Wednesday, July 26, 2017 11:27
Edita Janušienė, former chief auditor at the central Bank of Lithuania, has been appointed to head the country's State Tax Inspectorate (STI) for the next four years.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 10:07
DELFI / Rafael Achmedov
Živilė Pinskuvienė, the leader of the Labor Party that has no mandates in Lithuania's parliament, announced resignation from the post during a meeting of party's council on Tuesday evening.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 09:59
Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has warned the Social Democratic Party against procrastinating their decision on future in the ruling coalition. Delegated by the Farmers and Greens Union, the PM said he would work to secure alternative support without a formal decision of coalition partners, if they tried to put off the discussions until the budget adoption.
Monday, July 24, 2017 12:17
Lithuania's Culture Ministry will Tuesday call a competition for director of the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theater (LNOBT).
Monday, July 24, 2017 10:49
Lithuania's Social Security and Labor Ministry has proposed paying one more benefit to asylum beneficiaries intended for rent of housing.
Monday, July 24, 2017 10:41
The ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU) pledges to kick off the next political season with solution of the party's main problem – communication faults, which, in the words of the party's leader Ramūnas Karbauskis, has so far kept the political force from proper presentation of the decisions taken by the parliament and the government to the public.
Thursday, July 20, 2017 10:39
The leader of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU) says that his party's relations with its ruling coalition partner, the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LSDP), are good, adding that the position of LSDP Chairman Gintautas Paluckas, who has said that the Social Democrats may consider pulling out of the coalition, differs from that of the party's parliamentarians.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 10:34
Leadership of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union is Wednesday gathering to discuss the future of the ruling two-party coalition, Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis said.
Monday, July 17, 2017 16:53
Formal suspicions of trading in influence were brought on Monday against Rolandas Paksas, a Lithuanian member of the European Parliament, the Prosecutor General's Office said.
Monday, July 17, 2017 10:51
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MEP Viktor Uspaskich, the founder of the Labor Party, has announced plans of returning to the party and sent a membership application to the party's Kėdainiai branch, the Labor Party's information center said.
Monday, July 17, 2017 10:15
The popularity of the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU) declined further in July, allowing the opposition Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats (conservatives) to secure a slight lead, shows a poll published by Lietuvos Rytas daily.
Friday, July 14, 2017 15:08
A bill has been drafted in the Lithuanian parliament to protect a person reporting an irregularity in an organization.
Friday, July 14, 2017 12:15
The opposition Homeland Union–Lithuanian Christian Democrats are catching up in popularity with the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU), according to a survey conducted by the pollster RAIT for BNS.
Friday, July 14, 2017 11:02
The presidium of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LSDP) has asked all 60 branches of the party to discuss future prospects for the ruling coalition with the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU).
Thursday, July 13, 2017 16:07
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė has pledged to sign legal amendments on reforms of the forestry sector, giving a critical opinion of the process of their adoption.
Thursday, July 13, 2017 11:59
The Lithuanian Prosecutor General's Office is not opening, at least for now, a public interest case over damage done to Gediminas Hill in downtown Vilnius, but is asking the government to initiative a comprehensive assessment of the circumstances.
Thursday, July 13, 2017 09:14
Members of the presidium of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LSDP) plan to meet in Vilnius on Thursday to discuss the situation in the ruling coalition.
Thursday, July 13, 2017 09:07
The Lithuanian Gay League (LGL) said on Wednesday that it had asked President Dalia Grybauskaitė to veto the parliament's decision to transpose into national law an EU directive without listing partners as family members.
Thursday, July 13, 2017 09:01
The Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LSDP) will likely decide in late September or early October whether or not to stay in the ruling coalition with the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU), Gintautas Paluckas, the LSDP chairman, said on Wednesday.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 09:10
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After the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union promised to the opposition conservatives to bring back the value-added tax (VAT) discount, the parliament on Tuesday approved the restructuring scheme of the country's forestry sector that has triggered heated debates in the society.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 13:29
Juozas Olekas, a member of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party's (LSDP) political group in the Seimas, has accused the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU), the senior coalition partner, and the opposition Homeland Union–Lithuanian Christian Democrats of trading in influence.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 12:59
The leader of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU) says that the makeup of the government coalition remains unchanged after the senior coalition partner on Tuesday signed a deal with the Homeland Union–Lithuanian Christian Democrats under which the opposition party will back the government's planned state forest management reform in exchange for a reduced VAT rate on district heating and hot water services.
Monday, July 10, 2017 15:55
Yuri Gorsky, an organizer of "Russian Marches", plans to apply for political asylum in Lithuania after fleeing Russia.
Monday, July 10, 2017 11:16
Lithuanian diplomat Vygaudas Ušackas, the European Union's (EU) ambassador to Russia, says he will shortly end his diplomatic service in Moscow and engage in analytical work and politics upon return to Lithuania, listing the demographic crisis as the key challenge in his home country.
Monday, July 10, 2017 10:40
Expert conclusions will be requested in connection to the legal amendments that would allow the original spelling of first and last names in ID documents of Lithuanian citizens.
Friday, July 7, 2017 14:53
Vilnius City Mayor Remigijus Šimašius has dismissed Go Vilnius CEO Darius Udrys from office.
Friday, July 7, 2017 09:53
Partners were deleted from the definition of family members at the Lithuanian parliament following this week's discussions to shift the European Union's (EU) directive to ban discrimination on grounds of citizenship.
Friday, July 7, 2017 09:11
A Vilnius court will Friday pronounce a verdict for Russian citizen Nikolai Filipchenko charged with spying.
Thursday, July 6, 2017 09:37
A draft amendment tabled by the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LSDP), the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union's junior ruling coalition partner, to reintroduce a reduced VAT rate on district heating and hot water services is "a slap in the face", Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Wednesday.
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 11:48
The Lithuanian parliament on Tuesday extended its spring session until July 13.