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'Immense potential for growth in bilateral trade': VP Naidu in Lithuania

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Finland seeks Lithuanian talents: country lets to experience local life

Next week (19-24 Aug.), five international talents will visit Finland. The winners are from Singapore, Lithuania, Latvia, India and Albania and were selected from more than a thousand applicants. They will visit with their families and explore daily life, work and free time activities in Turku Region, announces Turku Business Region in a press release.

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Euthanasia Coaster author builds ‘suit-friendly’ playground ride for businessmen

Corporate businesspeople should not be prevented from enjoying a ride on a playground slide just because they fear tearing their 10,000-euro suits, the Lithuanian artist Julijonas Urbonas is convinced. His new project, an interactive piece for a business centre in Vilnius, will challenge them to do just that.

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New yet old cultural space in Kaunas

In May, a new cultural organization called Sakramentas was established on the premises of an old yet functioning church. Thousands of people can fit inside during events, writes visit.kaunas.lt.

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Used car market up 4 pct

Some 110,700 newly-imported used cars were registered in Lithuania January-July, up 4 percent from 106,300 from a year ago.

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German leaders tell Lithuanian president sanctions on Russia to continue

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda says he has received assurances from Germany's leaders that sanctions against Russia will remain in place until Moscow stops its aggressive behavior in Ukraine.

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Kupsys: PNB Banka's collapse bad for Baltic banks' reputation

The collapse of another Latvian bank, PNB Banka, has a negative impact on the whole Baltic banking sector as investors often view this region as a whole, says the head of the association For Fair Banking.

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Baltic Way in the nude: story of a 30-year-old photo

Freedom, change, a different future were the demands of two million Lithuanians, Latvians and Estonians in the Baltic Way, a human chain protest on August 23, 1989. One photograph, by the late photographer Virginijus Šonta, captures the Baltic Way's aspirations of liberty perhaps better than any other image.

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Lithuania sees sharp increases in Campylobacter, Salmonella this year

… reported foodborne zoonoses in Lithuania and throughout Europe. Lithuania records more than … with listeriosis were registered in Lithuania last year. Infections from foodborne … samples of dill grown in Lithuania. Chemical contaminants were detected in …

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State and municipalities receive EUR 190 mln in unplanned revenue

Lithuania's state and municipal budgets received 6.247 billion euros in revenue in January-July, 3.1 percent, or 189.8 million euros, more than it was planned, and 2č.7 percent more than a year ago, the Finance Ministry said.

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Week in Lithuania: PM Skvernelis undergoes surgery, Nausėda meets Merkel, rebukes Latvia

Last week, President Gitanas Nausėda rejected the government’s candidate for EU judge, hints of big changes at Šiaulių Bankas ahead

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Indian vice president to visit Lithuania

Indian Vice President Venkaiah Naidu is to meet with Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda during his visit to Vilnius on Saturday.

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President sacks corruption-suspected judge and turns to parliament over two other

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda has on Friday dismissed Henrichas Jaglinskis, a judge of Vilnius Regional Court who is a suspected in a corruption case, and also turned to the country's parliament over the dismissal of two other judges, including Egidijus Lauzikas of the Supreme Court and Konstantinas Gurinas of the Court of Appeal.

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Franch investor buys Danpower Baltic

French renewable energy group Idex, part of Antin, one of the largest investment companies in Europe, is buying German-capital energy company Danpower Baltic.

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Zalatorius on PNB Banka closure: Latvia continues its bank cleanup

Latvia continues to clean up its banking sector, the head of the Lithuanian Banks' Association (LBA) said on Friday after the neighboring country announced the closure of another commercial bank, PNB Banka.

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