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Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania (EAPL) beat records of popularity. The survey support for the party has reached...
President Dalia Grybauskaitė accepted letters of credence from Latvian Ambassador Einars Semanis. The President and...
Minister of National Defence J.Olekas will meet with Minister of Defence of Hungary

On August 31 Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas will meet with Minister of Defence of Hungary Dr. Csaba Hende...

Lithuanian president: government is responsible for the loss of EU funding for the...

President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite says the Ministry of Transport and Communications and the Government are...

Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius Pays Official Visit to Ukraine

On Thursday Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius started a two-day official visit to Ukraine where he will meet the...

Lithuania accredited new Poland’s Defence Attaché

On August 26 Colonel Miroslaw Wojcik was accredited as the new Polish Defence Attaché to Lithuania. He succeeds...

EU support for the Western Balkans at 2015 Summit in Vienna

The Summit will build on the progress made since the Berlin Summit in August last year, and will seek to further...

The President congratulated Ukraine on Independence Day

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine on Independence Day.

Lithuania's National Land Service launches internal inquiry

Lithuania's National Land Service (NZT) has launched internal inquiry over possible conflict of public and private...

Economy

The Norwegian company CSUB (former Sorkomp), which works with oil and gas technologies, is launching a production...
In the second quarter of 2015, more than a third of credit unions in Lithuania operated at a loss, thus the profit of...
In July, the turnover of retail trade enterprises in Lithuania grew by 5.9%

Statistics Lithuania informs that, based on provisional data, in July 2015, the turnover (VAT excluded) of retail trade...

Lithuanian banks' positions in payments market being taken over by competing...

In the second quarter of the year 2015, Lithuanian payment institutions strengthened their positions both in the cash...

Lithuania to export meat to US

United States officials have confirmed on the phone to the agriculture minister that Lithuania will receive permits to...

Danske: falling emerging markets will not have major impact on Lithuania

Falling stocks in China and other emerging markets will not have a major direct impact on Lithuania, whose export to...

Investments in tangible fixed assets grew by 10% in Lithuania in Q2

Statistics Lithuania has reported based on preliminary data that in the second quarter of 2015 investments in tangible...

Job vacancies grew by 2.8% in Lithuania in Q2

Statistics Lithuania has announced that at the end of the second quarter of 2015 there were 13,400 job vacancies for...

At end-2014, financial and insurance enterprises accumulated EUR 41 361.4 mln of...

Statistics Lithuania informs that an annual publication Statistics of Financial Enterprises 2014 has been released.

World

European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans and Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs Dimitris...
A Greek government request for EP involvement in the regular review of the country's third loan programme is to be...
Commissioners Avramopoulos and Bulc at the Paris meeting on cross-border cooperation...

EU Commissioners Avramopoulos and Bulc attended a European Transport and Home Affairs Ministerial meeting on...

Lithuania creates legal basis for cooperation with Indonesia

On 27 August, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius began his official visit to Indonesia. In...

Lithuanian Ambassador presents her credential letters to President of Switzerland

On 25 August, the Ambassador of Lithuania Valentina Zeitler presented her credential letters to the President of...

Joint Statement on the signature by President Kiir of the peace agreement for South...

Joint Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini, Commissioner for International Cooperation...

Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini following the...

I hosted a meeting of the high level dialogue for normalisation of relations between Belgrade and Pristina with Prime...

The First Conference of States parties to the Arms Trade Treaty, Cancun-Mexico,...

Illicit arms flows fuel conflicts and instability, support criminal activities and result in a terrible human toll....

Statement on the release of political prisoners in Belarus

The release of Mykalai Statkevich, Mykalai Dziadok, Ihar Alinevich, Jury Rubstov, Euheny Vaskovich and Arytom...

Society

Statistics Lithuania informs that in July 2015, compared to June, construction input prices decreased by 0.4%. The...
In the first half of 2015, the Litgrid Group's profit before tax was EUR 2.8 million compared to EUR 2.7 million losses...
Turnover of trade and repair of motor vehicles enterprises in Lithuania decreased in...

Statistics Lithuania informs that, based on provisional data, in July 2015, the turnover (VAT excluded) of enterprises...

Next year SAS will offer new routes to Los Angeles and Miami

SAS is opening three new routes to USA in 2016. The new routes being launched are Los Angeles from Stockholm, Miami...

Passenger train from Poland arrives in Kaunas after gap of 75 years

On 27 August, a train from Poland arrived in Kaunas on the new Rail Baltica track with Catherine Trautmann, the...

Italy finishes its rotation on the NATO Air Policing Mission in the Baltic States

On August 27 air contingent of the Italian Air Forces will conclude their duty on the NATO Baltic Air Policing Mission...

Gas rebate model is not functioning in Lithuania

Energy experts say that the model applied to consumers by state enterprise Lietuvos Duju Tiekimas for recovery of...

Vilnius mayor: box junctions will save people hundreds of hours

Vilnius Mayor Remigijus Simasius says that box junctions – intersections marked in yellow squares prohibiting...

Lithuania has completed well-received public governance project

Lithuania's Civil Service Department (VTD) has completed implementing a project financed by the European Union – the...

Sport

According to the FIBA President, during his visit he wanted to personally study the mystery of why Lithuania, a country...
Lithuanian swimmer Rūta Meilutytė (18) took fourth place at the world swimming championship in Kazan at the distance...
House of Basketball in Kaunas

A modern Museum of Basketball will be opened in Kaunas. Kaunas councilors have issued an agreement to start the...

Wladimir Klitschko to defend the world champion title for the 19th time

Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko will be defending the WBA, WBO and IBF Heavyweight World Champion title in professional...

Brazilians - world champions in beach volleyball

Brazilians Alison Cerutti and Bruno Oscar Schmidt become world champions in beach volleyball. They defeated the Dutch...

Fantastic performance of Berankis at Wimbledon

Ričardas Berankis was not able to cross the second round barrier of the Grand Slam tournament at Wimbledon, however he...

Lithuanian president appreciated the athletes, who won medals in Baku

President Dalia Grybauskaite presented letters of appreciation to Lithuanian athletes, as well as their coaches and...

Old Trakai – the capital of table tennis in Trakai district

Old Trakai can be called the capital of table tennis in Trakai district without a doubt. There is a very active table...

First 'golds'

Lithuanian rower Henrikas Žustautas won the first golden medal at the European Games in Baku.

Education

On 25 August finished a week-long First International Collegiate Programming summer camp organised by Faculty of...
On September, 2015 Vilnius University will open traditionally the 437th academic year with an official opening ceremony...
For the convenience of VGTU students – the latest Internet gateway in Lithuania

In September, not only the teachers with interesting lectures are waiting for the students of Vilnius Gediminas...

Statement regarding the strike

We, parents of children of Polish schools, state, that we announce general strike from the beginning of the new...

34th International Gemmological Conference is being Held in Vilnius

For the first time, International Gemmological Conference (IGC) is being held in Eastern Europe, in the Baltic Amber...

Orientation Days for Incoming Students

We are very happy to invite foreign students to the Orientation week on August 27-31. You will get some useful academic...

New Academic Year Begins with Eventful Week

VMU is starting off the new academic year with the traditional week of introductory events dedicated to all first year...

VU Doctors Overcome New Challenges

In 18 August doctors of Ophthalmology and Neurosurgery Centers of the Vilnius University Hospital performed the optic...

Get connected: discover the European Parliament on social media

From Pinterest to LinkedIn, the European Parliament is present on most major social media platforms in order to better...

Wednesday
2015-09-02

Weather Forecast

  1. Vilnius
  2. Kaunas
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Vilnius

Humidity: 82%
Thursday 10°C / 21°C Clouds/Sun
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Kaunas

Humidity: 94%
Thursday 10°C / 22°C Mostly cloudy
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Klaipeda

Humidity: 96%
Thursday 12°C / 20°C Partly cloudy
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