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Wednesday, 10.02.2016, 10:43
Estonian police is about to buy up to 51 sets of Digital Ally DVM 800 in-car camera systems for fitting into police vehicles for a total cost of 260,000 euros during four years, informs LETA/BNS.
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Interest in the 53.6% stake in Latvijas Piens, a Jelgava-based dairy plant which its owner Trikata KS has put up for sale, is fairly strong at the moment, unofficial information obtained by LETA suggests.
Latvian Culture Minister Dace Melbarde (National Alliance) in an interview with Latvian Television on Tuesday spoke evasively about possibilities to renovate the historical building of Riga Circus and its future in general, informs LETA/BNS.
The government today approved the Economics Ministry's regulations on supply and use of natural gas, which stipulate that companies in Latvia will be able to buy natural gas from foreign gas suppliers, informs LETA.
The Riigikogu in Estonia on Tuesday supported a proposal of Chancellor of Justice Ulle Madise for a legislative amendment to give members of the management boards of companies the right to get the unemployment insurance benefit if they lose their job and income, informs LETA/BNS.
The 8th February was the first day to seek for compensation for tickets bought from the bankrupt state-owned airline Estonian Air and 15,806 applications were submitted, writes LETA.
Suspicions related to corruption crimes have been brought against 15 border guards in Lithuania in 2015, and over 120 officials of the State Border Guard Service have been sentenced for corruption in the last decade, reports LETA/BNS.
Agency LETA has obtained full text of the coalition agreement that the Union of Greens and Farmers, National Alliance (All For Latvia-For Fatherland And Freedom/LNNK) and Unity – the political parties that will make up the new government – are planning to sign on February 11, 2016.
The two passenger ferries under construction for Port of Tallinn subsidiary TS Laevad at the Sefine shipyard in Turkey cost 22.8 million euros apiece and the other two being built in the Remontowa shipyard in Poland cost 31.5 million euros each, the weekly Eesti Ekspress claims, cites LETA/BNS.
After the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) comes into force, Latvia's exports to the United States could increase 15%, informs LETA, according to a study by AmCham EU.
The Riigikogu national defense committee on February 8th examined the positions of the government on the proposed amendments to the EU Firearms Directive, and supported them by consensus, reports LETA/BNS.
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.
Insufficient measures are being taken in Ukraine to eradicate corruption, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius says after Ukraine's Lithuanian-born Minister of Economic Development and Trade Aivaras Abromavicius resigned, informs LETA/BNS.
The coalition parties' representatives in Latvia on February 8th approved the government declaration and coalition agreement, as Prime Minister designate Maris Kucinskis (Greens/Farmers) told reporters after the coalition's meeting, informs LETA.
Narva Bussiveod, the municipal bus company of the northeastern city of Narva, filed for bankruptcy and laid off all its 74 staff in February 2016, after losing the city's public transport tender, cites LETA.