Date: 08.06.2020.

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Latvia not to restart international travel outside EU after state of emergency ends

Latvia not to restart international travel outside EU after state of emergency ends

08.06.2020

After the state of emergency ends in Latvia on June 9, the ban on international passenger transport, tourism and travel outside the European Union will still remain in force, according to epidemiological safety regulations for curbing the spread of Covid-19, drafted by the Health Ministry, reports LETA.

Keyword tags: Covid-19, EU – Baltic States, Latvia, Legislation, Tourism, Transport



Restrictions on catering establishments to be eased after state of emergency ends in Latvia

Restrictions on catering establishments to be eased after state of emergency ends in Latvia

08.06.2020

A number of restrictions on catering establishments will be eased after the state of emergency ends in Latvia this week - up to four people will be allowed to sit at one table indoors and up to eight people in outdoor settings, and visitors will not be required to keep the two-meter distance from each other, according to epidemiological safety regulations for curbing the spread of Covid-19, drafted by the Health Ministry, informs LETA.

Latvia Judicial Council nominates judge Stukans for Latvia's next prosecutor general

Latvia Judicial Council nominates judge Stukans for Latvia's next prosecutor general

08.06.2020

The Judicial Council today decided to nominate Juris Stukans, a judge at Riga Regional Court and chairman of the court's judicial panel for criminal cases, for Latvia's next prosecutor general. It is now for the parliament to vote on Stukans' nomination, informed LETA.


WB projects global economy to see worst slump since WWII

WB projects global economy to see worst slump since WWII

08.06.2020

The negative effects of the measures taken by countries to curb the Covid-19 pandemic will cause the global economy to shrink by 5.2% this year, which would be the deepest recession since World War II, writes LETA, according to the World Bank's (WB) latest forecasts.

Tallink signs agreement on loan of up to EUR 100 mln with Kredex

Tallink signs agreement on loan of up to EUR 100 mln with Kredex

08.06.2020

Listed Estonian shipper AS Tallink Grupp on Monday notified the Tallinn and Helsinki stock exchanges of signing a working capital loan agreement with SA Kredex. The total amount of the loan limit is 100 million euros and the loan can be drawn in tranches of 10 million to 40 million euros, informs LETA/BNS.


08.06.2020

Latvia: Political agreement reached on raising teachers' wages in September

The government coalition today reached a political agreement on raising wages for teachers from September 1, 2020, Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) told journalists following the weekly coalition cooperation meeting, referred LETA.

08.06.2020

Swiss Quaero Capital's fund set to buy Lithuania's Data Logistics Center

While continuing divestment of non-core businesses, an international energy company Ignitis Group together with Litgrid signed a share sale-purchase agreement with Quaero European Infrastructure Fund II (QEIF II), an infrastructure investment fund managed by Quaero Capital, regarding the sale of UAB Duomenų logistikos centras (DLC). Following the agreement, Ignitis Group will sell 79.64%, whereas Litgrid – 20.36% shares of DLC. informed Ignitis Group representative.

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