Posts tagged as cash

Half of claims for cash recovery handled by airBaltic

Thursday, May 21, 2020

National airline airBaltic head of corporate communications Alise Briede spoke to Latvian Radio on May 21 about flight reimbursements due to COVID-19. Customers who had purchased tickets for flights that were cancelled due to COVID-19 have been offered reimbursements in forms of vouchers or refunds. Experiences vary: there are people who have received the airline’s confirmation about getting the money back. Others ha Alise Briede explained that the COVID-19 crisis…

Former al-Qaeda foot soldiers have been allowed into Yemen forces, admits UAE military

By Bel Trew on Saturday, August 18, 2018

The Emirati military has said it has absorbed into its local forces in Yemen former low-ranking al-Qaeda fighters left behind in the battlefield, as part of a counter-insurgency strategy, after facing backlash over its three-year battle against the terror group in the impoverished Gulf state. The United Arab Emirates has trained 30,000 Yemeni troops to fight what the US has called al-Qaeda’s most lethal franchise, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), since intervening in Yemen in early 2015. At its…

Study: nearly half of residents create savings in cash form

Friday, June 29, 2018

Nearly half of Latvia’s residents (42.3%) create savings in the form of cash. 17.4% of residents use bank accounts for savings, according to a study performed by Ferratum Bank about saving habits of Latvian residents. 7.7% of Latvian residents admit having deposits in some pension fund, 1.3% of residents keep savings in the form of jewellery, and 1.4% purchase shares. Study results show that 30.4% of residents try saving at…