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Ceturtdiena 09.04.2020 | Name days: Valērija, Žubīte

Special categories of passengers to travel for free in route taxis

Starting from January 1, next year, route taxis will not be able to avoid transporting certain categories of passengers for free; so they should be clearly specified to be compensated afterwards, AS Rīgas taksometru parks Chairman Leopolds Muižnieks says.

Latvian tax policy to lose the most

Latvia is the only one from the Baltics increasing tax burden on tourism in 2011, it is remaining flat in Estonia, while Lithuania has even reduced the tax rates, according to a sworn lawyers office BDO Zelmenis & Liberte study.

Latvians carry out housing repair once in five years

Majority of Latvia’s residents renovate apartments at least once in every five years, because it is important that the dwelling is furnished beautifully and with taste in an interesting an original way, but at the same time serves for practical purposes as well.

Guarantors to pay instead of debtors

The crisis has not only reduced the real estate prices and boosted unemployment, but also prompted guarantors to the revelation that they have to pay for others’ debts.

Kristovskis: Live Riga lacks transparency

Riga promotion project Live Riga should have been carried out in a more transparent manner, however it has not left any negative impact, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Ģirts Valdis Kristovskis says.

55% of people with high income forecast housing price gains

The mood of Latvians regarding housing prices depends on their level of income - price gains are expected by 55% people with high income and 38% with low income.

airBaltic carries 3 million passengers in 2010

Overall, last year, the Latvian national airline airBaltic carried 3 206 735, which is by 16% more than in 2009.

Swedbank to offer OCTA policy

From January Swedbank will also offer their clients road vehicle owner compulsory civil liability insurance starting from January.

Former Moscow mayor Luzhkov wants residence permit to live in Latvia

Former Moscow mayor Yuriy Luzhkov wants to move to Latvia, as he has already asked the Latvian embassy in Russia to grant him a residence permit.

Municipalities ask to compensate 3.4 million lats losses due to snow

Snow has propelled local municipalities of Latvia suffer losses of 3 401 984 lats, according to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development preliminary data after collecting information from 89 municipalities.

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