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Lithuanian president appointed Skvernelis-led Cabinet

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Creating a Stronger Financial System: New EU rules for the recovery and resolution...

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Polish education in Lithuania

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Economy

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During a follow-up public offering of Baltic Horizon Fund, a recently listed closed-end real estate fund, investors...
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With its accounts being frozen by a court, Vilniaus Energija (Vilnius Energy), a local district heating supplier...

Exadel to quadruple its Lithuanian team as part of €19 million investment

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Electricity prices to go down 8 % for most Lithuanian consumers next year

Electricity prices for most consumers in Lithuania are set to decline by 8.3% next year.

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The turnover of enterprises engaged in wholesale and retail trade of motor vehicles...

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Rimi shareholder confirms talks on purchase of Iki chain

Swedish company ICA Gruppen, which operates the Rimi retail chain in Lithuania, has officially confirmed it was holding...

World

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EU-Georgia Association

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Public discussion “The role of freedom of expression in promotion of human...

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Data protection: "Snowden case showed the US needs to deliver on trustworthy...

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Linkevičius: Lithuania strongly supports Ukraine’s European reforms

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EU-Turkey relations: “We are entering a new phase”

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Major Win for the EU in the WTO Dispute on Boeing

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Society

On 5-9 December, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is holding an International Conference on Nuclear...
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A Vilnius City transport entity “Susiekimo paslaugos” informs that as from December 1, Route 88...

Exercise Iron Sword 2016 wrapped up after two weeks of training

On December 2 media representatives and distinguished guests observed closing operation of Exercise Iron Sword 2016,...

World's first Bombardier CS300 aircraft arrives in Riga

Latvia's national airline airBaltic welcomed the world's first Bombardier CS300 aircraft in Riga.

Watch your online films anywhere in the EU: MEPs back cross-border portability

New rules to enable EU citizens subscribing to services that give access to online music, games, films or sporting...

Litgrid plans to invest over EUR 670 mln in Lithuania's power transmission grid...

Lithuania's electricity transmission system operator Litgrid is planning to invest 671.18 million euros in the power...

Lithuania's electricity market prices fall w-o-w as wind and hydro power output...

The average price of electricity in Nord Pool's Lithuanian bidding area fell by 5 percent last week from a weak earlier...

Sport

Estonia's national football team was defeated 1-8 (1-3) by Belgium in the 2018 World Cup qualifier in Brussels on...
Daina Gudzineviciute on Friday was re-elected for another four-year term as president of Lithuania's National Olympic...
Cyclist Ziliute retains her Lithuanian citizenship

President Dalia Grybauskaite has signed a decree allowing Diana Ziliute-Maria, a former European and world champion...

Meldonium included in 2017 list of banned substances

The World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) has published the 2017 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, and it includes...

Head coach of Lithuanian natl basketball team steps down after Rio

The head coach of the Lithuanian national men's basketball team, Jonas Kazlauskas, on Tuesday announced his plans to...

Lithuanian sprint canoe duo wins 4th medal in Rio

Lithuania's canoe sprinters Aurimas Lankas and Edvinas Ramanauskas have won bronze in K2-200 m event in the Rio 2016...

Meldonium might be removed from WADA list of banned substances

Meldonium, the main ingredient used in the production of Latvian-made Mildtronate medication, might be removed from the...

The President will support Lithuanian Olympians in Rio de Janeiro

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Lithuania among top 10 countries searching for Olympics

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Education

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KTU Has Joined Unitown – the Network of Excellence for University Cities

In November 2016 in Bergamo (Italy) Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Kaunas City Municipality and Vytautas Magnus...

VMU to Launch Program in Cooperation with IBE-UNESCO

The International Bureau of Education (IBE-UNESCO) launched the first postgraduate Certificate In Curriculum Design and...

Student-to-Student Peer Counselling

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KTU Submitted the Most Horizon 2020 Project Applications in Lithuania

Last week the Research Council of Lithuania (LMT) has announced the research and study institutions who were allocated...

VGTU member participated in the Global Education Export seminar in Finland

Vice-Dean for Strategic Partnership of VGTU Faculty of Business Management Agnė Vaiciukevičiūtė visited Haga Helia...

UK Scientists Undertaking Lithuanian Identity Research at KTU

“Our research focuses on two countries geographically in the margins of Europe – UK and Lithuania, and both...

Wednesday
2016-12-07

Weather Forecast

  1. Vilnius
  2. Kaunas
  3. Klaipeda
Mostly cloudy

-12°C

Vilnius

Humidity: 97%
Thursday -2°C / 6°C SP_WEATHER_RAIN_AND_SNOW
Friday 5°C / 6°C Cloudy
Saturday 4°C / 6°C Showers
Sunday 1°C / 5°C Scattered showers
Monday -5°C / 0°C SP_WEATHER_RAIN_AND_SNOW
Tuesday -6°C / -2°C Partly cloudy
Partly cloudy

-11°C

Kaunas

Humidity: 100%
Thursday -1°C / 7°C SP_WEATHER_RAIN_AND_SNOW
Friday 4°C / 7°C SP_WEATHER_BREEZY
Saturday 4°C / 6°C Showers
Sunday 1°C / 5°C Scattered showers
Monday -3°C / 1°C Partly cloudy
Tuesday -5°C / -1°C Partly cloudy
Cloudy

-5°C

Klaipeda

Humidity: 100%
Thursday 0°C / 8°C Showers
Friday 5°C / 7°C Partly cloudy
Saturday 5°C / 7°C Showers
Sunday -2°C / 6°C Scattered showers
Monday -2°C / 0°C Partly cloudy
Tuesday -2°C / 2°C Partly cloudy
 

 

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