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On 18 May 2017, Viktoras Pranckietis, Speaker of the Seimas, met with Col. Gen. Stepan Poltorak, Minister of Defence of...
“It is impossible to counter hybrid threats without having identified their source,” Minister of National...
Linkevičius congratulates the newly-appointed French Minister for Europe and...

On 17 May, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius congratulated Jean-Yves Le Drian on his new...

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis: Slovenia is our reliable and like-minded partner

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis met with Speaker of the Slovenian Parliament, Milan Brglez.

Viktoras Pranckietis, Speaker of the Seimas: Slovenia is an important EU and NATO...

On 16 May 2017, Viktoras Pranckietis, Speaker of the Seimas, had a meeting with Milan Brglez, President of the National...

Government Programme finds approval with International Monetary Fund

On 15th May, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has met with Christoph Klingen, IMF mission chief for Lithuania, and...

Linkevičius: Let’s not be afraid to set ambitious goals for Eastern Partnership

On 15 May in Brussels, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius participated in the EU’s...

The direct payments system should ensure fair and equal terms of competition for all...

Having taken into consideration the complicated situation in the Lithuanian agricultural sector and rural areas and...

Gediminas Kirkilas, Deputy Speaker of the Seimas and Chair of the Committee on...

“The independent choice of energy mix is Member States’ prerogative enshrined in the Treaty on the...

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

Russia's airline RusLine on Monday is launching a service between Vilnius and St. Petersburg.
Electricity prices for Latvian households were the 15th highest in the European Union in July-December 2016, while gas...
Lithuania's DFDS Seaways posts lower 2016 turnover after handing some routes to...

DFDS Seaways, a Lithuanian ferry operator that is part of the Danish shipping group DFDS, posted 75.995 mln euros in...

The unemployment rate in Lithuania stood at 8% in Q1 2017

Statistics Lithuania informs that, according to the Labour Force Survey data, in I quarter 2017, the unemployment rate...

Bank of Lithuania submits position on necessary pension system reform

The Bank of Lithuania, after conducting a study of the country’s pension system, states that, with no significant...

Trustpilot to establish development team in Vilnius

Trustpilot, considered one of Denmark’s most promising startups, is establishing a product development division...

Tanker to deliver this year's 3rd LNG cargo for Lithuania's Achema

A new shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Norway's Statoil is to arrive in Klaipeda on Tuesday, marking the...

The Gift of Vilnius Airport to Passengers: More than a Thousand of New Vehicle...

Every year the passenger flows and the number of new flight routes increase in Vilnius Airport, so it increases the...

Canada's Shopify buys Lithuaina's Oberlo

Canada's electronic commerce giant Shopify has purchased Lithuanian startup Oberlo for 15 million US dollars (about EUR...

World

The 2017 European Business Summit will take place in Brussels from 22 to 23 May, bringing decision makers and business...
Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, and Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union...
Plenary overview: refugee relocation, Hungary, Brexit talks

From a debate on Brexit negotiations to refugee relocation and the situation in Hungary: read our overview of this...

MEPs want EU to step up its peace-building efforts in Syria

Only a political process led by the different Syrian groups and supported by the UN could end a war in Syria and the EU...

The two-state solution is the only way to peace in the Middle East, say MEPs

The construction and expansion of Israeli settlements in the West Bank must stop to allow prospects for a viable...

Indonesian market opens up for Lithuania

President Dalia Grybauskaitė, who is on a state visit in Indonesia, met with President Joko Widodo. In the first ever...

Press release of the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and Chairperson of...

On 15 May 2017, the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and EU Foreign Ministers met the Chairperson of the...

Lithuania and Thailand strengthen relations

President Dalia Grybauskaitė began her visit in Southeast Asia with meting Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri...

Statement by the Spokesperson on the latest ballistic missile launch by the...

Statement by the Spokesperson on the latest ballistic missile launch by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

Society

Achemos Grupe (Achema Group), one of Lithuania's largest business conglomerates, may move its headquarters abroad.
Statistics Lithuania informs that in I quarter 2017, the volume of construction work carried out in the country...
Passenger habits prompted the idea to create an airports app

Passengers immersed in their phones and the lack of systemized information on airports is what prompted the idea to...

One the most important NATO communications units’ exercises to take place in...

On May 21-June 2 NATO exercise Steadfast Cobalt annually organised by the NATO Signal Battalion will take place in...

Lithuania tenders Police Infrastructure PPP projects in Kaunas and Panevezys

On the 11th of May the Police Department, under the Ministry of the Interior, launched a tender for Police...

EU job-search aid: €2.6 million for 821 former Nokia workers in Finland

EU job-search aid worth €2,641,800 for 821 former ICT workers in Finland was approved by the European Parliament...

Lithuania-Sweden power link NordBalt down last week due to IT error

The Lithuania-Sweden power interconnection NordBalt was briefly offline last week due to an error of IT systems.

Lithuanian STT hands Klaipeda seaport and Latvijas Tilti bribery case to court

Lithuania's Special Investigation Service (STT) has handed to court a criminal case of corruption at the Klaipeda...

Sweden's real estate market boosts risks for Swedish-capital banks in Lithuania

The overheating real estate market in Sweden poses a risk to Swedish-capital banks in Lithuania, says Stefan Ingves,...

Sport

Edvinas Eimontas, president of the Lithuanian Football Federation, has recalled his resignation from the post.
Ruta Meilutyte, gold medalist of the 2012 Summer Olympics, has announced plans of continuing her sporting career in...
Belgium beats Estonia 8-1 in World Cup qualifier

Estonia's national football team was defeated 1-8 (1-3) by Belgium in the 2018 World Cup qualifier in Brussels on...

Gudzinaviciute re-elected president of Lithuanian National Olympic Committee

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...

Education

Last week the Faculty of Business Management at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) hosted an International...
The latest issue of magazine Reitingai (Eng. Rankings) presents the ranking of Lithuanian higher education institutions...
Education reform is key to Lithuania's economic growth

Lithuania must overhaul its education system and use more high-tech solutions to maintain economic growth in the...

US Company Investing in Kaunas Visited KTU

Senior Executives from Hollister Incorporated, a US-based global manufacturer of medical devices and equipment visited...

Conference to Review Impact of Globalization on Culture

On May 19-20, Vytautas Magnus University will be hosting a 6th International conference “Language, Literature,...

Student from Cyprus Would Consider Staying in Lithuania

More and more young people from other countries choose to study in Lithuania. Using the Erasmus+ opportunities they...

Two Prosperous Scientists from France will join the Community of Vilnius University

Vilnius University will honour two outstanding personalities – professor OTMAR SEUL (the Paris Nanterre...

KTU Is Among the Leaders in National Rankings

Earlier last week national rankings established by the magazine “Reitingai” (Eng. Rankings) have been...

MBA at MRU - Best Choice for Mid-Career Professionals

The administration of Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) announces the formal accreditation of the newest academic...

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