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Sunday, 30.04.2017, 04:29
The Prosecutor General’s Office has opened a criminal investigation into an alleged bribing of a member of the Daugavpils City Council with LVL 200,000 (EUR 284,574) in return for his support to sacking the Daugavpils mayor in 2009, writes LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Crime, Latvia, Legislation
Central bank informs Latvian president about its projects for offering innovative financial services04.04.2017
Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis today met with the Council of the Bank of Latvia to receive the latest information about the activities of the Latvian central bank, including in implementation of the single monetary policy in the euro area and the projects for offering innovative financial services, writes LETA.
The Latvian Prosecutor General’s Office has sent to the court the criminal case against Ugis Magonis, the former CEO of the Latvian state-owned company Latvijas Dzelzcels (Latvian Railways), and Estonian millionaire Oleg Ossinovski, both charged with bribery, reports LETA/BNS.
ABLV Bank will increase its share capital by EUR 3.78 mln to EUR 42.08 mln, the bank said in a statement submitted to the Nasdaq Riga stock exchange.
The sanctions that have been imposed on Russia for its aggression against Ukraine must continue until full implementation of the Minsk agreements and restoration of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis said in a joint statement that has been released to mark the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
The Latvian government has given the confidentiality status to any discussions in the Cabinet of Ministers and its possible decisions regarding potential acquisition of shares in the new gas transmission and storage company, Conexus Baltic Grid, wrties LETA/BNS.
Martin Gauss was paid EUR 1.042 mln in salary as CEO of Latvia’s airBaltic national carrier last year, which was 23.5% more than a year before, according to his asset declaration submitted to the State Revenue Service. airBaltic closed 2016 with a EUR 1.2 mln profit, writes LETA.