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Ceturtdiena 22.03.2018 | Name days: Tamāra, Dziedra

Lithuania produces more wind power than Germany

Last year, Lithuania was much ahead of Germany in the area of producing wind power, energy specialists say. "We produced 10% energy of wind power, while Germany – only 5.9%," says Rymantas Juozaitis, Chairman of the Lithuanian Committee of the World Energy Council.

Latvia and Lithuania to share an embassy

Latvia and Lithuania decided to realize a practical idea of representing Scandinavian and Baltic States in other countries – the government of Lithuania supported the decision to allocate some room in their embassy in Moldova for Latvian diplomats.

Vilnius airport services record number of passengers

Vilnius International Airport passenger traffic has been showing a steady upward trend since 2011. Results of January 2012 are the best of all January statistics in the company's history.

Taxi drivers on strike in Vilnius

Taxi company workers carried out a protest action in Vilnius, in the morning on the 8th of February. About fifty cabs kept driving in circles for several hours near the Pedagogical University.

Frost brings profit to car-service centers

Klaipeda streets are mostly empty because of -20 degrees Celsius frost. Car-service center owners are happy because of the sudden client flow these days: the reason for the absence of cars is frost.

Lithuanian economy grows by 5.8% in 2011

Last year Lithuanian economy grew by 5.8%. This is four times more than that of 2010, when the increase was 1.4%.

Wages of Lithuanian ministers depends on their work experience

Even though the economic crisis is not over, wages of some members of Lithuanian government continue to increase.

Survey: Lithuania should improve relationship with Russia

More than one third of residents living in big cities of Lithuania as principal aim of foreign policy have mentioned improvement of relationship with Russia.

Lithuanian boat helped rescue Costa Concordia passengers

Also a Lithuanian boat lent a helping hand in rescuing passengers from the cruise liner Costa Concordia, which ran aground near the Italian coast.

Andrius Kubilius’ son is now an emplyee for Google

In Jauary 2012 the elder son of Lithuania’s Prime-minister Andrius Kubilius, Vytautas Kubilius has become the Business Development Manager of Lithuania’s Google branch.