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Ceturtdiena 23.01.2020 | Name days: Strauta, Grieta

Healthcare Minister refuses to drop idea of financing healthcare at budget deficit’s expense

Latvian Healthcare Minister Ilze Viņķele is committed to meeting with Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš to discuss the idea of increasing healthcare funding at the expense of state budget deficit.

Gunita Ķiesnere joins the board of Maxima Latvija

Maxima Latvija is strengthening its leadership team as Gunita Ķiesnere joins as Chief People Officer and Board Member. She was previously responsible for human resources at Fazer Group companies in the Baltics, Russia and Nordics.

Competition Council: Latvia has the most unfavourable pricing mechanism in Baltic States

Latvia has the most unfavourable pricing mechanism for medicines and market, in which prices of the most often bought state-compensated medicines are compared with other Baltic States, as concluded by Competition Council.

Programme: new Administrative Liability Law expected to bring «chaos»

One and a half months following adoption of the new Administrative Liability Law, police are unlikely to punish perpetrators due to multiple unfinished tasks, as reported by LTV programme De Facto.

Kazāks: the central bank cannot be made an «ivory tower»

The council of the Bank of Latvia should take over functions of the management board, said candidate for the post of governor of the Bank of Latvia and member of the central bank’s council Mārtiņš Kazāks in an interview to Latvijas Radio on Monday, 25 November.

Producer prices in Latvia’s industry down 0.2% in October

In October 2019 the level of producer prices in Latvian industry dropped by 0.6 %. The level of prices of products sold on the domestic market dropped by 0.6 %, and prices of exported products – by 0.5 %.

University of Latvia offers prime minister a peace treaty

On 21 November, the University of Latvia sent Latvia’s Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš a peace treaty offer in the approval case for acting rector Indriķis Muižnieks, requesting recognition of results of elections and have him approved as the university’s rector, said LU vice-rector Ina Druviete at a press-conference on Friday, 22 November.

80% of adolescents globally lacking physical activity, PVO finds

The World Health Organisation has found in a major study that globally only one in five adolescents moves enough daily to prevent detrimental effects on their health.

Attīstībai/Par! political party invites raising doctors’ wages at budget deficit’s expense

Political parties association Attīstībai/Par! invites allocating the necessary EUR 60 million for doctors’ wages at the expense of budget deficit, as reported by the political party’s representative Amālija Brūvere.

Cybersecurity to seniors. Estonia advises senior citizens in libraries

To inform Estonian senior citizens on how to care for their data safety online, a day of information technology advice has been held in over 80 libraries in the country.

PHOTO: Latvia commemorates victims of Zolitude tragedy

2019 marks six years since the so-called Zolitude tragedy, when the roof of a Maxima supermarket collapsed, killing 54 people.

Riga City Council opposition initiates mayor’s dismissal

Opposition parties in Riga City Council have collected the necessary 20 signatures to initiate the dismissal of Mayor Oļegs Burovs, as reported by For Latvia’s Development party’s representative Ieva Graudiņa-Šutko.

Court sees personal promotion attempts in claims about delays with Maxima tragedy case

Riga City Pardaugava Court denies claims made by a number of people about slow progress with the review of the criminal case regarding the Zolitude tragedy. On top of that, the court says those are attempts to secure positive personal promotion at the expense of the tragedy’s victims and such claims mislead society.


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