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Ceturtdiena 09.04.2020 | Name days: Valērija, Žubīte

Sugar to become a luxury

Poor harvest of sugar cane in Brasil and Australia endangers Europeans, including, Latvians as well, as might result in sugar becoming a treasured luxury - as in the Middle Ages.

Water meter business in hands of sham operators

Possibly, the data on water meter verification time-limits have come in wrong hands.

Dombrava compares Saeima to a voting machine

The newly elected Saeima member Jānis Dombrava says he is extremely and unpleasantly surprised at what he is experiencing in the Saeima. The Parliament should be a place for democratic discussions, instead our Saeima is like a voting machine.

Real estate prices maintain stability

December 2010 did not report any considerable price fluctuations, keeping real estate prices stable.

Expert: number of foreign tourists could rise by 5 – 10%

2011 will be the stabilization year for tourism – the number of foreign tourists visiting Latvia could increase by 5 – 10%, indicates the Latvian Tourism Development Agency Director Armands Slokenbergs.

Latvenergo Head: lack of investment in electricity supply systems

Up to now no significant investment has been placed in electrivity supply systems, similarly the Public Utilities Commission has set a tariff rise aiming to collect more money for infrastructure improvement, says Latvenergo Head Āris Zigurs.

RSK to auction vehicle, art items and office equipment

The soon to be liquidated RSK Apdrošināšanas AS is selling with an upward bid such movable property as a car, art objects, computer equipment, office furniture and equipment at an open, oral auction.

Tourists left without New Year entertainment

Tens of thousands of tourists, who had arrived to Riga to celebrate the New Year from Scandinavia, Russia and other countries, had to spend the holidays at hotel, since most restaurants and coffee shops in Riga centre were closed on January 1, Riga City Council Deputy Chairman Andris Ameriks points out his discontent.

Latvia’s most subscribed newspaper – Latvijas Avīze, magazine – Ieva

Throughout Latvia more than 443 thousand periodical subscriptions have been made for the following year. The number of subscriptions is similar to the last year’s data, suggesting stable habits of people in Latvia.

Demographic scientist: immigrant inflow in Latvia to increase after five years

Most likely, after the year 2015 the flow of immigrants to Latvia will increase; moreover, according to the demographic scientist Ilmārs Mežs, there are many coveters.


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