Although Lithuanian labour market is in desperate for workforce, but those willing to toil will nod to a job offer only if the pay is really big. So big that the country‘s hirers feel like grabbing their heads upon hearing the candidates‘ salary expectations.
The sending of nuclear-capable Iskander rockets to Russia’s western-most territory in Kaliningrad is an aggressive move against Europe’s capitals, evaluated Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė on October 18.
Lithuanian border guards have last week held an official funeral ceremony to a dog killed in action near the country's border with the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad.
The results of Lithuania’s parliamentary election have veered off way astray from the pollsters’ latest forecasts. The Homeland Union- Lithuanian Christian Democrats, or Conservatives, have surged from around 12 per cent in the pre-election polls to 21.66 per cent of the vote in the final tally; meanwhile, the Peasants/Greens’ leap on the election day was nearly the same, with the party losing the nail-biter fight to Conservatives by a mere 0.11 per cent.
BNN offers you a selection of cultural and sports events in Lithuania for the week during October 11 and October 16.
Stasys Kropas, president of the Lithuanian Banks‘ Association, has expressed cautiousness about the accession of UK-based financial services and payments company Revolut Limited to Lithuania.
Lithuania held the first round of its parliamentary election on October 9, where according to partial results Peasants/Greens are leading, while PM Algirdas Butkevičius’-headed Social Democratic Party has come third.
Lithuania’s state institutions are subjected to thousands of attempted cyber attacks on a daily basis, including hundreds constituting a medium threat and at least 5 percent constituting a serious threat, says Rimtautas Černiauskas, director of the National Cyber Security Center.
After a fortnight of grocery retailers’ mandatory carding, Lithuanian lawmakers gave in to the angry alcohol buyers’ demand to repeal the order and passed this week an amendment that now requires sellers to ID only those alcohol buyers who seem to be underage.
It‘s a race that has coalesced many of Lithuania’s heavy-hitters, political wannabes and simply better-life seekers for the same goal – clinching the coveted seat at Parliament.
Lithuanian state funding for the project of a biomass and waste power-thermal plant in Vilnius adheres to EU rules on state support, the European Commission has stated this week.
The nearer end of the four-year term, the weirder bills pass scrutiny of the Lithuanian Parliament, Seimas. First, the legislature has green-lit mandatory carding of all liquor buyers from September 1 and, now, the lawmakers have come close this week to banning smoking in flats’ balconies, terraces and outdoor patios.
Lithuanian Ministry of Energy is reportedly planning to seek the annulment of the ruling by Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania’s legal battle with Russian gas giant Gazprom.
Being long disliked by the public and prosecuted by the justice for an alleged take of bribe, Eligijus Masiulis, a former Lithuanian parliamentarian and the dethroned leader of the Liberal Movement, has laid out his this week his own sequence of the events leading to the fall.
Lithuania has announced that it has supplied combat ammunition to Ukraine and its top diplomat has dismissed calls to lift EU sanctions imposed on Russian officials and companies.