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This week MEPs discuss a ban on glyphosate, vote on new rules for an easier distribution of online TV and radio...
Sometimes foreign companies that want access to the EU market sell their products at abnormally low prices: lower than...
Social exclusion is a concern of the entire EU

President Dalia Grybauskaitė attends the European Council meeting to discuss measures to be undertaken by the EU and...

Seimas expanded the legal basis for banning aliens from Lithuania

The Seimas approved the amendments to the Law on the Legal Status of Aliens, which expanded the basis for banning an...

In Singapore, Linkevičius discusses new opportunities for Lithuania in spheres of science and financial technologies

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius and members of the delegation accompanying him met with...

EU foreign affairs ministers and defence ministers open the door to the new European security and defence cooperation

On 13 November, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius participated in the EU’s Foreign...

EU to strengthen strategic communication at Lithuania’s initiative

The EU’s Foreign Affairs Council meeting took place on 13 November in Brussels. In the meeting, discussions on...

EU budget: “People expect us to deliver safety and security"

Negotiations for the EU's 2018 budget are currently under way. Find out about Parliament's priorities in our interview...

Linas Linkevičius, “Our main goal is synchronisation of our electric systems with those of continental Europe”

In his introductory remarks addressing the annual Energy Forum in Vilnius on 7 November, Minister of Foreign Affairs,...

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

Lithuania's Energijos Skirstymo Operatorius (Energy Distribution Operator, or ESO) plans to invest around 219 million...
The Lithuanian seaport of Klaipeda handled 35.129 million tons of cargo in January through October 2017, a rise of 5.5%...
Crude imports via Butinge up 4.4% in January-October

Lithuania's Butinge crude terminal, which is owned by Orlen Lietuva, the Lithuanian unit of Poland's PKN Orlen, handled...

TNT Lithuania posts EUR 24.2 mln in FY revenue

Lithuania's urgent parcel company TNT, owned by US parcel company FedEx, posted 24.2 million euros in revenue for the...

Klaipedos Nafta to invest up to EUR 21 mln in embankment reconstruction

Lithuania's oil product and liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals operator Klaipedos Nafta (Klaipeda Oil) intends to...

Germany's Schueco setting up engineering service centre in Vilnius

Germany's window, door and facade systems manufacturer Schueco is setting up an engineering service centre in Vilnius...

Klaipeda Container Terminal to work with China's Cosco Shipping

Klaipedos Konteineriu Terminalas (Klaipeda Container Terminal), one of the biggest stevedoring companies in Klaipeda,...

In Q3, the unemployment rate in Lithuania stood at 6.6%

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

Large Latvian companies more optimistic about 2018 than Lithuanian, Estonian

Large companies in Latvia are more optimistic about the business opportunities in 2018 than companies in neighboring...

World

On 16 November, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius continued his visit to Singapore and...
On November 15 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis took part in the 2017 UN Peacekeeping Defence...
EU leaders focus on social security and resilience against fake news

President Dalia Grybauskaitė leaves for Gothenburg, Sweden, to attend the Social Summit aimed at enhancing social...

Migration: boosting development in Africa to create alternatives

Could development in Africa help to rein in migration flows? The development committee has adopted the EU-Africa...

Paradise Papers debate: EU countries should crack down on tax dodging

All EU countries should take steps to clamp down on tax avoidance schemes, said MEPs on Tuesday 14 November during a...

The earthquake in Iraq and Iran

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended condolences to President Fuad Masum of the Republic of Iraq and President Hassan...

The European Union is stepping up efforts to improve military mobility

As part of the drive to better protect citizens and improve the Union's security environment, the European Commission...

NATO has to respond quickly and to all types of threats, Minister R. Karoblis says

“The revised NATO Command Structure has to reflect the changed security situation in Europe: the Alliance has to...

Independence Day of Poland

President Dalia Grybauskaitė congratulated President Andrzej Duda and the people of Poland on Independence Day.

Society

The municipality of the capital city acquired three electric cars of the Volkswagen e-Up! class, which were made this...
Lithuania's Transport and Communications Ministry will suggest to the government rebuilding the railway stretch from...
Road safety: making driver-assistance systems compulsory in new cars

All new cars should be equipped with driver-assistance systems capable of detecting pedestrians, braking automatically...

Output of Kaunas hydro plant up by 25% in 9 months

Lithuania's largest hydro power plant – Kaunas Hydro Power Station operated by state-owned electricity production...

Orlen economist in Vilnius: crude refineries must be modernized

Orlen's chief economist says that modernization may help increase the competitiveness of the Polish group's crude...

Ryanair to launch new Kaunas-Girona route in spring

Ireland's low-fare airline Ryanair is set to launch flights between Lithuania's second-biggest city of Kaunas and...

Unilever orders prompt Kauno Grudai to invest in new noodle plant

Kauno Grudai (Kaunas Grain), one of Lithuania's largest grain processors, is investing in a new instant noodle...

Arms control inspectors of Russia visited Lithuania

On November 8-9 a group of arms control inspectors of the Russian Federation carried out a verification visit to an...

Finland's business community, politicians show strong interest in Rail Baltica

Finland’s business community and politicians have demonstrated strong interest in Rail Baltica European-gauge...

Sport

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

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...

Education

VMU International Cooperation Department and VMU student organization ESN VMU invite full time VMU students to join the...
The Senate of Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) has agreed to present an honorary doctorate to Ukraine's Yaroslav Mudryi...
International Students' Day Greetings

Greatings from Vilnius Gediminas Technical University rector Alfonsas Daniūnas:

NATO Representative to Hold Lectures At VMU

The director of NATO Arms Control, Disarmament, and WMD Non-Proliferation Center William Alberque is going to visit VMU...

Kaunas is Flourishing – Thousands of Jobs for Qualified Professionals to Open in Near Future

265 million of euros – this is the forecasted amount of international investments in Kaunas region in the near...

Open lecture of Marta Piekarska – Director of Ecosystem at Hyperledger

Marta Piekarska, Director of Ecosystem at Hyperledger, will read the lecture in Vilnius Gediminas Technical University...

Oxygen: Innovative Ventilation System Created by Lithuanian Researchers

“Our innovation will provide fresh and clean air for your house without heat loss”, promises the team of...

Public lecture about Ukrainian political tradition

Departemnt of Political Science is inviting to public lecture Hard ways to Ukrainian independence. The lecture will be...

Hollister Incorporated Is Building the 50 Million Worth Production Site in Kaunas

Hollister Incorporated, a US-based global manufacturer of medical devices and equipment has started building of the new...

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