Lithuanian government faces prospect of confidence vote in parliament

The cabinet of Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius is approaching the line where half of its original members will have been replaced, necessitating a confirmation vote in parliament. […]


Short political cycles preventing real reform in Lithuania, says analyst

Major change in Lithuania is difficult and slow because of the short political lives of the average Lithuanian government, according to Darius Žeruolis, a political scientist at the Institute of International Relations and Political Science at Vilnius University. […]


Misguided investments feeding high tech illusion in Lithuania

Over the last two decades, there has been a lot of talk that Lithuania should focus on developing high-tech industry and create a new Silicon Valley in the country, but economists believe that this talk is totally at odds with reality on the ground. […]


Is Lithuania willing to embrace the next industrial revolution?

This year’s World Economic Forum in Davos will focus on the next wave of innovation, but are Lithuanian politicians ready to embrace new opportunities and give up unnecessary regulations, asks economist Rūta Vainienė. […]