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The Seimas adopted amendments to the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Lithuania on the Implementation of Paragraph...
The Seimas adopted an updated version of the Law on Enterprises and Facilities of Strategic Importance to National...
Commemoration of Lech Kaczyński in Lithuania on the initiative of EAPL–CFA

Figure of the former President of the Republic of Poland, late Lech Kaczyński, will be commemorated on the initiative...

Opening – First plenary session of 2018

President Tajani opened the session in Strasbourg, expressing concern over repeated human rights violations in Turkey...

Historic meeting between Lithuanian and Japanese Prime Ministers: strengthening of international cooperation

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis hosted Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on his first visit to Lithuania. The...

Promoting Europe's agricultural products: Commission increases funding

The Commission will give additional funding of €169 million to promote EU agricultural products throughout the...

New stage of cooperation between Lithuania and Latvia: ambulance services in the border area will be provided free of charge

On 12 January 2018, at 9 am, Viktoras Pranckietis, Speaker of the Seimas, met in his office with Members of the...

Snow Meeting: scenarios for ensuring security in the region

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with the participants of the traditional Snow Meeting to discuss geopolitical...

Lithuanian and Japanese Prime Ministers to focus on international and regional policy issues

On Saturday, January 13, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis will receive the visit of the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo...

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

Wind farms operating in Lithuania in 2017 generated the largest amount of electricity throughout the history of the...
The Lithuanian seaport of Klaipeda forecasts that cargo volumes will fall slightly this year from last year's record...
Lithuania's growth of new car sales EU's biggest in 2017

Lithuania's new car sales grew at the fastest rate in the EU in 2017, figures from the European Automobile...

Lithuania's 2017 apartment, house prices highest in decade

Prices of apartments and individual houses in many parts of Lithuania were the highest in 2017 over the past decade,...

Lithuania's oil production falls by 12% in 2017

Lithuania's crude oil production fell by 12% in 2017 compared with 2016 to 68,000 cubic meters, the country's...

Lithuanian railways ups 2017 revenue to EUR 444 mln

Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, LG), the state-run railway company that had its top management replaced at...

Lithuania's oil reserves shrink further, new licensing tender may be launched

With oil reserves in Western Lithuania shrinking at an annual rate of around 10% and the probability of discovering new...

Construction of Ikea's new factory in Lithuania to start in spring

Ikea's Lithuanian chipboard and furniture production unit Ikea Industry Lietuva plans to launch construction on a new...

Lithuania's EU-harmonized annual inflation made 3.7% in December

Lithuania's average annual inflation rate, as measured by the EU Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP), was 3.7%...

World

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with foreign ambassadors accredited to Lithuania. At the traditional annual meeting,...
MEPs call for elections in Democratic Republic of Congo, condemn violence in Nigeria and urge China to release human...
Brexit: MEPs concerned over UK government priorities

MEPs acknowledge that progress has been made in Brexit negotiations, but stress that the hardest part of the talks is...

Colombian peace process, protests in Iran and Kenyan elections up for debate

MEPs are set to urge the EU to support the Colombian peace process, condemn protesters’ deaths in Iran and call...

The President received letters of credence from Egyptian Ambassador

President Dalia Grybauskaitė received letters of credence from the Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Ayman...

France joins the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion in Lithuania, the French contingent has already deployed in full

After serving as part of the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion Battle Group in Estonia in 2017, the French...

Linkevičius congratulates the new Moldovan Foreign Minister

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius congratulated Tudor Ulianovschi on assuming the post of...

Lithuania to join forces with Estonia and improve security of the Baltic states

Lithuania will join forces with Estonia and seek new solutions in 2018 to improve security of the Baltic states. On 11...

Linkevičius congratulates the new Polish Foreign Minister

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius congratulated Jacek Czaputowicz on his appointment as...

Society

More young people became unemployed in the wake of the economic crisis. Find out the EU measures to help them and the...
On 17 January, President Dalia Grybauskaitė received the February 16th Act of Independence as it was delivered to...
Barclays has no expansion plans in Lithuania

Barclays' technology center in Vilnius currently has no expansion plans, a top executive of the UK bank's Lithuanian...

Lithuanian movies generate EUR 4.5 mln in cinemas in 2017

Audiences in Lithuania's cinemas increased last year, with Lithuanian productions also gaining popularity, shows data...

The Year 2017 Brought Lithuanian Airports a Record-Breaking Abundance of Passengers and Flights

A reconstruction of the runway of Vilnius Airport that lasted for 35 summer days did not impede the Lithuanian Airports...

European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018: why it is important

The EU has made 2018 the European Year of Cultural Heritage to highlight the diversity, shared history and rich...

Clean energy: the EU’s push for renewables and energy efficiency

Fighting climate change continues to be one of the EU's priorities. Find out how MEPs want to boost energy efficiency...

Lithuania's population declines by 38,000 in 2017

Lithuania's resident population last year declined by 37,800 to 2.810 million, due mostly to emigration and to the...

Open Vilnius – the only municipality in Lithuania which accepts documents in English

The municipality of Vilnius, Lithuania’s capital city, starts the year of the centenary of Lithuania by being...

Sport

The two teenage sons of LaVar Ball, a flamboyant Los Angeles businessman who has made headlines due to his feud with US...
Statistics Lithuania informs that, based on provisional data, in 2016, against 2015, the value added created in the...
Activated: New Sports Facilities Opened

On Friday, 10 November Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) opened a new state of the art gym Activated in the main...

Sport must be clean and transparent

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with the President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, to discuss...

Slovenia - the European Champion in Basketball

Slovenia defeated Serbia 93:85 (20:22, 36:25, 15:20, 22:18) in the final of the European Basketball Championships held...

Most of the foreign runners have arrived from Poland to the Vilnius Marathon

More than 3,000 participants took part in the 14th Vilnius Marathon (42 km 195 m) and in the half marathon (21 km 98...

EuroBasket 2017: Lithuania has beaten Ukraine

Lithuania's national team representation has won with Ukraine 94:62 in the fourth match of the European Basketball...

Vilnius approves EUR 1 mln for basketball, football clubs

The City Council of Vilnius decided on August 30th to allocate 500,000 euros to the Lietuvos Rytas basketball club and...

Apply Now: Sports Business MBA by EB Institute

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Euroleague Basketball and Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) have launched a new study programme, Sports Business MBA by...

Education

If you haven’t had a chance to listen to Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra, which among many other awards has also...
ViLim Ball technology created at a Lithuanian startup company Fidens helps to reduce uncontrollable shaking of hands,...
Admissions to KTU Are Now Open

Apply now for studying at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) in the academic year 2018/2019. Quality education is a...

VGTU student on his internship at NASA: Lithuania is well-known for small satellites

Narūnas Kapočius, a fourth-year telecommunication engineering student at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University...

Dadaistic Mona Lisa Mural – the Hottest KTU Campus Attraction

Our Kaunastic friends are writing about the greatest attraction at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) campus –...

KTU Students Are Developing Dissolving Lenses for Glaucoma Treatment

Students’ team from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) is working on a development of dissolving contact eye...

Commission proposes to invest EUR 1 billion in world-class European supercomputers

The European Commission unveiled today its plans to invest jointly with the Member States in building a world-class...

For KTU Students – Unique Possibility to Study in the US

The first step into establishing of the double degree public administration study programme between Kaunas University...

Lithuania becomes associate member of CERN

Lithuania on January 8th formally became an associate member state of the European Organization for Nuclear Research...

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