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EU aims to halve premature deaths from air pollution by 2030 – Lithuanian commissioner

  • 2021-05-12
  • BNS/TBT Staff

VILNIUS – The European Commission aims to reduce premature deaths associated with air pollution by halve by 2030, European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevicius said on Wednesday.  Earlier on Wednesday, the Comm...

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Lithuania's outbound tourism recovering, but inbound travel remains moribund

VILNIUS – Lithuanian outbound tourism is recovering in the run up to the summer vacation season, but inbound travel remains virtually non-existent, according to the industry's representatives.   Zydre Gaveliene, president of Lithuania's National Tourism Busin...

Tsikhanouskaya's advisor urges further sanctions to force Minsk into dialogue

VILNIUS – An advisor to Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya called on Friday for a fourth package of sanctions to be imposed as soon as possible to force the Minsk regime into dialogue with protesters. "I believe this (fourth package of sanctions) s...

Lithuania's outbound tourism recovering, but inbound travel remains moribund

VILNIUS – Lithuanian outbound tourism is recovering in the run up to the summer vacation se...

Tsikhanouskaya's advisor urges further sanctions to force Minsk into dialogue

VILNIUS – An advisor to Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya called on Fri...

Lithuania's Northway Biotech claims to have created anti-coronavirus drug (media)

VILNIUS – Lithuanian company Northway Biotech, based in Vilnius, claims to have created an ...

Extra-EUR 55 mln for pandemic management will push Lithuania's budget deficit up

VILNIUS – As the Lithuanian government plans to review this year's budget, the now-appr...

Polish PM in Vilnius urged fellow nationals to get vaccinated against COVID-19

VILNIUS – Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki urged Lithuanian residents of Polish des...

Baltic experts to discuss possibilities for 'travel bubble' next week – foreign ministry

VILNIUS – Baltic experts will next week discuss the possibility of restoring a "travel...

PM, EU commissioner discuss Lithuania's prospects for contributing to vaccine production

VILNIUS – Prime Minister Ingrida Simonyte and European Commissioner for Internal Market Thi...

Two Lithuanian parlt committees suggest launching talks on Belarusian spa's takeover

VILNIUS – Lithuania's parliamentary Committees on Social Affairs and on Foreign Affairs...

Lithuania mulls extending lockdown, easing rules for vaccinated people, opening bars, gyms

VILNIUS – The Lithuanian government is considering extending the coronavirus lockdown until...

Lithuanian, Moldovan presidents discuss political situation, fight against COVID-19

VILNIUS – Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda had a phone call with his Moldovan counterpa...

Lithuania will propose to NATO to give MAP to Ukraine – formin

VLNIUS – Lithuania will propose to NATO allies to provide a membership action plan to Ukrai...

Far from home without fast internet – four stories of Lithuanians in Germany

The Baltic Times has talked to four Lithuanian expats about changing jobs and moving to Germany i...

Lithuanian president says Putin can be called a killer

VILNIUS – Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda said on Monday that he could call Russian Pr...

Lithuanian court suspends tender for airport luggage scanners

VILNIUS – A Vilnius court has temporarily suspended the tender process for a contract to su...

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