Baltic countries, Finland and the European Commission (EC) will work together more closely in order to coordinate their position in talks with Russia's gas giant Gazprom, as Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics said.
During the first two months of 2012, Venbunkers handled more than 677 000 tons of oil products, which is 20% more than it did in the same period of 2012, as the company reports.
The Education and Science Ministry has submitted amendments to the Universities Law. These amendments will allow wider use of EU languages at Latvian state universities.
The European Parliament (EP) has prepared a bill that provides for allotting direct payments to Baltic farmers in an amount equal to that in Romania starting from 2014.
According to the global tourism competitiveness rating compiled at the World Economic Forum (WEF), Latvia is on the 48th place among 140 countries in terms of tourism industry competitiveness (51st place in 2011).
Social network Facebook is hosting a press conference, where it is expected to unveil plans to launch broken-out feeds for different types of content like photos or music, as well as larger images and ads.
“Here, at the Constitution Protection Bureau (CPB), we cannot and are not allowed to have an opinion on candidates,” - CPB Director Janis Kazocins said in response to the request to comment the candidate for the Director's post.
On Thursday, March 7, the Saeima will be reviewing the “State of Emergency” bill in its third and final reading. This law will provide a list of necessary actions in order to ensure national security if the state is ever threatened.
No investor is prepared to invest money in a country that has one thing written in its law, officials tell you something entirely different and act in a different way to both, Swedish investment company representative Per Andersen says.
The European Commission (EC) has begun its investigation against Lithuania's railway company AB Lietuvos geležinkeliai (LG). The goal of the investigation is to determine whether or not the company has limited competition opportunities for Lithuanian and Latvian companies and violated EU rules when disassembling part of its railway.
The Latvian Olympics Committee (LOC) has adopted its consolidated budget of 2013. This budget provides that LOC's administrative and economic expenses are to be reduced by 61 805 LVL.
According to the Constitution Protection Bureau (CPB), secret services of several countries outside of NATO and the EU did their “jobs” in Latvia in 2012. The overall foreign intelligence service threat in Latvia is said to be moderate.