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Latvia records lowest ever crime rate in 2017

Latvia recorded its lowest ever crime rate in 2017, Prosecutor General Eriks Kalnmeiers informed at the annual meeting of the Prosecutor General’s Office, cites LETA.

Audit: there has been inefficient project management, lack of supervision in implementation of e-health project

Implementation of the e-health project in Latvia stumbled because of inefficient project management and insufficient supervision from the part of the Health Ministry, said Chief Auditor Elita Krumina at a joint meeting of Saeima committees on February 21st, informs LETA.

Baltic Oil Service completes expansion in former oil plant compound

Baltic Oil Service OU, which bought the biodiesel plant of the bankrupt company Biodiesel Paldiski, has completed expansion within the compound and doubled its tank capacity, reports LETA/BNS.

34 books of Latvian authors to be published in UK ahead of London Book Fair

To introduce British readers to Latvian literature, the English translations of 34 books by Latvian authors will be published in the UK ahead of this the London Book Fair, which this year will take place from April 10 to 12, Inga Bodnarjuka-Mrazauskas, the head of Latvian Literature platform, sai...

HKScan Latvia to make 10 types of dumplings at plant in Jelgava

HKScan Latvia meatpacker today launched a new production line at its plant in Jelgava, central Latvia, which will be making ten types of pelmeni or Russian-style dumplings, reports LETA.

Half businessmen happy with conditions in Lithuania to build business

Some 49% of businessmen in Lithuania are happy with the business building conditions in the country, while 38% say the conditions are unsatisfactory, shows a survey of businessmen conducted by exports promotion agency Enterprise Lithuania, cites LETA/BNS.