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On September 18 first Defence Attaché of Slovenia Captain (Navy) Gorazd Bartol was accredited to Lithuania at a...
On 19 September, a business mission from the American-Lithuanian Business Council (ALBC) paid a visit to the Office of...
Prime Minister: close partnership with Poland is the key foreign policy priority

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has met with Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki to discuss the...

Seimas adopted a resolution on the significance of the Baltic Way

Having regard to the fact that 23 August 2019 marked the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way, which became a...

Our compatriots living in humanitarian crisis-ridden countries are welcome in Lithuania

At its meeting on Wednesday, the Cabinet agreed to provide comprehensive aid to our compatriots living in countries...

The President received letters of credence from three ambassadors

President Gitanas Nausėda received letters of credence from Ambassador Cosmin George Dinescu of Romania, Ambassador...

Circular economy, plastic use, ocean pollution among priorities of Lithuania's Sinkevicius

Lithuania's Economy Minister Virginijus Sinkevicius, proposed on Tuesday for the position of European commissioner in...

Vice Minister of National Defence V. Umbrasas on a formal visit to the United States

On September 9–11 Vice Minister of National Defence Vytautas Umbrasas and a formal delegation will be conducting...

Lagarde recommended for ECB President by Economics and Monetary Affairs Committee

Christine Lagarde was recommended for the post of ECB President on Wednesday evening by MEPS who had questioned her...

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 Lithuanian seaport of Klaipeda handled 31.313 mln tons of cargo in January through August 2019, up 3.9% from 30.151...
Lithuania expects to attract investment and transit cargo from Japan, the Transport and Communications Ministry.
Lithuania's Krekenavos Agrofirma allowed to export beef to China

Krekenavos Agrofirma, a meat processing company owned by the family of Viktor Uspaskich, the founder and chairman of...

Lithuania: retailer fined for unfair commercial practices to suppliers

Konkurencijos taryba found that Norfos mažmena and Rivona infringed the Law on the Prohibition of Unfair Practices of...

Lithuania's Orion Securities takes over Danske Bank's investment portfolio in Estonia

Lithuanian financial firm Orion Securities is taking over Danske Bank's investment portfolio in Estonia as of Friday.

Lithuania's Theca Furniture to pay out EUR 2 mln in dividends to Danish owners

The Danish-owned Kaunas-based Lithuanian furniture producer Theca Furniture posted 58.1 mln euros in revenue last year,...

Denmark's Copenhagen Merchants sets up business in Lithuania's Kaunas

Copenhagen Merchants is a leading Danish commodity broker and service provider for the agricultural trading industry...

Lithuania's exports rise 6.9 pct in H1 y-o-y

In July 2019, exports amounted to EUR 2.46 bn, imports – EUR 2.81 bn. Exports of goods of Lithuanian origin...

Moody's - Baltic states housing market is positive for mortgage collateral, supports covered bond development

Economic conditions in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are helping borrowers meet mortgage repayments, a credit positive...

World

A European Parliament delegation will participate in the UN summits on development and climate action in New York,...
On Thursday, the European Parliament adopted three resolutions taking stock of the human rights situation in Iran,...
The President met with representatives of the Japan Bank for International Cooperation

President Gitanas Nausėda met with Governor Tadashi Maeda and members of the delegation of the Japan Bank for...

Lithuania’s Foreign Vice-Minister and Palestinian Assistant Minister on European Affairs discuss region’s situation and future...

On 13 September, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Darius Skusevičius met with Amal Jadou, Assistant...

Coming up in plenary: Brexit, ECB chief and Amazon forest fires

The state of play on Brexit, a vote on the next ECB president and a debate on how to tackle Amazon forest fires will be...

NB8 Foreign Ministers meeting focuses on most important foreign policy issues

On 11-12 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius participated in the meeting of the...

The President met with the Governor of Pennsylvania

President Gitanas Nausėda met with Governor of Pennsylvania Tom Wolf. Cooperation in defense, economy and culture was...

L. Linkevičius meets with Georgian leaders, discusses country’s steps towards EU and NATO integration

On 9 September, the sixth meeting of the Lithuanian-Georgian Commission for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration was...

EU leading in global agri-food trade

In a report published on 5 September 2019, the EU confirms for yet another year its position as largest global exporter...

Society

Lithuanian customs officers detained a shipment of smuggled cigarettes worth almost 2 million euros in Kybartai on...
Lithuanian tourists spent 489.8 mln euros in the first half of this year during foreign trips, up 2.2% from the same...
Lithuanians can afford to buy more expensive car via lease-purchase this year

An average-income person in Lithuania could purchase a car worth 12,200 euros through a lease-to-purchase arrangement...

Reconstruction of Panevezys bypass completed in Lithuania

The reconstruction of the 22-km-long Panevezys bypass, which is part of the Via Baltica highway, has been completed,...

Lithuanian finmin: Facebook cryptocurrency needs global solution

Facebook's plans to issue its cryptocurrency, the Libra, as well as plans by other companies on the so-called stable...

Lithuanian Railways wants to repair locomotives in Poland, Ukraine

Lithuania's state-run railway company Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, LG) is starting repairing Siemens...

Lithuania's procurement body halts GIPL EUR 100 mln tender

Lithuania's Public Procurement Office has ordered Lithuania's gas transmission company Amber Grid to temporarily halt...

Ziemelis' Fitsout to build 2nd furniture production facility in Lithuania

Furniture production and interior design company Fitsout, owned by Avia Solutions Group's owner Gediminas Ziemelis and...

Vice-Minister of National Defence V. Umbrasas: NATO’s Air Policing mission will continue to be as important to Lithuania, Latvia and...

On 3 September, Belgian contingent took over the lead of the NATO Baltic Air Policing mission from Hungary at the...

Sport

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

Robert Tvorogal wins the gold medal of the European Games

Robert Tvorogal, a gymnast from Vilnius, won the golden medal at the Second European Games held in Minsk.

France reaches the 2018 World Cup Final!

France has won with Belgium 1:0 in the semi-final of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Today, on July 11th, England will...

Zalgiris coach Jasikevicius named honorary citizen of Kaunas

The City Council of Kaunas on Tuesday named BC Zalgiris Kaunas head coach Sarunas Jasikevicius an honorary citizen of...

BC Zalgiris Kaunas makes it to Euroleague Final Four

BC Zalgiris Kaunas has made it to the Euroleague Final Four for the first time since 1999.

UEFA chief: Lithuania comes in last in terms of football infrastructure

Lithuania comes in last in Europe in terms of football infrastructure, Aleksander Ceferin, president of UEFA, the...

Education

The idea to make a non-standard interactive LED display came to employees of Danske Bank IT Group, and they trusted...
Chimamkpa Udochukwu Ibe, a young Nigerian currently living in Germany, feels proud to have been a graduate of the...
Lithuanian scientists contributed to creating the record-breaking solar cell

Tandem perovskite-CIGS solar cells, produced as a result of the collaboration between Lithuanian and German...

Figure out the benefits of Erasmus+ programme

Can't decide if you should go on Erasmus? That’s pretty normal. The most difficult part is the decision!

KTU professor: the companies who employ foreigners are always winning

In Lithuania, where the number of working-age people is constantly decreasing due to demographic factors, many...

4th PhD Summer School: from Big Data to research ethics

Half-hundred doctoral students from 28 institutions in 16 countries took part in the 4th International PhD Summer...

Hack4Vilnius invites to create innovations for Vilnius

On 20-22 September, Hack4Vilnius – the second hackathon of Vilnius city – will take place at the...

Apply now: competition for exchange studies at non-EU/EEA countries

Students are invited to participate in a competition for one semester or one year long exchange studies at non-EU...

Global business trusts us: Continental Automotive Lithuania and KTU became official partners

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) and Continental, a German manufacturer of technology and automotive components...

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