Tuesday, January 31, 2017 12:43
The Lithuanian Social Security and Labour Ministry will seek that a ban on corporal punishment be included into a framework law on children's rights protection, Social Security and Labor Minister Linas Kukuraitis said on Tuesday.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 11:15
An influenza epidemic has been declared in 16 out of Lithuania's 60 municipalities, according to the latest figures released on Tuesday.
Monday, January 30, 2017 13:48
Lithuania's Ombudsperson for Children's Rights Edita Žiobienė says that violence against children is viewed more leniently than violence against adults.
Monday, January 30, 2017 11:57
A Vilnius court on Monday opened hearings into the bilingual street signs in the Lithuanian capital. The government's representative says that non-Lithuanian signs run counter to the law and may instigate hatred, while the municipality maintains the signs are merely a decorative element.
Monday, January 30, 2017 10:37
The death of a 4-year-old boy in Kėdainiai, central Lithuania, after severe beating at home has caused Lithuanian politicians and public to again shift their attention to the situation of child's rights.
Monday, January 30, 2017 10:20
At least one child beaten at home is admitted to the Lithuanian Kaunas Clinic every month, and the number of brutal violence against children is increasing, says Rimantas Kevalas, the head of the Children's Hospital of the Kaunas Clinic.
Friday, January 27, 2017 16:03
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė has called for resumed discussion on centralization of protection of child's rights.
Friday, January 27, 2017 15:48
After the tragic death of a 4-year-old after beating in his home in Kėdainiai, central Lithuania, a civil campaign was held outside the parliament on Friday aimed at stepping up efforts against violence against children.
Friday, January 27, 2017 15:33
A Lithuanian court has issued arrest warrants for the mother and stepfather of the 4-year-old boy who died of severe beating early on Friday.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 17:32
Lithuania's Social Security and Labour Minister Linas Kukuraitis maintains that the repeating cases of violence against children prove that the existing child's rights protection system does not work.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 16:24
Lithuania's Culture Minister Liana Ruokytė-Jonsson has expressed support to the idea of establishing a Vilnius Museum in the country's capital.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 15:54
DELFI / Valdas Kopūstas
European Commissioner Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis of Lithuania in charge of health care and food safety agrees that doctors who receive degrees for money provided by the state should be put under the obligation of working it off in regions.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 15:40
Lithuanians who have mandatory health insurance will be able to undergo treatment of extremely rare diseases in other countries of the European Union (EU) that have the necessary specialists, visiting members of the European Commission said in Vilnius on Thursday.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 11:59
Events marking the International Holocaust Remembrance Day are getting underway in Lithuania on Thursday.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 09:49
DELFI (E.Samoškaitės nuotr.)
Lithuania's Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis got into a minor accident in central Vilnius on Wednesday morning but escaped uninjured.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 14:32
With flu and acute upper respiratory tract infection (URTI) cases across Lithuania having reached an epidemic level, a flu epidemic has been declared in eight municipalities.
Monday, January 23, 2017 14:02
Kas vyksta Kaune nuotr.
The Kaunas Bus Terminal is opening in Lithuania's second-largest city on Monday after more than a year of reconstruction. The new facility will feature an underground parking area, a self-service parcel terminal, a supermarket and restaurants.
Monday, January 23, 2017 12:42
Vilnius City Mayor Remigijus Šimašius of the Liberal Movement has been urged by a group of parliamentarians to found a museum of the Lithuanian capital.
Monday, January 23, 2017 10:37
Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis thinks that more viewers in Lithuania should have access to Polish TV channels.
Monday, January 23, 2017 10:16
Lithuanian prosecutors have dropped an investigation into participation of Vilnius school students in camps in Russia, the Prosecutor General's Office said on Monday.