Li Keqiang at at the Opening Ceremony of The Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2018

Address at the Opening Ceremony of The Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2018

Following a tortuous journey, a collective global recovery has emerged. This recovery is driven by the new round of industrial revolution and a new boom in innovation, which has lent fresh impetus to global economic development. That said, our world is faced with rising uncertainties and destabilizing factors, and a growing backlash against globalization. How to boost the new drivers to secure sustained growth of the global economy is a key area of concern for all of us. In this context, the theme of this Annual Meeting, “Shaping Innovative Societies in the Fourth Industrial Revolution”, cannot be more relevant. […]

Saulius Skvernelis
Foreign affairs

PM denounces as ‘scoundrels’ those angered by dark-skinned girl greeting pope in Vilnius

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has denounced as “scoundrels” people who were outraged at a dark-skinned girl being chosen to greet Pope Francis at Vilnius Airport last weekend. […]

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Two Indian companies plan to invest EUR 200 mln in new can, textile plants in Lithuania

Two Indian companies are planning to invest nearly 200 million euros in metal can and textile factories in Rokiskis and create more than 1,500 new jobs in the northeastern Lithuanian town. […]

Klaipėda port

Shipping restrictions in place in Lithuania’s Klaipėda

Shipping restrictions are in place in Lithuania’s port of Klaipėda as of Wednesday morning due to strong winds and high waves, with winds expected to die down in the early hours of Thursday. […]