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News Latvia » Social: Quarter century for AmCham Latvia

News channel or source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/analytics/?doc=139522
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

... the U.S. Embassy and Civic Alliance of Latvia to honor inspirational Latvian people and organizations who have significantly contributed to human development in the areas of social responsibility, education, health and well-being and the future ...

News Latvia » Social: India's social sector spending woefully below peers, including Latvia and Iceland: Study

News channel or source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/2018/apr/12/indias-social-sector-spending-woefully-below-peers-including-latvia-and-iceland-study-1800371.html
Publication date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

Image for representational purpose only. MUMBAI: India's social sector spending remains "woefully" below peers, including Latvia and Iceland, in terms of GDP, according to a study published in RBI's monthly bulletin. The conclusion is based on an analysis ...

News Latvia » Social: Lithuania considers consulting with Latvia on controlling political ads on Facebook

News channel or source: https://www.baltictimes.com/lithuania_considers_consulting_with_latvia_on_controlling_political_ads_on_facebook/
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

VILNIUS – Lithuania's Central Electoral Commission (CEC) is considering turning to Latvia for consultations on controlling political ads on social media, as presidential, municipal and European Parliament elections approach. In early April ...

News Latvia » Social: Latvian anti-corruption watchdog says Facebook open to cooperation on election transparency

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-04/14/c_137109581.htm
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

... Corruption Prevention Bureau no longer considers blocking Facebook in the run-up to Latvia's coming parliamentary election after successful talks with the social network's representatives, the anti-corruption bureau's chief Jekabs Straume told ...

News Latvia » Social: Tax debts total EUR 1.255 bln in Latvia in early April

News channel or source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/finances/?doc=139482
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

At the beginning of April 2018, tax debts in Latvia totaled EUR 1.255 billion ... tax debts to local government budgets came to EUR 308.175 million, up 0.2%, while overdue social security contributions equaled EUR 160.311 million, down 1.7%.

News Latvia » Social: Sister blames police for Latvian woman’s death

News channel or source: http://www.gulf-times.com/story/590114/Sister-blames-police-for-Latvian-woman-s-death
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

The sister of a missing Latvian woman found dead last week said yesterday she ... only ten days after she registered a complaint and began a parallel search using social media. Her photograph carrying Liga’s person-missing poster went viral here and ...

News Latvia » Social: Europe's depopulation time bomb is ticking loudly in the Baltics

News channel or source: https://www.lmtonline.com/news/article/Europe-s-depopulation-time-bomb-is-ticking-loudly-12854809.php
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

According to the U.N.'s Department of Economic and Social Affairs, nine of the world's countries ... for African or Middle Eastern refugees to take their place. Former Latvian economic minister Vjaceslavs Dombrovskis, now head of the Certus think tank ...

News Latvia » Social: WORLD BANK: Workers should ditch minimum wage to compete with robot labour

News channel or source: https://www.sfgate.com/technology/businessinsider/article/WORLD-BANK-Workers-should-ditch-minimum-wage-to-12856388.php
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Latvia and Poland said they could not back the proposal, while Ireland, Britain and Croatia abstained over concerns that the new rules would hurt their transport industries. - “The Council´s unanimous support for the European Pullar of Social Rights ...

News Latvia » Social: Latvia's budget deficit reaches 0.5 pct of GDP in 2017

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-04/21/c_137125814.htm
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

The preliminary results for 2017 show that a surplus was only achieved in Latvia's social security budget, while the central and local governments spent more than they earned last year. According to the Treasury of Latvia, whose budget estimates are based ...