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Lithuania's socdems under fire for veering off 'left agenda'

Lithuania's Social Democratic Party (LSDP) performed poorly in the first round of parliamentary elections last Sunday and has now come under criticism for endorsing the incumbents in the second round of voting.

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Criteria for people to be considered coronavirus-free to be changed

Criteria for people to be considered coronavirus-free will be changed soon, Vice Minister of Health Kristina Garuoliene says.

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EU, UK must intensify efforts to bridge gaps - Lithuania

… of a failure of talks, Lithuania President Gitanas Nauseda said on …

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Vilnius under pressure to step up coronavirus restrictions

With a sharp rise in coronavirus infections, public health officials have urged Vilnius authorities to tighten up measures against the spread of the disease. Shortening bar working hours and banning group workouts are among the proposals.

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BNN ANALYSES: Lithuanian Conservatives win first round of election, 68 MP seats available in runoff

Having temporarily sunk in anxiety with the tepid election results tricking in from the hinterlands, where the voters favoured the ruling Farmers and Greens (LFGU), the opposition Homeland Union-Lithuanian Christian Democrats (HU-LCD, or the Conservatives) became swiftly joyful after the results from the country’s largest cities, commenced to flow in. The Conservatives celebrated a victory in the general election’s first round on October 11, but the run-off to be held on October 25 will be decisive.

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Lithuania to allow drive-in voting for quarantined people

The Lithuanian Health Ministry will allow voters … up in the cities of Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda, Siauliai and Panevezys … special sites. The municipality of Vilnius set up such a drive …

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Third of Lithuanians feel anxious about money, survey shows

Thirty-nine percent of Lithuanians feel anxiety about their financial situation every day, a survey has found.

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Third of Lithuanians feels anxious about money, survey shows

Thirty-nine percent of Lithuanians feel anxiety about their financial situation every day, a survey has found.

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Following Swedbank's investment, the final size of the Practica Capital VC fund reaches EUR 28.5M

Practica Capital, a leading venture capital fund management company in Lithuania and the Baltic States, has successfully completed the final close of Practica Venture Capital II fund, reaching a total of €28.5M.

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Drive-in voting allowed for quarantined people

The Lithuanian Health Ministry will allow voters in self-isolation due to COVID-19 to vote in special drive-in polling sites to be set up in six municipalities for next week's runoff parliamentary election.

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Lithuania to allow drive-in voting for quarantined people

Lithuania’s Health Ministry will allow voters in self-isolation due to Covid-19 to vote in special drive-in polling sites to be set up in six municipalities for next week's runoff parliamentary election.

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IRTI Invites Applications for IsDB Prize for Impactful Achievement in Islamic Economics

IsDB Prize for Impactful Achievement in Islamic Economics aims to reward creative projects that successfully solve development challenges in the IsDB countries. JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA, October 15, 2020 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- The Islamic Research …

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Homeowner analysis: Lithuanians setting up homes are loyal to wood, but also seek more original solutions

When furnishing their dream home, seven out of ten Lithuanians would use parquet flooring in their residential quarters, but there are also those who would simply leave concrete floors as they are. More than two-thirds of those setting up their homes would paint their walls, while almost a quarter would cover them with wallpaper.

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A new commercial bank has launched operations in Lithuania: PayRay will strengthen its business services

PayRay, a Lithuanian financial sector company, has opened a new page in its business service activities. It has now begun operating as a bank and will soon start collecting deposits, as well as further focusing on developing capital financing solutions for businesses.

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Telia Lithuania to provide data centre services for Vinted

Telia Lithuania has signed a contract … equipment rental services with the Lithuanian start-up Vinted running … . Earlier this spring, Telia Lithuania signed an equipment rental contract … million.   Telia Lithuania owns two Tier-3 data centres in Vilnius, and …

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