Lithuania jumps to 13th in global economic freedom rankings

Lithuania moved up two places to 13th in the latest global economic freedom index published by the Heritage Foundation in conjunction with the Wall Street Journal. […]

Audronė Pitrėnienė

Controversy grows over minister taking spouse on official trip to London

There is growing controversy over Education Minister Audronė Pitrėnienė taking her spouse Aurelijus Pitrėnas on an official trip to the World Education Forum in London last week. […]

Rolandas Paksas, the leader of the Order and Justice party

Party charged with influence peddling and money laundering by investigators

The Special Investigation Service‘s (STT) Vilnius Department has brought charges against the Order and Justice political party over suspicions of influence peddling and money laundering. […]


Amendments to curb corruption submitted to Lithuanian parliament

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė submitted a bill aimed at curbing the shady donations from state and municipality controlled companies, preventing waste of money and ensuring more transparency. […]