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Economy

Lithuania ranked 42nd in world prosperity index

Norway is the most prosperous country, according to the 2014 Legatum Prosperity Index, published on Monday by the British research centre Legatum Institute, while Lithuania is number 42 among 142 ranked nations. […]

Society

Lithuania continues to lose population due to migration

In 2013, international net migration remained negative in Lithuania as the number of emigrants exceeded that of immigrants by 16,800. […]

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Norway’s food giant Orkla buys Latvia’s NP Foods

Norwegian company Orkla has become the owner of Latvia‘s NP Foods and its subsidiary companies Laima, Gutta, Staburadze and Margiris. […]

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Global LT

Norway’s Ambassador Ulland: Child welfare is top consideration for Norwegian institutions, regardless of citizenship

The Lithuanian media has lately caused some stir with stories about Lithuanian expatriates in Norway who have had their children “taken away” by childcare services. Norway’s Ambassador to Lithuania Leif Arne Ulland says that his country takes children’s welfare very seriously and makes no distinction between Norwegian families and those from other countries residing there. However, he adds, no child can be taken away from the family without a court ruling. […]

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Norway’s Ambassador Leif Arne Ulland: Lithuania has grown more stable

Norway‘s Ambassador Leif Arne Ulland is nearing the end of his four-year term in Vilnius and says that he is leaving with a very good feeling about the state of Norwegian-Lithuanian relations. […]