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Lithuanian President set to clamp down on long patient queues

To get a doctor‘s appointment has become so hard in Lithuania that the head of state, Dalia Grybauskaitė, stepped in, urging the Parliament to pass in autumn legislative amendments which would bind Lithuanian doctors to see patients «in a timely fashion».

Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. Traditional International Bicycle «Velomarathon 2015»

BNN offers you a selection of cultural and sports events in Lithuania for the week during August 17 and 23.

Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. Karklė Music Festival

BNN offers you a selection of cultural and sports events in Lithuania for the week during August 10 and 16

Week in Lithuania. Education Ministry wants more classes in Lithuanian in ethnic minority schools

Lithuania’s Education and Science Ministry is considering changes in the country’s ethnic minority school curricula.

Is Lithuania to lose long-cherished status of maritime nation?

Dry-bulk operator shipper Lithuanian Shipping Company has been so deep in trouble that Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius was forced to cut short his vacation and rush to Vilnius to salvage the bankrupting company’s seamen stranded in ports scattered across the globe –in the United States, Portugal, Africa and Italy.

Protest-free removal of sensitive Soviet sculptures analysed in Lithuania

Last week in Vilnius, a sensitive symbol of the Soviet rule – statues of the Green Bridge – was removed. The long-prepared and much-discussed step was received without protests from the Russian-speaking community, unlike the relocation of the Bronze Soldier in Estonia in 2007.

What needs to be done in getting Lithuanian expats back home?

This week, Vilmorus, the polling company, has announced results of a survey that clearly pointed out to two key things: economic growth and a change in the country’s psychological climate are vital to see the emigrants contemplate a possible comeback.

Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. Klaipėda Sea Festival.

BNN offers you a selection of cultural and sports events in Lithuania for the week during July 20-26

Week in Lithuania. EC calls on Lithuania to transpose EU in-vitro fertilization legislation

The European Commission has asked Lithuania to transpose provisions of EU directives on quality and safety standards for medical procedures involving reproductive cells.

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