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Transport ministers of the European Union meeting in Tallinn on September 20th focused on ways to ensure better flight...
MEPs have taken the lead in rethinking how the EU should adapt to meet today’s challenges such as migration, the...
The President bestowed awards on Pentagon officials for merits to Lithuania

In New York, President Dalia Grybauskaitė conferred state decorations on high-ranking Pentagon officials for their...

Lithuania’s Foreign Minister Linkevičius to visit Washington, D.C.

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On 21-22 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius will be paying a visit to...

At the meeting between the Presidents of Lithuania and Poland – focus on regional security

President Dalia Grybauskaitė who attends the UN General Assembly met with President Andrzej Duda of Poland. The...

Parliament this week: migration, Brexit, Latin America

In Parliament this week: migration cooperation with Tunisia and Libya, Ireland´s land border after the UK's exit...

Plenary highlights: State of the Union, wifi for all, gas supplies

State of the Union debate, free wifi in public spaces, gas supply security and more funding to tackle youth...

Lithuania’s Permanent Representative presents his letters of credence to Director General of Food and Agriculture Organization

On 14 September, the Permanent Representative of Lithuania to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United...

Viable relations with Israel are beneficial for Lithuania

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Speaker of Israeli Parliament (the Knesset) Yuli-Yoel Edelstein. Bilateral...

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

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

Ikea Industry Lietuva, a Lithuanian chipboard and furniture manufacturer that is part of Sweden's furniture group Ikea,...
Lithuania's overall cargo volumes grew by 13% in the first half of 2017 from a year earlier to 66.857 million tons, the...
In August, industrial production in Lithuania grew by 3.2%

Statistics Lithuania informs that in August 2017, based on provisional data, industrial production totalled EUR 1.7...

Lithuania's central bank raises GDP growth forecasts for 2017

The central Bank of Lithuania on September 20th increased its gross domestic product ( GDP) growth forecast for 2017.

Nasdaq Merges its Baltic CSDs to Create Nasdaq CSD

Central securities depositories in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania become a single entity which has joined the...

Klaipedos Nafta opens LNG distribution station tests

Klaipedos Nafta (Klaipeda Oil), the Lithuanian operator of oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals, is starting...

Lithuanian Railways' revenue grew by 6% in 8 months

Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) said that its revenue for the eight months through August rose by 6%...

Lithuanian banks' H1 profits soar to EUR 155 mln

Lithuanian banks and foreign bank branches posted 155.4 million euros in combined profits for the first half of 2017,...

Lithuanian firms post EUR 3 bln in pre-tax profit in H1

Lithuania's non-financial companies posted nearly 3 billion euros in pre-tax profits in the first six months of 2017,...

World

“Ireland is crucial to the Union”, said European Parliament coordinator for Brexit Guy Verhofstadt on a...
On 21 September 2017 the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the European Union and Canada...
MEPs call on Myanmar to end persecution of the Rohingya

Over the last month 400,000 Rohingyas have fled Myanmar to Bangladesh. MEPs urge the Myanmar government to stop the...

Lithuania supported U. N. reform

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Lithuania joined political declaration on reforming the United Nations, drafted on the initiative of U.S. President...

The earthquake in Mexico

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended heartfelt condolences on behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf...

In New York, Linkevičius meets with Palestinian Foreign Minister

On 18 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius, who is commencing his visit to New...

The President will bring world’s attention to the security of our region

President Dalia Grybauskaitė has left for the General Assembly of the United Nations where she will directly inform...

Linkevičius: Lithuania is not indifferent to Moldova’s future

On 13-14 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius visited Moldova, where he met with...

Lithuanian Foreign Minister congratulates Kosovo’s new Foreign Minister

On 13 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius congratulated Behgjet Pacolli on his...

Society

Weapons made in EU are widely exported and some to countries that engage in conflicts which threaten Europe’s own...
Minimum monthly salary in Lithuania will grow by 20 euros to 400 euros from the beginning of 2018, the Trilateral...
Large-scale landscaping project starts in Lithuania's Curonian Spit

A large-scale landscaping project is getting underway in the Lithuanian part of the Curonian Spit this fall with plans...

Klaipeda Port to enable Akmenes Cementas raise exports to Scandinavia

The cement loading terminal under development at the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda will enable country's only cement...

Jugde: low average amount of fines for corruption due to petty offenses in Lithuania

Fines for corruption in Lithuania may amount to thousands of euros, but the relatively low average is due to minor...

Directly from Vilnius to Athens in the Summer of 2018

Jūratė Baltrušaitytė, Chief Commercial Officer at Lithuanian Airports, emphasises that the new direction will...

UN Aarhus Convention: Belarus building N-plant without public consent

Parties to the UN Aarhus Convention acknowledged during their meeting in Montenegro on September 14th that in building...

Lithuania elected to Executive Council of World Tourism Organization

During the 22nd session of the General Assembly of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in China,...

NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion Battle Group troops train in areas around Elektrėnai and Kaišiadorys

On September 8-9 troops of the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion Battle Group deployed in Lithuania were...

Sport

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

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

Dinamo sign Lithuanian defenseman Alisauskas on trial period

Lithuanian defenseman Nerijus Alisauskas has joined Latvian ice hockey club Riga Dinamo on a trial period, Lithuanian...

Jasikevicius to continue coaching Zalgiris Kaunas

Zalgiris Kaunas basketball club has signed a new two-year contract with head coach Sarunas Jasikevicius, the Lithuanian...

Lithuanian Football Federation president cancels resignation

Edvinas Eimontas, president of the Lithuanian Football Federation, has recalled his resignation from the post.

Lithuanian swimmer Meilutyte to continue career in Kaunas

Ruta Meilutyte, gold medalist of the 2012 Summer Olympics, has announced plans of continuing her sporting career in...

Education

The Department of Foreign Languages under the Faculty of Creative Industries invite to a range of events organised at...
“I think I could be Japanese – I have the personality. Not the height, though”, Tomas Bagdonas,...
15 Things to do in Kaunas in Autumn

From discovering new plants to diving into contemporary art – Visit Kaunas has more than a few brilliant ideas...

Child rights protection reform makes headway in Lithuanian Seimas

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A child right protection system reform package that, for the first time, sets six years as the minimum age for a child...

Extended competition: “Erasmus+” in partner countries

VMU International Cooperation Department invites all VMU students to participate in competition for Erasmus+ studies in...

Global laser leaders investing in Lithuania's Brolis Semiconductors

Risk capital fund LitCapital has sold the controlling stake in the Lithuanian owned semiconductor production company...

Cambridge Univ Law Lecturer Dr. Steffek to Present Series of Lectures

Sept. 17th-23rd, 2017, Cambridge University Law Faculty Lecturer Dr. Felix Steffek will present a series of lectures to...

International Conference – Remembrance of the First World War

“REMEMBRANCE OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR IN INTERWAR EUROPE. IN SEARCH FOR NEW ANALYTICAL CATEGORIES”

70 postgraduate students to get Lithuanian state support

Lithuania has earmarked financial assistance to 70 postgraduate students from seven countries, the Education and...

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