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Friday 15.11.2019 | Name days: Undīne, Leopolds, Unda

airBaltic eliminates deficiencies in legal protection application

Latvian national airline Air Baltic Corporation (airBaltic) has prevented shortcomings the court found in its application for legal protection process, informs Diana Vilhovika, Assistant to the court’s Chairwoman.

Eurostat: Latvia’s residents most actively going on short domestic trips

In the EU, short domestic trips were most often preferred by residents of Latvia, since 73% spent up to three days in such trips.

Overall medicine market grows 10%

In the first half of 2011, the overall medicinal product market totalled 104.98 million lats, rising by 10% year-on-year.

Nearly one third of businesses uses Internet to attract clients

27% of businessmen in Latvia put emphasis on the Internet when attracting clients. Only 3.5% of the respondents make use of advertisements in newspapers and radio or send informative materials to their potential clients.

Crude gains depending on clarity in eurozone crisis

Brent crude price has exceeded 105 U.S. dollars a barrel, given that concerns over the European debt crisis have temporarily eased and the dollar weakened.

Consequences of eurozone crisis to hit Latvia to a lesser extent

Given that external demand is expected to be driving the Latvian national economy growth by 2015, eurozone crisis can slow down its recovery significantly.

Lembergs promises to solve airBaltic situation within week

My recipe for solving the difficult situation in airBaltic is giving the company's share capital to Ventspils’ municipality and I am committed to solve this problem within a week, because we need the possibility to fly, Ventspils Mayor Aivars Lembergs pledges

General: Defence Minister change not to affect military service’s priorities

Currently, soldiers are the priority of military service and appointment of a new Defence Minister will not change it, unless we want to arrange the sector at the pre-crisis level, keeping 5 000 soldiers, Gundars Abols told.

Emigrants don't rush back to Latvia

Only one fifth of Latvians currently residing abroad are set to return some day, while approximately the same proportion (19%) are not willing to come back to Latvia at all, according to VisiDati.lv survey of Latvians living abroad.

Latvian Employers' Confederation: new coalition must understand budget

A coalition from new political parties must be based on common understanding about the goals of the collaboration, which must coincide with strategies adopted by the previous governments and the actual budget possibilities, according to Liga Mengelsone, the new head of Latvian Employers' Confederation.

Survey: families planning budgets argue less

41% of Latvia residents who are married or living with a partner recognize they argue at least once a week, according to Swedbank Private Financial Institute’s survey.

Greens and Farmers Union to spend half-million euro on cranberry promotion

The joint stock company Super FM has won in a tender organized by the cooperative Ziemeļoga. The tender is supervised by the Rural Support Service and the allocated money is significant – 562 thousand euro.

Anti-corruption bureau searches airBaltic affiliated companies

The anti-corruption bureau’s employees are allegedly carrying out searches at companies affiliated to the Latvian airline airBaltic.