Lithuanian Ambassador to Japan Egidijus Meilunas    Photo Ludo Segers
Foreign affairs

Eyes and ears in the Far East. Interview with Lithuanian Ambassador in Tokyo

In an interview with the Lithuania Tribune, Egidijus Meilūnas, Lithuania’s Ambassador in Tokyo, says people in Japan are starting to discover the Baltic country for its culture, tourism and investment opportunities. […]

Saulius Skvernelis and Algirdas Butkevičius

Skvernelis stays as Lithuania’s minister of the interior

Saulius Skvernelis, Lithuania’s minister of the interior who submitted a resignation letter a week ago, is staying in the post. He announced the decision on Monday morning, after a meeting with Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius. […]

Troll warning

Opinion: Putin the troll

Tolkienites would say that trolls are creatures originated from stone and that they lurk in dark caves and gloomy forests, that they’re the scivies of evil forces that inhabit the Middle Earth. They’re big and vicious and form the forefront of Lord Mordor’s army, always ready to be the first to get into a fight. Daylight gets rid of trolls, because when exposed to it they turn to stone. But the trolls I want to talk about are not from J R Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings universe. […]

Shibuya district in Tokyo  Photo Ludo Segers

Japan, a business opportunity too far?

Walking through Tokyo Station on a weekday morning with tens of thousands of people leaves the impression of a well orchestrated ballet where the dancers manage to find their way through what looks like a labyrinth of train lines, subway, shopping areas and high speed train lines. Most of these people are the backbone of the innovative Japanese economy. […]

Inga Sataite in her Fabiana Filippi store at Birger Jarlsgatan 2 in Stockholm
Global LT

Lithuanian fashion entrepreneur Inga Sataite’s success in Sweden

Fashion entrepreneur Inga Sataite hosted an event at her high-end store Fabiana Filippi last week, a store which is located on one of Stockholm’s most exclusive streets. […]


Lithuanian energy minister accuses Vilniaus Energija of manipulations

Energy company Vilniaus Energija has claimed that heating prices in Vilnius will soar due to obligations to purchase liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Klaipėda’s terminal. The Ministry of Energy has responded to such claims by saying that in October the company itself decided to purchase from the LNG terminal significantly more gas than planned previously. Energy Minister Rokas Masiulis has stated that Vilniaus Energija is manipulating prices of acquired fuel. […]