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6 hrs ago | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Riga Shipyard's first half year's turnover - 6.9 mln, losses - 1.3 mln

Limited liability company's Riga Shipyard net turnover was EUR 6,916,066, and total net losses were EUR 1,288,002 in the first half of year, according to the company's finance report, handed in to the stock exchange operator NASDAQ OMX Riga, cites LETA.... Read more...

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Seattle Times

Shadow of Ukraine hangs over former Soviet state of Latvia

Riga, Latvia, is the economic and artistic center of the country, which formally declared its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, as the USSR was dissolving.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

AkiPress

16:42 Latvia wants to sell its products of food industry in Uzbekistan

Latvia wants to find opportunities to sell its products of food industry in Uzbekistan.

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GlobeNewswire

In the first half-year JSC "Latvian Shipping Company" continued to improve its financial indicators

In the first half-year of 2014 JSC "Latvian Shipping Company" and its subsidiaries continued to improve their financial indicators - last year in the same period the Group suffered a loss of 26.60 million USD, but this year - 8.32 million USD.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Regina Leader Post

UPDATED: 'Unruly' passengers charged after Sunwing flight returns to Toronto with CF-18 escort

Two female passengers have been charged after police say they drank alcohol, smoked cigarettes and got into a physical confrontation on a plane Wednesday evening, forcing the flight to divert back to Toronto.

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EurasiaNet

Latvia: Neo-Bolshevik Vexes Government

Beness Aijo talks to the news media during a July 30 demonstration at the British embassy in Riga.

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The Baltic Times

French movie legend has his say on Russia, Ukraine conflict - The Baltic Times

Depardieu said he "likes both Russia and the Ukraine - which is part of Russia" before declining to take further questions on politics.

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The Jersey Journal

Prep Vox a winner on world stage

Prep Vox, the Saint Peter's Prep vocal ensemble, has returned to Jersey City following a European tour that included a category-winning performance at the World Choir Games in Riga, Latvia.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Primary placement auctions of Latvian Government debt securities

The fixed rate for the non-competitive auction set by State Treasury will be published on NASDAQ OMX Riga webpage after the competitive auctions Latvian Government debt securities auctions under The Treasury of the Republic of Latvia are organized by NASDAQ OMX Riga.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Homer Tribune

Learning to think inside the box

Photo provided Brianna Allen working at Two Sisters Bakery. Allen will show her first exhibit of landscape paintings in September at Bunnell Street Art Center, with an opening reception on Sept.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Latvia, World News, University of Southern Maine, Homer, AK

Hispanic Business

Listing procedure initiated for "Rietumu Asset Management Cash Reserve Fund" sub-funds

NASDAQ OMX Riga Management board's resolution on listing will be made public immediately after it has been made.

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GlobeNewswire

On the decision of the Court

Riga City Northern District Court announced the decision of the insolvency case of JSC "Rigas kugu buvetava" on the 26th of August, 2014 and dismissed the action of the creditors as unfounded.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Baltic Times

Latvian residents donate goods and aid to war torn eastern Ukraine - The Baltic Times

The aid will be rendered using the International Red Cross services. The money will be allotted from the Riga City Council's reserve funds.

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City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

EfTEN buys Nordic Technology Park in Riga for EUR 20 mln

Estonian real estate fund EfTEN Capital has increased its Latvian real estate portfolio by acquiring Nordic Technology Park in Sampeteris - a complex of office and industrial buildings of 45,000 square meters in area, and a production facility at 15/25 Jurkalnes Street in Riga for a total of EUR 20 million, EfTEN Capital spokeswoman Renata Kaupasa ... (more)

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

PR-inside.com

Grindeks (GRD1R) - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare - Deals and Alliances Profile - New Study Released

Its products are indicated for the treatment in therapeutic areas such as, cardiovascular, central nervous system, cancer, gastrointestinal and antimicrobial.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Latvian parliamentary elections in the shadow of Ukraine

Latvia's 12th Saeima elections this October 4 will take place in the shadow of continuing conflict in Ukraine and an atmosphere of great uncertainty.

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City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Riga Shipyard shareholders Melniks and Remars-Riga fined EUR 14,200 each

The Financial and Capital Market Commission has completed a probe into suspected harmonization of actions taken by the joint-stock company Rigas kugu buvetava shareholders, and ordered the company's shareholders - Vasilijs Melniks and joint-stock company Remars-Riga - to pay the maximum applicable fine of EUR 14,200 each for making no mandatory ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Baltic Times

Historic freedom anniversary to be celebrated in Latvia - The Baltic Times

This Saturday, Aug. 23, marks the 25th anniversary of the renowned human chain after one million freedom-yearning people in the three Baltic States joined hands in solidarity, more commonly known as the Baltic Way, reports LETA.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Stars and Stripes

NATO to shun substantial eastern footprint in nod to Russia

NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, British Prime Minister David Cameron and Gen.

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Iol.co.za

Volvo adds glitzy details to woo China's rich

Volvo cars are displayed in a showroom in Riga, Latvia. The Swedish car maker will unveil its new SUV next week.

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