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Friday, 03.07.2015, 18:37
A signature drive has been initiated at the manabalss.lv portal of public initiatives, claiming that Palanga "region and maritime territory be returned to the Republic of Latvia", reports LETA.
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During today's meeting of the joint-stock company Latvijas Gaze shareholders, it was decided to use the distributable share of the company's 2014 profit to pay EUR 28.728 million or EUR 0.72 per share to shareholders in dividends, according to Latvijas Gaze announcement submitted to the "Nasdaq" Riga Stock Exchange, cites LETA.
On NASDAQ OMX Vilnius stock exchange listed real estate investment company INVL Baltic Real Estate completed acquisition process and increased share in nearby Riga located logistics complex Dommo from 50 to 100% for EUR 3.1 million, the company said in a statement, cites LETA/ELTA.
Cargo turnover at Riga Port increased 2% in the first half of the year 2015, according to Riga Vice Mayor Andris Ameriks in an interview with LTV this morning, cites LETA.
The Health Ministry in Latvia suggests that excise tax be imposed on several food products and crop protection products, and the relevant excise tax rates be increased for several product groups, which would generate an additional EUR 9.5 million in the state budget for the implementation of new policy initiatives.
Financial literacy of Latvian residents is gradually improving, according to study by the Financial and Capital Market Commission, cites LETA.
Out of 2,000 public buildings that are to be inspected in 2015 (until July), the State Construction Control Bureau has carried out inspections at 600 so far, and violations were detected in every fifth building inspected, the bureau's Director Peteris Drukis said in an interview with the LNT show "900 sekundes", cites LETA.