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At the meeting in Oslo Ministers of Defence of the Northern Group agreed to strengthen strategic communication...
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with President János Áder of Hungary, who is visiting Lithuania on the...
MEPs call for EU rules to better protect minorities’ rights

In the face of persistent discrimination, Parliament calls for common rules to ensure that the rights of all national...

President of Hungary to arrive in Lithuania

President Dalia Grybauskaitė will meet with President János Áder of Hungary tomorrow, November 13, at...

Coming up: energy efficiency, telecoms, Lux Film Prize

New rules to improve energy efficiency, plans to reduce the cost of calls and the Lux Prize are on the 12-15 November...

Lithuania's Foreign Minister receives the new Ambassador of Kazakhstan

On 6 November, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the new Ambassador of...

L. Linkevičius and the new Czech Ambassador discuss security of the region, cooperation on EU issues

On 6 November, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the new Ambassador of the Czech...

Lithuanian exports to China have the highest political support

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Chinese President Xi Jinping to outline new guidelines for bilateral economic...

Seimas restricted the possibility to amend electoral laws after the announcement of election date

The Seimas adopted amendments to the Laws on Presidential Elections, the Elections to Municipal Councils, the Elections...

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 industrial and medical gas company AGA in the Baltics invests 20 mln euros in a new production plant in the...
The price of electricity rose 11% in Lithuania over a week, and the growth was the fastest among the Baltic states. A...
Lithuania's Maxima to open up to 140 news shops next year

Maxima Grupe (Maxima Group), the largest retail group in the Baltic states, plans to open 120-140 new shops next year,...

Baltic ports raise cargo turnover 3.2% in nine months 2018

In the first nine months of 2018, all Baltic ports together received and shipped 116.092 mln tons of cargo, which was...

Lithuania's Q3 unemployment eases to 5.9%

Lithuania's unemployment level fell by 0.7 percentage points in the third quarter of 2018 from a year earlier to 5.9%,...

Lithuania's Novaturas sales up 30%

Novaturas, one of the largest tour operators in Lithuania, posted 140.2 mln euros in sales in January-September of...

Power production in Lithuania falls 15% – Elektrum Lietuva

Electricity prices edged up in Lithuania and Latvia last week, but went down in Estonia, Elektrum Lietuva said, noting...

Kaunas Airport plans new infrastructure for aircraft repair operations

Kaunas Airport plans to set up new infrastructure for aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) operations, with...

Price cap for basic payment services remains unchanged in Lithuania

Set for almost two years, the price cap for the basic payment service package offered by commercial banks and credit...

World

On Wednesday, MEPs positively acknowledged Georgia’s reform track, while criticising Moldova for backsliding on...
On 13 November, the Political Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Asta Skaisgirytė and the...
Adriatic Sea: MEPs adopt multiannual plan for fisheries

New draft rules on how, where and when small pelagic fish, such as anchovy and sardine, can be caught in the Adriatic...

Wildfires in California

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended condolences to the United States President Donald Trump over the loss of dozens...

Joint EU-U.S. statement following the EU-U.S. Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial Meeting

On 9 November 2018, the EU-U.S. Ministerial Meeting on Justice and Home Affairs took place in Washington DC. The United...

MEPs demand Bulgaria’s and Romania’s swift accession to Schengen area

EU ministers should admit Bulgaria and Romania to the border check-free Schengen area as soon as possible, the Civil...

MEPs approve €17.7 million in EU aid after intense floods in Latvia

Budget Committee MEPs have approved €17,730,519 in EU aid to repair damage caused by intense floods in Latvia in...

Trade Committee MEPs give greenlight to landmark EU-Japan trade agreement

The European Parliament’s Trade Committee gave its recommendation to approve the EU’s landmark trade...

Lithuania's Foreign Minister and the new Spanish Ambassador discuss security in the region, prospects for bilateral relations

On 5 November, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the new Ambassador of Spain to...

Society

Lithuania is likely to get the green light from China to export wheat to the largest Asian market, the acting director...
RB Rail, a joint Baltic company established for the implementation of the European-gauge railway project Rail Baltica,...
October harmonized average annual inflation stood at 2.8% in Lithuania

Statistics Lithuania informs that in October 2018, average annual inflation calculated based on the harmonised index of...

Bank of Lithuania to share good practices with Astana Financial Services Authority

The Bank of Lithuania and Astana Financial Services Authority (Kazakhstan) have agreed to strengthen cooperation in the...

Prime Minister’s greetings to Poland on the occasion of the centennial anniversary of independence

On behalf of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has extended the warmest...

Vitas Vasiliauskas: Lithuania to stay one step ahead of the FinTech game

Participating in FinTech Inn, a high-level conference hosting more than 1,000 local and international stakeholders in...

Lithuania's Klaipedos Nafta hopes to become world's largest LNG terminal operator

Lithuania's Klaipedos Nafta, the operator of the oil product and LNG terminal in the port of Klaipeda, plans to become...

Estonian MyFitness opens first studio in Lithuania for 1.3 mln euros

The Estonian chain of fitness studios MyFitness opened its first studio in Lithuania, having invested 1.3 mln euros...

Chinese customs officials to inspect Lithuanian grain growers

Chinese customs officials will inspect Lithuanian grain growers and exporters to see if they meet the requirements to...

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

On Friday, November 9 the celebratory inauguration ceremony of Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) Rector Eugenijus...
November 8th foreign students of VGTU visited global business centers - some of VGTU partners based in Technopolis -...
Berry juice processing by-products could reduce the risk of cancer

Group of scientists at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania are investigating the possibilities of using...

International community acknowledges the new method for producing energy from biodegradable waste proposed by Lithuanian scientists

Nowadays, waste generation and waste management are among the top environmental issues. Without proper waste handling,...

VGTU student television studio has been opened: become professional in the industry

A student TV studio has been opened at the Laboratory of Creative Technologies at Vilnius Gediminas Technical...

Rectors‘ Scholarship Contest Begins – Apply Now!

In 2017 rectors of University of Tartu, University of Latvia and Vilnius University (VU) announced a joint scholarship...

Erasmus+ staff mobility programme: Professor from VGTU visits Graduate School of Engineering

Following the Erasmus+ Staff Mobility Programme Agreement between Kobe University and Vilnius Gediminas Technical...

VGTU community has an exceptional possibility to use MATLAB, Simulink and the full suite of products

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) now has a Total Academic Headcount License for MATLAB, Simulink and the...

Vilnius University once again strengthens its position in regional rankings

Recently published QS University Rankings: Emerging Europe and Central Asia (EECA) revealed Vilnius University’s...

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