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Wednesday, 04.10.2023, 22:52
After a request from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia and with permit from the Ministry of Transport, Latvian airline airBaltic has scheduled rescue flights from London, Tbilisi and Amsterdam to Riga. Each flight will be able to transport up to 140 passengers.
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The state will execute advance payments of social tax on behalf of self-employed persons for the first quarter to help such individuals cope with the impact of the economic difficulties going with the crisis, reported LETA/BNS.
In January-February 2020, Latvia generated 1,233 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of electric power, up 15.1% against the same period last year, according to an electricity market review released by Augstsprieguma Tikls transmission system operator, informed LETA/BNS.
Lithuania's oil handling company Klaipedos Nafta (Klaipeda Oil) says it has taken additional technical measures to free up its storage facilities after a second tanker with crude oil for Belarus arrived in Klaipeda on Friday, writes LETA/BNS.
Cultural and creative sector, including SMEs, remains poorly exploited and at risk, European Commission acknowledges. Great and important cultural sector’s potentials in all EU states require some support: hence, modern European guarantee’s program is aimed at providing support. The Baltic cultural sphere shall be more active in acquiring these funds.
Lithuania's State Tax Inspectorate has published a list of 32,000 businesses directly affected by the coronavirus crisis, informed LETA/BNS.
Transport Minister Talis Linkaits (New Conservative Party) has give permission for a Kyiv-Riga passenger train to arrive in Riga, allowing Latvian and Estonian nationals to return home from Ukraine, the minister said on Twitter, cites LETA.