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Sunday, 04.12.2016, 03:55
Rietumu Bank’s new 2017 desktop calendar has been released. The cross-cutting theme of this calendar is charity. The twelve stories on its pages cover projects, facilities, or simply good deeds which have been supported by Rietumu Bank or its Charity Fund, Rietumu banka representative said BC.
Keyword tags: Banks, Culture, Financial Services, Latvia, Society
Estonia's good neighborly relations with Russia would mostly mean closer economic ties and cultural cooperation, candidate prime minister Juri Ratas said, writes LETA/BNS.
A pre-auction exhibition of objects of painting, sculpture, decorative and applied arts has been open in Rietumu Bank’s gallery. The auction will be held next Saturday, 12 November. Its organiser is Artembassy.
The Bank of Latvia will issue a new EUR 5 gold collector coin "Gold Brooches. The Disc Fibula" on November 10, the Latvian central bank announced.
Friday 4 November saw Lithuania’s Martynas Pravilonis named the best sommelier in the Baltic States at the Vana Tallinn Baltic Sommelier Grand Prix in the Latvian capital Rīga. The exciting final saw Lithuania’s Narimantas Miežys take 2nd place, while Latvia’s Agnese Meiersone finished in 3rd place. Estonia’s Marika Tikas was named Best Young Sommelier.
Contemporary diplomatic services are being split into several “sectors”: economic, cultural, popular, etc. However, as everything in life, diplomacy is subject to modern challenges. The BC looks into four Nordic embassies’ functions in Latvia –Danish, Swedish, Finnish and Norwegian -- to find out how they promote Nordic-Latvian relations and provide assistance to Latvian socio-economic development.
Sales revenue of Apollo Holding, owner of Apollo bookstores in Estonia, grew 0.6% to 14.3 mln euros and net profit almost quadrupled to 982,807 euros last year, reports LETA/BNS.