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The Seimas adopted amendments to the Law on Higher Education and Research which aim at bringing real opportunities for...
President Dalia Grybauskaitė had a bilateral meeting with President Aleksandar Vučić of the Republic of Serbia after...
Lithuania's Foreign Minister meets with the U.S. President's National Security Advisor

On 16 May in Washington,D.C., the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius, together with the...

Budget MEPs approve €104.2 m in EU aid to Greece, Spain, France and Portugal

Budget MEPs approved on Wednesday EUSF aid worth €104.2 million to support reconstruction in Greece, Spain, France...

Linkevičius: Lithuania consistently supports Montenegro's EU membership aspirations

On 15 May, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of...

Seimas approved the proposal to hold military exercise in Lithuania

The Seimas adopted a Resolution approving the proposal to hold a joint military exercise Saber Strike 2018...

Parliament this week: disaster relief, cybersecurity, data protection

Protecting the EU armed forces against cyber attacks, improving responses to natural disasters, and preparing for...

Linkevičius and Turkish Foreign Minister discuss preparations for NATO summit, important foreign and security policy issues

On 9 May, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius paid a working visit to Turkey and met with...

Lithuania’s representative to head WTO’s Committee on Trade Facilitation

The Permanent Representative of Lithuania to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Dalia Kadišienė has been...

Polish education in Lithuania

L24 talked to Danuta Narbut, chairwoman of the Vilnius Forum of Polish Parents about accusations of Lithuanian...
'Our goal is to form such a Polish school which would be attractive, modern and competitive,' said Juzef Kvetkovskij,...
Michal Mackevič: Polish school in Lithuania has to remain

We talked to Michal Mackevič, President of the Association of Poles in Lithuania, member of the Lithuanian Seimas from...

School-kindergarten 'Vilija' - among the best

About the only school-kindergarten, which keeps up correspondence with the Buckingham Palace and has a star in the...

Šalčininkai district. 13 gymnasiums, 8 of them - Polish

A ceremonial inauguration of the Adomo Mickevičiaus gymnasium in Dieveniškės took place at the beginning of December...

Polish kindergarten in Mickūnai

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Polish nursery-kindergarten in Mickūnai (near Vilnius) will be celebrating its 5th anniversary in just a few months.

Rita Tamašunienė: Poles protected and will protect their ownership

L24 talked to the Chairwoman of the Seimas faction of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania Rita Tamašunienė...

Artur Górski: so that not only Poles would attend Polish schools

We spoke to the Member of the Parliament of the Republic of Poland Artur Górski about the problems of Polish education...

100th Anniversary of Polish education in Paluknys

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2015 year was a jubilee year for the Paluknys Secondary School (Trakai district). The 100th anniversary of the school...

Economy

The number of foreigners coming to Lithuania to work has more than doubled in 2018, new figures show, amid the...
Statistics Lithuania informs that, based on the data from the Building Permits and State Construction Supervision...
Growing number of Lithuanian products appear on Amazon

A growing number of Lithuanian products become available on the UK market of Amazon, one of the world's largest...

Lithuania's budget revenue EUR 24.2 mln above target in 4 months

Lithuania's central government and local authorities collected a total of 2.675 billion euros in budget revenue between...

Lidl, drop in alcohol sales digs into retailers' profit in Lithuania

German low-cost grocery chain Lidl' arrival in Lithuania two years ago and a drop in alcohol sales might have had...

Power links to Sweden, Poland help Lithuanian consumers save EUR 70 mln

Power interconnections with Sweden and Poland -- NordBalt and LitPol Link -- have helped Lithuanian consumers to save...

Lithuania's unemployment eases to 7.2% in Q1

Lithuania's unemployment level fell by 0.8 percentage points in the first quarter of 2018 from a year earlier to 7.2%,...

Businesses in Vilnius, Kaunas want more transparency in public procurement

Thirty-one% of businesses in Vilnius and 19% in Kaunas did not participate in a public procurement procedure because...

Rimi Lietuva, Iki merger fails completely

After Lithuania's Competition Council blocked Rimi Lietuva's bid to buy Iki in April, Rimi's Swedish owner ICA Gruppen...

World

During the visit to New York on 17-18 May 2018, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met...
MEPs call on Venezuela to cancel the elections scheduled for 20 May unless the country can prove the process is...
EU-Western Balkans summit: improving connectivity and security in the region

A summit between the leaders of the European Union and the Western Balkans partners in Sofia today confirmed the...

EU agenda: themes of global responsibility

President Dalia Grybauskaitė is attending the informal European Council. The summit is held in the capital of Bulgaria...

Report on the state of EU-Tunisia relations: towards a strengthening of the Privileged Partnership

Over the last 12 months, the EU and Tunisia have developed much closer relations and stepped up their cooperation in...

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU following US President Trump's announcement on the Iran nuclear deal

The European Union (EU) deeply regrets the announcement by US President Trump to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive...

In Uzbekistan, Lithuania‘s Foreign Minister discusses prospects for bilateral economic relations

On 7-8 May, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius was paying a working visit to Uzbekistan....

Post-2020 EU budget plans show purpose, but lack ambition, say MEPs

Most MEPs welcomed an EU Commission plan to raise national contributions to 1.11% of GNI and introduce new sources of...

Venezuelan elections scheduled for 20 May should be postponed, MEPs urge

The Venezuelan presidential elections should be suspended until conditions for credible, transparent and inclusive...

Society

The state allocated around 2.1 million euros for advertizing events to mark the 100th anniversary of the restoration of...
British bank Barclays' strategic centre for technologies and services – Barclays Group Operations Centre in...
Soldiers of NATO allies to take part in Public and Military Unity Day in Alytus

Soldiers deployed by NATO allies in Lithuania will introduce themselves alongside Lithuanian troops to the public of...

Four-lane road to link Lithuania, Poland by 2022

A four-lane road will link Lithuania and Poland by 2022, the two countries' minister say. The Polish stretch could be...

Telia Company plans to hire 400 IT specialists in Vilnius

Swedish telecommunications company Telia Company does not renounce its plans, announced last October, to hire up to 400...

Vilnius Court rejected the complaint by Kauno būstai and upheld the Competition Council‘s fine for the dissemination of misleading...

Vilnius Regional Administrative Court (Court) has rejected the complaint by Kauno būstai and upheld the Lithuanian...

Lithuanian Airports enjoy an increase in the passenger and flight numbers in the first quarter of 2018

Following a consistent increase in the passenger and flight numbers throughout the recent years, Lithuanian Airports...

Ryanair launches flights from Vilnius to Athens

Irish low-cost airline Ryanair on May 10th launched flights from Vilnius to Athens.

Oil prices may push inflation in Lithuania in 2018

Inflation has slowed down in Lithuania lately but rising oil prices may push it up again, Laura Galdikiene, an...

Sport

BC Zalgiris Kaunas has made it to the Euroleague Final Four for the first time since 1999.
Lithuania comes in last in Europe in terms of football infrastructure, Aleksander Ceferin, president of UEFA, the...
The President attended the opening ceremony of Winter Olympics

President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games in South Korea.

Lithuanian president sees off Olympic team

President Dalia Grybauskaite met on Thursday with Lithuania's national team, who are leaving for the 23rd Olympic...

Ball brothers see Lithuanian town as a stop on their journey to NBA

The two teenage sons of LaVar Ball, a flamboyant Los Angeles businessman who has made headlines due to his feud with US...

The value added created in the sports sector in Lithuania decreased by 4.5% in 2016

Statistics Lithuania informs that, based on provisional data, in 2016, against 2015, the value added created in the...

Activated: New Sports Facilities Opened

On Friday, 10 November Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) opened a new state of the art gym Activated in the main...

Sport must be clean and transparent

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with the President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, to discuss...

Education

“Science is never boring, you just need to find a field, which interests you”, says Julija Kravčenko,...
On 11 May, Vytautas Magnus University was visited by a delegation from Kazakhstan: representatives of the Center for...
Lithuanian teachers stage warning strike

Teachers from around 50 schools in Lithuania are taking part in a two-hour warning strike on May 18th.

International company expands its business: 240 new jobs will be created in Kaunas in the next two years

German company FESTO, one of the first foreign investors in Lithuania has opened a new office building in Kaunas...

Dalai Lama to visit Vilnius University in June

His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the Nobel Peace prize laureate, is due to deliver an open lecture at Vilnius University in...

Team of KTU students are introducing their innovative bridge in Tallinn

The team of Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) students are participating in the international engineering...

Lithuania’s finance elite to be nurtured by Vilnius University

The Center for Excellence in Finance and Economic Research (CEFER) jointly with Vilnius University has developed a...

When short of words, Georgian KTU student recites Lithuanian poetry

“My country in Georgian is called Sakartvelo, that’s what it is now called in Lithuanian also”,...

National rankings: KTU is No1 in student satisfaction

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) is the university most valued by students, and its graduates are among the most...

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