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Thursday, 17.04.2014, 21:37
This afternoon, as a result of an investigation experiment, the remaining roof construction of the Maxima supermarket in Riga-Zolitude, failed to bear the weight of water and collapsed, LETA was informed by Toms Sadovskis, the State Police's press representative.
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A rally took place at the Latvian Embassy in Russia propagating Latgale as part of Russia, LETA was informed by Zigmars Zilgalvis, the second secretary at the embassy.
President of Latvia Andris Berzins, during his official visit in Turkey, discussed the economic cooperation and the current events in Ukraine, LETA was informed by the secretariat of the President.
If the ex-Prime Minister of Latvia Valdis Dombrovskis (Unity) will be nominated to become European commissioner, he could acquire a high position, says Jean-Claude Juncker, former Prime Minister of Luxembourg and European People’s Party’s (EPP) European Commission’s (EC) presidential candidate, informs LETA.
In a press conference today, Transport Minister Anrijs Matiss (Unity) said that there are no indications at the moment that Russian cargo shipments through Latvia could lessen in wake of Europe's sanctions against Russia, however, cargo sources should be diversified anyway, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
This week the shareholders of airBaltic have approved the annual report of the Latvian airline. airBaltic has achieved a net profit of EUR +1 million for the full year of 2013. airBaltic has surpassed by far its original plans and has turned around the FY2012 loss of EUR -27 million, converting it into a net profit of EUR +1 million for 2013. airBaltic has achieved profitability one year ahead of the initial schedule.
Latvenergo Group has published its audited Annual Report for 2013 which shows profit at EUR 46 million, down 9% from 2012, as NASDAQ OMX Riga reports, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.