Date: 12.12.2019.

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Environmental Protection and Regional Development Ministry's State Secretary Balsevics could be appointed head of temporary administration if Riga municipality is dissolved

Environmental Protection and Regional Development Ministry's State Secretary Balsevics could be appointed head of temporary administration if Riga municipality is dissolved

12.12.2019

If Saeima supports dissolution of the Riga City Council, the Environmental Protection and Regional Development Ministry's State Secretary Edvins Balsevics could be appointed head of the temporary administration of Riga, informed LETA/BNS.

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Foreign ministers of Latvia and Azerbaijan discuss bilateral and multilateral cooperation

Foreign ministers of Latvia and Azerbaijan discuss bilateral and multilateral cooperation

12.12.2019

Today, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (New Unity) met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan, Elmar Mammadyarov, who is in Latvia on an official visit, the Foreign Ministry informed LETA.

Karins establishes working group tasked to ensure continuous operation of the Freeport of Ventspils

Karins establishes working group tasked to ensure continuous operation of the Freeport of Ventspils

12.12.2019

Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) on Thursday ordered the creation of a task force led by Minister of Transport Talis Linkaits (New Conservative Party) to ensure the continued operation of the Freeport of Ventspils, the prime minister's office told LETA.


Restrictions for pharmacies facilitate monopolies in Latvia and dramatically limit consumer rights

Restrictions for pharmacies facilitate monopolies in Latvia and dramatically limit consumer rights

12.12.2019

The IMPACT 2040 organisation has analysed the situation in Latvia after several local residents filed complaints before health care institutions and various organisations, concluding that the pharmacy monopoly in the Riga neighborhood and elsewhere in Latvia is possible because of loopholes in Latvian laws. We have found that in other EU member states such as Lithuania, Cyprus, Sweden, Bulgaria and elsewhere, such a situation that cripples competition is not permitted.

Lithuania's PayRay plans entering Latvia

Lithuania's PayRay plans entering Latvia

12.12.2019

Lithuanian factoring company PayRay plans to launch its online bank's business in the middle of 2020 after being granted a banking license earlier this month, informed LETA.


12.12.2019

Eesti Energia: Warmer weather kept electricity price low in November

Generally warm weather and an increase in electricity production in anticipation of colder weather helped keep the price of electricity low in November, the Estonian state-owned power generating group Eesti Energia said on Thursday.

12.12.2019

Baltic farmers stage protest in Brussels to demand higher payments

Several dozen farmers from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia staged a protest in Brussels on Thursday to press their demand for higher EU direct payments, informed LETA/BNS.

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