BNN presents a weekly horoscope for March 30th – April 5th…
Latvian national air Baltic airline currently performs the necessary activities to institute new rules for pilots. In particular, new rules are aimed to make sure that if one of the pilots has to leave the cockpit for one reason or another, one of the crew members will have to enter the cockpit and remain there until the pilot has returned.
Ukraine has a large potential for economic growth, and Ukraine knows how to use it, said the head of the International Monetary Fund in Ukraine Jerome Vacher during the recent Nordic and Baltic business days conference in Kyiv. Representatives of other countries also said that Ukraine is on the right path for developing its business environment.
Russian State Duma has developed a draft that provides for a halt of paying of pensions to Russian citizens living abroad, as stated by Russian State Duma deputy Mikhail Degtyarev in an interview to Izvestia.
Eight out of ten Chinese companies had experienced significant payment delays in 2014, according to data compiled by Coface credit insurer.
On March 28th, the world will celebrate Earth Hour. During this event, residents, municipalities and companies are asked to symbolically turn off illumination at 20:30-21:30 in order to demonstrate environmental awareness. 46 municipalities have confirmed their intention to take part in this global event and have agreed to turn off illumination for some of their objects. Residents are asked to think and act in an environmentally-friendly manner every day.
In French Alps, a recovery operation has been resumed in the site where a Germanwings passenger plane crashed on Tuesday, March 24, carrying 150 people.
This Tuesday, March 24th, a passenger Airbus 320 owned by German low-cost Germanwings airline crashed in the Alps region of France, as reported by lsm.lv with reference to AFP.
March 24th is celebrated around the globe as the World Tuberculosis Day. Last year, Latvia experienced the lowest tuberculosis infection rates since 1993. Although infection rates have been rather varied lately, data from the Disease Prevention and Control Centre show that the positive trend of 2002 goes on in Latvia and that tuberculosis infection rates are in decline.
Former Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Fraser passed away at the age of 84 on Friday, March 20th, as reported by Latvian Museum of Occupation.
The financial situation in Greece becomes more and more complicated every day, admits European Commission Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue Valdis Dombrovskis.