Politics

October 12, 2017

Lithuania hikes defense budget to meet NATO target

  VILNIUS – Lithuania said Wednesday it would raise its defense spending to 2 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) next year to meet a NATO […]
October 11, 2017

Lithuania to raise minimum wage

VILNIUS – The monthly minimum wage in Lithuania is to rise to 400 euros (473.6 U.S. dollars) as of Jan. 1 next year, the Baltic country’s […]
October 10, 2017

Lithuania’s parliament ratifies deal on Rail Baltica

VILNIUS – On Tuesday, the Lithuanian Parliament with 96 votes in favor and 1 parliamentarian abstaining ratified agreement on development of Rail Baltica Railway Connection that was […]
October 9, 2017

Poll: Lithuanians want Skvernelis, Nauseda, Matijosaitis in next presidential election

VILNIUS – Lithuanian voters would cast the most votes for Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, SEB bank president’s adviser Gitanas Nauseda and Kaunas Mayor Visvaldas Matijosaitis in […]