Industrial performance in the second wave of Covid-19 is better than in the spring

The industrial performance in the second wave of Covid-19 in Latvia is still significantly better than in the spring of this year. According to the information published by the Central Statistical Bureau, in October of this year, Latvia’s manufacturing industry continued to grow and compared to October of the previous year, production volumes have increased […]

An organized group of seven people has been detained for illicit drug trafficking

On November 5, officials of Division 3 of Bureau 1 of the Criminal Police Department of the Riga Regional State Police in co-operation with the State Police Counter-Terrorism Unit “Omega” detained an organized group of seven people in connection with drug trafficking. In total, drugs worth about 25,000 euros have been seized, as well as […]

Orban condemns Hungarian MEP for ‘sex party’ in Brussels

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Wednesday condemned Joseph Fajz, a politician from Hungary’s ruling national conservative party Fidesz, who had just given up his mandate as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) “and” gay orgy. “ Sader’s behavior is “unacceptable and unjustifiable” and “has no place in the values ​​of our political family,” […]

We reached an agreement to further expand support for entrepreneurs and employees

Taking into account the rapid spread of Covid-19 virus and the need to strengthen security measures, the Cabinet of Ministers on December 1 approved amendments to the conditions for granting downtime support, returning to the Ministry of Economics’ initial offer and significantly expanding the range of potential beneficiaries. “This crisis is a challenge for all […]

Covid-19 has significantly changed the shopping habits of 60 percent of the population

About 60% of the population admitted that the prevalence of Covid-19 has significantly changed their shopping habits, forcing them to reconsider both the choice of store formats and frequency of visits and the list of products to buy, according to the latest industry survey “Maxima Retail Compass”. Almost 45% of the population have tried to […]

I am convinced of gaining independence

Scotland’s first minister, Nicolas Sturden, said on Saturday that she had “never been more confident” than she is now about gaining independence. The head of government and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) said in a party virtual conference that the chances of Scotland seceding from the rest of Britain had never been so […]

Mārupe and Rīga municipalities will look for a solution to the issue of centralized water supply and sewerage service tariffs

On Friday, Mārupe County Council hosted a working meeting between Riga City Council Deputy Chairman Edvards Smiltēns and Mārupe County Council Chairman Mārtiņš Bojārs, during which further co-operation between the two municipalities and topical issues to be solved jointly were discussed. Information on the website of Mārupe Municipality shows that Aivars Draudiņš, Adviser to the […]

Be careful with Black Friday deals

The renewed state of emergency encourages consumers to buy goods and services both in online shops and on social networks. Although the opportunity to shop without leaving home is now significantly easier for consumers and Black Friday and Christmas offers are up to date, the Consumer Rights Protection Center (CRPC) urges consumers to be careful […]