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‘Countryside pleasures in the city’ – best friends run hipster sauna in Vilnius

One evening, after a day of arduous work, two friends went to a sauna to relax – and then decided to buy it.

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School in Lithuania teaches students in 34 different countries – a remote learning example to others?

Last year, Lithuanian students spent 200 days studying remotely. But Vilnius Ozas Gymnasium has been organising distance...

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Lithuania explores possibility of initiating intl court process against Lukashenko

The Lithuanian government is looking into the possibility of initiating an international court process against Belarus' authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko over his regime's treatment of migrants, Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis confirmed on Friday.

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Stoltenberg and von der Leyen to visit Lithuania

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to come to Lithuania.

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White House to pursue enhanced cooperation with Lithuania

The White House says it will pursue enhanced cooperation with Lithuania on trade and security issues.

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Lithuanian journalist dies in mountain incident in Italy

A 50-year-old Lithuanian woman has died in a mountain incident in Italy, the Foreign Ministry confirmed to BNS on Friday...

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Lithuania braces for snowy weekend

On Saturday, Lithuanian residents should wake up to a white scenery, as heavy snow is expected overnight, meteorologists...

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Corruption probe targets property development in Vilnius, municipality staff among suspects

On Thursday, Lithuania’s Special Investigation Service (STT) announced an investigation into a possible inter-institutio...

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Lithuania orders isolation, testing for arrivals from South Africa over new COVID variant

All travelers from South Africa and neighboring countries will have to self-isolate and take two tests on their arrival in Lithuania, an official said on Friday.

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Growth of deposits of Lithuanian residents with credit institutions moderated but did not halt

Balance Sheet and Interest Rates of Monetary Financial Institutions, October 2021

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Lithuanian FM says Beijing ‘not very aggressive’, expects ties to normalise

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis said on Friday that signs of China's anger over the opening of Taiwan...

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Lithuania looks at taking legal action against Lukashenko

Lithuania’s government is looking into the possibility of initiating an international court process against Belarus' aut...

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TikToker from Philippines gets emotional seeing his first snow in Vilnius

Does seeing snow make you cry? What about if you see it for the very first time in your life?

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Lithuania to process all asylum requests next week, says minister

All asylum requests lodged by people who have crossed the Lithuanian-Belarusian border so far this year should be proces...

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President and EC, NATO leaders to discuss triggering NATO's Article 4

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda is set to welcome NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in Vilnius on Sunday and plans to raise the issue of activating NATO's Article 4, his adviser says.

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  • Cabinet approves new car pollution tax

    November 24th

    The Lithuanian government approved on Wednesday the Environment Ministry's proposal to scrap the existing one-off vehicle registration levy and instead introduce an annual car pollution tax.

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  • Lithuania gears up for future without Belaruskali fertilizers, despite many unknowns

    November 24th

    As the United States introduced sanctions in August for Belaruskali, one of the world's largest producers of fertilizers, which has been exporting via Lithuania's port of Klaipeda for more than a decade, it still remains unclear what will happen after December 8 as this is the deadline given to businesses to get ready and wind down transactions.

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  • Old-age pensions to rise by EUR 50 on average from January

    November 23rd

    Lithuania's average old-age pension is set to increase by 51 euros to 465 euros as of next January, with the average pension of those who have the necessary minimum length of service to go up by 48 euros to 489 euros.

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  • Ministry proposes to scrap car registration levy

    November 21st

    The Lithuanian Environment Ministry proposes to scrap the existing one-off vehicle registration levy and instead introduce an annual car pollution tax.

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  • Lithuania to receive around EUR 2.43b in EU funding next year

    November 21st

    The European Parliament and the EU Council on Monday reached an agreement on the EU's next year budget of 170.6 billion euros. It also includes funding for Lithuania's priority areas, including the cohesion and agricultural policies as well as additional funding for dealing with the EU's arising health and migration challenges, Lithuania's Finance Ministry says.

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  • Imprisonment sought for MG Baltic ex-exec in Lithuania's political corruption trial

    November 19th

    The public prosecutor on Friday asked the court to convict Raimondas Kurlianskis, a former vice-president of MG Baltic, one of Lithuania's biggest business groups, on bribery and influence peddling charges, and sentence him to imprisonment.

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  • Landsbergis: Taiwan's representative office in Lithuania won’t have diplomatic status

    November 18th

    Taiwan's representative office in Vilnius has been opened to develop economic ties with this country but it will not have diplomatic status, Lithuania's Foreign Ministry says.

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  • Large-scale reconstruction of Vilnius Airport aerodrome is moving towards the end

    November 10th

    The largest infrastructure reconstruction project in the history of Vilnius Airport, which has been intensively carried out for three years at Vilnius Airport aerodrome, is moving towards the end. The reconstruction is expected to be completed by the end of this year. The completion of all the works, the most important of which are the reconstruction of the new northern apron and the extension of Taxiway F, will increase the efficiency of aircraft traffic management on the apron, reduce CO2 and particulate emissions, and reduce the overall electricity consumption of the airport.

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  • New flight destinations launched at Lithuanian airports

    November 9th

    Since the end of October, the number of direct and regular flights at Lithuanian airports has increased. As the intensive recovery of the aviation sector continues, it is planned that as many as eleven new destinations will be launched from Vilnius and Kaunas airports before the end of the year, while some of the previously existing routes are to be renewed in parallel.

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  • AS AB CITY starts the mandatory buy-back of AS Olainfarm shares

    November 8th

    In accordance with a decision by the majority of shareholders at the AS Olainfarm Extraordinary Meeting of Shareholders held on 14 October 2021, AS Olainfarm shares are being delisted from the regulated market, and the company’s shares will no longer be traded on the NASDAQ Riga Stock Exchange. In order to ensure that AS Olainfarm shareholders have the opportunity to receive fair value for their shares, the mandatory buy-back of AS Olainfarm shares is currently taking place. It is being conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Republic of Latvia’s Financial Instrument Market Law, and is being overseen by the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC).

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