This year, the number of asylum seekers in Latvia has increased, with April and May, in particular, reporting a larger number of asylum seekers from Georgia and African countries, the State Border Guard’s Coordination and Public Relations Department Chief Inspector Jevgēnija Pozņaka informed the business news portal BNN.
Within the framework of annual financial audits in the Interior, Defence, Transport and Justice Ministries, Latvia State Audit Office has discovered significant discrepancies to have an impact on these ministries budget performance.
Nearly 85% of investors around the world expect that sooner or later Greece will fail to repay its debt and will be forced to default.
Estonian social web-portal rate.ee founder Andrei Korobeinik expresses a hope global software giant Microsoft will keep developing Skype in Estonia, as the deal could lead to hundreds of new jobs and help develop the economy.
The Baltic States Estonia and Lithuania’s economic growth is likely to slow down, slipping from the first quarter peaks. This will be due to the foreign demand drop causing limited export, which so far was the driving force of countries’ development.
Latvia Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (CPCB) employees and officials trade union is expressing its disappointment with the dismissal of CPCB's deputy director Alvis Vilks, without coordinating the move with them.
1.3 billion tonnes or one third of all the food produced for human consumption all around the world is dumped each year. Moreover, industrial and developing countries lose about the same amount of food.