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03/16/2018 02:55BS/2 installs Riga's first contactless ATMs    ( Finextra )
The first five ATMs with special contactless card readers installed in Riga's center: in the Old Town and the two largest shopping centers Alfa and Spice. Implementation and provision of service support for Diebold Nixdorf ATMs is carried out by certified engineers of BS/2 Latvia, which has been operating ...
03/13/2018 09:15Matiss Kaza's ONE TICKET, PLEASE Honored At Winter Film Awards International Film Festival    ( Broadway World )
The film was also released theatrically in Latvia. When he's not pursuing theatrical exploits in New York City, Matiss works at Deep Sea Studios, a Production Company which he co-founded in Riga, Latvia, and produces both fiction and documentary films. At a glittering ceremony Saturday March 3 at the ...
03/12/2018 19:15ToolNOW - The First Online Brokerage Platform for Tool Loans in the Aviation Industry    ( )
At the International Airlines Technical Pool (IATP) Conference in Riga, Latvia, Lufthansa Technik AG is presenting ToolNOW, the first online brokerage platform for tool loans in the aviation industry, under its brand AVIATAR. Both, Airline operators and MRO companies worldwide can use this platform to ...
03/12/2018 13:15Bite Latvia starts Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ pre-sales    ( Telecompaper )
Mobile operator Bite Latvia has started pre-sales of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones. The pre-sales will last until 15 March. Customers booking the devices during the pre-sales will be able to get them in shops of the operator in the Riga commercial centres Spice, Domina and Alfa.
03/10/2018 05:15Kalman Aron, whose art helped him survive the Holocaust, dies at 93    ( The Keene Sentinel )
14, 1924, in Riga. He began drawing at 3. A decade later, he painted a portrait of Latvian President Karlis Ulmanis, who helped arrange for the aspiring artist to attend the country's fine arts academy in Riga. After World War II, Aron received a master's degree from Vienna's Academy of Fine Arts before ...
03/09/2018 13:15Impact of sharing economy on Latvia's tourism industry grows - OECD    ( Baltic Times )
RIGA - The impact of the sharing economy on Latvia's tourism industry increased in recent years, according to the Tourism Trends and Policies 2018 report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Having analyzed the tourism industry development in Latvia in ...
03/09/2018 06:15Featured obituary: Portraitist's art spared him in the Holocaust    ( Bend Bulletin )
He was commissioned to paint the official portrait of the Latvian prime minister when he was 13. He enrolled at an academy of fine arts in Riga, the capital, at 15. In 1941, when he was 16, the Germans invaded, and his parents, who were Jewish, were killed. But Kalman's artistic talent would spare his life ...
03/08/2018 22:15EU to allot EUR 27.6 mln for improving public buildings' energy efficiency in Latvia    ( The Baltic Course )
The funding is meant for improving energy efficiency in a total of 38 public buildings, for instance, Riga Eastern Clinical University Hospital, which will receive EUR 2.55 mln from the ERDF, Riga Circus - also EUR 2.55 mln, Valmiera Drama Theater - EUR 3.2 mln, as well as Daile Theater, Latvian Puppet ...
03/08/2018 22:15Kalman Aron (1924–2018)    ( Artforum )
Born near Riga, Latvia, in 1924, Aron was recognized for his artistic talent early on. His first solo exhibition was displayed when Aron was just seven years old. He painted the Latvian prime minister's official portrait at thirteen, and enrolled at a fine arts academy in Riga at fifteen. After the Germans ...
03/07/2018 18:25Diane Venet's Jewelry By Artists Goes on Show in Paris    ( WWD )
Thirty years into her mission, Venet has amassed over 200 pieces and held exhibits around the world, including New York, Seoul, Venice, and Riga, Latvia. But this one, her ninth, is the most wide-reaching, notable especially for the pairing of the pieces with artwork by the 150 artists featured, including ...
03/05/2018 23:15SoftGamings now offers Quickspin products via single integration    ( European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog) )
Press Release – 05 MARCH 2018, VALETTA/MALTA, RIGA/LATVIA: Softgamings, an online casino platform provider and gaming systems aggregator, has finished integration of Quickspin's products into SoftGamings platform. From now on, casino operators will be able to add top-quality video-slots to ...
03/05/2018 23:15Azerbaijan Trade House to operate in Latvia soon    ( Trend News Agency )
Azerbaijan's Trade House will begin operating in Latvia in the near future, a source in the Azerbaijani government told Trend on March 5. Presently, the products of Azerbaijani entrepreneurs are being presented in Riga, where the trade house will function, the source said. "The work on organization of ...
03/05/2018 23:15Latvian gov't buys stake in gas storage operator for 57.4 mln euros    ( Xinhua )
RIGA, March 5 (Xinhua) -- Latvia's state-owned power transmission system operator Augstspriehuma Tikls (AST) paid nearly 57.4 million euros (70.6 million U.S. dollars) for a 34.36 percent stake in Conexus Baltic Grid (Conexus), media reported Monday. The gas transmission and storage company last ...


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