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This year’s closing meeting of the Prime Ministers’ Council of the Baltic Council of Ministers has been...
The Seimas adopted the National Programme on Drug, Tobacco and Alcohol Control and Consumption Prevention for...
EU countries presented their positions on the budget

The European Council has launched discussions on the EU's multiannual financial framework for 2021-2027. President...

Seimas adopted the law on the state budget for 2019

The Seimas has approved the state budget for 2019, which mainly focuses on structural reforms with regard to...

The President is leaving for the European Council

President Dalia Grybauskaitė is leaving for Brussels to attend the European Council summit.

Coming up in plenary: EU-Japan deal, Sakharov Prize, carcinogens

MEPs will award the 2018 Sakharov Prize and vote on the new EU-Japan trade agreement during this week's plenary session...

Lithuania opens its Honorary Consulate in Alanya

On 8 December, the sixth Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Lithuania in Turkey was officially opened in Alanya.

EU Elections: new rules to prevent breaches of data used to influence elections

Constitutional Affairs Committee backed a proposal introducing penalties on European political parties deliberately...

Seimas adopted a Resolution on the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration

The Seimas endorsed a Resolution on the United Nations Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (draft No...

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 price of electricity dropped more than a third in Lithuania in November but, nevertheless, remained the highest in...
Lithuania's state and municipal budgets received 7.902 bln euros in revenue in January-November, 1.6%, or 121.1 mln...
Lithuania's Orion Securities in talks to buy unnamed Western European bank

Lithuania's financial company Orion Securities is in talks on the acquisition of an unnamed Western European bank.

Workland opens its second fully serviced business centre and coworking space in Vilnius

Workland Group, with its fully serviced offices and coworking spaces throughout the Baltic States, is finalizing the...

Lithuania's Nordic Sugar Kedainiai to invest EUR 12 mln into plant upgrade

Nordic Sugar Kedainiai, a Lithuanian company own by Nordic Sugar, one of the largest sugar producers in Europe, plans...

Foreign trade in goods in October 2018

Statistics Lithuania informs that, based on non-final data obtained from customs declarations, Intrastat reporting and...

Advertising volumes in Lithuania up 12.6 – Kantar TNS

General advertising volumes grew 12.6% in the first ten months of this year.

Lithuania's GetJet Airlines to use decades-old aircraft to fly Novaturas, Tez Tour clients

The average age of seven aircraft used by GetJet Airlines, a Vilnius-based air carrier that will fly customers of...

Smart Energy Fund together with the partners is investing in Sterblue

Smart Energy Fund powered by Lietuvos Energija, managed by Contrarian Ventures is investing in French and US start-up...

World

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Norbert Kartmann, President of the State Parliament of Hesse, Reinhard...
The EU Commission should suspend all EU funding to the business empire linked to the Czech PM and recover funds paid...
Human rights breaches in Iran, Egypt and Tanzania

MEPs urge Iran to release jailed Sakharov laureate Nasrin Sotoudeh, and deplore state attacks on human rights defenders...

Parliament endorses landmark EU-Japan free trade agreement

The European Parliament gave its consent to the EU’s trade agreement with Japan, the largest bilateral trade deal...

The terror attack in Strasbourg

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended her heartfelt condolences to French President Emmanuel Macron over the loss of...

Humanitarian visas to avoid deaths and improve management of refugee flows

EU countries should be able to issue humanitarian visas at embassies and consulates abroad, so that people seeking...

Commission refers Romania to Court for failure to recover illegal aid worth up to €92 million

The European Commission has decided to refer Romania to the European Court of Justice for failing to fully recover...

Supporting Ukraine is within Lithuania’s security interests

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with the President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine. The purpose of the President’s...

The European Union mobilises an extra €50 million for structural reforms in Mali.

The European Union is stepping up cooperation with Mali and the implementation of structural reforms to improve...

Society

Swedbank was the number-one bank in Lithuania by assets and deposits in late September and SEB Bankas led the market in...
New car sales in Lithuania grew at the fastest rate in the European Union in the eleven months of this year, according...
YIT Infra wins EUR 20 mln contract to upgrade section of Vilnius-Utena highway

The Lithuanian and Estonian units of the infrastructure project company YIT Infra, which is part of Finland's...

Fintech start-up Revolut gets specialized bank license in Lithuania

UK-based financial technology startup Revolut has obtained a specialized bank license in Lithuania that will allow it,...

New LNG shipment set to arrive in Lithuania's Klaipeda

A new LNG shipment, meant for Litgas, is scheduled to arrive in Lithuania's port of Klaipeda on Wednesday. It will be a...

Magic awaiting in Vilnius, the capital of Christmas

Vilnius, which is titled one of the most magical Christmas cities in Europe, introduced a 5-week winter holiday...

Bank of Lithuania survey: an extra 400 EUR would make life easier

The latest Survey of Households commissioned by the Bank of Lithuania revealed that, despite their improving financial...

Baltics retailer Apranga ties revenue growth plans to investment in chain development

MG Baltic-controlled Apranga, the biggest clothing retail group in the Baltics, ties next year's revenue growth plans...

Lithuanian parlt ups child benefit to EUR 50

The child benefit will go up from 30 to 50 euros from next year in Lithuania, the country's parliament decided on...

Sport

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

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...

Education

According to Lithuanian Minister of Economy Virginijus Sinkevičius, Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) is one of...
Commission launches new tool to support digital teaching and learning in schools.
VMU Organized Training for Lecturers from Ukraine

On 3-5 December, VMU was visited by lecturers from Ukraine, who came here as participants of Erasmus+ project...

Melanie Schäfer: I am an ambassador of Lithuania now

So this is for real now. My return flight to Germany is booked, I can see it black on white that I will be leaving...

Lithuanian scientists’ novel approach to perovskite solar cells – cheaper production and high efficiency

A team of chemists from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania together with physicists from Helmholtz...

PhD Student to Defend Dissertation: Empowerment of NGO's in Municipality Decision-Making

Dec. 14th, 2018, 13:00 hrs., in I-414 aud., PhD student Aušra Šukvietienė will defend her dissertation,...

NORDTEK leader: Engineers are crucial in today’s society

NORDTEK, technical universities network, which up until recently was having members only from five Nordic countries,...

Open lecture by one of top 100 finance experts in the world

Arturo Bris, Director of the IMD World Competitiveness Center, professor at IMD Business School will visit Kaunas...

Summer School in Austria Offers International and European Studies

From 13 July until 10 August 2019, univie: summer school on International and European Studies, organised by the...

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