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Society

Nearly 4 percent of Lithuanians are getting ready to emigrate

Thoughts about emigrating from the country have crossed the minds of 28.9 percent of Lithuanians, according to a DELFI-commissioned poll by Spinter Tyrimai. As many as 3.9 percent are actually preparing to leave. […]

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Society

7 of 10 Lithuanians avoid health check-ups

Most Lithuanians (68.5 percent) go to see a doctor only when they are seriously ill. 68 percent of people aged 15-19, 70 percent aged 30-39, and 61 percent aged 60-74 said they have a doctor’s appointment only if seriously ill. The data comes from TNS Atlas survey carried out by market research company TNS LT. […]

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Economy

Lithuanians more optimistic about economic outlook

Compared to September, Lithuanian residents are slightly more optimistic about the outlook for the coming 12 months regarding changes in unemployment level, the country’s economic situation and their household financial situation. […]

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European Union

Most Europeans want Ukraine to join EU

Most Europeans say Ukraine should be invited to join the EU and want tougher sanctions on Russia, EUobserver reports. […]

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Society

Almost 9 out of 10 Lithuanians say environmental problems directly affect their daily lives

Three years after the last Eurobarometer survey, it is clear that, despite the economic crisis, Europeans’ concern about the environment has not diminished. In an overwhelming consensus, 95 percent of the 28.000 interviewed citizens said that protecting the environment was important to them personally and many thought more could be done in this area, the European Commission said. […]

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Economy

Investors’ confidence in Lithuanian economy grows

Foreign capital companies are rather happy with business conditions in Lithuania, shows Lithuania’s Investors’ Confidence Index. […]