Pony Express has announced its entry to the European market. Its first office will be opened in Riga, company representatives say.
«Latvia is a member of the world’s strongest military alliance, and the presence of Canadian-led combat group in the country will significantly strengthen our defensive capabilities,» says Latvian Defence Minister Raimonds Bergmanis.
DPD Latvia has commenced cooperation with Pasta Stacija, offering clients more freedom of choice when it comes to receiving packages in locations most convenient to them, BNN was informed by the company.
The matter regarding the cancellation of reduced VAT on medicine will no longer be viewed by the government. Instead, other solutions for financing healthcare will be considered, said Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis on Tuesday, 18 April, after a meeting of coalition partners.
The number of complaints submitted to Insolvency Administration about behaviour of insolvency administrations in different insolvency cases, Justice Ministry reports.
Last year, State Police confiscated a large number of counterfeit sports footwear. This year, however, the majority of counterfeit goods confiscated from illegal trade consisted of wallets and bags. Officers confiscated a total of 490 bags and wallets with a total value of approximately EUR 95,000.
Financing of more than EUR 45.4 million is available from the European Cohesion Fund for water management projects aimed at improving their accessibility and quality, as reported by the Central Finance and Contracting Agency.
Finance Ministry has decided to increase the government debt outlook in Latvia’s Stability programme 2017-2020 for the current and future years.
Interviewing people with children, 69% of respondents said they often release the stress they bottled up during the day at home in the evening. 61% of respondents said they sometimes lash out at their family members, including children, in stressful situations.
In the past three years, the number of insurance claims for compensations for apartment robberies and houses has increased 23% during holidays and celebrations, according to data from BALTA Insurance Company.
Latvia should watch out for the so-called Estonian model’s introduction in the country’s tax system, says World Bank senior economist Emilija Skroka. World Bank experts are sceptical about this idea.
The enactment of Lithuania’s new Labour Code has been put off for six months, but, now, seemingly all roadblocks have been removed to enacting it from July 1 after the country’s Trilateral Council, consisting of Labour Unions, Government and employer organizations, agreed on the final redaction of the bill.
This week, three Chinook transport helicopters of U.S. army will arrive at Lielvarde airfield to reinforce Latvia’s National Armed Forces. These helicopters will be stationed in the Baltic region on a permanent basis.
Estonian healthcare workers have announced political strike after the country’s government did not decide on additional funding for the sector within a deadline. «We have considered our strike funds and I believe that we could be speaking of months, not weeks, when it comes to the possible length of the strike,» secretary general of the Estonian Medical Association Katrin Rehemaa was cited as saying.
Safety is the main criterion to ensure happiness for Latvian residents in their homes, according to results of a study by international real estate developer company Bonava on residence happiness index.