The Lithuanian-Belarusian border. Photo Ruslanas Iržikevičius i
Politics

Seimas revises asylum application procedures in response to the influx of irregular migrants

At its extraordinary session, the Seimas adopted, under a special urgency procedure, amendments to the Law on the Legal Status of Aliens and the accompanying legislation, thereby providing for faster processing of asylum applications and […]

Economy

The current situation of Lithuanian manufacturing is assessed better than future prospects. Why?

A few years ago, Continental and Hella established production sites in Lithuania. Some months ago, Yazaki announced the closure of the plant in Lithuania. It is worth looking more closely at what determines the decisions […]

Tribune

Harder, Better, Faster: What Is Academic Rigor and Why Does It Matter?

“Every obstacle is destroyed through rigor,” said Leonardo da Vinci. This Renaissance genius certainly knew what he was talking about. Da Vinci was born out of wedlock in a tiny Italian town. Still, notwithstanding his […]

Foreign affairs

President of Lithuania: Forgetting is not an option

It is much easier to deny the past than to rectify it, wrote Titus Livius. The past can also be concealed or falsified. However, this is not the right way to “be open” as suggested […]