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Remarks of Tony Tyler at a Public Lecture at the University of Latvia: Ladies and Gentlemen, thank you for the opportunity to speak to you today, I am proud to be the first IATA Director General to visit Latvia, and I am grateful for the time Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma and Transport Minister Anrijs Matiss gave for our discussions. The importance of aviation to Latvia should not be underestimated.
Latvian motorist passes his driving test first timea despite having no arms and having to use his FEET to steer But for Latvian driver Gatis Caunitis the feat is even more remarkable as he has no arms and has to use his feet to steer the car. The 26-year-old from Riga successfully passed his driving test and gained his full drivers license on Sunday using just his legs and feet to control the car.
Prominent Russian singer and lawmaker Iosif Kobzon has filed a lawsuit with the European Court of Human Rights against the Latvian government over Riga's decision to ban him from performing in the Baltic country. Kobzon said on September 16 that he is demanding compensation from Latvia for the damages and losses suffered due to the entry ban.
Russia will not accept an 'attack' against the Russian language in the Baltic States, Russia's Foreign Ministry Konstantin Dolgov has said. "We will not accept the ongoing attack against the Russian language that we see in the Baltic States.
Real estate company has sold Zemgale Business centre located in Jelgava, Atmodas iela 19 in Latvia.
On September 8, JSC "Latvian Shipping Company" established a subsidiary company "Medical Invest" Ltd. The subscribed and paid-up share capital of "Medical Invest" Ltd is 457'300 EUR. All shares are owned by JSC "Latvian Shipping Company".
ONCHAN, Isle of Man -- -- Full Tilt players can now enjoy the thrill and excitement of real, live casino games with real, live dealers in the Full Tilt software on their Windows computers. Players are able to play Roulette, Blackjack, Casino Hold'em and Baccarat, with the dealers being physically located in Riga, Latvia.
The premium Freddie Mercury celebratory vodka is named 'Killer Queen' and will be released in time to celebrate 40th anniversary of the band's 1974 hit single of the same name. The 40 per cent ABV spirit is produced by the Stoli spirits producer SPI and will be available from September 17. Brian May described the Stoli vodka production plant in Riga, Latvia, as "the Willy Wonka chocolate factory for adults" following a recent visit.
Top foreign security and policy experts, diplomats, politicians and academics, are set to discuss the Ukraine crisis and energy policy and European politics and the Riga conference on September 12. "The war in Ukraine has irreversibly altered the security situation on our continent. That is why it is symbolic that before Latvia's presidency of the European Union Council in 2015, Conference members will outline possible scenarios in order to find answers as to how best to strengthen mainstream values in the Euro-Atlantic space," he said.
The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe said it will use drones to monitor the Russia-Ukraine border in its mission to broker deals between Ukraine's warring sides. "We want to continue to help de-escalate the crisis," OSCE head and Swiss president Didier Burkhalter told reporters after talks with his Latvian counterpart Andris Berzins in Riga.
Cereal pot innovation? 'I think we will see other more creative ideas for on-the-go packaging, perhaps added fruit sachets or even milk pouches,' says Datamonitor Consumer analyst Cereal pots appeal to consumers seeking faster, easier ways of eating breakfast, but manufacturers must go beyond simple, on-the-go pot packaging, says Datamonitor Consumer. According to the research firm's latest Innovation Tracking report, some manufacturers had already started to evolve the potted cereal category.
The organization of one of the group stages of next year's European Men's Basketball Championships in Riga will attract many additional tourists to Latvia, as the tourism industry in the Latvian capital will be more than capable of accommodating all the additional guests, local tourism industry representatives told Nozare.lv, cites LETA.... Read more...
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 07:23 am
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