A winter scenario in Latvia is expected in the first half of March’s second week – a cyclone from the south will carry considerable amounts of snow to Latvia. With that, the layer of snow in most of Latvia is expected to reach 2-12 cm, as reported by the State Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre.
«All reforms cost money – taxpayers’ money. This is why I would like to hear some convincing arguments from policy-makers that income will exceed expenses,» says associated professor of Stockholm School of Economics in Riga Arnis Sauka.
Citizens of Latvia and other EU states view immigration and terrorism as Europe’s biggest problems, according to the latest Eurobarometer National report about Latvia.
A new media has opened in Ventspils – newspaper and news portal Ventspilnieks.lv. This new media offers residents the opportunity to read independent news and analytical articles about developments in Ventspils, says Ventspilnieks.lv editor Ilona Berzina.
The Swedish government has decided to reintroduce military conscription from 2018 reasoning that its army lacks soldiers and reservists.
Following the 2 March decision by the National Electronic Mass Media Council to express distrust to the current head of Latvijas Radio Aldis Paulins and board member Uldis Lavrinovics, LR will be managed by Sigita Roke for the next two months.
Estonia has allowed self-driving cars to take part in public traffic for testing purposes, if a vehicle has a driver who can take over driving, when necessary.
It is possible that wages may soon be increased not only for obstetricians, but also hospital personnel that provide emergency medical assistance 24 hours a day, said Healthcare Minister Anda Caksa after her meeting with Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis.
The highest court in Georgia has ruled for the ownership control of the country’s largest independent TV channel to be returned to its previous co-owner. Supreme Court court backed a claim by owner Kibar Khalvashi - close a supporter of the ruling Georgian Dream party - that the former government illegally forced him to surrender his shares in Rustavi 2.
On Friday, 3 March, a low atmospheric pressure area will remain hovering above Latvia. Because of that, weather will remain cloudy and rainy, as reported by State Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre.
Latvian residents lack information about the formation of pension capital. On top of that, their trust in the system is very low, as concluded in SEB Bank’s latest survey.
An Android malware has appeared capable of spying on its victims – listen in on conversations and gain access to the list of contact stored in the device’s memory. Israeli military are reported as the biggest target for this form of malware, eScan anti-virus developers say.
Stock trading at Baltic Nasdaq exchange in February was active the most with Estonian Olympic Entertainment Group stocks, according to market statistics.
Fermented beverages with alcohol concentration below 6% will be allowed to be sold without excise labels. Alcoholic cocktails are an exception, as reported by the State Revenue Service.