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Seeking to facilitate the daily lives of people in self-isolation due to the coronavirus, a mobile app Quarantine has...
The EP’s President and political group leaders decided to hold an extraordinary plenary to continue with...
Principles of the rule of law have to be upheld even in time of crisis, says Minister L.Linkevičius

All European Union Military Staff and institutions do their utmost to address COVID-19 challenges. However, these...

Covid-19: Govt's bid to regulate prices stalls in Lithuanian parlt

The Seimas of Lithuania on Tuesday did not allow yet the government to regulate prices of goods and restrict access to...

Sixteen years a member of the world’s strongest defensive union – NATO

On 29 March 2004 Lithuania joined the ranks of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, NATO. Security environment...

Sassoli on corona: The moment is serious and Parliament will not stand by and watch

The EU must take the lead in relaunching the European economy in the wake of the corona crisis, Parliament President...

The Government has extended the transit period

The Government has decided today that the transit of persons returning to their country of residence through the...

Commission presents practical guidance to ensure continuous flow of goods across EU via green lanes

The Commission issued new practical advice on how to implement its Guidelines for border management, in order to keep...

COVID-19: research package welcomed, EU needs to be better equipped in future

Crisis-response measures should be combined with a long-term commitment to EU research programmes, says Research MEP.

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

- Vakaru Medienos Grupe (VMG), one of the largest wood processing and furniture production groups in the Baltic states,...
A 16 kilometers long line of passenger cars has built up at the Grenctale crossing on Latvian-Lithuanian border, Zane...
Estonia's Enefit starts supplying electricity to Lithuanian households

As Lithuania plans to liberalize its electricity retail market in 2021-2023, Enefit, part of the Estonia energy...

Lithuania's c.bank proposes fund to support big companies, ensure settlements

The central Bank of Lithuania has suggested establishing a special fund to provide swift temporary financial assistance...

Lithuania's GetJet Airline set to lay off 370 employees

Lithuania's wet-lease and charter services provider GetJet Airline has given lay-off notices to 370 employees.

One more LNG cargo booked at Klaipeda terminal for summer

An unnamed customer has booked 0.95 terawatt-hours (TWh) in additional regasification capacity, or approximately one...

Lithuanian energy companies continue strategic projects, manage risks

There are no disruptions in Lithuania's energy sector after the country was placed under quarantine due to the new...

Lithuanian Industrialists' Confederation: all businesses affected by coronavirus crisis

The coronavirus crisis and a nationwide quarantine in place in Lithuania for a week now are affecting all businesses,...

Gas imports to Lithuania up 44%

Gas imports to Lithuania rose almost 44 percent in the second half of last year, from the same period in 2018, despite...

World

On 2 April, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius took part in a meeting of NATO Foreign...
The EU and its member states must help Greece manage its borders, according to Civil Liberties MEPs, who warn about the...
Refugees and migrants: MEPs to assess the situation at the Greek borders

MEPs will discuss the situation at Greece’s external borders with the Greek government, the Commission, the...

The President: only by standing in solidarity we can overcome the pandemic

President Gitanas Nausėda has offered condolences to Italian President Sergio Mattarella and all the people of Italy...

North Macedonia is a new NATO ally

North Macedonia has become a new member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. On March 27 the country was...

EU and 15 World Trade Organization members establish contingency appeal arrangement for trade disputes

The EU and 15 other members of the WTO on 27 March decided on an arrangement that will allow them to bring appeals and...

Human Rights and Democracy: striving for dignity and equality around the world

The European Commission and the High Representative set out the priorities and way ahead on Human rights and Democracy,...

Coming up: special plenary session to speed up implementation corona measures

This Thursday the Parliament is holding a special plenary session so that the first measures to help people and...

Commission approves €300 million Luxembourg scheme to support companies affected by coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has found Luxembourg's €300 million scheme to support companies affected by the...

Society

Entrepreneurship and export development agency “Enterprise Lithuania” indicates that due to COVID-19...
On March 29 an additional team of Croatian and German military medics with specialised equipment arrived from Croatia...
Covid-19: 60 non-flying planes find refuge at Lithuanian airports

As many countries across the world have closed their borders and suspended flights, air companies have started looking...

Buyout prices for Lithuania’s ESO, Ignitis Gamyba set

Lithuania's state-owned energy group Ignitis Grupe will offer to buy the remaining shares in Energijos Skirstymo...

Lithuanian foreign minister: Kaliningrad transit scheme tightened, but remains in place

The requirements for transit from the Baltic Sea exclave of Kaliningrad to mainland Russia via Lithuania have been...

Covid-19: Twenty four NATO battalion troops in Lithuania test positive for coronavirus

Twenty four troops of NATO's multinational battalion stationed in Lithuania have tested positive for the novel...

Wizz Air suspends flights to Vilnius until end of April

Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air has decided to extend its suspension of flights to and from Vilnius until April 30...

Ryanair will conduct additional repatriation flights from London and Berlin to Vilnius

Ryanair will conduct repatriation flights from London and Berlin to Vilnius, which will also be made available to...

Two thirds of Lithuanians say govt is properly responding to coronavirus crisis – survey

Two thirds of Lithuanian residents believe government institutions are properly responding to the coronavirus...

Sport

2020 is set to be a big year for sport in Lithuania. This is because the 2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup will be held here....
Lithuania's police said on Thursday it had launched two pre-trial investigations into allegedly fixed matches after the...
Seimas approved the updated convention regulating safety and security at sports events

The Seimas denounced the European Convention on Spectator Violence and Misbehaviour at Sports Events and in particular...

Lithuanian football fan gets EUR 30 fine for approaching Ronaldo

Lithuania's police has issued a fine of 30 euros to a fan who stormed onto the football pitch in Vilnius and approached...

Vilnius Makes Bid to Host Ronaldo and Messi Dinner

Ten of the best restaurants in Vilnius had reserved tables for “Ronaldo&Messi,” and a local artist...

Lithuanian swimmer Meilutyte gets disqualified by FINA for two years

Lithuania's retired swimming start Ruta Meilutyte has been disqualified by the International Swimming Federation (FINA)...

Robert Tvorogal wins the gold medal of the European Games

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...

Education

“For me, Antanas Mockus was the only association that I had with Lithuanians. And when I arrived here, it was...
The university was founded on 1 April 1579 as the Jesuit Academy (College) of Vilnius by Grand Duke of Lithuania and...
KTU professor: economic parallels between SARS and COVID-19 – what should we expect

The coronavirus or COVID-19 is a vast and urgent topic recently. Information on this subject is intimidating,...

Vilnius University Foundation is starting a fundraising campaign “Residents, we’re here for you!”

As a response to the extraordinary situation brought by the global coronavirus pandemic the Vilnius University...

On Monday March 30 the classes resume: studies moved online

From Monday, March 30, the study process at Kaunas University of Technology is starting again after a short break. The...

Platform crashes on 1st day of remote schooling in Lithuania

An electronic education platform crashed on Monday, the 1st day of remote schooling, in Lithuania as it failed to...

VU Business School Lecturer M. Tvarijonavičius: How to Work from Home Effectively?

Coronavirus COVID-19 has led to many changes in life and has fundamentally changed the organization of work and study....

Keeping lower back pain at bay: exercises designed by Lithuanian researchers are 3 times more efficient than usual

With the significant part of the global population forced to work from home, the occurrence of lower back pain may...

Work and studies during quarantine: psychologists‘ advice for using your time efficiently

In a situation like this, the schedule and plans are radically changing not only for the workers, but also for...

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