European Commission

Lithuania's structural reforms would be compatible with fiscal discipline
2016 m. gruodžio 6 d. 11:02
The Eurogroup thinks that Lithuania's planned new social model , a package of legislation on structural labour market and pension system reforms, in 2017 would be...
Andriukaitis – we (SocDems) are in a deep crisis
2016 m. gruodžio 5 d. 16:47
Lithuanian delegate to the European Commission, Social Democrat Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis says that the Social Democrat party is in a deep crisis after the...
Seimas to decide on postponing enforcement of some social model laws by 6 mos
2016 m. gruodžio 1 d. 15:34
Lithuania's parliament has approved for discussion amendments, which suggest postponing the...
Seimas to discuss new Labour Code in detail in spring
2016 m. lapkričio 29 d. 22:13
In-depth discussion of the Lithuanian Labour Code , which some parties want enforced next...
EC envoy: Populists, Russia, ISIS group aims to destroy Europe
2016 m. lapkričio 29 d. 22:01
The European Union (EU) is currently faced with pressure from populists, Russia and the...
EnergMin candidate says closure of ministry not a priority issue
2016 m. lapkričio 28 d. 16:11
Žygimantas Vaičiūnas , the Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union's candidate to become the country's next energy minister, says that the proposed closure of the...
Foreign Minister calls for better dialogue between EU, Turkey
2016 m. lapkričio 28 d. 10:21
The European Union has to seek, through its actions, a better dialogue with Turkey , rather than increasing tension, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius...
Planned tax, pension reforms require agreement, Finmin nominee
2016 m. lapkričio 25 d. 11:35
Economist Vilius Šapoka , candidate for Lithuania's new finance minister, has so far...
Seimas Speaker meets President Dalia Grybauskaitė
2016 m. lapkričio 22 d. 11:28
Seimas Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis met with President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Monday...
Most likely candidates for minister posts
2016 m. lapkričio 11 d. 14:31
Why Lithuanian Energy Ministry should not be closed?
2016 m. lapkričio 11 d. 10:51
The winner of Parliamentary elections in Lithuania, Peasant and Green s Union, together with their coalition partner, Social Democratic Party, aims to erase Energy...
The unspoken about the European Union Army
2016 m. lapkričio 4 d. 10:13
In his annual speech “State of the Union” at the European Parliament, the European...
Economists unhappy with Peasants' plans to halt new social model
2016 m. lapkričio 3 d. 16:05
The proposal made by Ramūnas Karbauskis , the leader of the Lithuanian Peasant and Green...
Outcome of Lithuania-Gazprom dispute shouldn't influence EU decision
2016 m. spalio 29 d. 13:05
Lithuania's failure to win a dispute against Gazprom over too high natural gas prices...
Lithuania creates most problems for Rail Baltica implementation - President  (1)
2016 m. spalio 26 d. 15:41
President Dalia Grybauskaitė says that Lithuania is creating the most problems for Rail Baltica implementation and the new Estonia n president underlines the...
Finmin calls on new Govt not to make draft 2017 budget worse
2016 m. spalio 26 d. 11:30
After the European Commission has asked for clarification from Lithuania over its draft 2017 budget , Finance Minister Rasa Budbergytė says that the EU's executive...
Jakeliūnas already planning reform affecting millions of citizens
2016 m. spalio 25 d. 11:45
With the Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LVŽS), its candidate for Minister of...
ELECTIONS. SocDems after losing – three alternatives for their future
2016 m. spalio 19 d. 12:16
The biggest loser in this Seimas election has been the Labour Party , having failed to...
Pranckevičius appointed head of EU Commission's mission in Vilnius
2016 m. spalio 14 d. 11:12
Arnoldas Pranckevičius , an adviser to the president of the European Parliament and the...
Emigration a key topic in Seimas elections
2016 m. spalio 4 d. 10:56
Mass emigration from Lithuania has become a key topic in this year's general elections ,...
ELECTIONS. Social Democrat Party programme highlights
2016 m. rugsėjo 29 d. 10:29
With the elections less than two weeks away the Lithuanian Free Market Institute looks...
2017 budget planned with deficit of 0.6% of GDP
2016 m. rugsėjo 28 d. 16:30
Lithuania's budget for 2017 is being planned with a small deficit that the European Commission is expected to approve if the country's new Labour Code and other...
Lithuania, another 11 EU countries call on Brussels to continue TTIP talks
2016 m. rugsėjo 15 d. 17:52
Lithuania and another 11 European countries have called on the European Commission to make efforts to reach a free trade deal with the United States.
Juncker address and its significance for Lithuania
2016 m. rugsėjo 15 d. 10:00
The President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker made the annual State of...
Lithuanian MEPs urged to put Belarusian nuclear plant on European agenda
2016 m. rugpjūčio 17 d. 09:39
The new nuclear power plant in Belarus may be launched one year later than originally...
Lithuanian government borrows €15m
2016 m. rugpjūčio 17 d. 08:24