Sinkhole opens in the frofron of Barclays building in Vilnius

Vilnius mayor expect state of emergency over sewage spill to be lifted shortly

Vilnius Mayor Remigijus Šimašius expects that the state of emergency that has been declared in the capital due to an environmental disaster will be lifted shortly. […]

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Drinking and driving. A sobering experience after the facts

Over the last year, there has been a lot of attention to alcohol problems in general and drinking and driving in particular. A high-profile civil servant, a TV personality and more recently a candidate for Minister of Justice received a lot of negative publicity following arrests for drinking and driving. They are all part of more than 2,500 drivers caught by the police for drinking and driving. Not just damaging to a career, it is also a very expensive experience. […]


Budget 2017 – who will be better of next year?

The President and the new government have stressed a number of times that one of the greatest tasks for next year would be to reduce social segregation. The 2017 budget allocates over half a billion euro to social needs. The Prime Minister promises larger pensions, wages are to rise for educators, police officers. However the Seimas opposition says that without structural reform, it will be difficult to reduce poverty and social segregation. […]

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LNG competence centre to open its doors in Klaipėda

Opening of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) competence centre in the seaport is a significant event for the Lithuanian LNG cluster members in the outgoing year 2016. A modern training infrastructure, which was marshalled in business incubator of Klaipėda University (KU), will serve the LNG terminal engineering students, as well as the specialists from Lithuania and abroad working in that field, the Klaipėda University stated in a press release. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė

Seimas has made no big mistakes yet – President

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė says that the country’s new parliament has so far made no big mistakes in its work, welcomes lawmakers’ enthusiasm to combat alcohol abuse and calls on the general public not to rush into criticizing the ruling coalition. […]

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