Date: 08.09.2020.

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Residents of Valka and Valga to be exempt from self-isolation when moving within its borders

Residents of Valka and Valga to be exempt from self-isolation when moving within its borders

08.09.2020

Local residents of border towns Valka and Valga will be exempt from the requirement to self-isolate after crossing the Latvian-Estonian border provided that they move within the administrative borders of the two municipalities, the Latvian government decided on September 8th, informs LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Covid-19, Estonia, Good for Business, Latvia, Legislation, Transport



Latvia receives five Belarusian citizens' asylum applications

Latvia receives five Belarusian citizens' asylum applications

08.09.2020

Following the presidential election in Belarus, the State Border Guard has received asylum applications from five Belarusian citizens, as the Border Guard representative Kristine Petersone told LETA.

Latvia offers solution for consolidation, speeding up Rail Baltica project

Latvia offers solution for consolidation, speeding up Rail Baltica project

08.09.2020

The Latvian government on Tuesday supported the Transport Ministry's proposal to consolidate Rail Baltica project implementation functions within the Baltic joint venture RB Rail, thus, ensuring faster, better quality and cost efficient implementation of the project in Latvia, LETA learned from the ministry.


Logging company R Grupa starts timber export from Ventspils

Logging company R Grupa starts timber export from Ventspils

08.09.2020

Logging company R Grupa has concluded a long-term agreement with Ventspils Tirdzniecibas Osta (Ventspils Commercial Port, VTO) stevedore to start exporting timber from Ventspils, the company's representative Sabine Dzene informed LETA.

The Competition “Sacral Heritage of Latvia” Is Over

The Competition “Sacral Heritage of Latvia” Is Over

08.09.2020

Rietumu Bank Charity Fund has assessed the results of the competition “Sacral Heritage of Latvia”, which took place this spring and summer.


08.09.2020

Sharp increase in the number of people leaving work on employer’s initiative in Estonia

According to Statistics Estonia, in the second quarter of 2020, there were 8,088 vacancies in the enterprises, institutions and organisations of Estonia. Compared to the second quarter of 2019, the number decreased by 28%. In the second quarter, 39,540 persons were hired and 50,184 persons left work. Every fourth person left on the employer’s initiative.

08.09.2020

Latvia records 0.2% deflation in August

The latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in August 2020, compared to August 2019, the average level of consumer prices* decreased by 0.2%. Prices of goods fell by 1.0%, while prices of services rose by 1.6%.

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