted derived public rights legal status, concluded the SAO.
Three-fifths (61%) of the economically-active citizens of Latvia, aged 18 to 55 years, are not planning to back the amendments to the Constitution in order to grant Russian the status of official language.
It is not planned to carry out significant reforms at the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (CPCB), revealed Yaroslav Strelcenok, designate to the CPCB head’s post.
Since the 11th Saeima convocation, a number of deputies have filed applications to the Saeima Presidium, wishing to give up parliamentary meeting’s print documents.
Increase in Latvenergo electric energy tariffs was not grounded enough, therefore, the matter calls for immediate in-depth examination, says Ombudsman Juris Jansons.
In the third quarter of 2011, there were 1.6 million passengers arriving and departing from Riga International Airport, representing a rise of 7% over the exact period last year.
The national television channels’ request to grant them rights to charge a fee from cable operators for the distribution of content, while maintaining in the national broadcasting is unlawful and totally illogical, IZZI points out to BNN.
In order to understand the demand and price relationships, Riga Traffichas for a while halted the further establishment of paid parking lots in the periphery of Riga centre, reveals Leons Bemhens, board chairman of Riga Traffic.
Along with changes in the Value Added Tax regarding transactions with scrap metal and due to high scrap metal prices on global stock exchanges, metal thieves in Latvia have become particularly shameless. Meanwhile, the number of scrap metal collectors is growing.