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Sunday, 30.04.2017, 00:37
Latvia’s Madara Cosmetics company in the second half of this year plans to start listing its shares on the Nasdaq Riga stock exchange, the company’s representatives said in a press conference today.
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Based on the 2016 statistics published by the competent authorities of the Baltic states responsible for epidemiological oversight, Latvia has moved ahead of Estonia by the number of new HIV cases registered annually, claiming the title of the EU/EEA "leader" in 2016, the Baltic HIV Association said LETA.
In the first quarter of this year, Latvia's Dzintars cosmetics and perfumery company increased its turnover 15 % compared to the same period in 2016, board member Dagnija Maike said LETA.
Estonian Finance Minister Sven Sester wants to implement a multi-stage sugar tax which would be between 20 and 36 cents per liter and the expected tax receipts would total 24 mln euros as of 2018, reports LETA.
Altogether 365 new HIV cases were registered in Latvia last year, which is a reduction from 393 new HIV cases in 2015, according to the latest figures provided by the Disease Prevention and Control Center writes LETA.
Hot water temperatures in all apartment blocks in Vilnius will be temporarily raised to carry out a thermal disinfection of the hot water systems after three people infected with Legionnaires' disease have died in the Lithuanian capital, the local authority's Emergency Commission decided on Wednesday, reports LETA/BNS.