During the next year's budget planning negotiations, government parties have mentioned raising the non-taxable minimum income to at least EUR 400, according to the information available to Latvian Television September 16.
On September 16, 12:30 to 14:00, the Foreign Investors Council in Latvia (FICIL) hosts a panel discussion in English on the current trends in job market.
Bridges managed by local governments have been neglected for a long time, and their safety is questionable, according to State Audit Office (VK) information published September 16 following an audit in several municipalities.
Data published September 15 by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that at the end of the second quarter of 2021, there were 25.3 thousand job vacancies.
The Saeima is viewing amendments to the Postal Law which will allow customs to inspect suspicious mailings more closely, Latvian Radio reported September 15.
The scale of the drop in commercial aviation activity in Latvia and the rest of the European Union is made clear by new data and graphics from Eurostat, the EU statistics agency.
The Latvian Corporate Governance Awards 2021 took place September 10 with several companies walking away with prizes for their efforts.
Latvian timber industry has recently raised alarm that the Latvian banks are being overly cautious regarding business with Belarus and slowing down transactions, Latvian Radio reported September 14.
Four self-service baggage drop-off points are now open at Riga Airport, the airport said in a release September 13.
By August 31 of this year, State JSC Latvijas pasts (LP) operated 301 mail transit cargo aircraft, more than in 12 months of 2020, when 219 cargo transit planes were serviced, LP said in a release September 13.
The active season of restaurants and other catering companies when people could be seated outdoors is coming to an end. Latvian regional television ReTV's broadcast aired September 11 explored whether caterers are ready for the winter.
The Covid-19 pandemic has brought many challenges, one being inequality in society. The people with low incomes have been affected more than the wealthy, according to EURANET PLUS report on September 13.
The updated list of epidemiological requirements for arrivals into Latvia from other countries was published on September 10 and includes 35 countries (36 if you include Latvia itself) on the list of those deemed to have a "high public health threat", including Baltic neighbors Estonia and Lithuania.
As of September 15, special cars are planned on individual train routes where only people with a valid Covid-19 certificate of vaccination, recovery or negative test will be allowed to board, Passenger Rail (PV) said September 10.
The European Commission said September 10 it had disbursed €237 million to Latvia in pre-financing to help to kick-start the implementation of the investment and reform measures outlined in Latvia's recovery and resilience plan.
The State Revenue Service (VID) denies the claims made by Tokyo City that it is targeting its employees with 'unwarranted' tax debt, VID director Ieva Jaunzeme told Latvian Radio September 10.
Provisional data from the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in July 2021 the foreign trade turnover of Latvia amounted to EUR 3.06 billion, which at current prices was 27 % larger than a year ago.
Rating agency Fitch provied a fairly upbeat assessment of Latvia's economic outlook September 3 in maintaining its current 'A-' rating of the country and reaffirming a stable outlook while increasing its 2021 GDP growth projection from 3 % to 4 %.
Research by a home loans company suggests that people in Latvia are among the most highly-stressed in the developed world when it comes to their finances.
With the requirement for a Covid-19 certificate or a negative test for beauty service providers and recipients, the industry will likely go underground, Latvian Radio reported September 9.
The State Police and the Civil Aviation Agency remind the public that unmanned aircraft (drones) are not a toy that can be used anywhere, Latvian Television reported September 9.
The latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that in August 2021, compared to August 2020, the average level of consumer prices increased by 3.7 %.
Latvia's financial regulator, the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FKTK) announced September 8 that "Baltic Technology Ventures" must be delisted from the First North alternative investment market, demanded repayment of money made as a result of breaching regulations and imposed a fine on board member Gene Zolotarev.
Public transport fill in regional and intercity transport will be increased to 80% due to the beginning of the academic year and the weather getting colder, the government decided September 7.
As of Monday, September 6, all Tokyo City chain restaurants have closed due to an 'unexpected attack by the State Revenue Service (VID)', Tokyo City's chief executive Gaļina Gaile said September 7.