The Lithuanian Social Democratic Party has expressed support to the 2018 budget draft, regardless of a decision to pull out of the ruling coalition .
The 45,336 euros in the costs of the training organized by an Institute of Applied Politics owned by Šarūnas Gustainis , former MP and former member of the Liberal Movement , for the party should be recognized as non-monetary contribution, says a task force established by the Lithuanian...
Lithuania formed a surplus 2018 state budget for the first time since regaining independence in 1990, says Finance Minister Vilius Šapoka , adding this is necessary amid fast economic development and the need to accumulate reserves for a rainy day.
Omar Mohout, Professor of Entrepreneurship at Antwerp Management School, in Belgium visited Lithuania last week to launch his most recent book, 'From Idea to Product/Market Fit'. Professor Mohout's new book, although geared to the IT world, is an outstanding inspirational tool as well as a...
Lithuania will earmark an additional 93 million euros for introduction of staff salaries for teachers in the 2018-2019 academic year, the Education and Science Ministry said.
Lithuania never received a Turkish request for legal assistance on user of ByLock app and did not provide any data, says Julius Sabatauskas , chairman of the parliamentary Committee for Legal Affairs.
Vytautas Landsbergis , Lithuania's first post-independence leader, has always been the first head-of-state and will always have the status, which cannot be changed by any laws or machinations, says President Dalia Grybauskaitė .
A task force of the Lithuanian Central Electoral Commission (VRK) has proposed finding the Liberal Movement guilty of gross violations of the law on financing of the election campaign, VRK leader Laura Matjošaitytė confirmed to BNS.
Global private equity firm Providence Equity Partners on Wednesday finalized the acquisition of the TV3 media group from Sweden's concern Modern Times Group (MTG).
Lietuvos Geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, LG) does not intend to deny the competition violation established by the European Commission (EC), however, intends to go to court over the size of the fine, says the country's President Dalia Grybauskaitė .
Lithuania's government has endorsed the idea of eliminating the country's embassy to Switzerland from August 6, 2018.
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė congratulated Vytautas Landsbergis , the country's first post-independence leader, on his 85th anniversary on Wednesday.
Leaders of the Baltic and the Nordic states have for the first time invited their Irish and Dutch colleagues to join the traditional meeting in Brussels ahead of the European Union (EU) summit.
Petras Baršauskas , rector of the Kaunas University of Technology ( KTU ), plans to go to court over the finding by the Lithuanian academic ethics watchdog that accused him of violating citing rules and requirements of academic ethics, dismissing the accusations as political retribution.
Amid a heavy increase in workflow at the Lithuanian Migration Department , ten police officers from migration units have been sent as temporary backup, Interior Minister Eimutis Misiūnas said.
Lietuvos Geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, LG) intends to file an appeal against the European Commission 's (EC) move to slap it with a fine of nearly 28 million euros for the 2008 removal of tracks from Mažeikiai to the Latvian city of Renge , Mantas Bartuška , CEO of the state-run...
The Lithuanian parliament's Committee for Legal Affairs is working to establish whether Lithuania could have provided Turkey with information about uses of ByLock chat app. Ankara maintains the app had been developed specifically for mobilization of coup supporters, and having it on a mobile...
An international two-week exercise Iron Wolf II is kicking off on Wednesday in Lithuania's Gaižiūnai training ground in the Jonava district and General Silvestras Žukauskas ground in Švenčionys district.
Russia's president has awarded the Medal of Alexander Pushkin, a state decoration, to Valerij Tretjakov , editor-in-chief of Lithuania's Russian-language weekly newspaper Litovskij Kurjer .
Petras Baršauskas , rector of the Kaunas University of Technology ( KTU ) violated citing rules and requirements of academic ethics, the Lithuanian Service of Ombudsman of Academic Ethics and Procedures concluded.
Estonian company Ridango has won a tender to install a new ticket system on public transport of the Lithuanian port city of Klaipėda , planning to spend 1.636 million euros within three years.
Lithuania has submitted the 2018 budget draft to the European Commission (EC) and the euro group. Finance Minister Vilius Šapoka says the draft is in line with the national and European Union's (EU) fiscal discipline rules.
Veolia , a French concern that withdrew from the Vilnius heating sector last spring, along with its company Vilniaus Energija (Vilnius Energy) have filed a suit against the municipality and the municipal company Vilniaus Šilumos Tinklai (Vilnius Heating Network, VST) with the Stockholm...
The political group of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party for now includes both members of the party and those who have been expelled from the party over signing the cooperation agreement with the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union against the party's will.
The existing provisions on dual citizenship limit the free movement of Lithuanian citizens in European Union (EU) countries, which bars full exercise of trans-Atlantic integration, conservative MP Žygimantas Pavilionis told the Constitutional Court on Tuesday.
13 October the regalia of honorary doctor of Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) were awarded to Professor Klaus Schwab, the Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, the international organisation, which is encouraging the collaboration between public and business...
One of the biggest and most important projects presenting Lithuanian cinema to Europe will open the series of events in France dedicated to the centenary of the restoration of the state of Lithuania. Three years of negotiations were finalised this week with an agreement between the Lithuanian...
Surplus 2018 budget drafts of the Lithuanian state and the state-run social insurer SoDra have been registered at the Lithuanian parliament along with the balanced budget of the mandatory health insurance fund, with the bills to be presented to parliamentarians on Thursday.
With the National Agreement signed among the Lithuanian government, trade unions and employers on Monday features, the Cabinet made unilateral commitments to businesses, says presidential adviser Mindaugas Lingė , adding that businesses took on no major obligations.
If the Constitutional Court does not pave way for dual citizenship for Lithuanians who have left for other countries of the European Union (EU) and NATO, politicians will have the duty of holding a referendum on amendments to the country's main law, says Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis .
Lithuania's Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned Saturday's terrorist attack in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, which claimed nearly 300 hundred lives.
Hungary's low-cost airline Wizz Air will start flying from Vilnius to the Greek capital Athens starting the summer season.
The government's efforts to talk to social partners and match different interests are welcome, however, implementation of the National Agreement , which was signed on Monday, is questionable, as it may not secure support among other political forces, says professor Vitalis Nakrošis of the...
Foreign vice-ministers Neris Germanas and Darius Skusevičius along with adviser to Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius , Domas Petrulis, last Friday left the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party, which has terminated the ruling coalition with the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union.
A brawl erupted between two off-duty foreign troops in Jonava, central Lithuania, earlier this month, the Defense Ministry confirmed to BNS on Monday. The incident was not reported to the society earlier.
Lithuania's government, business representative and trade union s on Monday signed an agreement, declaring pledges to raise wages, cut taxes on labor and encourage collective contracts.
Some 30.1 percent of Lithuania's residents were at the poverty line last year, which is one of the bigger indicators across Europe, shows the latest information from Eurostat. The percentage was up 1.8 percentage points since 2008.
NATO fighter-jets guarding the Baltic skies enjoyed the first quiet week in nearly six months, with no scrambles last week, the Lithuanian Defense Ministry said.
Lithuania's national football team dropped to an all-time low of 145th place on the latest FIFA world rating.
Lithuania's capital should have two bus terminal s, especially since the city is unable to force businessmen to manage the current station properly, Vilnius Mayor Remigijus Šimašius says.
Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says that the government would earmark money for reconstruction of the Darius and Girėnas Stadium in the country's second city Kaunas , however, refusing to give any figures.
The statements by the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party's leader Gintautas Paluckas about the end of the old era with exit of a few influential veterans overestimate his potential, says reviewer Kęstutis Girnius .
What a difference one ship makes in combination with shifts in production in less than 3 years. It took a bit longer to get from complete reliance on a Russian-controlled energy-monopoly to a competitive market with increased security and interconnectivity. However, the presence of the...
Representatives of the government, businesses and trade unions are on Monday signing a national agreement on the reforms necessary for the country's progress.
Eight members of the political group of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party terminated their membership in the party on Saturday, just an hour before the Social Democratic Party's council was planned to consider their expulsion over refusal to obey the party's decision.
After eight long-standing and influential members left the Social Democratic Party on Saturday, the party's leader Gintautas Paluckas said this marked an end of a certain era, bot not drama.
Lithuania's Foreign Ministry has earmarked 20,000 euros in humanitarian aid to Palestinian refugees .
The Liberal Movement, which is the ruling party in the Lithuanian capital's council, will in the coming weeks seek to replace administrative director Alma Vaitkunskienė .
Fragments of Jewish gravestones, which were used for construction during the Soviet era, are being delivered to the territory of a former Jewish cemetery on Olandų Street from various locations of the Lithuanian capital.
Amid Lithuania's plans of developing the infrastructure of electric cars, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis suggested hosting a regional event of the World Economic Forum in Vilnius.
Lithuanian defense officials have decided to buy Norwegian medium-range air-defense systems NASAMS in hopes of patching one of the biggest defense gaps.
Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius on Thursday awarded the ministry's sign of honor, the Lithuanian Diplomacy Star, to Vytautas Landsbergis , the chairman of the country's Supreme Council – Reconstituent Seimas who is often titled as the first-post independence state leader.
Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis is visiting Šiauliai, northern Lithuania on Friday, to see the development of the Swedish-capital company ROL Group.