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On June 25 Chancellor of the Ministry of National Defence Dalia Beliackienė and Ambassador of the Federal Republic of...
President Gitanas Nausėda had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Andrej Plenković of Croatia which...
Minister of National Defence and Commander Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum discussed enhancement of deterrence and defence in the region

On June 25 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis discussed implementation of key aspects of NATO defence...

Most EU Member States not on track to reduce air pollution and its related health impacts by 2030

The assessment of Member States' first programmes of measures to control air emissions finds that the implementation of...

MEPs demand unprecedented support measures for EU firms and workers

To prevent massive job losses and a deep recession, EP’s Employment and Social Affairs Committee calls for...

COVID-19: Boosting aid for farmers from the EU rural development fund

On Friday, MEPs increased the crisis support that EU states should soon be able to pay to farmers and agri-food SMEs...

Parliament this week: Covid-19, refugees, chemicals

Parliamentary committees will this week deal with everything from the EU strategy for Covid-19 vaccines to support for...

NATO has to be ready to respond to security threats, Minister of National Defence R. Karoblis says

On June 17 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis took part in the video teleconference NATO Defence Ministers...

President: post-crisis Lithuania will have to live within its means

A post-crisis Lithuania will have to live within its means, President Gitanas Nauseda said, having initiated or...

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

Lithuania's consumer confidence indicator went up by 7 percentage points in June from May to minus 4 percent, the...
Biogen, a US-best biotechnology company, one of the largest in the world, has established a subsidiary in Lithuania and...
NATO JFC commander: Rail Baltica will improve military mobility

Rail Baltica, a European standard gauge railway that will connect the Baltic countries, will also improve military...

Lithuania’s parliament lifts tax-free income threshold to EUR 400

Lithuania’s Seimas has lifted the tax-free income threshold, which will be applied to all labor income this year,...

Klaipeda port's cargo traffic down 6.7% to 18.4 mln tons in Jan-May

The Lithuanian seaport of Klaipeda handled 18.4 mln tons of cargo in January through May 2020, a decline of 6.7%...

Litgrid: Lithuania's wholesale electricity prices plummet 39% in H1

The average wholesale electricity price in Lithuania fell by a preliminary 39% y-o-y in the first half of 2020,...

Lithuania's exports rose by 4.8%, imports by 3.3% in 2019

Lithuania's exports rose 4.8% to 29.624 billion euros in 2019, and imports grew 3.3% to 31.949 billion euros, according...

Russian discount chain Svetofor plans to open 40 stores in Lithuania

Russia's discount supermarket chain Svetofor, which operates in EU countries under the Mere band, has launched its...

Lithuania ready to build Rail Baltica by 2026

Lithuania will complete Rail Baltica by 2026, the country's deputy transport minister said on Wednesday after European...

World

On 25 June, the Political Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Raimonda Murmokaitė took part in...
European Parliament insists that the future institutional framework must still include an ACP-EU joint parliamentary...
MEPs approve €585 million to support refugees from Syria

Budget Committee MEPs gave their green light to top up support to refugees and host communities in Turkey, Jordan and...

Lithuania’s Embassy in Japan organizes working lunch with NB8 Ambassadors, Governor of Japan Bank for International Cooperation

The Ambassador Gediminas Varvuolis hosted a working lunch with the Ambassadors of the Nordic-Baltic Eight (NB8) and the...

Lithuania provides assistance for Palestine refugees

On 23 June, the Political Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Raimonda Murmokaitė took part in...

Lithuania’s Foreign Minister bids farewell to outgoing Swedish Ambassador

On 23 June, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the outgoing Ambassador of Sweden...

The President: I hope Poland represents regional security interests in the meeting with President Trump

President Gitanas Nausėda discussed regional security issues in a telephone conversation with President Andrzej Duda...

The President: Lithuania and Spain want faster recovery of the European economy

In a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sanchez, President Gitanas Nausėda discussed the agenda...

MEPs call on EU to consider lawsuit against China over Hong Kong

Parliament recommends that EU and members states file a case before the International Court of Justice, if the new...

Society

Lithuania's Interior Ministry on Friday presented a special app of the emergency number 112 for people with hearing...
The Lithuanian Seimas on Friday okayed a proposal to legalize e-voting abroad during the general elections but got...
Parlt bans importing waste to burn in Lithuania

As Lithuania's state-owned energy group Ignitis Grupe (Ignitis Group) has recently completed the construction of a...

Lithuanian president absent from meeting with Baltic colleagues due to Astravyets issue

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda did not go to the planned trilateral meeting with the Latvian and Estonian...

Cilija Pizza closes all its pizzerias in Latvia

All Cili Pica pizzerias operated by Cilija Pizza company that belongs to Lithuanian Cili Holdings have been closed in...

Lithuania reintroduces visa fee for Belarusian citizen

Lithuania is reintroducing a visa fee for Belarusian citizens coming to Lithuania as of July and it will stand at 60...

Eastnine takes possession of S7-3 property in Vilnius

Eastnine AB (publ) is today taking possession of the newly built office property S7-3 in Vilnius. The acquisition price...

Lithuanian retailers lose EUR 142 mln due to e-trade with third countries

Lithuania's retail sector lost 142 million euros in revenue, or around 1 percent of the total retail turnover, due to...

Avia Solutions Group to launch Vilnius-Palanga flights from June 26

Avia Solutions Group (ASG) announced on Friday the launch of a new route between Vilnius and Palanga on June 26.

Sport

As the coronavirus has affected the basketball schedule in Lithuania, the Lithuanian Basketball Federation's Executive...
Twelve sports grounds and stadiums located next to educational institutions will be renovated in the capital by autumn....
Lithuania to Host the 2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup

2020 is set to be a big year for sport in Lithuania. This is because the 2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup will be held here....

Two probes into fixed football matches launched in Lithuania

Lithuania's police said on Thursday it had launched two pre-trial investigations into allegedly fixed matches after the...

Seimas approved the updated convention regulating safety and security at sports events

The Seimas denounced the European Convention on Spectator Violence and Misbehaviour at Sports Events and in particular...

Lithuanian football fan gets EUR 30 fine for approaching Ronaldo

Lithuania's police has issued a fine of 30 euros to a fan who stormed onto the football pitch in Vilnius and approached...

Vilnius Makes Bid to Host Ronaldo and Messi Dinner

Ten of the best restaurants in Vilnius had reserved tables for “Ronaldo&Messi,” and a local artist...

Lithuanian swimmer Meilutyte gets disqualified by FINA for two years

Lithuania's retired swimming start Ruta Meilutyte has been disqualified by the International Swimming Federation (FINA)...

Education

Lithuania has welcomed Ukraine’s decision to terminate its fertilizer market probe that was launched in August...
With the coronavirus gradually withdrawing from Lithuania, the three-month quarantine has been lifted. Life is getting...
Challenge-based education will help in the context of low-touch economy

Today, the regions of the world affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) are transforming. In economic terms, new habits,...

Graduation Day at Communication, Humanities & Psychology Institutes

June 22nd, 2020, about 70 graduates of Mykolas Romeris University's (MRU) Institutes of Communication, Humanities and...

Early childhood vaccinations might protect children from COVID-19

A group of Lithuanian and Kurdish scientists have raised a hypothesis that the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR)...

Long-term EU budget: MEPs slam cuts to culture and education

The Culture and Education Committee criticised the cuts to education and cultural programmes made by the Commission in...

Virtual KTU Graduation this Friday – an exceptional opportunity for international graduates and their families

On Friday, June 26 Kaunas University of Technology will hold the Graduation Ceremony for the 97th Graduating Class. For...

Work Possibilities for International Students in Lithuania

For EU citizens, the process of employment in Lithuania is quite simple. Those arriving from non-EU countries must go...

VMU Will Hold Graduation Ceremonies

On 1-3 July, Vytautas Magnus University will be holding its graduation ceremonies, bidding farewell to the...

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