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Photo: dog surfing

Recently, the Surf City contest for dogs was held in California, USA.

36 ATMs of Latvijas Krājbanka to be sold on auction

The auction to sell 36 ATMs of Latvijas Krājbanka will take place in October.

Justice Minister calls for reform of administrative penalties system

A reform of the administrative penalties system is an important and necessary step in the development and sorting out of countermeasures against administrative violations, as mentioned by the Latvian Justice Minister Jānis Bordāns during the Refusal of the administrative arrest: benefits and alternatives seminar.

Latvia’s retail trade turnover dropped by 0.4% this August; annual increase is 2.1%

Compared to July, total retail trade turnover in August 2013 dropped by 0.4%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices. Retail trade in food products has remained the same, whereas of non-food products reduced by 0.6%.

Daily Joke: cooking compliments

Everyone was seated around the table as the food was being served. When little Johnny received his plate, he started eating straight away.

Catalan News Agency: we did not interpret anyone

Catalan News Agency did its job professionally and did not subject Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis’ words to interpretation, claims Catalan News Agency representative Laura Pusa.

Economic calendar of Latvia. September 30 – October 4, 2013

Calendar of economic events in Latvia. September 30 - October 4, 2013...

Political calendar of Latvia. September 30 – October 4, 2013

Calendar of political events in Latvia. September 30 - October 4, 2013...

RTU to hold the international Minox 2013 inventions exhibition

October 4-5, will feature the international MINOX 2013 exhibition at the Riga Technical University (RTU). This exhibition will be held as part of the Latvian Inventors Day. Visitors of the exhibition will be able to have a look at inventions and prototypes of young minds of more than 60 universities, companies and institutes.

All price tags in Latvia must be in euro and lat starting October 1

Latvia’s Economy Ministry reminds that the parallel price period when all prices for goods and services are to be shown in euro and lat begins this October. This will help Latvian consumers get used to the new currency.

University of Latvia celebrates its 94th anniversary

September 28 marks 94 years since the foundation of the University of Latvia.

Latvia celebrated Heart Day

September 27 is celebrated as the World Heart Day. This occasion is meant to promote heart care and raise awareness about different heart disease risks and how it is possible to avert them.

Management of Plus punkts blames Danish investor for bankruptcy

Danish investor defrauded the money and caused Plus punkts to go bankrupt. This is why the necessary documents are being prepared to submit an insolvency plea to the court, Plus punkts management notes.

Finance Ministry: revenue from labour tax is coming good

This August’s surplus of consolidated state budget has increased LVL 53 million. It was LVL 250.6 million in the January-August 2013 period. The surplus can be explained with the trend that was noted throughout recent months, when revenue usually grows more rapidly than expenses in the first half of the year, Finance Ministry reports.

Party turns against Estonia's revolutionary electronic voting

A request to assess legality of Estonia's electronic voting system employed in the 2011 parliamentary elections has been submitted by the Centre party to the European Court of Human Rights.