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Demand for labor in Latvia will remain high in 2020

Friday, January 24, 2020

Demand for labor will remain high this year, but slowing economic growth and increasing problems with labor availability will make employers more cautious about creation of new jobs, according to an annual survey of entrepreneurs by CV-Online Latvia. 33 percent of employers are planning to hire new workers this year, which is 15 percent less than a year ago. In turn, the number of companies that will both hire and…

Asian shares mixed after S&P 500 hits all-time high

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Shares were mixed in Asia and Chinese benchmarks fell Tuesday after Hong Kong’s leader warned that months of political protests are taking a harsh toll on the economy. Shares rallied on Wall Street overnight, with the benchmark S&P 500 hitting a record high, at the onset of a week busy with corporate earnings and economic reports. Investors also are anticipating another interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve. Investors have…

Europol: terrorism threat remains high in Europe

Friday, June 28, 2019

The threat of terrorism in Europe remains high, especially from Jihadists, announced European police agency Europol on Thursday, 27 June. Although in 2018 there were fewer attacks than in the previous year, more attacks of Jihadists were successfully thwarted last year, as stated in Europol’s report. 13 people were killed in terrorist attacks in Europe in 2018. All of those attacks were performed by Jihadists, Europol reported. The number of…

Baltic States score high in National Cyber Security Index 2018

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Latvia has received the highest score in the National Cyber Security Index for its cybersecurity policy and analysis of cyber threats, representatives of the Environmental Protection and Regional Development Ministry told LETA. Latvia has also received the highest possible number of points for the protection of national level services and documents and the measures taken so far to counter cyberattacks. Based on the 12 various digital security aspects which have…