Wednesday, December 7, 2016 13:12
DELFI (D.Pipo nuotr.)
The average share of smokers of cigarettes in Lithuania is higher than that in the rest of the European Union, Eurostat said on Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 13:03
DELFI (A.Ufarto nuotr.)
Computer engineering is best taught at the Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), finances at the ISM University of Management and Economics, while pedagogics at the Vytautas Magnus University (VDU), according to a comparison of studies published in the Reitingai magazine.
Monday, December 5, 2016 11:38
Lithuanian non-governmental organizations providing support to victims of domestic violence will seek that the country's laws stipulate a protection order against violence.
Friday, December 2, 2016 15:21
Traffic conditions are burdened by heavy snowfall across Lithuania on Friday, with slippery stretches reported on roads and highways, the Lithuanian Road Administration said.
Friday, December 2, 2016 12:59
A group of Lithuanian parliamentarians have registered amendments to the Assisted Insemination Bill adopted by the earlier parliament and yet not enforced, proposing to return to the conservative version of the law, which envisages limiting the number of embryos that are created during the procedure.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 15:26
We are asking for the chance of ‘gaining a foothold’ but not for allowances, relocated and resettled persons to Lithuania say in a study done by the Vilnius office of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 12:45
DELFI (K. Čachovskio nuotr.)
Lithuania must ensure the representation of the interests of all persons living together, Julius Pagojus, the candidate to become the country's next justice minister, said on Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 11:54
The Vilnius Town Hall is hosting on Tuesday evening a discussion on whether or not to rename a street named after Kazys Škirpa, which is located in the heart of the capital.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 15:01
A new church of Orthodox Old Believers was opened in the Lithuanian port city of Klaipėda on Monday.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 13:05
DELFI (K.Čachovskio nuotr.)
Lithuania's new government must streamline the network of universities and other higher education institutions amid a rapid decrease in student numbers, an advisor to President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on Tuesday.
Monday, November 21, 2016 10:16
Lithuania's ruling Peasant and Green Union is considering a new idea on spelling non-Lithuanian names in passports. The party suggests entering both versions – in Lithuanian characters and in Latin characters – on the main page of the passport, with only the Lithuanian version entered in registers.
Friday, November 18, 2016 13:16
The board of the Lithuanian Seimas decided on Friday that alcoholic beverages will no longer be sold in the parliament's restaurant and cafes, but will continue to be allowed during official receptions.
Friday, November 18, 2016 12:04
Ludo Segers @ The Lithuania Tribune
On 3 December, the International Women's Association of Vilnius will organise the 14th International Christmas Charity Bazaar in the Vilnius Town Hall. The Charity Bazaar will benefit a large selection of good causes and help some of the most vulnerable in society.
Friday, November 18, 2016 11:41
The Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union (LPGU) is planning conservative changes in the field of family policy, despite opposition from its coalition partner, the Social Democratic Party (LSDP), the daily Lietuvos Žinios reported on Friday.
Thursday, November 17, 2016 17:02
DELFI (K.Čachovskio nuotr.)
Saulius Skvernelis, candidate for Lithuania's prime minister longing for better relations with the neighboring Poland, says he has another idea about original spelling of personal names in documents.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 10:40
Lithuania remains among the most corrupt European countries – although Lithuanian residents paid fewer bribes to doctors and police officers in the past year, one in four residents have paid a bribe in the past 12 months, shows the Global Corruption Barometer published by Transparency International.
Thursday, November 10, 2016 11:58
While the world expresses surprise that Donald Trump has won the United States presidential election, one Lithuanian citizen from Southwest Lithuania rejoices having won 9,000 Euros. A year ago the man bet 1,000 Euros and believed that Clinton was going to lose and no one else but Trump will win the election. At that time betting offers at the betting company “TOP sport on the 45th US president’s victory ratio was of one to nine.
Friday, November 4, 2016 11:16
The elder of Rukla, a central Lithuanian town where a refugee reception center is located, says that a recent incident involving local and Syrian teenagers could have been provoked by the migrants themselves, the daily Lietuvos Rytas reported on Friday.
Friday, November 4, 2016 09:03
DELFI (M. Ažušilio nuotr.)
Lithuania's Social Security and Labour Minister Algimanta Pabedinskienė has said following attacks on refugees in Rukla that asylum applications should be processed faster by migration authorities.
Friday, November 4, 2016 08:58
Vida Press nuotr.
Lithuania's parliament has granted the status of a religious community recognized by the state to the Lithuanian Evangelical Christian Union (Pentecostals).
Friday, November 4, 2016 08:51
DELFI (D.Pipo nuotr.)
An Iraqi family of seven that has been relocated to Lithuania but refused a residence permit here has turned to court over the Migration Department's decision.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 09:43
All Saints' Day, observed on November 1st, is an important holiday celebrated, notably, in Poland and Lithuania, which the opportunity to recognize the deceased.
Friday, October 28, 2016 18:33
Local youths on Friday threw stones at Syrian teenagers from a refugee reception center in Rukla, in central Lithuania, the police said.
Friday, October 28, 2016 07:24
Two refugee families have left the Refugee Reception Centre in Rukla, eastern Lithuania, and attempted to leave the country.
Thursday, October 27, 2016 16:28
The Lithuanian Supreme Court on Thursday quashed the conviction of Vytautas Vasiliauskas, a former Soviet state security officer sentenced for genocide.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 11:06
Across the world, more than ten million people are not considered citizens by any state and face serious everyday difficulties, including limited access to basic rights.
Friday, October 21, 2016 10:37
Israel's Ambassador to Lithuania Amir Maimon will Friday award the Yad Vashem medal and honors of Righteous Among the Nations to the Blažaičiai family, which risked their lives during World War II to rescue Jews from Nazi genocide.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 15:39
Noting that university mergers are inevitable in Lithuania, President Dalia Grybauskaitė says that she will recommend that the new government learn from Finland's successful higher education reform experience.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:35
In an international operation against sexual abuse of children, officers of the Lithuanian Criminal Police Bureau have established eight individuals distributing a large number of pornographic files featuring small children.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 09:35
DELFI (E.Digrytės nuotr.)
Another 11 Syrian and Iraqi refugees arrived in Lithuania on Tuesday evening under the European Union's (EU) relocation program.