In September, the number of guests served in tourist accommodation decreased rapidly

In September 2020, 110.2 thousand people were served in Latvian tourist accommodation. Foreign and domestic visitors, which is by 54.7% less than in September 2019 and by 63.3% less than in August, according to the Central Statistical Bureau. Guests spent 211 thousand nights in tourist accommodation, which is 54.1% less than in September last year. […]

The proceeds of cigarette smuggling in Belarus finance the Lukashenko regime

Every year, smugglers of cigarettes in Lithuania support the Belarusian regime with tens of millions of euros, which goes into the budget of the neighboring country and the regime’s wallets, feeding the criminal world along the way, the portal points out. Three years ago, the Belarusian regime began to see a new business niche in […]

18.X Uldis Stabulnieks memorial concert “Autumn is coming to paint Latvia” in Ikšķile

October 18 at 17.00 Uldis Stabulnieks memorial concert “Autumn to paint Latvia” will take place in Ikšķile municipality hall. The concert will feature the University of Latvia graduate choir “Jubilate”, Ikšķile women’s and men’s vocal ensembles “Nona” and “Tikai tā”, as well as actor Juris Hiršs. The artistic director of the concert is Juris Kļaviņš, […]

In China, the restaurant building collapsed, killing 29 people

In the north of China, 29 people were killed when the restaurant building collapsed on Saturday, the state TV channel CNTV reports on Sunday. The tragedy took place in Shanxi Province, Linfin, at a celebration held in honor of a local resident’s 80th birthday. When the two-storey building collapsed, the relatives of the jubilee and […]

Levits hopes that Riga will finally be in proper hands – in Latvia – News

Today, the President and Mrs. Andris Levitis visited the 123rd polling station, which is located in Fričs Brīvzemnieks Primary School. Giving a comment to journalists after the vote, the first official of the state said that as a resident of Riga he had followed the election campaign and party offers. “As a result of the […]

Domestic consumption contributes to economic recovery

Latvia’s economy continues to recover from the Covid-19 shock, and sustained domestic consumption is one of the reasons why the economic downturn in Latvia this year will be significantly smaller than expected at the beginning of the crisis. According to the information published by the Central Statistical Bureau, retail trade in Latvia has been growing […]