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Latvia climbs one position in Doing Business rating

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In the latest Doing Business rating compiled by the World Bank, Latvia has been put on the 22nd place. This is an improvement over Latvia’s position in this rating in 2014. Authors of the list mention Latvia as one of the TOP 30 leaders that have carried out important reforms to improve business environment in the past several years. Latvia’s ... Read More »

Latvijas piens: dairy industry is a mirror of our nation’s weakness

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Latvia has the most fractured dairy industry in Europe, which only serves to weaken its competitiveness. Companies are already allocating whatever resources they have to conquer export markets, said Latvijas piens Chairperson Anita Skudra in an interview to BNN. What are some of the most notable recent events in your sector? The moment that changed the situation in the dairy ... Read More »

Saeima decides not to view RNP violations without representatives of RCC

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The meeting planned by Saeima Audit Committee has been cancelled because members of the committee agreed not to view violations uncovered in activities of Rīgas namu pārvaldnieks without the presence of officials from Riga City Council. Instead the committee plans to ask the governing ministry to evaluate actions of municipal officials, as confirmed by the head of the committee, Andris ... Read More »

Foreign Minister: relations with Russia are formed by developments in the world

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Relations with Russia are formed by developments in the world, including Ukraine and Syria, which may seem far away but can still affect our life, explains Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics. In his interview to Riga TV24, Rinkevics said there are no major dynamics in relations with Russia, saying that this aspect depends on multiple factors, including developments in hot-spots ... Read More »

Tele2 launches sales of iPhone 6S

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There is a lot of interest for the latest Apple’s iPhone 6S and it is expected that demand will exceed supply this year, according to Tele2’s initial sales results. ‘Tele2 Business’ scheme’s corporate clients received their iPhone 6S yesterday. Apple’s latest smart-phone model will become available for purchase to private persons on 7 October. «People around the world want to ... Read More »

EU ministers to discuss creation of a single railway space

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On Thursday, 8 October, there will be a meeting of the European Union Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council of Ministers in Luxembourg. Latvia will be represented by Transport Ministry’s parliamentary secretary Karina Korna. During this meeting, officials will discuss proposals for the so-called 4th railway package. Its goal is to overcome remaining obstacles in the way of creating a single ... Read More »

Lagzdins: UGF’s and NA’s actions are short-sighted and unprofessional

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There is no constitutional crisis in Latvia. However, it looks as if the Union of Greens and Farmers and the National Association are playing political games, and their actions seem more and more unprofessional and short-sighted, said former Saeima deputy Janis Lagzdins in an interview to Rietumu Radio. «What we have seen lately in the behaviour of these coalition parties ... Read More »