16% of businessmen in Latvia believe there is no grey economy in their represented industry. 47% of businessmen believe grey economy is either low or very low in their industry, according to the latest Citadele Index study.
Cooperation organization Sustento categorically opposes Finance Ministry’s proposed idea to cancel reduced VAT rate for medicine. It would be catastrophic for people, the organization says.
People can sometimes experience significant losses when dealing with risky everyday situations. Data compiled by Swedbank on different unusual insurance cases.
The monitoring system that is used by Estonian border guards to look after the country’s eastern border has encountered five critical failures over the last six months, the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board announced this week.
Latvia’s representatives have turned Russia’s attention towards the need to restore the dialogue on cross-border frequency coordination matters and organize a meeting of representatives of important institutions as soon as possible, BNN was informed by Foreign Affairs Ministry.
On Thursday, 30 March, Saeima conceptually supported amendments to the Animal Protection Law to prohibit the use of wild animals in circus performances. Previously, however, deputies decided against this.
A layer of snow formed in Latvia’s eastern territories on Friday morning, 31 March. The current layer of snow reaches 6 cm in Sigulda and 4 cm in Zilani and Aluksne. The snow will melt as the day goes by.
A new type of ransomware has appeared on the internet – doxware. It blackmails its victims, threatening to publish users’ private and confidential files on the internet, eScan experts warn.
Tele2 communications operator plans to build at least 60 new base stations across all of Latvia this year. A total of EUR 3 million is planned to be invested in this plan, the company reports.
Estonian entrepreneur has won a trial against the Russian Defense Ministry in a case, where his is defending rights to own real estate in the Russian-annexed Ukrainian peninsular of Crimea.
In the Estonian pork industry, the amount of pigs will not grow in 2017 and to retake the market share lost to imported produce, it would take no less than three years, a meatpacking firm evaluated.
Seventeen citizens of Vietnam and five guides have been arrested for illegal attempts to cross Latvia’s state border, as reported by State Border Guard.