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Rowing to Lithuania

Oakland Strokes members Kate Miles, a Campolindo High School senior, and Nikita Lilichenko, a recent Miramonte High School graduate and incoming Stanford freshman, made the 2017 Under 19 US Rowing National Team and competed in the World ...

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Roundup: Multinational producers apply double food standards in Germany, Lithuania: research

Roundup: Multinational producers apply double food standards in Germany, Lithuania: research 19 (Xinhua) -- Notable differences in the quality of ingredients in identical products that multinational food companies sell in Lithuania, compared to Germany, were found after testing a few dozen of products, Lithuania's agriculture ministry ...

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European Commission approves Nordea and DNB plans to enter into a merger in the Baltics

European Commission approves Nordea and DNB plans to enter into a merger in the Baltics The European Commission approved unconditionally the creation of a joint venture between Nordea Bank AB and DNB Bank ASA, in the Baltic States. The Commission assessed the possible competitive effects of the merger on a number of distinct retail and corporate banking markets across the three Baltic countries and concluded that the merger would not raise competition concerns.

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Agriculture Ministry to consult ministries in Lithuania, Estonia about jointly seeking aid for flood-stricken ...

Agriculture Ministry to consult ministries in Lithuania, Estonia about jointly seeking aid for flood-stricken ... RIGA - The Agriculture Ministry will consult the agriculture ministries of Estonia and Lithuania about jointly seeking the European Commission's aid for the flood-stricken farmers in the three Baltic countries, as the Agriculture Ministry told LETA ...

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“For Russia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania Should Not Exist” Says Russian Expert on Baltic Region

Nikolay Mezhevich, a St. Petersburg professor who heads the Russian Association of Baltic Research, says that “for Russia the [three Baltic] countries should not exist” and that there are no prospects for an improvement in relations because the Baltic ...

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Competition: New Kaunas bridge, Lithuania

The MK Čiurlionis Concert Centre, named after Lithuanian painter, composer and writer Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, will occupy a landmark site overlooking the city's historic old and new towns. A waterfront park and multifunctional spaces for ...

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Harlem Globetrotters To Join US State Department's Sports Envoy Program In Lithuania And Estonia

ATLANTA, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Harlem Globetrotters will continue their tradition of bringing goodwill to people all over the world as part of the U.S. State Department's Sports Envoy program this week (Sept. 20-30), when they visit ...

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Child rights protection reform makes headway in parliament

Child rights protection reform makes headway in parliament A child right protection system reform package that, for the first time, sets six years as the minimum age for a child to be left alone is making headway in the parliament.

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Parliament reintroduces 9% VAT on heating until 2018

Parliament reintroduces 9% VAT on heating until 2018 Residents of Lithuania will have smaller heating bills between October and January, as the parliament reintroduced a 9 percent reduced rate of the value-added tax (VAT) on centralized heating.

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LNG facility in Lithuania to open by year's end

19 (UPI) -- A state-owned port operator in Lithuania said it started work on a reloading station for support for maritime needs for liquefied natural gas. Klaipėdos nafta said it started work on an LNG reloading station after commissioning cargo ...

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Lithuania to exhibit Feb. 16 1918 Independence Act from Germany in Signatory House

Lithuania to exhibit Feb. 16 1918 Independence Act from Germany in Signatory House Lithuania's February 16 1918 Independence Act to be handed over by Germany will be exhibited in the Signatory House starting next year, the President's Office said on Tuesday.

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Court rejects Kevisas' suit over his dismissal as national opera theater director

Court rejects Kevisas' suit over his dismissal as national opera theater director A Vilnius court on Tuesday turned down a suit filed by Gintautas Kevisas, a former long-standing director general of the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theater (LNOBT), over his dismissal from the job.

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Russia's War Game Spills Into NATO Airspace, Causing Diplomatic Spat

Two Russian military jets entered NATO ally Lithuania's airspace over the weekend, a violation which prompted the Lithuanian government to demand an “immediate explanation” from the Russian ambassador. Moscow has accused its neighbor of playing ...

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Enterprise Lithuania lifts export growth forecasts

Enterprise Lithuania lifts export growth forecasts Enterprise Lithuania, the government's export promotion agency, expects exports of Lithuanian-origin goods to rise by 12% this year compared with 2016 to reach 12.3 billion euros, up from its spring forecast of 6.5% growth to 11.6 billion euros ...

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Lithuanian officials deny allowing Russian warplanes enter airspace

Lithuanian officials deny allowing Russian warplanes enter airspace Lithuanian officials have denied giving permission to Russian military aircraft last week to enter the country's airspace to avoid adverse weather conditions.

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  • Enterprise Lithuania lifts export growth forecasts

    September 19th

    Enterprise Lithuania, the government's export promotion agency, expects exports of Lithuanian-origin goods to rise by 12% this year compared with 2016 to reach 12.3 billion euros, up from its spring forecast of 6.5% growth to 11.6 billion euros ...

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  • Tele2 Lithuania starts Samsung Galaxy Note 8 sales

    September 19th

    Mobile operator Tele2 Lithuania has started sales of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 smartphone. The device featuring a 6.3-inch screen is available for customers over pre-sales. The price of the device is EUR 1,009. Customers are also offered a Samsung Dex ...

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  • Lithuania to rule on Russian channel

    September 19th

    The Lithuanian Radio and Television Commission (LRTK) will meet this week to discuss the future distribution of the Russian channel TVCI in the country. In a statement, the regulator says that it decided in June that a specific programme on the channel ...

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  • Lithuania : The City of Vilnius sells its real estate

    September 19th

    The municipality of Vilnius, having first in Lithuania started selling its real estate through public electronic auctions, during the first six months of this year sold property no longer in use for 2.5 million euros. One of the largest objects thus ...

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  • Lithuania's allegation about violation of its airspace are politicized

    September 18th

    MOSCOW, September 18. /TASS/. Lithuania's claims about intentional violation of its air borders by Russian Il-76 planes during the Zapad-2017 (West-2017) drills are politicized and have nothing to do with the real state of things, the Russian defense ...

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