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POLITICS

The President bestowed awards on Pentagon officials for merits to Lithuania

In New York, President Dalia Grybauskaitė conferred state decorations on high-ranking Pentagon officials for their noteworthy contribution to enhancing Lithuania‘s security and defense. More

 

Lithuania supports Global Pact for Environment initiative

At the session of the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York on 19 September, an initiative was launched to prepare the 'Global Pact for the Environment' that would introduce provisions for environmental protection and climate change contained in a single document.  More

  

Lithuania launching campaign Pledge for Lithuania

The campaign Pledge for Lithuania has been launched in Lithuania on Wednesday, with a possibility for anyone to write his pledge in a dedicated book. "Anyone willing to make a pledge for the next century, tell what his life is now and what he expects the future to bring or what he can do for Lithuania – everyone will be able to sign the book. It is of unlimited size, we are willing to bind all of the pledges," Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis told the national television LRT on Wednesday morning. More

 

 

ECONOMY

Swedish ROL Group to invest EUR 11.9 million in robotized plant in Šiauliai

ROL/Statga, the Swedish-capital manufacturer of adjustable height tables, is expanding its production capacities in Šiauliai. The company has completed the construction of a new factory and begun the installation of a robotized table production line. Investments in this smart factory will amount to EUR 11.9 million by 2018. More

  

European Commission approves Nordea and DNB plans to enter into a merger in the Baltics

The European Commission approved unconditionally the creation of a joint venture between Nordea Bank AB and DNB Bank ASA, in the Baltic States. The Commission assessed the possible competitive effects of the merger on a number of distinct retail and corporate banking markets across the three Baltic countries and concluded that the merger would not raise competition concerns. More

 

Klaipeda Port to enable Akmenes Cementas raise exports to Scandinavia

The cement loading terminal under development at the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda will enable country's only cement producer, Akmenes Cementas, to boost exports to Scandinavia. More

 

CULTURE, TOURISM AND SOCIETY:

Travel and learn: routes for the Restored Lithuania 100

What do Nemunėlio Radviliškis and Hollywood have in common? What are the similarities between Stelmužė Oak and Palanga? Who was upset about the short dress of the Statue of Liberty in Kaunas? Who rewrote the discovered Act of Independence? Which President of Lithuania spent the summer with Anapilis ghosts? Why is there a stuffed owl in the House of the Signatories? In which museum are the socks of J. Basanavičius displayed? More

 

The “Gloria Lietuvai” Project will Encourage Listening to the History of Lithuania

To celebrate the Centennial of the Restoration of the State of Lithuania, the “Gloria Lietuvai” project will encourage to remember the bells of Lithuania, a symbol of the nation’s freedom and rebirth. Till February 2018, the creative team of the project will record the sound of the most notable bells in Lithuania, which will be heard on 16 February 2018 in the work “Gloria Lietuvai” dedicated to the Centennial of the Restoration of the State of Lithuania. More

 

“Destination – America” expedition is on the road to the US

On 18 September, the “Destination – America” team embarked on the expedition to search for Lithuanian cultural heritage locations and to create an interactive map. Volunteers who will spend 16 days in the Northeastern USA will describe Lithuanian locations, listen to the tales of local Lithuanians, and publish all of this online. More

 

 

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