Vecās mājas – Legendary Latvian Progressive Rock Group Reunites After 30-Year Break

Vecās mājas – Legendary Latvian Progressive Rock Group Reunites After 30-Year Break

On February 17 at 7:00 p.m., the legendary Latvian progressive rock group “Vecās mājas”, which returns to the stage after a 30-year break, invites you to a concert at the Culture Center “Ulbrokas pērle”. The concert program of the “Liepājas dzintars ’89” festival will be performed in full at the group’s reunion concert: the compositions … Read more

Hungary Demands Visit from Swedish Prime Minister Before Ratifying NATO Accession

Hungary’s ruling coalition does not want to ratify Sweden’s accession to NATO until Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristerson visits his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orbán in Budapest. Orbán’s party “Fidesz” told broadcaster ATV about this condition on Friday. The ruling coalition also includes the Hungarian Christian Democratic People’s Party (KNDP). Hungary is the only NATO member … Read more

Latvian Business Leaders Survey Shows Pessimism Returning, Calls for Tax Reductions

Latvian Business Leaders Survey Shows Pessimism Returning, Calls for Tax Reductions

Pessimism has returned to the general mood of businessmen in Latvia, according to the survey of business leaders conducted by the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LTRK) and the research company “SKDS” in November-December 2023. The value of the LTRK index in the final quarter of last year was 47.74 points, which indicates the … Read more

“US Carries Out Fourth Round of Strikes Against Houthis in Yemen Amid Rising Tensions”

  1. US carries out another round of strikes against Houthis in Yemen, US officials say  CNN
  2. US forces carry out 4th round of strikes in a week against Houthi targets in Yemen  Fox News
  3. Yemen strikes: Houthis hit US-owned ship after ‘terror’ designation  BBC.com
  4. Opinion | The Houthis sink an arrow into the West’s Achilles’ heel  The Washington Post

VKKF Announces Tender for Production of Low-Budget Films and Game Shorts: 300,000 Euro Funding Available

VKKF Announces Tender for Production of Low-Budget Films and Game Shorts: 300,000 Euro Funding Available

The State Cultural Capital Fund (VKKF) has announced a tender for the production of low-budget full-length feature films and game shorts, in which it is planned to distribute 300,000 euros, VKKF representative Ilona Skuja informed. The purpose of the competition is to support the production of low-budget feature films and short game films in order … Read more

Russian General Valery Gerasimov’s Death in Ukraine Attack: Fact or Fiction? Update from Ukrainian Armed Forces Spokesperson

Information about the death of Russian General Valery Gerasimov in Ukraine’s attack on Russian military facilities in occupied Crimea on Thursday is spreading on social networks, but this information hardly corresponds to the truth. , announced Serhiy Bratäuk, the press representative of the Southern Armed Forces of Ukraine. “There are many versions of what could … Read more

Explosions near Qasem Soleimani’s Grave in Iran: 103 Dead, 141 Injured

In Iran, at least 103 people were killed in explosions near the grave of General Qasem Soleimani, who was killed in a US air strike in January 2020 at the Baghdad airport, according to Iranian media. People had gathered at Soleimani’s tomb in the Saheb al-Zaman Mosque in Kerman to commemorate his death. At least … Read more

Building a Sustainable Home: Tips for Environmentally Friendly Construction and Design

Building a Sustainable Home: Tips for Environmentally Friendly Construction and Design

Concern for the environment is not limited to waste disposal and moving by foot or bicycle, but also refers to the construction of a private home, respecting available natural resources resources. It is important not only for the well-being of the planet. A sustainable house will positively affect its inhabitants as well, providing a favorable … Read more

How to Protect Yourself from Financial Scams and Becoming a Money Mule

How to Protect Yourself from Financial Scams and Becoming a Money Mule

Unfortunately, every one of us will have heard about financial scams. Many have also personally encountered calls from “bankers”, cryptocurrency traders or fake policemen, not to mention the fake social media activities of Raymond Paul, Renard Cowper and even the President. This requires being very careful, as well as warning those family members who are … Read more

2023 Global Financial Market Impact on Latvian Pension Savings

2023 Global Financial Market Impact on Latvian Pension Savings

The profitability of Latvian citizens’ pension savings directly depends on events in the world financial markets and the skills of local pension managers to choose a successful investment strategy. How successful has this year been for pension managers, which pension plans have performed with the highest returns and which events have had the biggest impact … Read more