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84% of Lithuanians afraid to start their own business

Majority of the Lithuanian residents (84%) believe it is difficult to start business in their country, so they are not planning to do this, according to the agency Rait data.

OSCE: freedom of speech threatened in Lithuania

Dunja Mijatovic, representative on freedom of the media at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), expressed concern regarding the initiated libel charges against Dainus Radzevicius, chair of the Lithuanian Union of Journalists.

Lithuania protests against reducing EU's subsidies

Lithuania’s Foreign Affairs Minister Audronius Azubalis has sharply criticized the European Commission's proposal to significantly reduce assistance to EU member states.

Lithuanian Seimas now in charge of football

Fifteen members of the Seimas of Lithuania have established a new parliamentary working group For the Future of Lithuanian Football.

Lithuania Prosecutor General resigns over car accident

Lithuania’s Prosecutor-General Daryus Valis is set to tender his resignation over an accident on Wednesday morning.

Foreign investments spike half a billion in Lithuania year-on-year

Direct foreign investments in the Lithuanian economy are up 1.2 billion litas (LVL 244.8m) in 2011, accounting for 4.3% of GDP.

Lithuania and Russia fail to agree on Baltic nuclear power plant

Russia-Lithuania intergovernmental commissions met in Klaipeda, but failed to reach an agreement on building a nuclear power plant in the territory of Kaliningrad.

Lithuania to explore gas extraction sites

By the end of the first quarter of 2012, Lithuania might announce an international tender, possibly selecting a company that specializes in exploring gas extraction sites.

Lithuania to decide on organizing dual citizenship referendum

This week, the issue of holding a referendum on the dual citizenship introduction has come to the Lithuanian Parliament's deputies, seeing that the Lithuanian Human Rights Committee plans to include it on the Parliamentary agenda.

Lithuania loosing its skilled workforce

Highly-qualified specialists are still leaving Lithuania, despite employers complain about the shortage of such workers.

Apple distributor: we don’t see strong gray market in Baltics

We do not see a strong organized gray market in the Baltic States, says Tomas Palšis, director of AVAD Baltic, the information technology company Apple's official distributor in the Baltics.

Lithuanian growth hits 6.1%

Lithuania’s economic growth slowed down in the second-quarter of 2011 from the previous three months as the comparison with the year-earlier period became less favorable.

Lithuanian medical students must pledge not to smoke

Applicants to the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences will have to sign a pledge not to smoke. The legally not binding contract will be signed together with an entrance agreement.

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