Moscow city local government in Russia has decided to demolish some 8,000 blocks of flats built in the 1950s and 1960s in a massive programme that plans to rehouse 1.6 million people over the coming years.
The leader of nationalist Dutch Party for Freedom, Geert Wilders, which is expected to emerge as the most popular party in upcoming Dutch parliamentary election, has seen his location allegedly leaked to a Moroccan criminal gang.
«Latvia’s economic growth will be relatively rapid, but income inequality is a major problem that needs to be prevented,» concluded the European Commission in the latest report on economic development of member states.
Microbiologists in Finland have extensively analysed the health of school teachers and stated that it has been scientifically proved for the first time that there is a direct connection between the quality of air in rooms and human health.
Non-governmental organizations do not wish to play the role of a guard dog in the work with the government and state administration, because Latvia’s civil society is mature enough to the an equal cooperation partner for the government, states Ascendum association.
According to a ruling by the Tallinn administrative court, the Estonian Interior Ministry should have made entered in the population register adoptions made by a same-sex couple that has registered its partnership.
Latvian grains processing company Dobeles dzirnavnieks has commenced production of organic animal feed, adding that it is a potential export product.
The biggest project in Latvia’s scientific history – CAMART2 – has been opened in a positive atmosphere. «Commencement of the largest international scientific project in our country’s history once again proves the high level of competence of our scientists. With CAMART2, Latvia becomes a Baltic Silicon Valley,» says Latvian Education and Science Minister Karlis Sadurskis.
Women in South Korea would be the first among other countries to reach an average life expectancy of over 90 years, scientists conclude.
«Tendencies on the labour market will become more positive this year. Queues of unemployed people are expected to decline more quickly. Unemployment will be reduced by negative demographic trends too, but there will not be any sharp changes.
In the event of non-declaration of cash money when crossing the border of the Republic of Latvia, a fine equal to 5% of the amount will be applied. This was decided by the Cabinet of Ministers during the viewing of Finance Ministry’s amendments to the Law on Declaration of Cash at the State Border.
As human trafficking-related crime is on the rise in Estonia, a special helpline, received calls from 420 people last year, with people reporting mostly, when they are already in trouble not preventively.
90% of Latvian residents aged 20-74 regularly eat meat. For 80% of them, meat is one of the main everyday food products, BNN was informed by meat processing company Forevers.