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Friday, 12.02.2016, 07:38
On Valentine's Day, a kiss will be accepted as a legal tender in minibuses scuttling through the Latvian capital Riga, informs LETA.
Only 8% of Latvia's population do not have a bank account, informs LETA, according to the poll carried out by SKDS pollster in January 2016.
Europe cannot take in all the refugees in the world, as Ilmars Mezs, head of the International Organization for Migration offices in Riga, told the LNT television this morning, informs LETA.
As a result of the optimization of the school network in Latvia, it would be necessary to close down approximately 10 schools, education and science minister candidate Karlis Sadurskis told Latvian Television, reports LETA.
Members of the ruling coalition have formulated Latvia's negative position on accepting additional numbers of asylum seekers, as Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis (Greens/Farmers) told reporters after the coalition's meeting yesterday, cites LETA.
One out of five Internet users in Lithuania last year experienced security-related issues over the Internet, figures from the EU statistical office Eurostat showed on Monday, cites LETA/BNS.
According to the latest Eurobarometer survey, 73% Latvian residents believe that corruption is widespread in the country, informs LETA.