Friday, March 10, 2017 09:34
Romas Valentukevičius, the head of the Lithuanian chief Official Ethics Commission (VTEK), presented his resignation from the post to Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis on Thursday, March 9, the parliament's Public Relations Division said.
Friday, March 10, 2017 09:34
Lithuania's new parliament, which was sworn in last November, is commencing in its spring session on Friday. BNS Lithuania is providing an overview of the most important bills included into the agenda.
Thursday, March 9, 2017 22:23
Lithuania's Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis on Thursday urged Mindaugas Bastys, a member of the ruling Social Democratic Party, to step down from the post of parliamentary vice-speaker.
Thursday, March 9, 2017 16:34
Romas Valentukevičius, the head of the Lithuanian chief Official Ethics Commission (VTEK), says he would resign from the post on Friday, March 10.
Thursday, March 9, 2017 13:47
The Group of Women at the Seimas has asked the Lithuanian parliament's Ethics and Procedures Commission to look into the possibility of launching impeachment proceedings against Kęstutis Pūkas, an Order and Justice lawmaker, over sexual harassment allegations.
Thursday, March 9, 2017 12:41
Viktoras Pranckietis, the speaker of the Lithuanian Seimas, says that the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU) and its ruling coalition partner, the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LSDP), unanimously approve of his decision to sack Romas Valentukevičius as head of the Chief Official Ethics Commission (VTEK).
Thursday, March 9, 2017 12:22
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Živilė Mikėnaitė, director of the Lithuanian Prison Department, has appealed to a court against the justice minister's decision to suspend her from duties.
Thursday, March 9, 2017 11:48
Tens of prominent public figures on Thursday called on Lithuania's leaders and heads of parliamentary political parties not to back a proposal to cut the number of seats in the Seimas from 141 to 101, saying that the move, if approved, will lead to worse representation of voters' interests.
Thursday, March 9, 2017 11:19
The Lithuanian government must explain the benefits of the proposed state forest management reform, which is opposed by some ruling and opposition lawmakers, President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on Thursday.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 16:14
In a move that is yet to be approved by the parliament, the Lithuanian government on Tuesday decided to streamline the management of state forests by merging the country's 42 forestry enterprises into a single state enterprise named Lietuvos Valstybiniai Miškai (Lithuanian State Forests, or LVM).
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 13:07
The constructive opposition should also support the reforms prepared by the ruling coalition, President Dalia Grybauskaitė said after meeting the Seimas board on Wednesday.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 09:58
The Lithuanian Farmers and Green Union group will unanimously support the government's proposal to merge dozens of forestry companies into a single state-run enterprise, says Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 09:20
Gabrielius Landsbergis, the leader of the conservative Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats, has been testified in the political corruption investigation surrounding MG Baltic concern.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 14:32
Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis met with representatives of parliamentary opposition groups at the government on Tuesday.
Monday, March 6, 2017 16:14
Kęstutis Jucevičius is set to retire after his term of office as director of Lithuania's Financial Crime Investigation Service (FCIS) ends in late March.
Monday, March 6, 2017 13:44
Daivis Zabulionis, deputy director of the Lithuanian Road Administration, has been sacked after nearly a year in office amid corruption suspicions.
Monday, March 6, 2017 10:10
Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats (conservatives), the country's largest opposition party, decided at its congress last Saturday to hold open election of candidates for the party's leadership and president.
Monday, March 6, 2017 09:34
A Lithuanian court this week instructed migration authorities to enter last names of two Lithuanian citizens with non-Lithuanian characters in their passports, however, migration agencies say they cannot do this until the name-spelling issue has been solved by the parliament.
Friday, March 3, 2017 09:14
Lithuania's government announced plans on Thursday to introduce online voting by the end of its 2016-2020 term in office. BNS Lithuania provides you the key questions and answers:
Thursday, March 2, 2017 12:20
Lithuania's government will seek to legalize this year the creation of an online voting system, which should be developed by mid-2019, shows the implementation plan of the governmental program published on Thursday.