Unity’s Riga City Council faction has picked Vilnis Kirsis as its mayoral candidate. The party plans to have an open list of candidates to encourage professionals from different fields to apply.
Ever since criminal liability was introduced for circulation of new psychoactive substances, marijuana has been on stable first place in the illegal narcotics market, according to a report on narcotics trade combating measures for 2016.
The composition of the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau’s Public Advisory Council has been changed, excluding two non-government organizations from it – Delna and Providus.
On Thursday, 10 November, Latvia’s Saeima will decide on amendments to the Insolvency Law to ensure stricter supervision of the work performed by insolvency administrators, as well as introduce free market principles in legal protection process.
U.S. President Barack Obama is on November 10 to meet with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to negotiate the change of heads of state and their governments.
According to an American study, spending six hour asleep over a course of two weeks, force a person’s mental and physical abilities to decline to a level equal to a state after spending 48 hours awake. But how does a person’s body react to being kept awake for two days straight and dangerous it is for health? An experiment was conducted in Latvia in autumn this year to find out.
The red planet has always been a fascinating object for scientists and writers. Mankind has been dreaming of visiting Mars for at least 70 years. Fortunately, technologies have reached a point when such a trip may be possible.
If republican candidate Donald Trump becomes president of USA, it will be a big shock to the entire world, and Europe will have to consider plan B, said former foreign and defence minister of Latvia Artis Pabriks.
The Hungarian parliament has on November 8 not passed proposals to change the country’s constitution that would block the relocation of refugees to Hungary as part of the European Union refugee quota scheme.
Maxima Latvija and Tineo have reached an agreement with representatives of relatives of Zolitude tragedy victims in regards to the payment of compensation worth EUR 100,000 per each dead family member.
Last Friday, the personnel selection process for the post of chief of Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau concluded with all candidates being declined. On Wednesday, on the other hand, a candidate was found for the post of director general of the State Revenue Service.
In 2015, 65% of energy resources consumed in households were used for heating, 18% was used for water heating, 8% was used for cooking and 9% was used for other needs, including lighting and electrical appliances.