The banking sector in Lithuania is seeing sustainable growth throughout the first half of this year. Meanwhile, new home loan rates shrank by 0.7 percent points and are now down to 3.1%, which is the lowest since the collection of data began in October 2004.
Lithuanian border guards denied entry to a car owned by a citizen of Belarus because it had Soviet symbols on it. Soviet symbols are prohibited in Lithuania.
The British media openly expresses pity that the Olympic sensation – the 15-year-old swimmer Ruta Meilutyte – decided to represent her home country Lithuania, and not Britain.
Lithuania’s national basketball team departed for the London Olympics on Friday, July 27, hoping to give it their best.
Lithuania can be considered a leader in growth in the European Union (EU) and a prime example to all member states – says British Foreign Minister William Hague, who arrived in Vilnius following the invitation of Lithuanian Foreign Minister Audronius Ažubalis.
The increase of the minimum monthly wage in Lithuania will not resolve the problems of those who receive it and will only burden small-scale business and hinder the newcomers' access to the labor market, said President of the Lithuanian Free Market Institute Zilvinas Silenas.
In 2014, Lithuania hopes to build a gas terminal and escape total reliance on supplies from Russia. Soon enough, a flat and featureless island off the port of Klaipeda will house a floating liquefied natural gas terminal, paving the way to energy independence.
Thursday, June 21, Lithuanian Saeima votes for amendments to the Law on Nuclear Power Plant, which are necessary for the realization of the construction plan of the Visagina Nuclear Power Plant (VNPP) and the concession pact with its strategic investor – Hitachi.
Lithuanian doctor received a verbal warning from management because her handwriting in one medical report was impossible to read. The warning was given to her after one of her patients sent a complaint about her illegible handwriting to the Healthcare Ministry and the President of Lithuania - Dalia Grybauskaite.
Foreign shareholders of a Lithuanian natural gas company Lietuvos Dujos have agreed to split the utility into three separate units as part of a European Union directive to unbundle energy monopolies and introduce competition.