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Merko to build new police headquarters in Lithuania

… new police headquarters in Kaunas, Lithuania, for 23.5 mln euros … Interior of the Republic of Lithuania have entered into a public … , which is operating on the Lithuanian market, Peritus Entreprenor AS construction …

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Lithuanian PM Skvernelis enters tight presidential race

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis … little support in the capital Vilnius. All candidates are expected to … with European Parliament elections. The Lithuanian president is in charge of … . Wary of neighbouring Russia, Lithuania is among only eight NATO …

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Deloitte to pay EUR 3 mln to Lithuania's bankrupt Ukio Bankas

Lithuania';s bankrupt bank Ukio … before its collapse in 2013. Lithuania';s audit and accounting …

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Security institutions urged to react following LRT investigation, S. Skvernelis sees no issue

Security institutions urged to react following LRT investigation, S. Skvernelis sees no issue That the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union is backed by the shareholders of various companies is a circumvention of the law, which not only the Central Electoral Commission (VRK) should take interest in, but also security institutions, Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats Seimas group member Gintarė Skaistė told LRT Radio, lrt.lt writes. Nevertheless, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis sees no issue: “We live in a country under the rule of law. None of the companies have been sentenced or have been compromised. The party itself will decide, what donations to accept or not accept, whether you want it or not.”

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Head of Lithuania's Klaipeda port takes leave, removed from part of decision-making

… backed by the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union, … in late December. The Lithuanian national broadcaster LRT announced … conservative Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats have turned to … Social Democratic Party of Lithuania but left the …

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Political scientist: Skvernelis is good news for Šimonytė

Political scientist: Skvernelis is good news for Šimonytė “Skvernelis has a chance. Everyone over 40 has a chance because you can still register,” political scientist Mažvydas Jastramskis shared his insights on Facebook regarding Saulius Skvernelis’ candidacy.

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Warning over news media: situation compared to state of war

Warning over news media: situation compared to state of war Currently the Seimas is discussing two legislative projects, which would fundamentally change news media work. Representative of the Lithuanian Journalist Union (LŽS) Darius Lukoševičius had a brief, but telling description for the majority’s aims – “declaring a state of war.” However, gathered in a discussion hosted by the opposition on press freedom, specialists in the area openly pointed out that the situation is already bad, without even the amendments having been put in place, lrt.lt writes.

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Lithuania PM says to run for presidency in May

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said … post unless he is successful. Lithuania';s president has a …

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Welcome to Vilnius workshops to support foreign talent relocating to Lithuania’s capital

Welcome to Vilnius workshops to support foreign talent relocating to Lithuania’s capital This Tuesday Vilnius’ business development and tourism agency Go Vilnius at the Workland Business Centre announced a series of dedicated workshops slated to begin taking place later this month. The Welcome to Vilnius workshops are designed to facilitate the transition of foreigners coming to the city to pursue professional opportunities. In just a few hours, workshop participants will receive invaluable information to help them navigate bureaucracy, settle into day-to-day life, and ultimately, become a local. The workshops will also give participants an opportunity to ask a team of experts specific questions, take part in a tour of Vilnius and meet other foreigners, a press release from Go Vilnius states.

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2018 was marked as the best year for Lithuanian cinema market after the restoration of independence

2018 was marked as the best year for Lithuanian cinema market after the restoration of independence The Lithuanian film centre have summarized the local box office results - in 2018 distribution reached a remarkable increase and hit all the records, a press release from the Lithuanian Film Centre states.

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New tool to help consumers find the cheapest payment services

The Bank of Lithuania has introduced a new tool allowing consumers to compare payment service fees and prices of payment service packages charged by banks, payment and electronic money institutions. Displaying regularly updated information, the tool...

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The number of foreign startups choosing Lithuania for starting their businesses is growing

The number of foreign startups choosing Lithuania for starting their businesses is growing Last year, the Startup Visa received 178 applications of foreign companies for participation in the programme and business development in Lithuania, or 41 per cent more than in the first year of the programme, a press release from Startup Lithuania states.

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Lithuanian gov't invites expats to return amid hard Brexit worries

Lithuanian gov't invites expats to return amid hard Brexit worries The Lithuanian government has invited on Wednesday its expats living in the UK to return to Lithuania following Brexit deal's rejection at the UK parliament and worries of a hard Brexit scenario.

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Lithuania ready to develop closer economic relations with Azerbaijan (PHOTO)

… economic relations with Azerbaijan, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite said … to the President of Lithuania. The president and the … Dalia Grybauskaitė underlined that Lithuania is ready to build … . Before his appointment to Vilnius, he was ambassador in …

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Lithuanian Raiways' revenue up 12.5% to EUR 502.1 mln

… -run railway company Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) posted 502.1 mln …

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