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 […]

The weather will get colder in the coming days

In the last days of November and the beginning of December, the air temperature in Latvia will be lower, there will be a slight frost and less precipitation, according to the current forecast of the “Global Forecast System”. On Thursday evenings and at night to Friday, it will rain abundantly in many places. After that, […]

MEPRD asks KNAB to evaluate the actions of the Mayor of Ikšķile in connection with the investment of financial resources in the municipal infrastructure facility

The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development (MEPRD) asks the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (KNAB) to evaluate the actions of Indulis Trapins (LZP), Chairman of Ikšķile County Council, concluding an agreement on behalf of the municipality on investing in municipal infrastructure, LETA informed MEPRD. The Ministry has received information that renovation works of […]

China is planning measures to increase the birth rate

Given the aging population, China plans new measures to boost the birth rate over the next five years, state media reported on Monday. China will offer extensive financial support to couples who decide to have more children in the world, the China Daily reports. “A more inclusive population policy will be implemented to improve fertility, […]

EUR 257 million was allocated for contingencies in the third quarter

This year’s budget provided for contingencies of € 23.48 million, but due to the crisis caused by Covid-19, the government decided to increase funding for the program to € 625 million. In the third quarter of this year, 79 requests for contingency funds were approved for a total of 257,069,112 euros. The largest amount of […]

Hungary sees an opportunity to agree on an EU budget; Poland is demanding a new compromise

“There are many possible solutions, it’s just a matter of political will,” Orban told the radio. “Negotiations must continue, and in the end we will reach an agreement. This is usually the case,” the Hungarian prime minister said. There are several alternatives to breaking the deadlock, “which are acceptable to Hungary and Poland, where the […]

On weekends it will rain, snow and blows strong winds

On weekends in Latvia there will be changing weather conditions with precipitation, on Saturday evening a significant increase in wind is expected, according to the latest weather forecasts. At night on Saturday, clouds coming from the sea will bring various precipitations to places – including Riga – and roads will be icy in places. The […]