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. […]

Lithuanian national basketball team

An in-depth analysis of Lithuania’s national basketball team after the third window games!

About 6 minutes into Lithuania’s first game versus Poland on June 28th, I was thinking to myself that Lithuania was in big trouble. They didn’t start out good at all. A scrappy Polish team was putting up an intense fight, jumping out to an early lead. They were knocking down everything from beyond the arc and team LT looked like they had not even practiced. They were very slow on defensive switches and close-outs, which led to these wide-open early three-pointers by Poland. Basically, it looked as though LT was just going through the motions and mailing it in, not caring about winning or putting forth much effort at all […]

All the participants and judges. Photo Deividas Podvolskis

Hot curry on a hot night

The British Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania (BCCL), ended their 2017-18 season with the 5th Annual Curry Cook-off on the Čiop Čiop roof top terrace in Vilnius. Six teams prepared various curry dishes for an audience of BCCL members and friends on 28th June, and before three judges – Rajinder Chaudhary, the Honorary Consul of India to Lithuania and owner of Sue’s Indian Raja in Vilnius; Gaspar Fernandes, Chef at Gaspar’s Restaurant in Vilnius and Brand Chef at Baltic master, Evaldas Žaliukas, who was joining the judging panel for the first time. […]

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Baltic States’ friendship: are we bound only by the Americans?

The military cooperation between the Baltic States is based on pressure from outside and not the political aims of the three countries. Only NATO and common threats help us not bicker, Estonia-based International Defence and […]

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European Union

Eastern Partnership: November summit should be forward-looking, injecting new dynamism

“The summit in Brussels should be forward-looking, injecting new dynamism providing a clear political vision for the future of our Eastern Partnership. Differentiation is key. As our resources are limited, the principle of ‘more for more and less for less’ should be implemented. We should focus our resources much more on those Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries who have made remarkable progress on their European path”, said Laima Andrikienė MEP, co-author of the European Parliament’s recommendations ahead of the EaP Summit on 24 November. […]

Cleveland SALFASS congress with New York's Knicks Kuzminskas
Global LT

North America – the Lithuanian Physical Education and Sport Union meets in Cleveland

Last Saturday, October 28th, The Lithuanian Club of Cleveland, Ohio, hosted the annual convention of the largest ex-pat Lithuanian sports amateur organization in North America- the Lithuanian Physical Education and Sport Union. Among many of the most relevant sports-related issues to overseas Lithuanians, the group discussed the success of the 67th annual Games in the Mississauga suburb of Toronto (Canada), Hamilton Challenges in Toronto, and the record-breaking success of the US-Canadian Lithuanian delegations participating in the anniversary Lithuanian World Sport Games in Kaunas this summer. […]

Rusijos kariai be skiriamųjų ženklų Kryme

Little green men from new incubators

There a has been growing concern in Europe regarding the Kremlin’s new methods of formulating the aggressive fifth column whose members are recruited under the guise of combat sports clubs. According to, experts Lithuania – […]

Nato troops

New Nato deployment to boost Lithuania’s economy

NATO’s deployment of a multinational battalion to Lithuania will be an opportunity for local businesses to earn money by providing a thousand of German, Belgian, French and other allied troops with food, fuel and other supplies, boosting the local economy.

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Lithuanian Railways

Lithuanian Railways posts first quarter loss

Lithuanian Railways posted a loss of €2.78 million in the first quarter of 2016 compared with a net profit of €6.3 million in the first quarter of 2015. The company’s income fell by 2.3% over […]

Jonas Valančiūnas and Channing Frye

Valanciunas comeback can’t save Raptors from Cleveland rout

The return of Lithuanian powerhouse Jonas Valanciunas to the Toronto Raptors line-up against Cleveland couldn’t stop the Cavaliers from inflicting a humiliating defeat on Toronto in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals. […]