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Tuesday, 21.01.2020, 20:36
The Riga City Council at an extraordinary meeting today elected Olegs Burovs (Honor to Serve Riga, GKR), currently the acting Riga mayor, as the new Riga mayor, following two-month long political discussions, informed LETA.
Keyword tags: Elections, EU – Baltic States, Latvia
AS Eesti Liinirongid, the state-owed Estonian passenger train company operating under the Elron brand, is in great probability about to acquire new trains capable us using two power supply systems instead of diesel-electric hybrid trains, according the news portal of public broadcaster ERR information reported LETA/BNS.
The Education and Science Ministry is planning to nominate University of Latvia Professor Juris Borzovs for the university's acting rector, according to the ministry's draft decree LETA had a chance to see.
The Harju County Court has satisfied a claim by Andree Uustal, former CEO of Novatours' Estonian branch, against the travel company, and ordered the latter to pay Uustal 183,000 euros for unpaid remuneration, holiday allowance and compensatory interest, informed LETA/BNS.
Latvian airline airBaltic in July 2019 has transported 578 340 passengers or 28% more than last year to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East, informed airBaltic representative.
Following criteria of the EU, Riga municipal public transport company Rigas Satiksme should be included in the general government sector, thus, in 2020 the fiscal space in the government budget will shrink by EUR 72 mln, the Finance Ministry informed LETA.
The Estonian Competition Authority has prohibited travel services group Estravel from acquiring a majority holding in the Wris travel agency, сообщает LETA/BNS.