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Politics

The Seimas adopted amendments to the Law on Elections to the Seimas providing for the establishment of a single-member...
President Gitanas Nausėda met with Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas and President...
Prime Minister: the opening of embassy of India in Lithuania would strengthen cooperation in all fields

The Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has met with the Indian Vice President Venkaiah Naidu to discuss the developments...

Lithuanian and German Presidents discussed defense and economic cooperation

President Gitanas Nausėda and his wife Diana Nausėdienė visited German Presidential residence where they met with...

Prime Ministers of the Baltic States to mark the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way in Riga

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way, Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš has invited...

The President and First Lady will meet with German leaders

President Gitanas Nausėda and the First Lady will travel to Germany. In Berlin, the President will meet with German...

Credentials presented to Lithuanian Ambassadors to Hungary and UAE

President Gitanas Nausėda presented credentials to Lithuanian Ambassadors to Hungary and the United Arab Emirates.

The number of 1st year cadets in the Military Academy of Lithuania nearly doubles this year

Even though the numbers of school graduates are on the decrease, significantly more young people have been admitted to...

Spring session of the Seimas: strong focus on social, economic and legal matters

The Seimas has concluded its spring session. Since its beginning on 10 March 2019, a total of 57 plenary meetings were...

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 state and municipal budgets received 6.247 bn euros in revenue in January-July, 3.1%, or 189.8 mln euros,...
Following the decision to close down Danske Bank's banking activities in Estonia, an agreement to transfer all lending...
Of Baltic countries, Estonia and Lithuania boost exports in H1

Estonia and Lithuania saw their exports grow in the first half of 2019 compared with the same period last year, while...

Lithuania's Novaturas turnover up 1% to EUR 99.8 mln

Novaturas, one of the largest tour operators in the Baltic states, posted 99.8 mln euros in revenue in the first seven...

Lithuanian Railways' Jan-Jul revenue up 2 pct to EUR 266 mln

Lithuania's state-run railway group Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) reported 2% growth in revenue for...

Electricity prices fall across region on higher wind power output - Lithuania's Litgrid

Lithuania's average wholesale electricity market price fell by 2% last week to 49.8 euros per megawatt-hour (MWh),...

New Novatek LNG cargo arrives in Lithuania's Klaipeda

A new smaller cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Russia' Baltic Sea port of Vysotsk arrived in the Lithuanian...

French energy services co Idex sets up business in Lithuania

France's energy services company Idex International has registered a company in Lithuania.

Baltic electricity prices fall 9% w-o-w - Elektrum Lietuva

Electricity market prices in the Baltic countries fell by around 9% last week but remained above the 50-euro mark.

World

On 22 August in Vilnius, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with Moldova’s Prime...
Find out how much the EU aims to benefit from globalisation while tackling its negative effects on employment.
Historic visit: The President proposed to open India’s embassy in Lithuania

President Gitanas Nausėda received India’s Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, who arrived for a three-day official...

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on Hong Kong

The European Union recalls its close relations with Hong Kong under the ‘one country, two systems’...

EU mobilises €9 million to tackle the food crisis in Haiti

The European Union has released €9 million in humanitarian aid in response to the deteriorating food and nutrition...

EP President calls for emergency assistance to migrants stranded on Open Arms boat

Urgent assistance and fair distribution of Open Arms rescue boat migrants needed, says EP President David Sassoli in a...

Lithuania’s Foreign Minister emphasizes U.S. role in ensuring security of Lithuania and whole region

On 13 August in Vilnius, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the U.S. Congressman...

Lithuania’s Foreign Minister expresses his condolences on the passing of former Indian Minister of External Affairs

On August 7, Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius expressed his condolences on the passing of former Indian Minister of...

Humanitarian Aid: additional €50 million to tackle drought in the Horn of Africa

The European Commission is mobilising a further €50 million in emergency humanitarian funding to help the people...

Society

The Lithuanian port of Klaipeda handled 27.414 mln tons of cargo in January through July 2019, up 5.3 percent from...
A tanker delivered a new cargo of around 138,000 cubic meters of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for Lithuania's fertilizer...
Vintage car march starts in Vilnius to mark Baltic Way 30th anniversary

A solemn start to a march of vintage cars was given in Vilnius on Sunday, held to mark the 30th anniversary of the...

Undiscovered European Cities For Workations Are Trending: British Airways, Siemens, and Monese Choose Vilnius As Their Next Destination

Globally-minded outlooks, progressive business environments and an emphasis on establishing a strong work-life balance...

Spanish architects' idea named best in Vilnius concert hall competition

Spain's Arquivio Architects tops the ranking of best architectural ideas at an international competition for a national...

Lithuania’s Smiltynes Perkela plans to buy new ferry

Lithuanian ferry operator Smiltynes Perkela that carries vehicles and passengers to the Curonian Spit, is considering...

Motorists warned of possible delays at Lithuanian-Belarusian border checkpoint

Motorists are being warned of possible delays at the Lavoriskes checkpoint on Lithuania's border with Belarus between...

airBaltic Rolls Out Special Lithuanian Airbus A220-300 Livery

Due to the growing demand of airBaltic services in Lithuania airBaltic has created a special livery of its Airbus...

Skinest files Brussels complaint against Lithuanian Railways

Estonian railway services group Skinest Rail's company Skinest Baltija, virtually eliminated from all tenders of...

Sport

Lithuania's retired swimming start Ruta Meilutyte has been disqualified by the International Swimming Federation (FINA)...
Robert Tvorogal, a gymnast from Vilnius, won the golden medal at the Second European Games held in Minsk.
France reaches the 2018 World Cup Final!

France has won with Belgium 1:0 in the semi-final of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Today, on July 11th, England will...

Zalgiris coach Jasikevicius named honorary citizen of Kaunas

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...

Education

Monday, August 26th, 2019, Welcome Week events for MRU International students will kick off and take place all week....
Vilnius University Council announces a public international Rector’s election at Vilnius University. Candidates...
Leonas Balaševičius: CERN is choosing Lithuania – what does it mean for us?

At the beginning of July, the representatives of European Organization for Nuclear Research, known as CERN signed the...

Women in Tech. Technology transfer project manager Odeta Brigaityte: It is important to not to compete but to complement each other

Seven years ago, Odeta Brigaityte, then still a student of Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), began to manage a...

Zinc oxide nanowires – novel solution for cheaper, cleaner production of electronic components

Although nanowires are answering the demands of the market for innovative, smaller, flexible electronic devices by...

Peek inside KTU campus with the new virtual tour

From now on everybody interested can see and “walk” in the laboratories, study rooms and offices to have a...

Sector of renewable energy: do we have sufficient numbers of professionals in the field?

Renewable energy is one of the fastest growing sectors in the world. Technological advancement in the field progresses...

Choose master’s at KTU: state-funded study places available

Admission to master’s study programmes at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) is continuing. The third, final...

135-thousand-dollar conservation grant from Getty Foundation for Kaunas modernist architecture

The building of Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) Faculty of Chemical of Technology (former Lithuanian Army...

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